Lil Peep ‘Suicide Cocktail’: 6 Xanax, Cocaine, Ecstacy, Mushrooms + Concentrated Cannabis

One of Lil Peep's last Instagram posts: '? ? fucc it'
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One of Lil Peep's last Instagram posts: '? ? fucc it'
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One of Lil Peep’s last Instagram posts: ‘? ? fucc it’

Lil Peep effectively killed himself with an extremely lethal drug cocktail, according to preliminary details surfacing.

Updated, Saturday AM (Nov 18th): Lil Peep’s brother now suspects that a foreign substance was mixed into this combination.  Given the amount of drugs in the cocktail, a foreign substance may have interacted with the other substances and provoked the death.  ““[The family] have heard there was some sort of substance he did not expect to be involved in the substance he was taking,” Oskar Ahr relayed on Friday. “He thought he could take what he did.  But he had been given something and he didn’t realize what it was.”

Here’s our original report from Friday.  Please send us anything else you know to  RIP Gustav Ahr aka Lil Peep.  I mourn your life and the music that I will never get to hear.

Emo trap artist Lil Peep effectively committed suicide with a massive drug overdose, according to details emerging Friday.  The self-administered ‘suicide cocktail’ may have included up to 6 Xanax pills, combined with other substances including cocaine, ecstasy, psilocybin mushrooms, and even concentrated cannabis.

Those substances may have been taken within a very short period time, according to information obtained from preliminary toxicology tests.  Dehydration may have also compounded the situation, with Lil Peep effectively ending his life with aggressive drug intake.

Sources to Digital Music News stressed that the results were preliminary.  But medics are clear that Lil Peep’s body was ‘just overwhelmed with toxic agents’.  A full autopsy may reveal the exact drugs taken, though sources warned that a full autopsy can take months to complete.

Accordingly, it’s unclear how the various drugs interacted with one another.  The high-powered marijuana is incapable of killing a person.  Similarly, it’s impossible to overdose on mushrooms.  But those drugs certainly didn’t help the situation, a source with knowledge of recreational drugs shared.

On Thursday, the Medical Examiner for Pima County, Arizona, confirmed that an autopsy was underway.

The official cause of death is likely to be ‘drug overdose’.  The Examiner offered the following brief statement:

“The Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner completed a comprehensive postmortem examination today, November 16, 2017, following the death of rap artist Gustav Ahr, known professionally as Lil Peep.  While it is suspected Ahr died of a drug overdose, it will be six to eight weeks before toxicology test results are available to definitively determine the cause of death.”

On Wednesday, Lil Peep was found dead in his tour bus before a show in Tucson, Arizona.  

Chase Ortega, Ahr’s manager, first discovered the body.  “I’ve been expecting this call for a year. Mother fuck,” Ortega reacted, suggesting a pattern of extreme drug abuse and near-misses.

 Tuscon Police Department later confirmed the death, with Xanax cited as a culprit.

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Ahr was obviously suffering from depression while taking heavy amounts of drugs to self-medicate. 

“Some days I wake up and I’m like, ‘Fuck, I wish I didn’t wake up’,” Ahr told Pitchfork in January.  “Some days I’ll be very down and out, but you won’t be able to tell, really, because I don’t express that side of myself on social media.”

In retrospect, the signs seem rather obvious, with his music routinely discussing death, drugs, and suicide.

I don’t wanna die alone this way
Read the tattoos on my face
Imma die young, but I get cake
I spent it on the drugs and act OK

Lyrics from Lil Peep’s song, ‘Overdose’

On of Lil Peep’s final Instagram posts featured what appears to be two Xanax pills.  “? ? fucc it,” the caption reads.

Another, sent just days before his death, reads, ‘When I die You’ll love me’.


R.I.P. Lil Peep.


19 Responses

  1. wtf

    6 xanaxes??? Wow that’s pretty low actually. Maybe the mixing with the other stuff.
    Xanax + concentrated cannabis + ecstasy = extremely fast heartbeat, hear attack danger.
    Having said that, I know a guy who took 30 (!!) Xanaxes , then they used that electric thing to revive him… Maybe if medical was offered quick enough he could not be dead, but he would probably do it another time.. He decided to do it and not much could stop him.

    • Anonymous

      El xanax estaba adulterado, lil peep NO se suicido, lo que le causo la muerte fue el xanax ni la mezcla de drogas, fue el fentanyl que estaba en el xanax, cosa que el no sabia x lo tanto fallecio. Gus queria consumir, su objetivo no era morir. Fue un accidente causado por el xanax adulterado que le dieron. Ojala resuelva dudas y dejen de verlo como un suicida, cuando lo que le paso fue accidental y culpa de otras personas quizas

    • Ben

      Ecstasy and xanax at the same time is speed balling and one of the biggest reasons of overdose. Other than opiates

    • Me

      You my good sir are a fucking idiot 6 cans is enough to kill you 3 times

  2. Paul Resnikoff

    I was surprised alcohol wasn’t on this list, given its lethal nature when taken with Xanax. But please check the story update as LIl Peep’s brother has offered some more possible information.

  3. pete

    edit the wording of this story. his death has not been ruled a suicide and its poor journalism to imply he killed himself.

  4. keisha

    thi suicide rate for kids right now is at an all time high. and record companies are pushing this madness. i dont want any kid to die but we need to pay attention to what our kids are listening to.

  5. Hallie

    I can’t believe it its been almost a year and i’m still crying over Lil Peep almost every night. 21…. Someone should never die that young epesically someone who gave this world someone to look up to. Even tho I never met lil peep ( i hate myself for not meeting him) i feel like i knew him on a personal level… Lil peep if you see this where ever you are, I love you, you really mean the world to me!!! <3 <3 <3 <3

        • DOPEBREEZY

          woahh mannn take a chill pill. preferably one laced w fentanyl ..

          • Cris

            All of you should chill, obviously none of these artists should be looked up to for good reason but they absolutely should be related to. I do believe that specifically xanax and other benzos are known to cause symptoms of suicidal thoughts, thats why doctors don’t give depressed people xanax or anything similar, its everyone’s right to believe what they want but I speak from experience Xanax does cause mood changes as a long term affect people need to know the affects of these drugs. All he needed was some help and some real friends I hope his next life treats him better.


    Ay, Yall seen that new Kenzie Reeves vid?

  7. The truth

    It was fake xanax pills laced with fentanyl that killed Lil Peep… fentanyl is the devil

  8. Anonymous

    Yall all some Lil pwussy . Listen to that emo Bs . Arguing over why a mfr died smh ..

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