Rapper Stack Bundles shot to death


NEW YORK -- Stack Bundles, an up-and-coming rapper, was shot to death outside his home in a possible robbery, police said.

Bundles, whose real name was Rayquon Elliot, was shot in the head and neck at about 5 a.m. Monday on a Queens street after a night out with friends, police said. Authorities were investigating whether the unidentified shooter stole a chain from the rapper.

Bundles had worked with artists including Fabolous and DJ Clue. He was affiliated with Byrd Gang Records.

The label "is deeply saddened by our loss," manager Yancy Smith said in a statement. "A young star's light was put out before he had a chance to shine in front of the world."