Rapper Mac Miller passes away aged 26

Rapper, Mac Miller died on Friday afternoon of an apparent overdose, the rapper was 26 years of age. Mac was found on Friday afternoon slumped in his bedroom at his San Fernando Valley home, in California. He was pronounced dead at the scene. It is alleged a male friend alerted authorities by placing a call to 911 from Millers home. The emergency dispatch attended to the call of a cardiac arrest but pronounced him dead at the scene.

Mac Miller was reportedly suffering from depression and was reportedly battling substance abuse which got alarmingly worse after his break up with singer, Arianna Grande after two years of together. Earlier this year, in May, the rapper crashed his Mercedes Benz G Wagon and was arrested for DUI, fans blamed all this on Ariana Grande for causing all this mess in the singer’s life.  After his arrest, Ariana tweeted, “Pls take care of yourself” and was concerned about his substance abuse habits.

Lots of people paid their respects to the artist on twitter as the news of his passing spread. South African fans reacted by posting images of the artist as they expressed their disappointment at losing yet another young talented life to substance abuse.

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