Mac Miller, the rapper, singer and record producer, has died of a suspected overdose, according to TMZ. He was 26.
Law enforcement officials told TMZ that a male friend of Miller’s placed a 911 call from the rapper’s San Fernando Valley, California, residence. Miller was found in his home and pronounced dead at the scene.
Miller, born Malcolm James McCormick, was going to kick off a tour on Oct. 27 in support of his new album, “Swimming,” which he released on Aug. 3. And many of the album’s songs address Miller’s long-term battles with substance abuse.