16 Nov Lil Peep, a rising emo-rap artist who was just 21 years old, died Nov. His death came shortly before a scheduled performance in Tucson, Ariz. and was confirmed by his management company, First Access Entertainment. Referring to Lil Peep by his birth name, Gustav Åhr, the Pima County Office of the. 16 Nov Lil Peep has reportedly died, aged just The controversial emo rapper (real name Gustav Åhr) found notoriety and fame this year. 11 Apr We at Earther are having some disagreements about whether to label this turtle emo, punk, or metal. What none of us can dispute, however, is that it's endangered.