2018, continues to be the year of tragic passings in the music industry. Rapper Mac Miller has reportedly passed away due to drug overdose on September 7th, 2018. He was found, allegedly, in his home pronounced dead at the scene.
Mac Miller had just recently released Swimming on August 5th, and was planning to start going on tour in the late October. He had tweeted out prior to his passing that “I just wanna go on tour.” A follow up tweet, was tweeted later that day saying…
Go get tickets for tour.
I’m bringing a band.
The show is going to be special every night.
I wish it started tomorrow.
It starts October 27th.https://t.co/RGYZC5DTza
— Mac (@MacMiller) September 7, 2018
The American rapper had worked with countless people across the entertainment industry; with much of his worked being well-recognized and critically acclaimed throughout his career.
Many celebrities shared their mourning in the days to come throughout the media. Twitter being probably the most prominent, saw many celebrities publicly pouring out their sadness pertaining to this tragic passing. A few notable tweets are as follows…
this hurts my heart man RIP bro @MacMiller
— Khalid (@thegreatkhalid) September 7, 2018
Long Live Mac Miller, Rest In Peace We Love You
— Jaden Smith (@officialjaden) September 7, 2018
Rest In Peace to the great soul Mac Miller
— J. Cole (@JColeNC) September 7, 2018
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
However most notably, waiting until Sunday, was Miller’s ex Ariana Grande. She posted a single photo on Instagram, with no caption. They had dated from 2016 until, recently, in 2018.