02 January 2020 22:37
Rapper Lexii Alijai has died at the age of 21, her cousin has confirmed. Raeisah Clark announced Alijai's death in a Facebook post on Wednesday. The cause of death has not yet been disclosed. "Your [sic] a real Legend. If you know her or heard her music you'd feel chills,' Clark wrote.
"Rest in paradise you'll never be forgotten!" She added: "I'm so lost for words...my beautiful cousin with so much talent & Unique soul Lexi Alijai. It's too soon." Another family member, LaMycha N Jett, posted a message on her own page along with photos of Alijai, writing: "This thing called life is crazy as hell. "My heart is broken the tears won't stop. I'm trynna hold it together... I love you more then you'll ever know [sic]," she said. American singer Kehlani Parrish, who featured Alijai (real name Alexis Alijai Lynch) on her track Jealous, was among the first to respond to the tragic news on social media. "Jus got the worst f****n news ever. my heart is BROKE. F***," she tweeted. The artist said she was "angry," "confused" and "heartbroken", referring to Alijai as her "little sister". She tweeted to her 1.3 million followers: "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." Alijai tweeted just yesterday, wishing a happy birthday to Kehlani's manager David Ali. She wrote: "Happy birthday @DavidAli," followed by a prayer hands emoji and a blue love heart.