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Approaching Lil Peep On The Other Side Of Tragedy

On the evening of April 9, 2017, I stopped at a brewery on my way to a Radiohead concert. I was alone, so I played…
Patrick Lyons | November 12, 2018 - 1:40 pm

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

More Lil Peep stories

Lil Peep – “Runaway” Video

Less than a year ago, Lil Peep, the hybrid emo-rap star-in-waiting, died of a drug overdose at the age of 21. And right now, Peep's…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2018 - 10:01 am

Terrence Malick Is Executive Producing A New Lil Peep Documentary

Buried in a New York Times feature on posthumous releases from Lil Peep is the news that The Thin Red Line director Terrence Malick is…
Maggie Serota / Spin | October 31, 2018 - 1:36 pm

Posthumous Lil Peep Album Come Over When You’re Sober Pt. 2 Out Next Month

Last November, not long after becoming one of the most polarizing and influential new voices in music, Lil Peep died of an accidental overdose at…
Chris DeVille | October 18, 2018 - 3:44 pm

Justice Department Ties Emo Rap To Opioid Epidemic

An obscure SoundCloud rapper known as New Jerzey Devil, born Michael Jones, was arrested yesterday and charged with distributing heroin and fentanyl that resulted in…
Tosten Burks / Spin | October 4, 2018 - 9:32 pm

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
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