OMFG

Album: Hellboy (2016)
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  • Gustav Åhr, known by his stage name of Lil Peep, was a New York rapper'singer whose gloomy and introspective rhyming style came to be known as emo hip hop. Åhr frequently touched on the depression he battled through during his short life and this song finds him haunted by his suicidal thoughts.

    I used to wanna kill myself
    Came up, still wanna kill myself
    My life is goin' nowhere
    I want everyone to know that I don't care
    I used to wanna kill myself
    Came up, still wanna kill myself
    My life is goin' nowhere
    I want everyone to know that I don't care
    Care who knows it anymore


    Asked about the song in a Pitchfork interview Lil Peep replied: "Yeah, it is serious. I suffer from depression and some days I wake up and I'm like: 'F--k, I wish I didn't wake up' … I realized it was just myself — it's a chemical imbalance in my brain. 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. That's the side of myself that I express through music. That's my channel for letting all that s--t out."
  • Lil Peep died on November 15, 2017 at age 21 from a drug overdose.

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