Rapper Lexii Alijai Dead at 21: Kehlani, Wale, and More Mourn the Loss

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Rapper Lexii Alijai's cause of death has been revealed.

The 21-year-old artist died as a result of a toxic combination of alcohol and drugs, according to multiple reports.

Lexii died "due to mixed fentanyl and ethanol toxicity," the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed to People on Monday, adding that her death has been ruled an accident.

Lexii -- whose real name was Alexis Alijai Lynch -- died on Jan. 1 at a hotel in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Lexii's cousin, LaMycha N Jett, posted about the loss on her Facebook account, sharing multiple photos of the late star. 

"They say don’t question God, but damn why you baby. This thing called life is crazy as hell," she wrote. "My heart is broken ? the tears won’t stop. I’m trynna hold it together... I love you more then you’ll ever know. I can’t focus, I can’t concentrate, I’m numb, I literally can not breath. Rest easy baby... ? You gained your beautiful wings... Lexii Alijai. Please keep our family in your prayers." 

The Minnesota native was a rising star, who was featured on tracks by Drake, Meek Mill, Nas, and more. 

Rapper Kehlani also mourned the loss on Twitter, writing, "Jus got the worst f**kin news ever. my heart is BROKE. F**K. weakest saddest way to start a new year. i’m off this happy new year please please please please be safe out here love on your people please."

Referring to Lexii as "my baby" and "little sister," Kehlani added, "I’m angry i’m confused i’m heartbroken i’m angry i’m confused. i love you lexii. my baby was 21!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

Wale also tweeted, "Lexii ... my God man ..." 

YouTuber Jay Versace added, "Everything thing I did you always supported. u always kept in contact and always showed so much love. we were even working on music together. this one HURTS. ur talent is beyond powerful and inspiring. can’t believe i’m typing this, rn rest up lexii . I luv u sm."

Lexii had tweeted happy birthday to a friend just one day before her death. 


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