Post Malone Pays Heartbreaking Tribute To Friend Mac Miller

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Post Malone paid a heartfelt tribute to Mac Miller after the rapper tragically died on Friday. 

Miller, whose real name was Malcolm McCormick, was found dead at his home in Los Angeles on September 7, where it is thought he went into cardiac arrest following a suspected drug overdose.

At the time, the LA County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner released a statement which read:

The music artist known as Mac Miller died today in his Studio City home.

In the late morning of September 7, Malcolm McCormick was found unresponsive…. authorities were called and Miller was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:51 (18:51 GMT).

At this time, an autopsy is pending and a cause of death has not been determined.

The news of the 26-year-old’s death has been met with many stars posting tributes to him online. Miller’s friend Post Malone joined those honouring him as he spoke to TMZ about the rapper.

Malone said:

He was such a beautiful f***ing dude, such a sweet dude. He loved everybody. I grew up listening to his music and he really inspired me.

This f***ing sucks, man.

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When asked what his best memory with Miller was, the rapper continued:

I just remember he was too sweet, super nice, we played beer pong in the studio and we were supposed to do an album.

I love him to death.

We’re all thinking about you and we miss you buddy very very much.

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The 23-year-old also shared caring words about Miller on Twitter, writing:

God f***ing dammit. You were such an incredible person. You changed so many lives. Had so much love in your heart. You inspired me throughout highschool, and I wouldn’t be where I was today without you. Never a more kind and sincere and beautiful person. I f***ing love you mac.

Miller’s friends and fans have been sharing tributes to him across social media since the news of his death broke.

Ed Sheeran posted a picture of himself and Miller to Instagram with the following caption:

This just really saddened me. I hung out with Mac a few times over the years and he was always such a sweetheart, always had the time of day for anyone, whoever they were. As well as being a great talent, he was a great human. Love and prayers to his family and friends. I don’t know what else to say. It’s so heartbreaking.

Ariana Grande, who was in a relationship with Miller for almost two years, also shared a picture of the rapper:

Chance The Rapper wrote:

I don’t 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. I’m completely broken. God bless him.

Our thoughts are with Miller’s friends and family at this difficult time.

Rest in peace, Mac Miller.

If you have experienced a bereavement and would like to speak with someone in confidence, please contact Cruse Bereavement Care via their national helpline on 0808 808 1677.


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Emily Brown

Emily Brown first began delivering important news stories aged just 13, when she launched her career with a paper round. She graduated with a BA Hons in English Language in the Media from Lancaster University, and went on to become a freelance writer and blogger. Emily contributed to The Sunday Times Travel Magazine and Student Problems before becoming a journalist at UNILAD, where she works on breaking news as well as longer form features.