The music business has lost a rising star.
21-year-old rapper Lil Peep has passed on. Named Gustav Åhr during childbirth, Peep was set to perform Wednesday night at a dance club in Tucson when his director discovered him inert in his tour bus, Sergeant Pete Dugan affirmed to E! News.
The rapper was given medicinal consideration, however couldn’t be resuscitated. Medication stuff was found on the transport and investigators discovered confirmation of a medication overdose, however no indication of foul play, per Dugan. An examination is as of now in progress.
In an announcement to E! News, Sarah Stennett, the CEO of First Access Entertainment, an organization that collaborated with Peep in 2016, stated, “I am shocked and heartbroken. I do not believe Peep wanted to die, this is so tragic. He had big goals and dreams for the future which he had shared with me, his team, his family and his friends. He was highly intelligent, hugely creative, massively charismatic, gentle and charming. He had huge ambition and his career was flourishing.”
As she proceeded with, “I have spoken to his mother and she asked me to convey that she is very, very proud of him and everything he was able to achieve in his short life. She is truly grateful to the fans and the people who have supported and loved him.”
Subsequent to sharing a couple of concerning recordings and photographs via web-based networking media on Wednesday—in one, he talked about taking six Xanax—the rapper’s last Instagram present was a tribute on his fans.
In August, Lil Peep released his first and final studio collection, Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 1. His less than ideal demise has drawn enthusiastic responses from his admirers, among them Pete Wentz and Post Malone.
“In the short time that i knew you, you were a great friend to me and a great person. your music changed the world and it’ll never be the same,” Malone wrote in tribute on Twitter. “i love you bud. forever.”
In the interim, Bella Thorne, whom he was seen kissing in September, was speechless over Lil Peep’s passing.
“F–k I don’t know what to say,” she tweeted early Thursday. “Peep you deserved more out of life. Life didn’t do your greatness justice.”
In an Instagram video, Thorne explained, “Anybody out there who is a Lil Peep fan, you guys know how talented he was. You guys know how great he was. Well, he was even more f–king great as a person.”