Medical investigators in southern Arizona have been able to determine a toxic combination of prescription drugs, was the cause.
The Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner released details on Friday from a toxicology report, CBS reports.
The medical examiner says the cause of death was the effects of the pain medication fentanyl. Alprazolam a medicine for anxiety was part of the toxic mix.
However, the death was certified as accidental.
Reflecting on his death Sarah Stennett, CEO of First Access Entertainment told Gay Star News:
‘I am in shock and heartbroken. I do not believe Peep wanted to die, this is so tragic. He had big goals and dreams for the future. which he had shared with me, his team, family and friends.
The team partnered with Peep in early 2016.
Describing Peep as ‘highly intelligent, hugely creative, massively charismatic, gentle and charming,’ Stennet goes on to say the rapper had ‘a huge ambition and his career was flourishing.’
Stennet also says she has spoken to Peep’s mother who has incredible gratitude for Peep’s fans.
‘I have spoken to his mother and she asked me to convey that she is very, very proud of him and everything he was able to achieve in his short life. She is truly grateful to the fans and the people who have supported and loved him.’
Lil Peep was becoming one of the newest faces in emo-rap. The tatted star from Long Beach was amassing millions of views on Soundcloud and YouTube.
His album Come Over When You’re Sober (Part One) was released in August to much acclaim.
Tributes from his adoring fan base
Fans of Lil Peep feel devastated by the rapper’s untimely passing at the age of 21.
The video uses the Lil Peep track Downtown.
It begins with Peep talking to someone on a plane, saying, ‘You don’t expect any of this to happen but you don’t get here without working really fucking hard. Once you’re here it’s not like you’re surprised to be here it’s like “fuck I’ve done so much.”’
Watch it below: