Rapper Nick Blixky

Rapper Nick Blixky shot dead in Brooklyn, New York, age 21

The Brooklyn drill rapper,Nick Blixky is dead, after the 21-year-old was shot and killed in New York City, police said Monday.

Blixky, 21, whose real name was Nickalus Thompson, was shot in the upper body and buttocks on Winthrop St. near Rogers Ave. in Prospect Lefferts Gardens about 9:30 p.m. Sunday, police said.

He was found unconscious with gunshot wounds and transported to NYC Health & Hospitals/Kings County, where he was pronounced dead.

Rapper Nick Blixky

Blixky’s Spotify profile says he started rapping for fun with his crew, Blixky Crew, but decided to take it more seriously and pursue a career in hip hop when fans responded positively to his YouTube videos.

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His most notable song, “Drive the Boat,” had racked up more than 2.3 million YouTube views and over 1.5 million Spotify streams. Most recently, he released “What I Do” over the weekend.