The Life of Lil Peep

By mharmon
  • Birth

    Birth
    Gustav Elijah Åhr was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania on Halloween night 1996.
  • First Tattoo

    First Tattoo
    Gus got his first tattoo at the age of 14. He was worried that his mother would react negatively so he tattooed both her birth date and her initials
  • Feelz EP

    Feelz EP
    Gus' very first EP included only 3 songs, toxic city, feelz and life.
  • Garden Release EP

    Garden Release EP
    Collaboration between Death+ and Lil Peep
  • Lil Peep: Part One

    Lil Peep: Part One
    Gus' first major project included some of his most popular songs such as “Praying to the Sky” and “The Way I See Things” along with 9 other tracks.
  • In the Bedroom, I Confess EP

    In the Bedroom, I Confess EP
    Collaboration between OmenXIII and Lil Peep.
  • Mall Musicc EP

    Mall Musicc EP
    Collaboration between Boy Froot and Lil Peep.
  • Joins Schema Posse

    Joins Schema Posse
    Started by Atlanta rapper and producer JGRXXN, fellow members included Florida rappers Ghostemane and Craig Xen.
  • Romeo's Regrets EP

    Romeo's Regrets EP
    Collaboration between Bexey and Lil Peep.
  • First Merch Item

    First Merch Item
    With permission from JGRXXN Gus used the Schema Posse skeleton as his first t-shirt design.
  • Live Forever EP

    Live Forever EP
    Live Forever was Gus' second mixtape. It featured 10 tracks including most notably Live Forever and haunt u. The single Live Forever was rereleased on the compilation album Everybody's Everything in late 2019.
  • California Girls EP

    California Girls EP
    Produced by NEDARB who would go on to become close friends with Gus. The two deliver a beautifully creative trap house dream. The projects 4th track “Beamer Boy” was certified gold by the RIAA on January 16, 2020, this track was a major milestone for the career of Lil Peep at the time of its release.
  • Vertigo EP

    Vertigo EP
    Written and produced with John Mello, Gus can be heard singing under heavy instrumentals about a slew of topics from suicide to love. The 4 track project later received 3 music videos.
  • First Show

    First Show
    Lil Peep's first show was preformed in Tuscon, Arizona alongside fellow Schema Posse members JGRXXN and Ghostmane. Tickets were $10. During his performance the DJ experienced technical difficulties resulting in a crowd of 30 something teenagers to finish the song with him. Gus was floored by the clear grasp he had on the crowd, he was excited. Immediately following this Gus was no where to be found, he had gone backstage to throw up.
  • Crybaby Tattoo

    Crybaby Tattoo
    Gus travelled to an illegal tattoo artists shop in Los Angeles to receive one of his most notable tattoos.
  • Leaves Schema Posse

    Leaves Schema Posse
    Lil Peep was no longer associated with a collective, though they remained on good terms.
  • Crybaby Release

    Crybaby Release
    Arguably one of his most impactful projects. Crybaby features GothBoiClique members WICCA PHASE SPRINGS ETERNAL, Cold Hart, and Lil Tracy. The album acted as a massive stepping stone with popular songs like Crybaby, Lil Jeep, Absolute in Doubt and white tee. At a runtime of 31 minutes, the album has amassed 313.9 million streams on SoundCloud alone.
  • First Access Entertainment

    First Access Entertainment
    Gus signs an artist representation deal with First Access Entertainment. F.A.E. would go on to provide a more secure living situation, modelling opportunities, studio time and more.
  • Castles EP

    Castles EP
    A 3 track EP produced by NEDARB and preformed by both Lil Peep and Lil Tracy.
  • Joined GothBoiClique

    Joined GothBoiClique
    GothBoiClique is an American emo rap collective based in Los Angeles, California. GBC took to Twitter to announce "lil peep is officially gbc" along with a release date for Gus' forthcoming mixtape Hellboy
  • Hellboy Release

    Hellboy Release
    Now considered the masterpiece of Lil Peep’s lifetime by Pitchfork, Hellboy was uploaded to SoundCloud in September 2016 and became a breakthrough mixtape cementing Lil Peep as the future of emo. As of March 2020 the mixtape has amassed 357.3 million streams on SoundCloud alone.
  • WTLRO Tour Begins

    WTLRO Tour Begins
    A tour named after the 2016 album by Fat Nick, the When The Lean Runs Out tour hosted Fat Nick along with Lil Peep, Mikey The Magician, Smokepurpp and Don Krez.
  • WTLRO Tour Ends

    WTLRO Tour Ends
  • Castles II EP

    Castles II EP
    Peep and Tracy return with an unstoppable 5 track EP. Including hits witchblades and Your Favourite Dress.
  • FADER Article

    FADER Article
    Meet Lil Peep, All-American Reject. How a lifelong outcast became the internet’s most divisive rising star.
  • The Peep Show Tour Begins

    The Peep Show Tour Begins
    Lil Peep's first headlining tour kicked off in Chicago alongside openers GothBoiClique.
  • The Echo Overdose

    The Echo Overdose
    Lil Peep's show at The Echo in Los Angeles became one of his most notable shows as is featured in the documentary Everybody's Everything (2019). Gus had taken too much of something and was unsure if he would be able to preform given both his mental and physical state, Gus pulled through and preformed an incredible 40 minute set.
  • Moves To London

    Moves To London
    Gus considered London to be his second home. He lived with Bexey for a short time and planned on moving permanently after the COWYS tour.
  • Fashion Week

    Fashion Week
    Lil Peep walked at both Marcelo Burlon and VLONE‘s runway presentations. Shortly after, Peep would go on to land spreads in style bibles such as GQ, V Magazine and PAPER Magazine.
  • Come Over When You're Sober, Pt. 1 Release

    Come Over When You're Sober, Pt. 1 Release
    Come Over When You're Sober, Pt. 1 is the debut studio album by American singer and rapper Lil Peep and the only album to be released during his lifetime. It was released on August 15, 2017
  • COWYS Tour Begins

    COWYS Tour Begins
    Lil Peep's final tour starts in Seattle. He would complete all but the final 2 tour dates.
  • Last Show

    Last Show
    Lil Peep's last performance was held in El Paso, Texas at Tricky Falls concert theatre. He was scheduled to preform the following evening in Tuscon but passed away just hours before showtime.
  • Death

    Death
    Gustav Elijah Åhr passed away in Tucson, Arizona, on November 15, 2017, two weeks after his 21st birthday. The Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner certified the cause of death as an accidental overdose of fentanyl and Xanax.