Rapper Lexii Alijai has died aged 21

Rapper Lexii Alijai has died aged 21

The up-and-coming American star Lexii Alijai has died aged 21.

She passed away on New Year’s Day and a cause of death has not yet been confirmed.

“Your a real Legend. If you know her or heard her music you’d feel chills. Rest in paradise you’ll never be forgotten!” her cousin, Raeisah Khan, confirmed the devastating news on Facebook, The Sun reports.

Singer Kehlani Parrish, who featured Lexii on her track Jealous, said her heart was “broken” by the news.

“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.

“It’s hard to have so much faith in god and that everything happen for a reason cuz it’s s**t i can’t imagine there ever being a reason for why bro.”

Lexii posted her last tweet on New Year’s Eve to wish Kehlani’s manager David Ali a “happy birthday”.

Alijai, real name Alexis Alijai Lynch, was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1998.