American Rapper Mac Miller Passes Away At The Age Of 26

Written By Radhika Sarkar | Mumbai | Published:


  • American Rapper Mac Miller who shot to fame as a teenager, was found dead on Friday, September 7.
  • Speculations are rife, that the young artist died due to an alleged drug overdose.

American Rapper Mac Miller who shot to fame as a teenager in the Hollywood music Industry, had reportedly been struggling from substance abuse for quite some time and was found dead on Friday, September 7. The music artist who released his fifth album in August 2018 was just 26 years old. Miller who was known for his maturity and introspection was declared unresponsive by the emergency personnel at his residence in Los Angeles. Soon after that, his family confirmed his sad demise by stating that Miller was a bright light in the world for his family, friends, and fans.

Although none of the sides has revealed the cause of death, speculations are rife, that the young artist died due to an alleged drug overdose. His death comes after he ended his two-year relationship with pop star Ariana Grande, and if reports are to be believed then his alleged drug consumption increased after he ended his high-profile relationship with her. Shortly after his break-up with her, Mac crashed his car and was charged for being drunk behind the wheel. After the car crash, Grande took to the micro-blogging site, Twitter and stated that she had tried helping Miller to get sober, but described her relationship with the artist as 'toxic'. 

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The rapper was very open about his trouble with drug consumption and his addiction with the powerful cough syrup, that is known on the streets as the 'purple drank'. Recently, the rapper had addressed his drug use and his fragile emotional state in his latest album, 'Swimming' and stated that he was indeed improving.

The troubled rapper was born in Pittsburg and gained popularity as a teenager by releasing music online. He was known for always choosing a minimalist style of music, matched with heavy beats. In 2011, Miller wrote a song about Donald Trump, that seemed to have impressed the in office President of the United States of America quite a bit. His sudden demise has come as a shock to many in Hollywood, and the music industry. Miller was all set to launch a United States tour next month, and had tweeted about it on September 7, stating “I wish it started tomorrow.''

Here is the tweet! 




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