British rapper Blood Orange has been left heartbroken after a fire ravaged his New York apartment and killed his dog.

The blaze ripped through the musician's home on Monday (16Dec13), destroying all of his personal property.

Confirming the sad news on on Tuesday (17Dec13), Blood Orange, aka Dev Hynes, writes, "Last night, the unthinkable happened. My entire apt (apartment) burnt down while I was out. I've lost everything I own... Everything from my life is gone."

He adds, "My dog died in the fire. I will love you forever Cupid. I miss you."

The cause of the fire had yet to be revealed as Wenn went to press.