Lil Peep

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Full Name Lil Peep
Age 23 Years Old
Nick Name Lil Peep
Gender Male
Famous As Rapper
Birth Date November 15th, 1996
Birth Place Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Gustav Elijah Ahr was famed as Lil Peep was a rapper, songwriter as well as singer. He started releasing music on SoundCloud in 2014 by using the pseudonym Lil Peep. He released 4 mixtapes, 6 Extended Plays, and 1 studio album in his music career which spanned from 2014 to 2017. His debut album Come Over When You're Sober, Pt. 1 (2017) peaked at number 38 on the Billboard 200. He died in Tucson, Arizona on November 15, 2017, two weeks after his 21st birthday. The Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner certified the cause of death as an accidental overdose of fentanyl and Xanax. By talking about his career, he was a very talented rapper who has won the heart of many people. The 2016 EP Vertigo was subsequently released by the estate to streaming platforms on 5th March 2020.

Lil Peep Singing

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Death of Lil Peep

On 15th November 2017, Lil Peep was found dead on his tour bus when his manager went to check on him in preparation for that night's performance at a Tucson, Arizona venue on 15th November 2017. The cause of death was believed from an overdose. On 8th December, the Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner released details from a toxicology report, certifying the cause of death was an accidental overdose due to the effects of the pain medications fentanyl and alprazolam. 

Famous For

  • Being a famous rapper. 
  • For serving as one of the leading proponents of the emo hip-hop music genre.
  • For being one of the most popular rappers that have used Soundcloud to fuel their career ascent and social media popularity.

Early Life of Lil Peep

On 1st November 1996, Lil Peep was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania, the U.S. His birth name is Gustav Elijah Ahr. He was born to his parents; Karl Johan Ahr and Liza Womack. He was American by nationality and his birth sign is Scorpio. His mother was a first-grade teacher and his father was a college professor. His parents were both Harvard graduates who divorced when he was a teenager. Concerning his education, he attended Lindell Elementary School and Long Beach High School in Lido Beach, New York. He then dropped out of high school and took online courses to earn his diploma.

Career of Lil Peep

  • Lil Peep began his career when he was a teenage and he was also inspired by many underground acts like Seshollowaterboyz and more. 
  • He started his career under the pseudonym "Trap Goose". 
  • He then released his first mixtape Lil Peep; Part One and he released his first extended play Feelz and another mixtape, Live Forever. 
  • He started to rose in fame with the song Star Shopping. 
  • His popularity continued to grow after the release of the song "Beamer Boy", which led to him performing live for the first time with the rest of Schemaposse in March 2016 in Tucson, Arizona.
  • He began to associate with Los Angeles-based rap collective Gothboiclique, featuring members of the group on his full-length mixtape Crybaby which was recorded in three days with a $150 microphone. 
  • Crybaby was released in June 2016. 
  • In September 2016, Lil Peep released Hellboy.
  • He began to associate with figures such as Atlanta rapper iLoveMakonnen and longtime friend Bexey (fka Bexey Swan), and recorded Come Over When You're Sober, Pt. 1 and Come Over When You're Sober, Pt. 2, the EP Goth Angel Sinner and an untitled project with iLoveMakonnen.
  • He released his debut studio album, Come Over When You're Sober, Pt. 1, on 15th August 2017.
  • The single "Awful Things" from Come Over When You're Sober, Part One charted, becoming his first entry on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 79.
  • On 12th January 2018, Marshmello officially released a collaboration titled "Spotlight". 
  • On 27th January 2018, SoundCloud rapper Teddy released a song collaboration with Lil Peep, "Dreams & Nightmares".
  • On 17th August 2018, Makonnen announced a new Lil Peep single, "Falling Down", a reworking of "Sunlight on Your Skin" that he recorded with Peep in the fall of 2017 in London.
  • "Falling Down" was released on 19th September 2018 and peaked at number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100.
  • On October 14, 2018, Lil Peep's estate revealed that his first posthumous project, Come Over When You're Sober, Pt. 2, was finished in September 2018 and Lil Peep's executive producer for the project, Smokeasac, confirmed that it was just awaiting approval from Peep's family.
  • On 14th October 14, 2018, his estate revealed that his first posthumous project, Come Over When You're Sober, Pt. 2, was finished in September 2018 and Lil Peep's executive producer for the project, Smokeasac, confirmed that it was just awaiting approval from Peep's family.
  • Come Over When You're Sober, Pt. 2 was released on November 9, 2018.
  • On November 1, 2018, the second single from the album, "Runaway", was officially released.
  • On 31st January 2019, the first single from the upcoming collaboration album with ILoveMakonnen, "I've Been Waiting", featuring Fall Out Boy, was released.
  • On 10th March 2019, the documentary Everybody's Everything, which chronicles Lil Peep's life, premiered at the SXSW Film Festival.
  • On 1st November 2019, the estate announced the release of the soundtrack to the documentary, which features both released and unreleased tracks.
  • The 2016 EP Vertigo was subsequently released by the estate to streaming platforms on 5th March 2020.

Personal Life of Lil Peep

Lil Peep was not a married person. His sexual orientation was bisexual. He dated Arzaylea Rodriguez while on the tour. He eventually made their relationship public by sharing her several pictures with one reading ‘Mine’ and another picture focusing on her forearm tattoo that read "Yours". Arzaylea reportedly was on a flight back from London when he died because of overdose.

He was also dating the actress and a singer Bella Throne. 

Net Worth of Lil Peep

Lil Peep is a well-known rapper whose net worth will be surely in millions. As of 2020, his net worth is estimated to have $300 million. His major source of earning was from his singing career. His exact salary at the time of his death is still being calculated and will be added soon. Prior to this death, he was earning a cool amount of money and he was living a luxurious lifestyle. He didn’t do endorsement work for any brand in his lifetime.

Body Measurements of Lil Peep

Lil peep was a very handsome rapper with a slim body build. His height was 185 cm (6 ft 1 in) with a matching bodyweight of 74 Kg. He had a hair color of Dark Brown and eye color of Dark Brown. He has got a numerous tattoos in his body.