The news of Lil Peep's death has sent a shockwave through the music world. The 21-year-old's death was confirmed in the early hours of Thursday. He had played a live show in Tucson just hours previous.
Rappers, collaborators, and fans all posted their tributes to Peep on social media. Among them was Makonnen, a friend of Peep's. He wrote:
💔💔I’m never gonna be ok. I’ll always love u, we became best friends and made some of the best music I have ever been apart of. I’m gonna miss u forever “Little”. Always in my heart and soul. Thank u for being my real friend.🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤 pic.twitter.com/E1DhI2Fqlu— Master Magician (@iLoveMakonnen5D) November 16, 2017
Read on for a selection of messages from the music world.
I remember Lil peep telling me he is against the sexual abuse of women and people in the music industry... I will continue to push his vision thank you - Lil B— Lil B THE BASEDGOD (@LILBTHEBASEDGOD) November 16, 2017
lil peep passing is such a tragedy. i remember hearing him for the first time and being so enthralled. love to all his family, friends and fans. we have lost something special. R.I.P.— CHARLI XCX (@charli_xcx) November 16, 2017
Lil peep wtfffffffffff bro I'm sick❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️— Ty Dolla $ign (@tydollasign) November 16, 2017
🖤sending my love to lil peep’s family and everyone in the gothboiclique— ALICE GLASS (@ALICEGLASS) November 16, 2017