Explore the remarkable life and legacy of the visionary artist with ’35 Fascinating Mac Miller Facts,’ an intriguing journey through the captivating world of one of hip-hop’s most influential talents. Born Malcolm James McCormick, Mac Miller made an indelible mark on the music industry with his innovative sound, compelling lyrics, and unwavering dedication to his craft
Mac Miller Facts
1- He’s a Big Fan of Nature Documentaries
2- Mac Miller was born on January 19, 1992 and died on September 7, 2018
3- Mac Miller appeared in the movie Scary Movie 5 with Snoop Dog.
4- Mac grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
5- He had a close relationship with fellow Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa
6- He Was Once Arrested and Spent a Night in Jail
7- Mac may not have started rapping until he was 14, but he was always interested in music.
8- Miller’s mom was a photographer and his dad was an architect.
9- After their separation, Ariana made it clear that he had been using drugs and that had been a decisive factor in ending their two-year relationship.
10- He Considers Himself an “Underground Rapper”
11- He graduated from Taylor Allderdice High School
12- In 2010, Mac’s first single called ‘Knock Knock’s video premiered on YouTube and went viral and gave nationwide recognition to him.
13- He also served as a record producer for various artists, including himself, under the pseudonym Larry Fisherman
14- Mac’s real name was Malcolm James McCormick.
15- Mac plays piano, guitar, drums, and bass
16- In February 2011, while on tour in upstate New York, Miller and his friends were arrested for possession of marijuana for which they spent the night in jail
17- He Has Spent a Night in Jail
18- In 2011, he made his first TV appearance on the famous VH1 show ‘Single Ladies’. He later acted in shows like ‘Jams Fab Five’ show on MTV.
19- Before becoming Mac Miller, he went by the name EZ Mac. As EZ Mac, he put out the mixtape But My Mackin’ Ain’t Easy.
20- Miller struggled with substance abuse, which was often referenced in his lyrics
21- As part of the rap group, Mac Miller released a mixtape called ‘How High’ in 2008.
22- Mac Miller was in a four year relationship with a woman until 2013. Many songs in his mixtape ‘Macadelic’ were based on his relationship with the girl.
23- When Mac’s grandfather passed away, he inherited some money
24- Mac Miller was 1.7 meters tall.
25- Mac Miller has stated he recorded over 9 albums worth of tracks during the GO:OD AM era. A well thought out estimate would show he has over 1200 songs in the vault.
26- Miller’s debut studio album, Blue Slide Park, reached number one on the US Billboard 200
27- In 2013, he founded the record label imprint REMember Music
28- In 2010, Mac Miller won two awards at the Pittsburgh hip hop awards.
29- Mac’s brother, Miller McCormick, a designer, illustrator, and photographer
30- When he began his career he had his nickname Easy Mac
31- His Favorite Thing To Do Is Talk About the Meaning of Life
32- Vince Staples became a rapper because of Mac. Vince’s favorite quote from Mac was “Stop being afraid to be someone.”
33- Mac Miller’s fifth musical release was titled ‘Best Day Ever’ and had a single named after the current president of USA, ‘Donald Trump’.
34- He died of an apparent drug overdose on September 7, 2018, at his Studio City home in Los Angeles.
35-He was buried at Homewood Cemetery in his hometown of Pittsburgh, in a Jewish funeral