Philadelphia rapper Chynna Rogers, greatest referred to as Chynna, died immediately, her household confirmed by way of her administration. “Chynna was deeply loved and will be sorely missed,” they wrote in an announcement. Her explanation for demise is presently unknown. She was 25.
Rogers started her profession as a mannequin, signing with Ford Models when she was 14. Finding a mentor in A$AP Yams as a teen, her affiliation with the A$AP Mob ignited her efforts to construct a profession as a rapper. She launched her first singles in 2013 in 2014, discovering on-line success shortly with “Selfie” and “Glen Coco.” She adopted these with a number of EPs, together with 2015’s I’m Not Here. This Isn’t Happening and 2016’s music 2 die 2. She later mentioned her music was “for angry people with an excessive amount of satisfaction to point out how indignant they’re.”
Rogers was open concerning the opiate dependancy she struggled with within the wake of her music taking off, addressing her bother on her 2016 mixtape Ninety. She launched Ninety on her 22nd birthday that August, having completed three months of sobriety. She informed Pitchfork in a 2018 Rising interview, “It got to the point where I had to do something just to be able to get onstage and do my job. I didn’t like that.” Her remaining launch was January’s in case i die first EP.