Categories: Foreign

Mac Miller dies at 26

American rapper and singer , Malcolm McCormick , known by his stage name, Mac Miller, has been found dead of suspected overdose.

The 26-year-old rapper who died on Sept.7 in his Studio City home of San Fernando Valley had sung about his struggles with drug abuse and death in his music.
He was known for channeling his struggles into his music and rose to fame after topping US charts with his debut album in 2011.

Malcolm signed a deal with Warner Bros in 2014 and Tom Corson, the Co-Chairman of the group, released a statement about his death.
“All of us at Warner Bros. Records are deeply shocked and saddened by the tragic news of Mac Miller’s untimely passing.
“Mac was a hugely gifted and inspiring artist, with a pioneering spirit and a sense of humor that touched everyone he met.

“Mac’s death is a devastating loss and cuts short a life and a talent of huge potential, where the possibilities felt limitless.

“We join all of his fans across the globe in extending our thoughts and prayers to his family and friends,” the statement said.
Mac Miller was born on Jan.19,1992 in Pittsburgh, Pennyslavia.
He grew up in Point Breeze, Pittsburgh with his parents who were both an architect and a photographer.

Miller recorded his first track at 14 though he started his rapping at nine .
In 2009, he recorded his first mix – tape on his laptop which he described as ” of horrible quality” having sold about 70 copies.

Other stars in the hip-hop world had been paying their tributes to Malcolm.
J Cole said on Twitter: “This is a message for anybody in this game that’s going through something.

“If you don’t feel right, if you feel you have a substance problem, if you need a ear to vent to, if you are uncomfortable talking to people around you. Please reach out to me.”

Thinking out loud singer, Ed Sheran also posted a tribute on his instagram saying the news was heartbreaking.
“This just really saddened me. I hung out with Mac a few times over the years and he was always such a sweetheart, always had the time of day for anyone, whoever they were.

“As well as being a great talent, he was a great human. Love and prayers to his family and friends. I don’t know what else to say,” he wrote.

Chance The Rapper tweeted , “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. I’m completely broken. God bless him.”

The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that the rapper was into a long-term relationship with singer YBAriana Grande which ended on grounds of substance abuse.
The pair dated for almost two years and recorded multiple songs together, including “My Favorite Part and “The Way.”
Grande and Malcolm ended their relationship in May.

Mac Miller dies at 26 was last modified: September 8th, 2018 by Francis Belux
Francis Belux

Share
Published by
Francis Belux
Tags: MacMiller

Recent Posts

“Chinese artificial sun’’ pushes past 100 million degrees

The “Chinese artificial sun’’ or experimental advanced superconducting tokamak (EAST), achieved an electron temperature of over 100 million degrees in…

19 mins ago

Group declares support for APC governorship candidate in Kwara

A group, Baruten Local Government Non-Indigenes Liberation Forum on Thursday declared its support for Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, the All Progressives Congress…

24 mins ago

Thugs attack Governor’s village, burn down houses (PHOTOS)

Youths believed to be hoodlums have burnt several houses and shops at Nnung Oku Ekanem, at Awa community, the hometown…

1 hour ago

The Mess of a Failed Impeachment

The attempt to seize power at the Anambra State House of Assembly on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, was doomed from…

2 hours ago

Sanwo-Olu Free Wi-Fi debut excites Surulere Youths

Consistent with his aspiration of supporting Nigerian youths in their quest to compete favourably in the global space, Babajide Sanwo-Olu,…

2 hours ago

Boko Haram burns down village in Borno (PHOTOS)

Dreaded Sect, Boko Haram on Wednesday night, burned down a village in Borno state. The terrorists attacked Mammanti village along…

2 hours ago