Mac Miller

Mac Miller


Malcolm James McCormick, known professionally as Mac Miller, was an American rapper and record producer. Miller began his career in Pittsburgh's hip hop scene in 2007, at the age of fifteen.

Full Name
Malcolm James McCormick
Jan 19, 1992
Sep 7, 2018
5′ 7″
Net Worth


Mac Miller was born Malcolm James McCormick on January 19, 1992, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is of Jewish and Scots-Irish descent. His mother, Karen Meyers, is a photographer and his father, Mark McCormick, an architect. Miller's musical career began when he was only 14 years old; his first mixtape "But My Mackin' Ain't Easy" was released in 2007 under the name EZ Mac. He later changed it to Mac Miller after being sued by artist Luther Campbell for using the former's stage name.

After gaining recognition from his local fanbase, Miller signed with Rostrum Records in 2010 and released his debut album "Blue Slide Park". The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart and earned him two Grammy Award nominations. He followed this up with several more albums including "Watching Movies with the Sound Off", "GO:OD AM" and "The Divine Feminine". 

Throughout his career Miller collaborated with many artists including Ariana Grande, Ab-Soul, Vince Staples and Schoolboy Q among others. In 2018 he announced that he had signed a record deal with Warner Bros., but sadly died of an accidental drug overdose later that year at the age of 26.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1992</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Mac Miller is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On January 19, 1992, Mac Miller was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2007</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases First Mixtape</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his first mixtape “But My Mackin’ Ain’t Easy” under the name EZ Mac.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2010</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs Record Deal with Rostrum Records</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Signs a record deal with Rostrum Records, releasing his debut studio album "Blue Slide Park".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">MTV Music Award Nomination</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Nominated for Best New Artist at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins Top Rap Song Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Wins Top Rap Song at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards for his hit single "The Way".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Swimming Album Release</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his fifth studio album titled "Swimming".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">September 7, 2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Mac Miller Passes Away</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On September 7, 2018, Mac Miller passed away due to an accidental drug overdose.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> His Impact on Hip Hop</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Mac Miller had a huge impact on the hip hop scene. He was an innovator and his music influenced many of today's biggest artists. He was also a pioneer in finding ways to combine rap and jazz, something that is still being done today.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> His Lyrics </h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Mac Miller's lyrics are thoughtful, honest, and often times funny. He was able to capture real life experiences and turn them into great songs that people could relate to. He was also able to make clever word plays in his songs that made them even greater.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> His Passion for Music</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Mac Miller was passionate about music and it showed in everything he did. He loved creating music and performing it live, and he was always eager to share his music with the world. He was also passionate about helping others succeed in music as well.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First Rapper to Top the Billboard Chart with a Debut Album</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Mac Miller was the first rapper to top the Billboard chart with a debut album. His record-breaking album, Blue Slide Park, was released in 2011 and sold 144,000 copies in its first week.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Started Rapping at Age 15</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Mac Miller started rapping at age 15, releasing his first mixtape under the name "EZ Mac" in 2007.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Self Taught Musician</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Mac Miller taught himself how to play the piano, drums and bass guitar. He also produced some of his own tracks and wrote his own songs.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Appeared in a Movie</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Mac Miller appeared in the movie Scary Movie 5 in 2013 alongside Snoop Dogg and Ashley Tisdale.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Grammy Nominated Artist</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Mac Miller was nominated for Best Rap Album at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards in 2019 for Swimming.</p></div>


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