Rapper Mac Miller Dead At 26 [Condolences]
Very sad news. 26-year-old rapper Mac Miller (real name Malcolm James McCormick) has died of an apparent drug overdose. In 2010, the Pittsburgh rapper signed to Rostrum Records, instantly gaining popularity with his first studio album, Blue Slide Park, which debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart. In 2011, he released the single “Donald Trump” off his fifth mixtape, Best Day Ever, which solidified his place in pop culture.
On Friday around noon, a 911 call was placed from Miller’s San Fernando Valley home. The rapper was found dead on the scene.
As of recently, Mac Miller has admitted to struggling with substance abuse. On his 2014 mixtape, “Faces,” he chronicled drug abuse. The night before his death, Mac Miller posted a series of videos in his Instagram stories playing his song “So it Goes,” which includes lyrics,
“Nine lives, never, die, f*** a heaven, I’m still gettin’ high.”
Mac Miller was scheduled to embark on his The Swimming Tour on October 27th.
Our condolences to Mac Miller’s friends, family, and fans.