Lil Peep

Lil Peep


Gustav Elijah Åhr, known professionally as Lil Peep, was an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He was a member of the emo rap collective GothBoiClique.

Full Name
Gustav Elijah Åhr
Nov 1, 1996
Nov 15, 2017
6′ 1″
Net Worth


Gustav Elijah Åhr, better known by his stage name Lil Peep, was born on November 1, 1996 in Long Island, New York. He was of German and Swedish descent. He had a difficult childhood as he grew up with his mother and stepfather who had drug problems.

At the age of 11, he moved to Los Angeles, California with his mother and stepfather. As a teen he attended Long Beach City College but eventually dropped out to pursue music full time. He started posting rap content on YouTube when he was 15 years old, using the moniker "Lil Peep". In 2015, he released his first mixtape, called "Lil Peep Part One". The mixtape featured a blend of slow and melancholic hip-hop beats that resonated with listeners around the world.

In 2017 Lil Peep released his debut studio album Come Over When You're Sober (Part One), which became an instant success reaching No. 38 on the US Billboard 200 chart. The album spawned several hit singles such as "Awful Things", "The Brightside" and "Save That Shit". His second studio album Come Over When You're Sober (Part Two) was released posthumously in 2018 following his death in 2017 due to an accidental overdose.

Lil Peep's musical style was often described as emo rap or cloud rap with elements of punk rock and trap music. He was known for singing about depression, addiction and love while incorporating dark themes into his music videos. Throughout his career he collaborated with several big names in music including Diplo and Marshmello among others. He also amassed millions of followers on social media platforms like Instagram and YouTube where he often shared personal posts about his life experiences.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1996</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lil Peep is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On November 1, 1996, Gustav Elijah Åhr (Lil Peep) was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases First Mixtape</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lil Peep released his debut mixtape, ‘Lil Peep Part One’.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs to First Records Label</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lil Peep signed with GothBoiClique and began releasing his music through Empire Distribution.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Debut Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lil Peep released his debut album, ‘Come Over When You’re Sober’, which peaked at number 38 on the Billboard 200 chart.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Collaborates with Marshmello</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lil Peep collaborated with EDM producer Marshmello on the song ‘Spotlight’.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">Nov 2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Passes Away at Age 21</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lil Peep passed away on November 15, 2017 due to an accidental drug overdose. He was 21 years old.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Posthumous Album Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">His posthumous album, ‘Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 2’ was released in November 2019.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> His Music</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Lil Peep's music is incredibly unique and moving. His music touches on a range of topics, from heartache to depression, making it relatable to many people. His combination of hip hop, rock and emo influences makes his sound truly special.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> His Style</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Lil Peep had an unmistakable style that was all his own. He mixed Goth and punk fashion with streetwear trends and created something entirely new. He also pushed boundaries with his tattoos and piercings, inspiring many young people to express themselves through their style.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He Was Authentic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Lil Peep was real about his struggles and his music was raw and honest. He didn't shy away from difficult topics like mental health and addiction, allowing people to connect with him through his music in a very powerful way.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started His Career as a YouTube Star</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Lil Peep started his career by posting DIY music videos to YouTube that eventually garnered him an international fan base.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Was Open About His Mental Health Struggles</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Lil Peep was very open about his struggles with depression, anxiety, and addiction in his lyrics and music videos. He often discussed the importance of mental health awareness.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Collaborated With Other Artists</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Lil Peep collaborated with other artists such as Fall Out Boy, Marshmello, and iLoveMakonnen. He was also featured on the song "Falling Down" with XXXTentacion.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> First Posthumous Album Released</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Lil Peep's first posthumous album "Come Over When You're Sober, Pt. 2" was released in 2018 and peaked at #4 on the US Billboard 200.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Had a Documentary Made About Him</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">A documentary about Lil Peep titled "Everybody's Everything" was released in 2019, which featured rare archival footage of the rapper's life.</p></div>


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