Rapper Lil Peep Dead at 21 Due to Suspected Overdose

Soundcloud rapper Lil Peep has died following a suspected drug overdose, according to multiple reports.

He was just 21-years-old.

Law enforcement told TMZ that Lil Peep was found dead on his tour bus around 8:50 p.m. and was surrounded by drug paraphernalia.

His manager Chase Ortega tweeted, “I’ve been expecting this call for a year. Mother f*ck.”

via NYDN:

Sarah Stennett, the CEO of First Access, which worked with Lil Peep over the last year, said in a statement that she was “shocked and heartbroken” by his death.

“I do not believe Peep wanted to die. He had big goals and dreams for the future which he had shared with me, his team, his family and his friends,” Stennett wrote.

“He was highly intelligent, hugely creative, massively charismatic, gentle and charming. He had huge ambition and his career was flourishing,” she continued.

Stennett added that she spoke with Lil Peep’s mother, who wanted to convey how proud she was of her son to the public.

“She is very, very proud of him and everything he was able to achieve in his short life,” the statement read. “She is truly grateful to the fans and the people who have supported and loved him.”

The up-and-coming singer shared an eerie post to Instagram just hours before his death, which read: “’When I die you’ll love me.”

He also shared an image showing two pills placed on his tongue with the caption “fucc it.”

Lil Peep, who grew up on Long Island, debuted his full-length album “Come Over When You’re Sober (Part One)” about three months ago.

He got his start recording his own songs on a $200 microphone plugged into his laptop and sang about drugs, suicide and failed relationships.

Lil Peep, who was branded the “future of emo” in a Pitchfork feature in January, grew a sizable social media following, where he frequently posted about his drug use.

He also had “Get Cake Die Young” tattooed along his hairline, and his Instagram bio read, “musician/supermodel/boytoy //ugly, cute and dying.”

Bella Thorne, who once dated the musician, tweeted, “Peep you deserved more out of life. Life didn’t do your greatness justice.”

She also posted a tearful video to her Instagram story where she remembered him as a “great f–king person.”

The artist was open about his struggles touring in a recent interview with Zane Lowe.

Lowe asked if he was struggling and Lil Peep replied: “Yeah, definitely man. If anything, things have gotten worse.”

News of his death also prompted Diplo, Pete Wentz, Travis Barker, and Riff Raff to pay tribute to the emerging star.

“Peep had so much more to do man he was constantly inspiring me. I don’t feel good man,” Diplo wrote on Twitter.

“Lil Peep forever,” Wentz tweeted. 

A rep for Lil Peep did not immediately respond to a Daily News request for comment.


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