One day after his tragic and sudden death, several celebrities have taken to social media to pay tribute to rapper Chinx Drugz. The 31-year-old New York native was shot and killed while sitting in his silver Porsche early Sunday morning.
Fellow Coke Boys artists Meek Mill and French Montana were among the first to speak out about Chinx’s passing. French took to Instagram where he shared a screenshot of a post originally uploaded to the “Throw It In The Bag” rapper’s account discussing their close friendship. He later shared a video of Jay Z discussing his death during the second Jay Z Tidal B-Sides concert Sunday evening.
“The devil comes in all shapes and sizes and he’s ruthless. Life here is temporary. They will kill you for this lifestyle, if they can’t afford it jealousy is a motherf—ker Protect yourself, protect the people you love,” he captioned the post. “I’m sad so see my brother go out like this, one of the realest people I met. This s—t’s not right. These streets don’t love us My prayers go to his kids and family. We going to finish off what we started.”
Meek Mill shared similar sentiments, tweeting that “the hood gotta stop glorifying suckas that kill good people!” He shared several photos on his Instagram of he and Chinx, along with one of the rapper and his young son, calling the person responsible for his death “a savage.” The 28-year-old then released a touching tribute song titled “Miss My Dawgs.” The song honors Chinx as well as Lil Snupe, a young rapper killed in 2013.
Can't let these suckas shatter ya dreams! RIP CHINX!
— Meek Mill (@MeekMill) May 17, 2015
The tributes didn’t stop there. Celebrities like Wiz Khalifa, Rob Kardashian, Talib Kweli and many more tweeted about Chinx’s death, many sending condolences to French and the rest of the Coke Boys crew. Kardashian, who is often absent from social media tweeted a photo of himself and Chinx on what appears to be a vacation, adding that he was “gone way too soon.”
Rest in peace Chinx ,,,, gone way too soon pic.twitter.com/Bha6ARLqSd
— ROBERT KARDASHIAN (@robkardashian) May 17, 2015
Rip Chinx man. Smoke extra for da homie and his fam today.
— Cameron (@wizkhalifa) May 17, 2015
Damn. RIP Chinx Drugs. What a good dude. I hate seeing violence cut down young people like this. Condolences to French Montana & family.
— Talib Kweli Greene (@TalibKweli) May 17, 2015
RIP Chinx. RIP Stack. Prayers up for his family and French.
— Bun B (@BunBTrillOG) May 17, 2015
— MIGOS™ (@Migos) May 17, 2015
It remains unclear who is responsible for Chinx’s death. There is, however, an Instagram user claiming to have carried out the shooting. The account featured photos of a weapon as well as the young man seemingly celebrating the crime. Both have since been deleted. It has not yet been confirmed whether or not he is actually linked to Chinx’s shooting in anyway, despite his claims.