Hip-hop community mourns death of rapper Chinx on social media

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Chinx, Coke Boys Rapper, Shot and Killed in Queens

The hip-hop community is in mourning following the death of rapper Chinx, who was killed in a drive-by shooting on Sunday, May 16, in Queens, N.Y.

The 31-year-old rapper was a member of French Montana's Coke Boys.

"Chinx was one of the most talented, professional and determined rappers this industry had to offer," Chinx's representative Chanel Rae wrote in a statement. "Further more, he was a friend."

Details about Chinx's murder are still developing, but TMZ reports that police found the rapper and a second victim inside a car at around 4 a.m. on Sunday. He was shot multiple times in the torso.

Numerous hip-hop artists -- including Meek Mill, Mac Miller and Lil Durk -- shared their condolences for Chinx on social media following news of his passing. See their tributes below.

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Hip-hop community mourns death of rapper Chinx on social media
This is exactly why I don't play in the streets ..... Chinx to French like Omelly to me! I tell @Omelly and my real day 1s get out that hood no matter what it cost or the circumstance! It's nothing that add up to losing ya life at a young age!!! Niggas killing niggas that's Tryna win! I got love for the people in the hood but I don't fuck wit the hood nomore! I dont agree with the rules, most of that shit stupid to me now because I learned and it has nothing to do with having money! Seeing shit like happen always make my heart cold and make me act in cold ways towards my own kind of people! I hate to see potential DIE!! REST WELL #CHINX WE GONE FUCKING MISS YOU!!!
RIP Chinx
RIP #CHINX https://t.co/2wizgA8wEO
Rip Chinx gone but not forgotten.πŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸΏ
Smh R.I.P @ChinxMusic
RIP CHINX DRUGZ !!! My condolences go out to the whole Coke Boyz family.. Hold ya head Brody @FrencHMonTanA πŸ’―πŸ™πŸΌ
πŸ™ God bless you your family your team ..Chinx is a good man good heart good friend .. Sending my love to you your family and your team .. God bless you my brother !
Damn. RIP Chinx Drugs. What a good dude. I hate seeing violence cut down young people like this. Condolences to French Montana & family.
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 11: Hip-hop artist Chinx attends 106 & Park on June 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for BET)
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