Lil Peep Dead At 21 From Suspected Overdose
The music world is reeling from news that Lil Peep died from a suspected overdose last night (November 15). He was 21 years old. The rapper, who documented his heavy drug use and battle with depression on songs like “Benz Truck” and “Better Off (Dying),” was rushed to hospital, but couldn’t be revived. After building a massive following via YouTube videos and mixtapes, the rising star was on the brink of much bigger things — having dropped his debut LP, Come Over When You’re Sober (Part One), in August.
Gustav Åhr (his real name) hinted at suicide in an Instagram video posted a day before his death. “I just wana be everybody’s everything I want too much from people but then I don’t want anything from them at the same time u feel me I don’t let people help me but I need help but not when I have my pills but that’s temporary one day maybe I won’t die young and I’ll be happy?” he wrote. “What is happy I always have happiness for like 10 seconds and then it’s gone. I’m getting so tired of this.”
More details to follow.