Lil Peep, a quick rising rapper whose passionate tracks diagrammed sorrow and medication utilize, has died aged 21 while on visit in Arizona. His UK agent affirmed the news to the Guardian.
Gustav Åhr, who experienced childhood in Long Beach, New York, was discovered lethargic by his administrator on his visit transport. In a video Åhr posted online hours previously his passing, he said he had taken doctor prescribed medications and different substances, saying: “I’m great, I’m not wiped out”.
Sgt Pete Dugan of the police office in Tucson expressed to CNN: “In the wake of talking with individuals on scene and going into the visit transport… there was proof of a conceivable medication overdose.” He included that there was “no indication of any sort of injustice”.
The rap world has paid tribute to him, with Diplo composing on Twitter that Åhr “had quite a lot more to do man he was always moving me”, and kindred maker Marshmello expressing: “Peep was the most delightful individual. Hanging out with him, conversing with him about music, the melody thoughts we would do together and visiting was so astounding.”
Graph topping rapper Post Malone said Åhr was “an incredible companion to me and an extraordinary individual. your music changed the world and it’ll never be the same”.
Following a string of self-discharged mixtapes that mixed frosty trap generation with profoundly passionate, soul-looking “emotional” lyricism, and earned him a religion following, Lil Peep discharged his introduction collection Come Over When You’re Sober (Part One) in August this year.
His eye-getting dress sense and various tattoos additionally earned him consideration in the design world – he did catwalk appears for any semblance of Vlone, and Mario Testino shot him for V magazine.
Sarah Stennett, the CEO of First Access Entertainment, an organization who banded together with the rapper a year ago, said “I am stunned and shattered. I don’t trust Peep needed to bite the dust, this is so unfortunate. He had tremendous aspiration and his profession was thriving […] I have addressed his mom and she requesting that I pass on that she is, extremely pleased with him and all that he could accomplish in his short life.”