News is coming in that American rapper Lil Peep has died.
The Fader has reported that a rep close to the American artist has confirmed the news, although the cause of death has not been established.
Passing away at the age of 21, Lil Peep leaves behind a singular catalogue, one that fused 21st century rap tropes with emo's sonic introversion.
Lil Peep's manager Chase Ortega broke the news.
I’ve been expecting this call for a year. Mother fuck— Chase (@RealChaseOrtega) November 16, 2017
Tributes are flooding in for the loss of such a talented, young, and highly influential artist.
RIP Peep— Metro Boomin (@MetroBoomin) November 16, 2017
tell ur friends u love them, talk to people about ur problems, let ur friends know they're not alone. know u arent alone. idk. im sad. depression isnt trendy its an awful rotting feeling. lil peep deserved a happy ending.— lil phag (@elijahdaniel) November 16, 2017
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. i love you bud. forever pic.twitter.com/tpbxpkf4f4— Beerbongs & Bentleys (@PostMalone) November 16, 2017
Clash has published our recent interview with Lil Peep as a tribute to this mercurial artist - highly poignant, you can find it HERE.
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