Gustav Ahr (November 1, 1996 – November 15, 2017) better known as lil leep was an American rapper and singer. He is credited as one of the main artists responsible for the revival with his style of hip hop known as emo trap. He grew up in Long Island, New York  and attended Long Beach High School. He rarely attended school so he later dropped out to do online school. Later on he started to drop music on both YouTube and SoundCloud. Shortly after turning 17 lil peep moved to Los Angeles to pursue his music career.

On November 15, 2017, lil peep was found dead in his tour bus by his manager who had gone to check on him in preparation for that night’s performance at a Tucson, Arizona venue. Many believe his death was caused by a overdose because lil peep had made a social media post showing himself trying to drop Xanax pills into his mouth. After a couple tries he successfully landed one in his mouth.