The young Canadian influencer and rapper Lil Tay has died suddenly. Little information regarding the cause of his death has been revealed. She was 14 years old.

“It is with heavy hearts that we share the devastating news of the sudden and tragic passing of our beloved Claire,” Lil Tay’s family posted on his Instagram account followed by 3.5 million people. Claire Eileen Qi Hope, real name, suddenly lost her life at the age of 14. It seems that her brother also died with her. Lil Tay’s death was also confirmed by his manager to Variety.

On the young teenager’s Instagram account, her relatives ask her fans to respect their privacy. “During this time of immense grief, we ask for privacy while we mourn this crushing loss,” they explain, adding in passing that “the circumstances of the death of Claire and her brother are still the subject of discussion. ‘investigation”.

Lil Tay rose to fame in 2018, when she was just 9 years old. She posted videos on social media in which she flaunted her supposed money and did not hesitate to use particularly foul language. Lil Tay had no qualms about explaining that her toilets were as expensive as most people’s rent, or claiming to have bought a $200,000 car when she didn’t even have a driver’s license. to drive.

Note that nothing has ever proven that the objects used really belonged to him. Her mother, a real estate agent, even had problems with a client after he discovered that her house had been used as the setting for one of her daughter’s videos, reports Canadian media Noovo. Variety indicates that the girl had, it seems, also found herself at the heart of a particularly violent legal battle between her parents, who were fighting over her custody and with, perhaps, her success as well.