Emerging rapper and YouTube star Lil Peep has died at age 21, a representative confirmed to the Guardian .
The rapper, whose real name is Gustav Åhr, died due to an apparent overdose, Tucson police Sgt. Pete Dugan told KGUN. The department responded to a call around 9 p.m. local time on Wednesday.
Lil Peep grew up in Long Beach, New York.
Lil Peep had released mixtapes and had a strong internet following. His debut album "Come Over When You're Sober (Part One)" was released in August. He had a unique style of emo-rap.