Lil Peep was one of the few American rappers whose rap genre could be described as “cloud rap” – which is characteristic by dark, emotional lyrics filled with pain and suffering – sometimes referred as “emo-rap”.
According to several media outlets, he was the guy who revived “post-emo style of hip-hop". With his characteristic style of rapping, suicidal lyrics lines and his constant drug abuse, Lil Peep was undoubtedly one of the most unique rappers on the scene.
During his high school years, Lil Peep never really cared about the grades, and at the age of 17, he moved from Long Island to Los Angeles, abandoning school in order to pursue his music career. Soon after that, he started uploading videos to Youtube and Soundcloud.
Lil Peep published his first mixtape, Lil Peep Part One in 2015, and reached 4k plays in the first seven days! He also published his album, Come Over When You’re Sober in August 2017, and went on a tour in order to promote it.
According to Lil Peep, he wanted to become a new Kurt Cobain, and he was interested in music since he was very young. When he was a kid, he used to play trombone and tuba.
Lil Peep’s real name was Gustav Elijah Åhr, and he revealed that he was bisexual on Twitter. He often tweeted about using coke, Xanax and ecstasy, describing himself as a “productive junkie”. However, he always discouraged his fans from using drugs.
Lil Peep was found dead by his manager on his tour bus, just two days before the end of his promo tour. When they analyzed his blood and urine, he was positive for cannabis, cocaine, painkiller Tramadol, Hydrocodone, Hydromorphone, Oxycodone and Oxymorphone.
At the time of his death, Lil Peep's net worth was $7 million.
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During the summer 2017 Lil Peep was in a relationship with Bella Thorne (Annabella Avery Thorne).
Only a few weeks before he died November 2017, he started dating Instagram star, Arzaylea Rodriguez.
Lil Peep's parents are both Harvard graduates and professors. Unfortunately they divorced when Lil Peep was 14 years old.
Lil Peep's father's name is Karl Johan Åhr and his mother's name is Liza Womack.
Lil Peep had a brother whose name is Karl Åhr and his nickname is Oskar.
Lil Peep didn't have children.
The official cause for Lil Peep's death is the accidental fentanyl–alprazolam (Xanax) overdose.
Here is what Lil Peep's brother Oskar told in an interview after the Lil Peep's death:
He was not as sad as people think he was. He was super happy.
He thought he could take what he did, but he had been given something and he didn’t realise what it was.
Death date: Lil Peep died on November 15, 2017 in Tucson, Arizona, United States when he was only 21 years old.
Lil Peep had lots of tattoos, even on his face.
Lil Peep was speaking English.