Lil Peep has died, his rep confirmed to The Guardian.
This Wednesday night, the late star’s manager Chase Ortega tweeted a cryptic message in which he wrote: “I’ve been expecting this call for a year. Mother f**k.”
As RadarOnline.com has learned, just this past Tuesday, Lil Peep, 21, posted a dark shirtless photo of himself on Instagram. “When I die You’ll love me,” he captioned the photo. The star has long suffered depression, and has been known to use various drugs. While some outlets believe his death was caused by an overdose, his rep has not confirmed the suspicion.
Just three months ago, the “Benz Truck” singer released his debut album Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 1.
After hearing the news of his passing, pals took to social media to voice their sorrow. The singer’s heartbroken girlfriend was one of the first to speak out amid the tragedy. In an emotional Instagram post she paid tribute to her late love and shared screenshots of their sweet conversations.
"I can’t believe i’m writing this. you’re in my heart. i’m always yours. i don’t have words to express what you’ve done for me in such little time. i love you so much. you live forever in me. i don’t know how to do any of this without you now... i love you so much i want to wake up from this nightmare," she wrote.
“I’m completely heart broken and lost right now. I can’t even feel it’s not real. I love you and I’ll miss you always. One of the realest,” wrote friend Mikey Cortez while sharing a photo of them in the recording studio together. “Please someone tell me this isn’t real.”
Wrote DJ Marshmello: “I can’t even believe this. We were just talking last week about working on a song together and now you’re gone. You will be missed, R.I.P.”
“Peep had so much more to do man he was constantly inspiring me. I dont feel good man,” tweeted Diplo.
“Seeing the news of Lil Peep is so desperately sad,” added Sam Smith.
Various other artists took to social media to share their sadness over Lil Peep’s sudden death.
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