Philadelphia Rapper Chynna Dead at 25

Written by on April 9, 2020

Philadelphia rapper Chynna has died on the age of 25.

Chynna, whose full title was Chynna Rogers, died at her house in Philadelphia on Wednesday, her supervisor John Miller advised PEOPLE. The reason for dying is at present unknown.

“Chynna was deeply beloved and shall be sorely missed,” her household mentioned in an announcement.

Chynna started her profession as a mannequin, signing with Ford Fashions when she was 14. The A$AP Mob affiliate was mentored by A$AP Yams as a youngster and gained on-line success with singles like 2013’s “Selfie” and 2014’s “Glen Coco.” She launched a sequence of EPs, together with 2015’s I’m Not Right here, This Isn’t Occurring and 2016’s Music 2 Die 2. Her ultimate challenge, in case i die first, arrived in December.

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Throughout a 2018 interview with Pitchfork, Chynna mentioned that her music offered her with an escape whereas providing salvation for followers. “[It’s] for indignant folks with an excessive amount of delight to indicate how indignant they’re,” mentioned Chynna. “I used to be in a position to simply deal with getting my emotions out and deal with music extra like a journal.”

Rogers was open about her opiate habit, which she addressed on her 2016 mixtape Ninety. “It acquired to the purpose the place I needed to do one thing simply to have the ability to get onstage and do my job. I didn’t like that,” she mentioned.

Followers and mates took to social media to mourn her dying together with A$AP Rocky and Kehlani. “chynna you have been fuckin hilarious bro… immediately was our final trade of jokes & these i’ll miss essentially the most. i can’t imagine it idk tips on how to i like you. so very a lot. my coronary heart is formally iced,” tweeted the “Poisonous” singer.

Vince Staples additionally paid tribute to Chynna with a heartfelt message: “I don’t like doing this when my folks go however I feel all people must know that you just have been particular. Too particular for phrases. Keep outta bother lil cuh.”

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