Chynna: Tributes paid to ASAP Mob rapper who's died, aged 25

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Reps for Chynna Rogers have confirmed that the model turned emcee passed away at the age of 25.

A rising star from Philadelphia, Chynna was well on her way to making her mark as both a model and a rapper.

Chynna was open about her struggles with opiate abuse while talking about her album Ninety, stating, "A lot of it was written at the darkest times of my opiate use". Her career caught the eye of the hip-hop group A$AP Mob, where she found a mentor in the late A$AP Yams.

Eventually, Chynna released solo singles like 2013's "Selfie" and 2014's "Glen Coco", which received critical praise and millions of spins on Spotify and SoundCloud.

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. He added that her family said, "Chynna was deeply loved and will be sorely missed". MadeInTYO thanked her for helping him out in the early stages of her career saying, "love you & thanks for showing love tooo me before anyone did". A$AP Mob has paid their respects to Chynna on social media.

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The rapper openly suffered with addiction at the beginning of her career, and discussed it in a 2017 interview with Billboard were she said: "That was my goal with the project as well - to let people know they weren't alone without having to make my whole career about being an anti-drug activist because I'm not that person".

One yr later, Chynna met producer A$AP Yams and started to mentor the then-15-year-old to pursue a profession in music.

"Chynna you were f-- hilarious bro... today was our last exchange of jokes & those I will miss the most. This Isn't Happening" and 2016's "music 2 die 2".

'It got to the point where I had to do something just to be able to get onstage and do my job.

"Rest In Peace Chynna". I can't believe it IDK how to. I didn't want to go out that way and people be like: "'I told you so'". "My heart is officially iced". Now I feel like I've been through enough s-t.

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