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Chynna Rogers’ cause of death revealed as accidental overdose

Chynna Rogers’ cause of death revealed as accidental overdose by Philadelphia Department of Public Health

One day after the sudden and surprising death of Philadelphia-based rapper Chynna Rogers, her cause of death has been revealed as an accidental overdose.

The Philadelphia Department of Public Health confirmed the cause of death on Thursday (via The Philadelphia Inquirer) though no further specifics were given.

The rapper passed away at just 25 years of age, and was found unresponsive in her home in Philadelphia on Wednesday. 

Cause of death: One day after the sudden and surprising death of Philadelphia-based rapper Chynna Rogers, her cause of death has been revealed as an accidental overdose

Chynna’s manager John Miller said Wednesday, ‘I can regrettably confirm Chynna passed away,’ adding that she passed that day.

Her family also passed along a statement which read, ”Chynna was deeply loved and will be sorely missed.’ 

While it was not revealed what Chynna had overdosed on, the rapper had battled addiction with opioids in the past. 

Addiction: While it was not revealed what Chynna had overdosed on, the rapper had battled addiction with opioids in the past

Addiction: While it was not revealed what Chynna had overdosed on, the rapper had battled addiction with opioids in the past

She was born in Philadelphia and started her career as a model, signing with Ford Models when she was just 14 years of age.

Around the same time she started her modeling career, she became close with rapper A$AP Yams and the A$AP Mob.  

She released her first single Selfie in 2014 and Glen Coco in 2014 through A$AP Ant and DJ Nick’s Marino Gang record label, which became viral hits on YouTube.

Model: She was born in Philadelphia and started her career as a model, signing with Ford Models when she was just 14 years of age

Model: She was born in Philadelphia and started her career as a model, signing with Ford Models when she was just 14 years of age

Chynna would then release EP’s entitled I’m Not Here in 2015, followed by Ninety in 2016.

She also released Music 2 Die in 2017, inspired by filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock, followed by I’m Not Here and This Isn’t Happening in 2018. 

The rapper said in a 2018 interview with Pitchfork that she released Ninety on her 22nd birthday, after achieving three months of sobriety.

Sober: The rapper said in a 2018 interview with Pitchfork that she released Ninety on her 22nd birthday, after achieving three months of sobriety

Sober: The rapper said in a 2018 interview with Pitchfork that she released Ninety on her 22nd birthday, after achieving three months of sobriety

‘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,’ she said. 

She added that she didn’t talk much about her addiction because she only does so once she’s past the problem.

‘I usually don’t express myself or get open about things until it’s in hindsight, and I’m not dealing with it anymore,’ she said.

Her final album was released in January, dubbed In Case I Die First.

Final album: Her final album was released in January, dubbed In Case I Die First

Final album: Her final album was released in January, dubbed In Case I Die First

 

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