Lil Peep quickly developed a dedicated fan base after breaking into the mainstream. He died of a drug overdose in 2017 at the age of 21. The rapper’s family ended up suing his management company for being responsible for his death. The case has finally been settled for an undisclosed amount after three years.
The Blast reports, Lil Peep’s mother, Liza Womack told the court that the parties have resolved the matter and expect it to be dismissed soon. The legal documents imply that they have agreed on a certain sum. The number wasn’t specified just like every other settlement of this manner.
Peep’s mother initially accused First Access Entertainment of giving her late son drugs that resulted in his death. According to an autopsy, the rapper had fatal quantities of fentanyl and Xanax in his system at the time of his death. She even claimed FAE oversaw a culture of “drug-infected mismanagement.”
Lil Peep, real name Gustav Elijah Ahr, helped pioneer an emo revival style of rap and rock music. He was a leading figure of the mid-late 2010s emo rap scene. His accidental overdose sparked an important debate on how young artists are treated by their management companies.
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