Report: Mac Miller Dead at 26

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Mac Miller performs on Camp Stage during day 1 of Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival 2017 at Exposition Park on October 28, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Rapper Mac Miller has died at 26, according to TMZ.

The report says the young rapper died of an apparent overdose. He was declared dead Friday at his home in Fernando Valley, California, after a friend found him and called 911.

Among the more prominent and popular white rappers of his generation, Miller had a style that was at turns bouncy and thoughtful. His approach could be playful, such as his guest verse on Grande's "The Way," or introspective, like much of his 2013 album Watching Movies With the Sound Off.

Miller's breakout came in 2011 at the age of 19 when his independently released 2011 debut album hit No. 1 on the Billboard charts. He moved from his native Pittsburgh to Los Angeles to New York and back to Southern California in the years since.


Miller had been open about his battles with substance abuse. He recently dated singer Ariana Grande. The couple parted ways after a two-year relationship, of which Grande had expressed concern for his addiction issues.

In May 2018, Miller crashed his car and was charged with a DUI.

In a 2016 interview with The Fader, Miller once said "Overdosing is not cool. You don't go down in history when you overdose. You just die."

More details will be updated.