Mac Miller’s Death

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SirDavid Boatwright, Reporter

On January 19, 1992 Malcolm James McCormick, better known as Mac Miller, was born. Sadly, that entertaining life came to an abrupt end on September 7, 2018 as Mac Miller was put to rest. Mac Miller was a rapper, singer, and record producer. Mac’s career began between the years of 2007 and 2010 and in 2010 Mac Miller was signed to Rostrum Records. In 2011 Miller dropped Best Day Ever (mix tape) featuring his single “Donald Trump” and two other hit songs “Wear my Hat” and “All Around the World.” In 2012 Miller pronounced the title of his first album “Blue Slide Park” on his you tube channel on July 5, 2012. After that his career led to meeting plenty of famous people and lead him to doing things he would of never have done with out the fame he had.

When Malcolm was younger he was raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was raised by Karen Meyers and Mark McCormick, his parents. Miller’s father was a Christian and his mother was Jewish while Mac was being raised he was raised as a Jew and had a Bar Mitzvah and celebrated the Jewish High Holy Days. Miller attended Winchester Thurston School and Taylor Allderdice High School. At the age of 6 Miller started taking piano lessons, but in high school he decided to focus on his hip-hop career later noting, “Once I hit 15 I got real serious about pursuing in a hip-hop career and it completely changed my life around.” Then, years later Miller died from a drug overdose. Miller had an addiction to promethazine and codeine known as “purple drank” or “lean.” On September 7, 2018 Mac Miller overdosed in his studio and was found unresponsive later.

Sunrise January 19, 1992 –  Sunset September 7, 2018

RIP Malcolm James McCormick/ Mac Miller.