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Pittsburgh Rapper Mac Miller Is Dead At 26

The Alderdice alum died of an apparent overdose

September 7, 2018

Celebrity news site TMZ is reporting that Pittsburgh-based rapper Mac Miller has died at the age of 26 due to an apparent overdose.

TMZ says Miller’s body was found around noon Friday afternoon at his home in San Fernando Valley home.

The Alderdice alum has a history of substance abuse problems. He was arrested back in May for DUI and hit and run.

Wiz Khalifa , Fellow Pittsburgh rapper and fellow Alderdice alum, said on Twitter, “Praying for Mac’s family and that he rest easy.”

Miller's record lable, Warner Bros. confirmed his death Friday afternoon.

On Thursday Miller tweeted "I just want to go on tour."

Miller was scheduled to perform in Pittsburgh on November 24.

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