XXXTentacion And Lil Peep Connect On Posthumous Collab "Falling Down"
“It's unfortunate because it's like, yo, when people die, that's when you're there, you know."
XXXTentacion and Lil Peep may no longer be with us, but the two are still releasing music for their fans. The late rappers recently connected on their posthumous collaboration, “Falling Down,” which was released on Wednesday (Sept. 19).
The 3-minute single seems to take inspiration from the pop-rock genre. Lil Peep comes in on the first verse with soft vocals. XXXTentacion then chimes in on the chorus before reciting a couple lines about death on the interlude. “It's unfortunate because it's like, yo, when people die, that's when you're there, you know,” X says.
The track was reportedly co-written by Makonnen, whom was believed to be working with Peep on a full-length album before his death in 2017. Ahead of the track’s release, Makonnen penned a lengthy message on Instagram about his friendship with Peep. “He used that medium to express emotions and ideas both powerfully and neatly,” he wrote. “He combined that craft (and I say craft because it was something that he worked on and thought about) with music.”
As previously reported, Lil Peep died in Nov. 2017 of a drug overdose. XXXTentacion was killed in June 2018 while leaving a motorsports store. Listen to “Fallen Down” here.
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