Rapper Mac Miller dead at 26

Sep 7 2018, 9:21 pm

It’s a sad day for the music world.

Rapper Mac Miller, born Malcolm James McCormick, has died due to an apparent overdose.

According to TMZ, the 26-year-old Pittsburgh rapper was found dead on September 7 around noon in his San Fernando Valley home.

Reports say authorities were alerted by a friend who placed a 911 call from the rapper’s home. When emergency crews arrived on scene,McCormick was found deceased.

The rapper had dealt with substance abuse issues over the years. In May, he wrapped his vehicle around a utility pole and was arrested for a DUI and a hit and run.

His most recent album, Swimming, was released in early August and he was getting ready to head on tour, which included stops in Vancouver and Toronto.

A number of tributes and words of love for Mac Miller have been pouring in online:

RIP, Larry Fisherman.

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