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Lil Peep died of possible Xanax overdose, police say

Posted: 7:17 AM, Nov 16, 2017
Updated: 2017-11-16 19:07:25Z

Emerging rapper and YouTube star Lil Peep has died at age 21, a representative confirmed to the Guardian

The rapper, whose real name is Gustav Åhr, died due to an apparent overdose, Tucson police Sgt. Pete Dugan told KGUN. The department responded to a call around 9 p.m. local time on Wednesday. 

Lil Peep grew up in Long Beach, New York. 

Lil Peep had released mixtapes and had a strong internet following. His debut album "Come Over When You're Sober (Part One)" was released in August. He had a unique style of emo-rap. 

Lil Peep had an imprint in the fashion world as well. He sat in the front row of the Balmain men's show at Paris Fashion Week before his album debuted.