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Lil Peep took nap before concert and never woke up

Lil Peep, the Long Island-raised rapper who died last week in Arizona, took a nap and never woke up, a police report reveals.

The 21-year-old artist — whose real name was Gustav Ahr — had been scheduled to perform in Tucson last Wednesday when he dozed off around 5:45 p.m. ahead of the show, TMZ reported, citing the police report.

One of Lil Peep’s managers checked on him at one point and saw he was breathing fine, but he was unresponsive by the time a second manager checked in on him later that evening.

Xanax pills, marijuana and an undisclosed tan powdery substance were found by police when they made it to his tour bus, according to the celebrity gossip website.

Lil Peep, emerging singer and YouTube star, dead at 21

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Lil Peep died at 21 last week.

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First responders failed to revive him.

Police have said an official cause of death won’t be known for at least six weeks, but suspect it was the result of an overdose.

Lil Peep was an up-and-coming artist whose musical set list features lyrics about heavy topics like drugs and suicide.

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A day before his death, Lil Peep shared an Instagram post detailing his struggles.

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“I don’t let people help me but I need help,” Lil Peep captioned the post. “What is happy I always have happiness for like 10 seconds and then it’s gone. I’m getting so tired of this.”

His death was met with sorry from the music industry, with artists such as Pete Wentz and Travis Barker sharing their condolences on social media.

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