YouTube star and emerging rapper Lil Peep has died at age 21. His manager, Chase Ortega, broke the news to fans on social media.
“I’ve been expecting this call for a year,” Ortega wrote.
The Tucson Police Department has confirmed that drug paraphernalia was found inside the rapper’s tour bus, and they indicated in a statement that a drug overdose is suspected.
Peep, born Gustav Ahr, spoke openly about his drug use. In a YouTube video posted two days before his death, he told fans he had taken six Xanax prior to a scheduled show in El Paso.
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