Entertainment Music Rapper and Model Chynna Dies at 25: She 'Was Deeply Loved and Will Be Sorely Missed' The up-and-coming star's death comes just four months after she released the EP in case i die first By Gabrielle Chung and Robyn Merrett Published on April 8, 2020 11:30 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Rapper and model Chynna has died. She was 25. Chynna — whose full name was Chynna Rogers — died at her home in Philadelphia on Wednesday, her manager John Miller confirmed to PEOPLE. At this time, her cause of death is unknown, he said. “Chynna was deeply loved and will be sorely missed,” the young rapper’s family said in a statement provided to PEOPLE. The upcoming star’s death comes just four months after she released the EP in case i die first. Chynna began her career as a model when she was 14 after signing with Ford Models, Pitchfork reported. During her rise to fame, Chynna was mentored by A$AP Yams — who died in 2015 — and her association with A$AP Mob helped her first gain traction in the hip hop scene. Chynna. Chynna Rogers/instagram Her music career took off in 2013 after she released her hit track “Selfie” and “Glen Coco” in 2014. She then released the EPs I’m Not Here. This Isn’t Happening in 2015 and music 2 die 2 in 2016. On her 2016 album, she addressed her struggle with opioid addiction, according to Pitchfork. During a 2018 interview with Pitchfork, Chynna explained that her music served as an escape for her and offered a way for fans to know they are not alone. Nicky Digital/Getty Images Remembering the Stars We’ve Lost in 2020 “[It’s] for angry people with too much pride to show how angry they are,” Chynna told Pitchfork. “I was able to just focus on getting my feelings out and treat music more like a journal,” Chynna said. Since news of her death, a number of celebrities and fellow artists have paid tribute on Twitter. RELATED: Craig Mack, ‘Flava in Ya Ear’ Rapper, Dies at 46 “Chynna you were f—in’ 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,” Kehlani tweeted. Rapper Kari Faux also tweeted writing, “I love u, Chynna. Forever, my rap game Laura Croft.” “Chynna deserved way more love. We need to make sure to give folks their flowers while they are here to see them. This hurts so bad cause I know she was f—in’ next man. Her music and vision was raw as f—,” Dom McLennon tweeted. If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, please contact the SAMHSA substance abuse helpline at 1-800-662-HELP.