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Status Ain't Hood

Juice WRLD Turns SoundCloud Rap Into Toxic Emo-Pop

Fifteen years ago, in her Punk Planet column, Jessica Hopper wrote a piece called "Emo: Where The Girls Aren't." The piece went about as viral…
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2018 - 12:36 pm

Interview

Phil Elverum On Critical Acclaim, Lil Peep, & Mount Eerie’s New Album Now Only

Since adopting the Mount Eerie moniker almost 15 years ago, Phil Elverum's mostly remained in the same place. In the early 2000s, he returned to…
Patrick Lyons | March 14, 2018 - 11:45 am

2017 In Review

The Year In Viral Success Stories: The Good, The Bhad, & The Buzzy

The fidget spinner may very well be the emblem of 2017: an omnipresent commercial object meant to relieve stress. It didn’t take long for the…
Julia Gray | December 18, 2017 - 12:00 pm

More Lil Peep stories

The Late Lil Peep & XXXTentacion Appear Together On New Track “Falling Down”

Before his death last November, the massively influential Lil Peep recorded a song with fellow sing-rapper iLoveMakonnen, who himself had proven to be a transformative
Chris DeVille | September 19, 2018 - 9:51 am

The 1975 – “Love It If We Made It”

Two days ago, the 1975 sent out a press kit (the snail mail way!) that most notably contained the lyrics to their new song "Love…
Gil Green | July 19, 2018 - 11:41 am

Lil Peep – “4 Gold Chains” (Prod. Clams Casino)

Last year, the Long Island-born emo-rap innovator Lil Peep died of an accidental overdose at the age of 21. Since then, a few of Peep's…
Tom Breihan | May 14, 2018 - 9:18 am

2017 In Review

The Year In Viral Success Stories: The Good, The Bhad, & The Buzzy

The fidget spinner may very well be the emblem of 2017: an omnipresent commercial object meant to relieve stress. It didn’t take long for the…
Julia Gray | December 18, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Watch Good Charlotte Cover “Awful Things” At Lil Peep’s Memorial

The late emo/rap hybrid Lil Peep was a huge and vocal fan of the pop-punk band Good Charlotte, calling them an huge influence -- something…
Tom Breihan | December 4, 2017 - 9:20 am

Lil Peep’s Camp Shares First Message Since His Death

Lil Peep's camp has shared a message to fans in the wake of the 21-year-old rising rap star's death earlier this month. A new post…
Peter Helman | November 27, 2017 - 10:15 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Lil Peep Was A Star

On the day he died, Lil Peep posted an image of himself shirtless onstage, his head out of the frame, on Instagram. Its caption: "When…
Tom Breihan | November 22, 2017 - 10:35 am

Lil Uzi Vert Says He’s Giving Up Drugs After Lil Peep’s Death

Lil Uzi Vert is among a number of artists paying tribute to Lil Peep following the young singer and rapper's untimely death. Beyond posting his…
Ashley Iasimone / Billboard | November 20, 2017 - 3:06 pm

Lil Peep Died Of A Suspected Drug Overdose

Rapper Lil Peep has died of a suspected drug overdose at age 21.
Associated Press | November 16, 2017 - 9:23 pm

Lil Peep Dead At 21

Lil Peep, an emerging singer, rapper and YouTube star whose debut full length album dropped in recent months, has died according to multiple reports.
Billboard Staff | November 16, 2017 - 2:10 am

Stream Lil Peep Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 1

Lil Peep is a strange and fascinating hybrid beast, and we're going to have to figure him out together. He's an underground rap star who…
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2017 - 10:27 am

The Week In Pop

In The Future, All Albums Will Be Produced By Jack Antonoff

A certain nervous tension arose when young New Zealand pop visionary Lorde announced that her new album Melodrama would be entirely co-produced by Jack Antonoff…
Chris DeVille | June 22, 2017 - 5:14 pm

Emo Veterans Mineral Accuse Lil Peep Of Ripping Them Off

If you've heard of 20-year-old dirtbag rapper Lil Peep, it may be because Pitchfork dubbed him "the future of emo." If you're among those who…
Chris DeVille | May 5, 2017 - 5:28 pm