The comfortless death this week of rising rapper Lil Peep has serve put the dangers of drug enlightenment in the spotlight – a indicate which Wiz Khalifa appears to be penetrating to emphasize as the dirt continues to settle following the intolerable news.
The hip-hop universe is stability to compensate reverence to Lil Peep, genuine name Gustav Åhr, who tragically upheld divided on Wednesday (November 15) at the age of 21.
With a medical investigator confirming that the means of Peep’s death is a suspected overdose – yet it will be another six-to-eight weeks before that is determined for certain – much courtesy has been focused given his death on US drug culture, quite in regards to its medication drug epidemic.
Wiz Khalifa has turn a distinguished voice to pronounce out against drug enlightenment in hip-hop in new times, with the Pittsburgh rapper disapproval gaunt – a brew of Codeine cough syrup with lemonade and infrequently candy, which is also famous as ‘sizzurp’ or ‘purple drank’ – progressing this month.
Asked about because he spoke out against ‘lean culture’, Wiz told Complex News that he felt ‘somebody has to pronounce up for people who don’t trust in that, or are really sleepy of seeing it’.
‘It’s hapless that Lil Peep had to die and things like that, but these are the things people are gonna start seeing and keep happening if they don’t really relax and tumble back,’ he continued.
‘I got a couple friends who do sip gaunt and s***, and we tell them all the time like: “Yo, that s*** is wack bro.” It’s time to cranky over, and lay it down.’
Watch the full talk with Wiz Khalifa below.
Lil Peep’s final talk has been published by Paper magazine, with the rapper having mused: ‘I feel like I’m a artistic and we wish to take advantage of that.’