09/07/18 (MSN) Rapper Mac Miller has died of an apparent overdose.TMZ reports Mac was found dead around noon on Sept. 7 in his Los Angeles-area home. He was pronounced dead at the scene. He was 26.
Vulture Profile (August 2018) tells more of Mac's story. Beware: explicit language
Who Is He
Malcolm James McCormick (born January 19, 1992), best known by his stage name Mac Miller, is an American rapper, singer and record producer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is also a noted record producer under the pseudonym Larry Fisherman.
In early 2010, Mac Miller signed a record deal with Pittsburgh-based indie record label Rostrum Records. He subsequently began recording his debut studio album Blue Slide Park, and released it on November 8, 2011. The album went on to debut at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, making it the first independently distributed debut album to top the chart since Tha Dogg Pound's 1995 album, Dogg Food.
In early 2013, Mac Miller launched REMember Music, his own record label imprint, named after a friend who died. Miller's second album, Watching Movies with the Sound Off, was released on June 18, 2013. In January 2014, Miller announced he was no longer signed to Rostrum Records. In October 2014, it was reported Mac Miller signed a record deal for him and his label REMember, with Warner Bros. Records. Since, Mac has released 3 albums including his latest Swimming.
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