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Philadelphia rapper Chynna has died aged 25

Philadelphia born rapper Chynna Rogers has died at the age of 25.

The news was released by the artist’s manager John Miller with the cause of death unknown.

A statement released by the family and management, reads: “I can regrettably confirm Chynna passed away. Chynna was deeply loved and will be sorely missed.”

The rapper- who was a member of the influential A$AP Mob- achieved online fame thanks to the success of her singles ‘Selfie’ (2013) and ‘Glen Coco’ (2014). The artist released a handful of EPs such as ‘I’m Not Here. This Isn’t Happening’ (2015) and ‘music 2 die 2’ (2016). On her 22nd birthday, she released her first mixtape called ‘Ninety’ which was a celebration of three months sobriety. Her last release was the ‘in case i die first’ EP which came out in December of last year.

Many have taken to social media to pay their respects.

Written by Alister

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