His cause of death has not been revealed as of press time.
Lil Peep’s manager Chase Ortega also tweeted the news early Thursday (November 16), writing “I’ve been expecting this call for a year.”
I’ve been expecting this call for a year. Mother fuck
— Chase (@RealChaseOrtega) November 16, 2017
Fellow musicians Post Malone, Marshmello, and Lil B tweeted statements following Peep’s death. See them below.
Long Beach, New York-raised emo/hip-hop artist’s real name was Gustav Åhr. Earlier this year Pitchfork called Lil Peep “the future of emo”.
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
Don’t wait until someone’s gone to tell them how much you love them, forgive and forget any issues with those you care about and realize that we all are only here for a limited amount of time
— marshmello (@marshmellomusic) November 16, 2017
I remember Lil peep telling me he is against the sexual abuse of women and people in the music industry… I will continue to push his vision thank you – Lil B
— Lil B THE BASEDGOD (@LILBTHEBASEDGOD) November 16, 2017
Featured image via Facebook.