NEW YORK — Up-and-coming rapper Nick Blixky was shot and killed in New York City, police said Monday.
The 21-year-old, who was born Nickalus Thompson, was found with gunshot wounds in front of a building in the Prospect Lefferts Gardens
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.
Police have made no arrests in the shooting.
The Associated Press