Lil Peep

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Lil Peep in August 2016

Gustav Elijah Åhr (November 1, 1996 – November 15, 2017), better known by his stage name Lil Peep, was an American singer and rapper. 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.[1] 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.[2][3]

Åhr came out as bisexual in August 2017.[4][5][6]

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.[7]

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  1. Joyce, Colin. "Meet Lil Peep, All-American Reject". Fader. Retrieved February 10, 2017.
  2. "Lil Peep @ The Foundry 10/30 | mxdwn.com". Retrieved August 10, 2017.
  3. "Lil Peep Tour Dates & Tickets". Stereoboard.com. Retrieved August 10, 2017.
  4. Tracer, Dan (August 9, 2017). "Rapper Lil Peep comes out as bi on Twitter". Queerty.com. Retrieved October 8, 2017.
  5. "Lil Peep Reveals He's Bisexual – XXL". XXL Mag. Retrieved August 10, 2017.
  6. "Rapper Lil Ppep Comes Out as Bisexual]". World Entertainment News Network (England). August 10, 2017.
  7. 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.

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