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Thread started 09/07/18 1:49pm

TrivialPursuit

Rapper Mac Miller dead


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Mac Miller died Friday of an apparent overdose ... TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Mac was found Friday at around noon at his San Fernando Valley home and was pronounced dead at the scene.

We're told authorities were alerted by a male friend who placed a 911 call from Mac's home.

Miller has battled substance abuse issues for years ... something that came up in the wake of his breakup with Ariana Grande. The rapper wrecked his G-Wagon by wrapping it around a utility pole back in May and was arrested for DUI and hit and run. He fled the scene but cops say he later confessed at his home. He blew 2 times the legal limit.

After his arrest Ariana tweeted, "Pls take care of yourself" and was clearly concerned about substance abuse.

After their breakup, Ariana made it clear ... his substance abuse had been a deal breaker in their 2-year relationship.

His 2014 mixtape, "Faces," was almost autobiographical on the subject of drug use. There were also references to premature death.

A profile of Mac was just published Thursday by Vulture -- among other things, Mac said he had enormous pressure growing up in the public eye ... "A lot of times in my life I've put this pressure to hold myself to the standard of whatever I thought I was supposed to be, or how I was supposed to be perceived. And it creates pressure."

Thursday night Mac posted video of a record player and you hear his song, "So it Goes," which includes lyrics, "Nine lives, never, die, f*** a heaven, I'm still gettin' high."

Mac was supposed to start a tour next month.

[Edited 9/7/18 13:51pm]

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Reply #1 posted 09/07/18 2:15pm

StrangeButTrue

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Sad news. I am not familiar with his music, but I was familiar with his "coming up" independently and I did respect how he secured his fans his way.

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RIP

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Reply #2 posted 09/07/18 3:11pm

ginusher

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Man, that's crushing! =( That kid could spit some bars! I liked his featured verses and his single with Anderson .Paak was catchy as hell! My thoughts go out to his family and friends.
I don't want your rhythm without your rhyme
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Reply #3 posted 09/08/18 6:44am

Empress

Never heard of him, but 26 is way too young to die. sad
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Reply #4 posted 09/08/18 6:51am

TrivialPursuit

Empress said:

Never heard of him, but 26 is way too young to die. sad


You probably have and not realized it.

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Reply #5 posted 09/08/18 7:33am

728huey

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I heard a couple of tunes from him. One with Ariana Grand and another one about a year later. He had some talent, but he apparently could keep down his demons. RIP Mac Miller.

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Reply #6 posted 09/08/18 11:04am

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This reminds me SO MUCH of Prince's death. The signs were there.But no one could help. Also the cleaning up of the scene before authorities arrived is similarly eeriely compatible.

So Prince, whom fought 4 his first record deal & got it, fought 4 a movie deal & got it, fought 4 freedom from his WB contract & got it, fought 4 his masters & got them.Gets a curable illness & says 2 himself ok, I'm done. "Life is a Box Of Chocolates"
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Reply #7 posted 09/08/18 11:36am

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7NJfuVk9hY&list=RDh7NJfuVk9hY&t=57

Mac miller on your way home. Your smile lit up the room ... grouphug Senior Skip Day memory song for many youth.... rip youngblood

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Reply #8 posted 09/08/18 11:59am

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https://youtu.be/h7NJfuVk9hY

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Reply #9 posted 09/08/18 12:00pm

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awh meant to send this over but wont open....bback to skool i go

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Reply #10 posted 09/08/18 12:57pm

EmmaMcG

Never heard of him but it's never nice to hear about people younger than me dying. I just wonder if this particular death could have been prevented? Like I said, I never heard of him but from what's written here, it seems like he had a history of drug abuse. I'm not sure how deep that goes but it seems to have been well publicised. Couldn't somebody from his label have intervened? If you know one of your artists has a drug problem, doesn't it make sense to make sure he gets help? If not for his own wellbeing, then at least do it to protect your investment.
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Reply #11 posted 09/09/18 4:48am

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The articles I´ve read so far don´t specify what exactly he OD on ....was it fentanyl, heroin or what?

" I´d rather be a stank ass hoe because I´m not stupid. Oh my goodness! I got more drugs! I´m always funny dude...I´m hilarious! Are we gonna smoke?"




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Reply #12 posted 09/10/18 10:30pm

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He was one of the real ones. Haven't bumped his music in years but I felt it when I got the news.

R.I.P. to him.

It's also mad disrespectful that many headlines are portraying him as little more than Ariana's ex.
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Reply #13 posted 09/11/18 7:00am

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ture that mowtown..Mac played paino, guitar, drums and bass. he wrote his OWN music. My kids grew up listening to Prince in the womb because of me...I grew up listening to Mac because of them.....

sad to focus so much on his dating Ariania for whaaa 2 years than his talent but thats just the media....just sad

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Reply #14 posted 09/11/18 12:07pm

Cinny

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Saw him in concert July 2011 when he was fairly new. I think at that show he said he was trying to quit smoking cigarettes. Sad to see what the spoils of money afforded this creative talent.

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Reply #15 posted 09/12/18 2:32pm

Astasheiks

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Do you think this playing with fire? Doing this type of video and then few months gone...

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Reply #16 posted 09/12/18 3:01pm

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Never heard of him but it's sad when a young person dies needlessly...

"If you're living, you've got nothing left to prove..."
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Reply #17 posted 09/14/18 8:46am

Cinny

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I think the work he did commenting on his problem was probably therapeutic and probably helped him more than denying it and keeping up a persona.

I don't think he was glorifying drugs once addiction took hold.

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Reply #18 posted 09/15/18 8:24am

KoolEaze

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Cinny said:

I think the work he did commenting on his problem was probably therapeutic and probably helped him more than denying it and keeping up a persona.

I don't think he was glorifying drugs once addiction took hold.

What was he addicted to ?

And what exactly killed him?

" I´d rather be a stank ass hoe because I´m not stupid. Oh my goodness! I got more drugs! I´m always funny dude...I´m hilarious! Are we gonna smoke?"




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Reply #19 posted 09/15/18 9:25am

ChocolateBox31
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KoolEaze said:

Cinny said:

I think the work he did commenting on his problem was probably therapeutic and probably helped him more than denying it and keeping up a persona.

I don't think he was glorifying drugs once addiction took hold.

What was he addicted to ?

And what exactly killed him?

The FULL autopsy hasn't came bacK yet to determinehis main cause of death.

So Prince, whom fought 4 his first record deal & got it, fought 4 a movie deal & got it, fought 4 freedom from his WB contract & got it, fought 4 his masters & got them.Gets a curable illness & says 2 himself ok, I'm done. "Life is a Box Of Chocolates"
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