Saturday, 22 September, 2018

Rapper Mac Miller dies at 26 of apparent overdose, TMZ reports

TMZ: Rapper Mac Miller dies of apparent drug overdose Rapper Mac Miller dead at 26
Ella Tate | 10 September, 2018, 12:57

Rapper Mac Miller died on Friday from an apparent overdose, TMZ reports.

Miller, whose real name is Malcolm James McCormick, was arrested in May for DUI and hit-and-run.

He had been open about his struggles previously, referencing drug abuse and death in his music, particularly in the largely autobiographical 2014 mixtape Faces. Just last month, the Los Angeles Attorney's Office officially charged the rapper with a DUI stemming from a vehicle accident in May in the San Fernando Valley.

Miller split with Grande in May and soon after, he was involved in a auto accident, after which he was arrested for DUI and hit and run.

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The break up and his struggles to recover from it were central themes on his latest album Swimming, which was just released in August. A tour was planned for the end of October. His first full-length album, Blue Slide Park, debuted at No. 1 on the US Billboard chart in 2011. His second album, Watching Movies With The Sound Off, came out in 2013.

Friends and fellow musicians have begun to pay tribute to Miller, with Chance The Rapper saying that he is devastated by the news.

Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell tweeted, "I love you bro, and will miss you".

Miller graduated from Alderdice High School in 2010.

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