ASAP Mob rapper Chynna Rogers dies aged 25

ASAP Mob rapper Chynna Rogers has died at the age of 25, it has been confirmed. 

Chynna’s family released a statement on Wednesday announcing the model’s tragic passing and said: ‘Chynna was deeply loved and will be sorely missed.’ 

A cause of death was not revealed. 

R&B singer Kehlani was among those to pay tribute to Chynna and suggested she had spoken to the rapper earlier that day, tweeting: ‘Chynna you were f**kin hilarious bro… today was our last exchange of jokes & those i will miss the most. I can’t believe it idk how to. i love you. so very much. my heart is officially iced [sic].’ 

The musician, affectionately known as Chizzy, first began her career as a model at the tender age of 14 after signing to Ford Models. 

She then started working with late producer ASAP Yams, who died in 2015. 

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Chynna was best known for the songs Selfie and Glen Coco. Her first EP I’m Not Here. This Isn’t Happening was released in 2015 while music 2 die 2 arrived the following year. 

The model had battled drug addiction in her earlier years but suffered more tragedy when her mother died a year after she completed rehab. 

The rapper told Pitchfork in 2018: ‘My mum would be really tight with me if I used her as an excuse to fall off. 

‘You were gifted with the pen, you were a real writer. You proved that to everybody in the game. You had me looking into Edgar Allen Poe and Alfred Hitchcock. I remember we were in the Lower East Side and you were irked you had to play look out for me so I could paint…..So I took these photos of you. I never got to send them to you. I love you man…. you are a legend and I kno you are happy now [sic].’

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