(FreshAsFrankie) Lil Peep, an emerging singer, rapper and YouTube star whose debut full-length album dropped in recent months, has died according to multiple reports.
The Long Beach, New York-raised emo/hip-hop artist (real name Gustav Åhr) was just 21 years of age. Reasons for his passing have not been revealed, though British broadsheet The Guardian cites a suspected overdose.
Lil Peep – “Crybaby”
Lil Peep – “Kiss”
Lil Peep – “Benz Truck”
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