Yesterday, news broke that Lil Peep died of a drug overdose at 21 while on tour in Tuscon, Arizona.
As fans, music journalists, and friends continue to process the news, fellow artists and collaborators have taken to social media to share their reactions to the young star’s tragic passing.
As we wrote in our tribute to the artist, Lil Peep embodied the emo-rap movement, garnering fans for his frank, personal lyrics that dealt with his struggles with addiction and depression.
Read on for heartfelt reactions from Lil Yatchy, Makkonen, Lil Uzi Vert and Metro Boomin, among others.
If you or someone you know needs help in combating addiction or depression, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention, and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.
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