Marshmello Drops Lil Peep Posthumous Collab 'Spotlight': Listen
Marshmello's collaboration with late-MC Lil Peep has arrived. It's the first posthumous release from the emergent rapper since he died from an apparent drug overdose. The producer and the emerging rapper began to work on the track a few weeks before the 21-year-old died. An autopsy report showed Lil Peep exposed himself to a fatal dose of Fentanyl, an opiate that is very deadly when taken in part with heroin or other controlled substances.
The song is called "Spotlight," and the dance music producer says he wasn't sure whether he'd ever release the track, but Peep's mother specifically asked that her son's music be shared with the world.
“Peep brought an excitement to music that was unparalleled to anybody I’ve ever met. We started an idea together, that unfortunately we were never able to officially finish together. When I listen to this track now I get chills wishing he could hear it. This record is dedicated to Peep’s mother, family, friends and his fans. Gus will live forever through his music and that is something we should all be extremely thankful for.”
Listen to the collaboration below: