Rapper Lionel ‘Chinx’ Pickens funeral arrangements announced

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 11: Hip-hop artist Chinx attends 106 & Park on June 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for BET)

JAMAICA, Queens (PIX11)– As police continue to search for the shooter responsible for the death of Lionel “Chinx” Pickens, his manager announced the fallen rapper’s funeral arrangements.

Mourners will gather at the Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral in Jamaica on Tuesday for the 31-year-old Queens native’s wake and then Wednesday for his funeral, according to Doug Ellison, who posted on the family’s GoFundMe page.

Wake: Tuesday May 26th 2015 11am
The Greater Allen A.M.E Cathedral of New York
110-31 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica N.Y. 11433

Funeral: Tuesday May 26th 2015 12 Noon
The Greater Allen A.M.E Cathedral of New York
110-31 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica N.Y. 11433

Ellison also urged fans and friends to donate money for the family instead of sending flowers.

This campaign was started due to the overwhelming request by Chinx’s fans and friends wishing to get involved to help the family and his children in the wake of this tragedy.

The fund was established by Chinx’s professional management team in full cooperation with his family. ALL proceeds will be placed into a trust for Lionel’s 3 children and family.

On behalf of the Pickens family, Mungin family and Four Kings Management, we thank you all for your love, support and generosity.The fund was established by Chinx’s professional management team in full cooperation with his family. ALL proceeds will be placed into a trust for Lionel’s 3 children and family.

They’ve already gathered more than $13,000. If you wish donate, go here.

On May 17, Chinx was killed in an early morning drive-by shooting while sitting in his Porsche in Queens after a concert performance. The artist was part of French Montana’s Coke Boys group. Another man was also shot. He remains in critical condition.

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