Coke Boys Rapper Chinx Murdered in Queens
Lionel Pickens, who was famously known as Coke Boys rapper Chinx Drugz aka Chinx, was shot dead in a drive-by shooting that happened early Sunday morning around 4:00am EST in Queens, NY.
At the time of the shooting, Pickens was in the passenger seat of a Porsche and was shot several times. The driver, who is an unidentified 27-year-old man, was hit twice in the back and remains in critical but stable condition in Jamaica Hospital.
The shooting reportedly occurred on Queens Blvd. at 84th Dr. in Briarwood. The shooter sped off immediately after firing several shots while the Porsche came to a halt down the street in front of a Dunkin’ Donuts.
Pickens aka Chinx is best known for his work with his close friend and Coke Boys label boss French Montana. The two collaborated on several songs together including “I’m A Cokeboy” and “Feelings.”
Following his death, French Montana and Chinx’s colleague and rapper Meek Mill posted Instagram photos and message about his death.
Check out their Instagram posts here:
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Chinx’s friends and family at this time. May he rest in peace.