Chynna has passed away at 25. The rising Philly rapper and model died on Wednesday, her manager confirmed to The Wrap. While the cause of her passing is still unknown, a number of her industry peers and friends have shared tributes mourning her passing.
“I can regrettably confirm Chynna passed away,” her manager John Miller said in a statement. “Chynna was deeply loved and will be sorely missed.” Chynna was born in Philadelphia but resided in Bushwick, Brooklyn at the time of her death. She gained notoriety through her association with A$AP Mob and with her singles “Selfie” and “Glen Coco” in 2013 and 2014. She released her in case i die first EP at the end of last year.
Since news of her death began to spread, music industry figures from the A$AP Mob to Kehlani and Vince Staples have penned heartfelt reactions to losing the promising rapper.
Read tributes from Chynna’s peers below and stay tuned for updates to this developing story.
Rest in peace, Chynna.