Lil Tay‘s household revealed on Aug. 9 that the 14-year-old, whose actual identify is Claire Hope, has died. “It’s with a heavy coronary heart that we share the devastating information of our beloved Claire’s sudden and tragic passing,” the assertion, which was posted on Lil Tay’s Instagram, mentioned. “We’ve no phrases to precise the insufferable loss and indescribable ache. The result was completely sudden and has left us all in shock.”

The assertion continued, “Her brother’s passing provides an much more unimaginable depth to our grief. Throughout this time of immense sorrow, we kindly ask for privateness as we grieve this overwhelming loss, because the circumstances surrounding Claire and her brother’s passing are nonetheless below investigation. Claire will ceaselessly stay in our hearts, her absence leaving an irreplaceable void that shall be felt by all who knew and beloved her.” No additional particulars in regards to the passing of Lil Tay have been confirmed presently.

Lil Tay grew to become an Web sensation in 2018 when she was simply 9 years outdated. She went viral for her rap movies, which included luxurious automobiles and cash. Regardless of her younger age, she shaped shut relationships with different rappers, who she appeared to contemplate her mentors. In April 2018, she was noticed out with Chief Keef, and even teased a collaboration with him at one level.

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Lil Tay in one in every of her YouTube movies. (Lil Tay/Youtube)

Lil Tay additionally appeared to have a friendship with XXXTentacion, who handed away in June 2018. She took to Instagram to mourn the rapper’s loss, sharing a photograph of them FaceTiming to go along with her tribute. “You really modified me,” she wrote. “You have been there for me when everybody needed me to fail. You have been there to present me recommendation, you have been there. As a father determine, once I don’t have one, you have been right here, FaceTiming me and calling me for hours once I’m down. Three hours in the past you introduced the Charity occasion we have been going to throw. We had all the pieces arrange. I can’t consider this. The evil on the planet. This isn’t goodbye.”

{The teenager} appeared to step away from social media after that submit. Her Instagram web page doesn’t have any posts between that 2018 message and the announcement of her demise.

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