Lil Tay, rapper and social media star, dies at 14

Lil Tay, whose real name is Claire Hope, gained fame as a rapper and social media influencer.

She rose to prominence with controversial videos flaunting an extravagant lifestyle.

Lil Tjay passed away at the age of 14, She is along with her brother Jason Tian in picture.

The news was shared through a statement on her verified Instagram account.

The deaths are unexpected, and their circumstances are under investigation.

Lil Tay was originally from Canada and moved to Los Angeles in 2018 for entertainment opportunities.

She paid tribute to late rapper XXXTentacion in her last Instagram post.

Lil Tay's videos stirred controversy due to explicit language and imitations of gangster rappers.

In a 2018 interview, Lil Tay, her mother Angela Tian, and her brother defended her online presence.

 Lil Tay's mother expressed pride in her daughter's accomplishments and predicted her to be a "superstar."