YouTuber Lil Peep Died Of Drug Overdose At 21
YouTuber and Rapper Lil Peep has passed away on Thursday, 16 November after reportedly taking an overdose of Xanax and Fentanyl pills. However, the claims are yet to be verified by the authorities.
The aspiring emo rapper gained limelight on YouTube, where his song Benz Truck, White Wine, and The Way I See Things have gained over four million views each.
Tattooed rapper Marshmello died at 21 after taking overdose of pills
According to a music manager Adam Grandmaison, Peep, whose real name is Gustav Åhr was taken to the hospital following an overdose. While just hours before his death, he said he had taken a prescribed drug, and he was ok on social media.
Peep's manager later confirmed his death on Twitter were he wrote,
I've been expecting this call for a year. Mother f***
I’ve been expecting this call for a year. Mother fuck
— Chase (@RealChaseOrtega) November 16, 2017
Following the death confirmation, many of the rappers have been paying tribute to the late rapper Peep. Diplo wrote on Twitter,
had so much more to do man he was constantly inspiring me.
peep had so much more to do man he was constantly inspiring me. I dont feel good man
— diplo (@diplo) November 16, 2017
Similarly, the fellow producer Marshmello wrote,
Peep was the nicest person. Hanging out with him, talking to him about music, the song ideas we were going to do together and touring was so amazing.
Peep was the nicest person. hanging out with him, talking to him about music, the song ideas we were going to do together and touring was so amazing. Everyone will miss you man @Lilpeep
— marshmello (@marshmellomusic) November 16, 2017
Heartfelt condolences to his family, friends, and his loyal fanbase. Rest In Peace