Rapper Chynna Rogers has died from unspecified causes according to her family. The model turned rapper was 25. Her modeling career began at 14, after which she moved into music via mentorship from A$AP Yams.
Rogers was open about the opiate addiction with which she struggled in the wake of her music taking off, addressing her troubles on her 2016 mixtape Ninety. She released Ninety on her 22nd birthday that August, having accomplished three months of sobriety. She told 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 final release was December’s in case i die first EP.
Below are a few of her better-known singles, including “Glen Coco“:
Chynna’s last Instagram post is filled with friends and fans expressing shock:
Image: YouTube / Chynna Rogers via Pitchfork