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Rapper Mac Miller dead from suspected overdose

Rapper Mac Miller dead from suspected overdose
Posted at 5:11 PM, Sep 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-07 13:46:00-04

(RNN) – Rapper Mac Miller was found dead on Friday of an apparent overdose in his San Fernando Valley, CA, home, Variety reported. He was 26.

Miller struggled with drug abuse and had a turbulent personal year following his split with pop star girlfriend Ariana Grande

In an interview this summer, Miller said that was all behind him. But rumors persist.

“If a bunch of people think I am a huge drug addict, OK. Cool. What can I really do? Go talk to all those people and be like ‘Naw man, it’s really not that simple?'” he told Rolling Stone. “Have I done drugs? Yeah. But am I a drug addict? No.”

Miller was known for his throwback style of rap, influenced by the sounds of Lauryn Hill, OutKast and the Beastie Boys.

His 2011 debut album, “Blue Side Park,” topped the charts.

In his last posts on Twitter he talked about going out on tour in support of his new album "Swimming."

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