Miller, whose real name was Malcolm James McCormick, started rapping when he was in high school in Pittsburgh and signed with Rostrum Records in 2010.
He scored a hit the following year when his debut album “Blue Slide Park” debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200. His most recent album “Swimming” dropped in August at #3 on the Billboard 200 and presaged an upcoming tour by Miller was due to kick off in October with dates across North America. [via CelebrityAccess]
His Last Performance
In late August, Miller performed “Hurt Feelings” at the tiny Hotel Cafe in Hollywood to celebrate the August release of his latest album Swimming. A video of what was to be his last performance was posted online on Thursday, the day before Miller was found dead.
photo: Mac Miller (WBR/Brick Stowell)