Model and rising hip-hop artist Chynna Rogers died of an accidental drug overdose in her native Philadelphia on Wednesday, a representative from the Philadelphia Department of Public Health told TheWrap on Thursday.
Rapper Chyna Rogers has died at age 25.
In 2016, she released a mixtape, Ninety, that talked openly about her struggles with substance addiction. A year later, she struck up a friendship with A$AP Yams (real name: Steven Rodriguez), founder of the NY hip-hop collective A$AP Mob, after she tweeted him asking to be his intern. Chynna bought her begin within the leisure trade at simply 14-years-old when she was scouted by Ford Fashions at New Jersey's Six Flags Nice Journey. She released the viral hit "Selfie" in 2013 followed by 2014's "Glen Coco" and the EP "I'm Not Here".
According to Miller, it still isn't clear what caused the young performer to pass away; as of Thursday morning, it's unknown whether she was battling any current health issues or related concerns.
In a statement, they wrote: "Chynna was deeply loved and will be sorely missed".
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In 2015, Chynna dropped her first EP I'm Not Here.
She also released a string of EPs, including I'm Not Here. She was just 25 years old. "I was able to just focus on getting my feelings out and treat music more like a journal". "This Isn't Happening" and 2016's "music 2 die 2". Chynna, you were hilarious bro. I can't believe it IDK how to.
"Rest easy Chynna. We gon [sic] miss you sis", A$AP Mob tweeted. I love you. So very much.
Chynna told Pitchfork: "Two or three years ago, I felt that I hadn't gone through enough bad stuff to deserve to have this as a career".