The New Pittsburgh Courier has learned that Mac Miller, a Pittsburgh rapper who attended Winchester Thurston, then Allderdice High School, has died at age 26, reportedly from an overdose, according to the website TMZ.com.
Wiz Khalifa tweeted:
Praying for Mac’s family and that he rest easy
Rapper Chance the rapper tweeted:
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.
More details, including a comprehensive story on Mac Miller’s life and musical career, will be available in the Sept. 12 print edition of the New Pittsburgh Courier.
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