Mac Miller (1992–2018) was a popular rapper who just released his fifth studio album titled “Swimming” in August 2018. Debuting at No. 3 on the Billboard 200, the album features the single “Small Worlds.” Miller was scheduled to kick off a U.S. tour October 27 in San Francisco.
Miller’s 2016 album, “The Divine Feminine,” reached No. 2 on the Billboard 200 and features guest appearances from Kendrick Lamar, Anderson Paak, and Ariana Grande. Miller and Grande were in a long-term relationship from 2016 until earlier this year.
Miller was born Malcolm McCormick on Jan. 19, 1992, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Update: On Wednesday, September 4, 2019, the U.S Drug Enforcement Agency announced that a man was arrested for selling Miller counterfeit oxycodone pills that contained fentanyl, days before his death. Fentanyl is a drug that is 50 times more powerful than heroin.
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Died: Friday, September 7, 2018 (Who else died on September 7?)
Details of death: Died from an apparent overdose at his home in Studio City, California. He was 26.
Notable quote: “I just wanna go on tour,” Miller tweeted on Thursday. “The show is going to be special every night. I wish it started tomorrow.”
What people said about him: “Mac was one of the nicest, coolest dudes man. This is sad man.” —Questlove on Twitter
“I dont know what to say Mac Miller took me on my second tour ever. But beyond helping me launch my career he was one of the sweetest guys I ever knew. Great man. I loved him for real. Im completely broken. God bless him.” —Chance the Rapper on Twitter
“NOOO! I do not wanna believe my brother is dead! I cannot take this anymore, life is too short…I just know you’re now in a better place now than this place we call Earth @MacMiller …I love you bro, and will miss youu” —NFL star Le’Veon Bell on Twitter
Full obituary: Los Angeles Times