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    Lexii Alijai | Fentanyl & Alcohol Overdose

    Alexis Alijai Lynch was an American singer, songwriter, and rapper. Known by her stage name Lexii Alijai, the artist made her mark on the music industry before her death at only 21 years old. Lexii sadly passed away from a drug overdose in 2020.

    How Lexii Alijai Died

    Lexii died on New Year’s Day at the Loews Minneapolis Hotel. According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office, the 21-year-old rapper Lexii Alijai’s cause of death was due to an accidental drug overdose of mixed fentanyl and ethanol toxicity.

    Combining alcohol and fentanyl can lead to severe sedation and respiratory depression. After news of her death broke, the artist Kehlani took to social media to express his condolences, stating his “heart is broken” and “RIP Lexii.”

    About Lexii Alijai

    Rapper Lexii Alijai was born on February 19, 1998, in Saint Paul, Minnesota. As the granddaughter of the famous musician Roger Troutman who founded the band Zapp, Lexii grew up surrounded by music and creativity.

    Lexii first attended Como Park Senior High School, but later transferred to another school to focus on her songwriting and rapping talents. However, the young rapper dropped out of school to pursue her musical career.

    Rising Star

    In 2014 on Lexii’s 16th birthday, the rising star released her first mixtape titled Super Sweet 16s. In addition to this, she released the mixtapes In the Meantime and Feel – Less.

    At only the age of 18, she had 20,000 plays on SoundCloud. She participated in countless collaborative efforts with other artists such as the grammy-nominated Kehlani.

    She featured in the hit song Jealous on Kehlani’s mixtape. Additionally, she released remixes of several songs from artists Meek Mill, Nas, and Drake.

    In 2015, she participated in the full-length project Joseph’s Coat, featuring Elle Varner. In 2016, she performed at the Soundset Music Festival.

    Her first studio album, Growing Pains, was released in 2017.

    Lexii Alijai’s History Of Substance Abuse & Rehab

    Although there are no confirmed instances with Lexii struggling with substance use prior to her death, it’s important to make note that first-time drug use can result in a potential overdose death if a person is not familiar with the drug or unknowingly takes the drug in a large quantity.

    Unfortunately, there are no known instances of Lexii seeking treatment for drug use.

    Recovery Is Possible

    The St. Paul rapper’s history of substance abuse is a strong reminder of how important treatment can be for those struggling with addiction. Whether you live in the Twin Cities area or elsewhere across the country, recovery is possible today.

    To learn about our treatment plans and how we make recovery possible for individuals and loved ones, please contact us today.

    Written by Ark Behavioral Health Editorial Team
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