Our hearts are still broken over the sudden and tragic death of Malcolm McCormick, better known by his stage name, Mac Miller. The 26-year-old rapper was found dead in his Los Angeles home on September 7 from an apparent drug overdose. His family confirmed his passing a few hours after the.
Spent the last evening before his unfortunate death surrounded by friends. A music industry source told PEOPLE the departed rapper had been watching a football game with his buddies the night before he passed of an alleged overdose Friday (September 7). 'He loved the Steelers and was just out with friends watching the game last night,' the insider described to the outlet, referring to Thursday's match in which the Philadelphia Eagles played against the Atlanta Falcons. Evidently, the night proved just as normal as any other for Miller and his pals. However, the source stated the 'Self Care' rapper, who had released his fifth and last studio album Swimming a month prior, was noticeably fragile. 'Everyone who he worked with was aware that he was delicate,' they said, 'but thought it was because of the new album, nerves, nothing like this.'
“At his record release in New York he was happy taking pictures, we felt like he was back,' the source continued. 'He wasn’t even drinking in New York. He was an artist’s artist; everyone loved him.”. The MC was found at his San Fernando Valley residence, where the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner pronounced him dead at 11:51 a.m. Following his death, law enforcement sources who searched the rapper's residence told Saturday (September 8) Miller's home may have been scrubbed of pill bottles, illegal drugs, and other drug paraphernalia as police were only able to find a trace amount 'white powder' when searching for clues as to how he died.
Even stranger, cops said people were at Miller's place both the night before and on Friday, around the time someone called 911. Born, the young star had been especially open about his troubles with substance abuse, particularly in his music. The artist's former girlfriend of two years, pop singer, as a reason for. In light of the saddening report, a source close to the Sweetener singer said, 'Ariana always shared a deep connection with Mac' and that she was devasted over the news.
His high school sweetheart, a woman named Nomi Leasure whom he dated for over six years, also. In the wake of his death,. If you or anyone you know is facing substance abuse issues, call the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Helpline at 1-800-662-4357 for free and confidential information 24/7.
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