Rapper Chynna Rogers Dead at 25

Chynna Rogers, a rapper known for viral hits such as “Selfie” and “Glen Coco,” has passed away at age 25.

Per an email sent to various outlets, the hip-hop artist’s manager said she was found dead in her Philadelphia home on Wednesday night.

The musician’s exact cause of death has yet to be revealed.

“Chynna was deeply loved and will be sorely missed,” her family said in a statement.

Her management team, True Panther, also wrote on Instagram, “Rest In Peace Chynna. Heartbroken. All the love to those she left behind. Goodbye angel.”

Prior to being an MC, Rogers signed with Ford Models at age 14.

She was then inspired to pursue music after befriending A$AP Mob founder A$AP Yams.

After releasing “Selfie” in 2013 and “Glen Coco” in 2014, Rogers dropped her EP “I’m Not Here. This Isn’t Happening” in July 2015.

While being interviewed by Vibe at Red Bull's “Careful on the Pavement” showcase in 2018, Rogers opened up her history with drug abuse.

"I felt crazy. I didn't want to be a statistic. I didn't want to go out that way and people be like: 'I told you so,' or glamorize [drugs], because I don't feel like that," she told the magazine. "It was nerve-wracking to be open, but when you see how many more people who are dealing with the same thing, it's good to have some kind of example of someone you didn't expect to be going through it."

At the concert, she reportedly announced to the crowd that she has been opiate-free for the past three years.

"It was hard," she added about overcoming addiction. "I had to go away for a minute and I did detox, but it was a matter of having a really good support system of family and friends."

Our condolences go out to Chynna’s family during this difficult time.


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