|Birth name||Gustav Elijah Åhr|
|Born||November 1, 1996|
Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Origin||Long Beach, New York, U.S.|
|Died||November 15, 2017 (aged 21)|
Tucson, Arizona, U.S.
Gustav Elijah Åhr (November 1, 1996 – November 15, 2017), better known by his stage name Lil Peep, was an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. His songs "White Wine", "Benz Truck", and "The Way I See Things" have each gained over 4 million views on YouTube. He was born in Long Island, New York. In 2015, Åhr released his first mixtape, Lil Peep Part One, to limited success, generating 4,000 plays in its first week. The same year he released his first extended play, Feelz, and another mixtape, Live Forever.
Åhr died on November 15, 2017 before a concert in Tucson, Arizona of a supposed Xanax overdose at the age of 21. After an autopsy was completed, it was confirmed that he was given fentanyl instead of Xanax.
Åhr's mother Liza Womack wrongful death charges against his label, FAE grp. She said that they failed to look after him and gave him illegal drugs even though they were aware of his addiction. The label said this was not true. The lawsuit was settled in February 2023 with Åhr's music catalog going to his family.
Discography[change | change source]
- Feelz (2015)
- Garden (with Atomz) (2015)
- Lil Peep Part One (2015)
- Mail Musicc (with Boy Froot) (2015)
- In the Bedroom, I Confess (with OmenXIII) (2015)
- Romeo's Regrets (featuring Bexey) (2015)
- Live Forever (2015)
- California Girls (with Nedarb Nagrom) (2016)
- Vertigo (2016)
- Elemental (featuring JGRXXN & Ghostemane) (2016)
- Dead Cry (with ITSOKTOCRY) (2016)
- Crybaby (2016)
- Teen Romance (with Lederrick) (2016)
- Castles (with Lil Tracy) (2016)
- Hellboy (2016)
- Castles II (with Lil Tracy) (2017)
- Come Here When You're Sober, Pt. 1 (2017)
- 2016 (with mysticphonk) (2017)
- Come Here When You're Sober, Pt. 2 (2018)
- Goth Angel Sinner (2019)
- Everybody's Everything (2019)
- Friends (with Yunggoth) (2021)
- High Fashion (with Harry Fraud) (2021)
- Changes (with Meeting by Chance) (2023)
References[change | change source]
- Weiss, Dan. "Lil Peep was going to take emo and rap to new places". Mic. Retrieved July 18, 2020.
by coming out in August as bisexual, a rarity in rap-rock, the music world's capital for toxic masculinity.
- Bell, Sadie (August 9, 2017). "Emerging Emo Artist Lil Peep Comes Out as Bisexual". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Archived from the original on August 10, 2017. Retrieved August 11, 2017.
- "Remembering Gustav Ahr". Herald Community Newspapers. Retrieved 2018-03-17.
- Joyce, Colin. "Meet Lil Peep, All-American Reject". Fader. Retrieved February 10, 2017.
- "Lil Peep @ The Foundry 10/30 | mxdwn.com". 7 August 2017. Retrieved August 10, 2017.
- "Lil Peep Tour Dates & Tickets". Stereoboard.com. Retrieved August 10, 2017.
- Tracer, Dan (August 9, 2017). "Rapper Lil Peep comes out as bi on Twitter". Queerty.com. Retrieved October 8, 2017.
- "Lil Peep Reveals He's Bisexual – XXL". XXL Mag. Retrieved August 10, 2017.
- "Rapper Lil Ppep Comes Out as Bisexual]". World Entertainment News Network (England). August 10, 2017.
- Caramanica, Jon (November 16, 2017). "Lil Peep, Rapper Who Blended Hip-Hop and Emo, Is Dead at 21". The New York Times. Retrieved November 16, 2017.
- Rouhani, Neena (February 21, 2017). "Lil Peep's Former Label Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit". Billboard. Retrieved September 16, 2023.
Other websites[change | change source]
- "Emo rapper Lil Peep embodies sadboi aesthetic in new album". Rocky Mountain Collegian. September 7, 2017. Archived from the original on September 20, 2017. Retrieved September 20, 2017.