Quick Facts of Lionel Pickens
- Full NameLionel Pickens
- Net Worth$250 thousand
- Date of Birth1983 /12 /04
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceFar Rockaway, Queens, New York, USA
- Active Year2000-2015
- Eye colourBlack
- Hair colourBlack
- SpouseJanellie Caceres
- Online PresenceInstagram
The world keeps losing its talents over violence! We have seen people like Tupac Shakur, XXXTentacion, and many rappers get shot over the years! Chinx, a hip-hop artist known for his appearances on the Coke Boys and the Cocaine Riot mixtape series, also got killed in a fatal gunshot on May 17, 2015. He reportedly was into drug abuse and was in ties with some gang.
So, read the article to know all about Chinx age at the time of his death, his Wife’s name, his Children, and Net Worth, along with the tragic gunshot that caused his Death, on this column where we reveal Chinx’s untold story.
Chinx Bio and Wiki
Commonly known by his stage name Chinx/Chinx Drugz in the hip hop communities, Chinx’s birth name was Lionel Pickens. Chinx was born on December 4, 1983, in Far Rockaway, Queens, New York, the United States under the sun sign of Sagittarius.
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He belongs to the African community and holds an American nationality. Not much is known about his family background and his early life but after deep research, we got to know that his mother’s name is Veronica Clinton.
Chinx was born and raised in Far Rockaway, Queens in Redfern and Edgemere Houses, recent day’s Ocean Bay Apartments. Growing up, he attended a high school in North Amityville.
Chinx Body Measurements
Chinx was a person of a slim body structure followed by attractive black eyes and black hair. Furthermore, he had many attractive tattoos tatted to his body parts. His height is somewhere close to Nipsey Hussle’s who is 6 feet and 3 inches tall and was a huge fan of fancy and hip-hop attires.
Chinx started rapping in his high school with his friends for fun. He started taking music seriously later in the 9th grade and spent the money collected from hustling in the streets in music and rapping. First of all, he formed a group named Riot Squad with his close friend, Stack Bundles and they worked together for several years.’
Chinx career rose to fame when he was incarcerated in a correctional facility from 2005-2008 where he got introduced and got along with a famous rapper French Montana. Then after, he formed a group named Coke Boys with French Montana.
Chinx debuted in April 2009 with a mixtape Hurry Up and Die Vol 1. He follows the mixtape with Vol 2 and in January 2010 he released its third edition Vol 3 after three months.
Chinx rose to fame from the day they formed The Coke boys and started rapping and singing series. He gained a massive amount of praise and fame through his single I’m A Coke Boy in 2012 and the EP I’ll Take It from Here in 2013. He also collaborated with famous artists like Juicy J, Rick Ross, Ace Hood, and Puff Daddy. Moreover, his debut studio album Welcome to JFK was at #21st rank on the Billboard 200.
Chinx Married life, Wife and Children
Lionel Pickens famous as Chinx was a married man and now is survived by his wife Janelle Caceres and three children. However, the details on where and when Chinx married his girlfriend and the names of his children aren’t available.
Chinx Death and Cause of Death
Chinx and his friend were found wounded in their car at Queens Boulevard and 84th Drive by the local police on May 17, 2015, around 4 am. They were sent to Jamaica Medical Center Chinx where Chinx was declared dead. As per the local police, Gun wounds to his torso caused his death. Millions of Chinx fans sobbed and controlled his family via social media.
Two men were arrested on the charge of killing Chinx but they were found innocent and were later set free.