Mac Miller Dead: Chance The Rapper, Shawn Mendes & More Pay Tribute
By James Dinh
September 7, 2018
Stars like Chance The Rapper, Shawn Mendes and Diplo took to social media after the news broke to remember the late rapper, who was only 26-years-old. Law enforcement sources told TMZ that Mac was found around noon at his San Fernando Valley home and was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities were reportedly alerted by a male friend who called 911 from the star's residence. Miller's cause of death comes after a long struggle with substance abuse, which was reportedly the reason for his breakup with Ariana Grande. Scroll on below to see the many tributes to the fallen Pittsburgh rapper.
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.
I dont know what to say Mac Miller took me on my second tour ever. But beyond helping me launch my career he was one of the sweetest guys I ever knew. Great man. I loved him for real. Im completely broken. God bless him.— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) September 7, 2018
Unreal. So sad. RIP Mac Miller ❤️— Shawn Mendes (@ShawnMendes) September 7, 2018
Rip Mac miller— Diplo ⚡️ (@diplo) September 7, 2018
Devastating news to hear about another young person overdosing...this time losing their life. RIP Mac Miller, gone far too soon. 🙏🏼😓— Victoria Justice (@VictoriaJustice) September 7, 2018
Rest in your peace Mac Miller.— solange knowles (@solangeknowles) September 7, 2018
Always exuded so much kindness and goodness.
Thank you for sharing your gifts with us all.
Rest In Peace Mac Miller and deepest sympathy to his family. This is a very sad day.— Joel Madden (@JoelMadden) September 7, 2018
I’m in total disbelief right now 💔— Normani (@Normani) September 7, 2018
Never had the chance to meet Mac Miller but was a huge fan of his music. Our prayers go out to his family and friends. And for those struggling with addiction or know someone who is, please seek help you are not alone these things don’t just get better— THE CHAINSMOKERS (@TheChainsmokers) September 7, 2018
such sad news! I cant believe it. Rest in peace Mac— DUA LIPA (@DUALIPA) September 7, 2018
This is a message for anybody in this game that’s going through something. If you don’t feel right, if you feel you have a substance problem, if you need a ear to vent to. If you uncomfortable talking to people around you. Please reach out to me.— J. Cole (@JColeNC) September 7, 2018
I can’t keep losing friends like this...I wish I spent more time with you these past weeks...I’m so sorry... rip MAC...you wrote the soundtrack to my college years and I’m so happy I got to know you...this sucks this really really sucks.— CHARLIE PUTH (@charlieputh) September 7, 2018
u were one of the most down to earth kids i have ever met. u were sweet. humble. and hilarious. i feel like it was yesterday when i met u. rest easy man. i’m gonna send u those sounds we were talking about so u can make every1 bangers in heaven. all love @MacMiller— Benny Blanco (@ItsBennyBlanco) September 7, 2018
Long Live Mac Miller, Rest In Peace We Love You— Jaden Smith (@officialjaden) September 7, 2018
R.I.P. to Mac Miller a legend who showed me and so many other kids anything is possible. 💔— LIGHT OF MINE (@SuperDuperKyle) September 7, 2018
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