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American rapper Lil Peep dies at 21

News Agencies | Updated on: 17 November 2017, 11:20 IST

American rapper and singer, Gustav Åhr, known by his stage name Lil Peep, has died at the age of 21 while on a tour in Arizona.

The singer, who grew up in Long Beach, New York, was found unresponsive by his manager in his tour bus.

The Police Department in Tucson stated that the after speaking with the people on the scene and going into the tour bus, there was an evidence of a possible drug overdose, most likely from Xanax, reports CNN.

He was a fast-rising rapper whose emotional tracks charted depression and drug use.

In the last video that the rapper posted online hours before his death, he said he had taken prescription drugs and other substances, saying, "I'm good, I'm not sick." 


First published: 17 November 2017, 11:20 IST