Lil Peep, a rising young star of the rap-emo scene, has died aged 21, his publicist told Pitchfork and The Guardian.

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The cause of the death is still unknown but music manager Adam Grandmaison told The Guardian the artist had been taken to hospital after an overdose.

Lil Peep, who grew up in Long Beach, New York, and whose real name was Gustav Åhr, released his debut album “Come Over When You’re Sober (Part One)” in August this year after earning a cult following for a series of short mixtapes in which he opened up about his drug use and mental health issues. …

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