RAPPER Mac Miller died of an accidential overdose on September 7, 2013.
Miller appeared in the hip-hop scene in 2007, à l'âge de 15 and his debut studio album, Blue Slide Park, became the first independently distributed debut album to top the US Billboard 200 puisque 1995.
When did Mac Miller die?
Miller was found dead at his home in the San Fernando Valley after what appeared to be an overdose.
His death sent shockwaves through the music industry, and grief poured out from his fans and friends.
À l'époque, rapper and singer Post Malone wrote on Twitter: “God f****** dammit. You were such an incredible person. You changed so many lives.
“Had so much love in your heart. You inspired me throughout high school, and I wouldn’t be where I was today without you. Never a more kind and sincere and beautiful person. I f****** love you mac.”
“Completely devastated and heartbroken. I’m at a loss for words mac you were like a brother to me and were there for me in the hardest of times, especially this summer. Je ne peux pas croire que c'est réel,” echoed G-Eazy.
“Rest In Peace to the great soul Mac Miller,” wrote rapper J Cole.
The McCormick family later buried Miller in their hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvanie, and started the Mac Miller Circles Fund; a charity established to “support young musicians with resources to help realize their full potential through exploration, expression, and community.”
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En juillet 2021, the charity announced plans to award 75 microgrants to Black, Indigène, and People of Color (BIPOC) to help them with their work.
What was Mac Miller’s cause of death?
Fans and friends were devastated by his death, including his former girlfriend, Ariana Grande.
It was later ruled as an accidental overdose from a combination of fentanyl, alcohol and cocaine.
Au cours des années, Miller had publicly struggled with substance abuse but was reportedly on the road to recovery before he relapsed.
What did Ariana Grande say about Mac Miller’s death?
In a heartbreaking tribute to Miller, Grande wrote: “I can’t believe you aren’t here anymore. I really can’t wrap my head around it.
“I’m so mad, I’m so sad I don’t know what to do. … I’m so sorry I couldn’t fix or take your pain away. I really wanted to.”
Was anyone charged in connection to Mac’s death?
Throughout the course of the investigation, authorities discovered that the pills were given to Miller by his alleged dealer, Cameron James Pettit, after receiving them from Stephen Walter.
En octobre 2021, Walter agreed to plead guilty to distributing the fentanyl and will reporedtly serve a 17-year prison sentence.
Un mois plus tard, 38-year-old Ryan Michael Reavis then agreed to plead guilty to knowing the pills were laced with fentanyl, selon KTLA.
Both are expected to make their pleas in the coming weeks in front of a U.S. district judge in Los Angeles.