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A Pittsburgh kid’s tribute to Mac Miller

A Pittsburgh kid’s tribute to Mac Miller

By Isabella Colaianni, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

My friends and I spent our free time bonding over our love of Mac's music. We rode our bikes while listening to “Knock Knock,” played basketball at the local playground with “Smile Back” and hung out on the front porch cracking jokes and making weekend plans to “Senior Skip Day.” His songs about being a kid in Pittsburgh were fun and relatable, and they made me feel free from the responsibilities and woes of growing up.

Pittsburgh community mourns Mac Miller

Pittsburgh community mourns Mac Miller

By Sarah Connor, Culture Editor

September 12, 2018

Blue Slide Park in Squirrel Hill’s Frick Park became synonymous with late Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller after he released both a song and album eponymous with the iconic slide. On Tuesday night it was a place of mourning for Miller. Hundreds of Pittsburghers — fans, old friends and family alike...

Photos: Mac Miller vigil in Blue Slide Park

Photos: Mac Miller vigil in Blue Slide Park

By The Pitt News Visual Staff

September 12, 2018

Hundreds of people gathered at Blue Slide Park in Squirrel Hill Tuesday evening for a vigil honoring Pittsburgh-native rap artist Mac Miller. Miller, 26, passed away Sept. 7 from a suspected drug overdose. [Read the full article here] Knox Coulter | Staff Photographer Knox Coulter | Staff Photogra...

Mac Miller: More than a musician

Mac Miller: More than a musician

By Sarah Connor, Culture Editor

September 11, 2018

After the shocking death of the Pittsburgh-native rap artist, members of the community speak of the icon with words of love and admiration.

Pittsburgh-native rapper Mac Miller dead at 26

Pittsburgh-native rapper Mac Miller dead at 26

By The Pitt News Staff

September 7, 2018

The rapper died of an apparent drug overdose, according to a report from TMZ. He was 26 years old and about to go on tour.

Mac awakens with ‘GO:OD AM’

Mac awakens with ‘GO:OD AM’

By Tarun Sathish / for The Pitt News

September 29, 2015

The Pittsburgh kid has grown up. Mac Miller has matured into a sage rapper with lyrics to match his excellent beats in his first major studio album “GO:OD AM,” which dropped Sept. 18. It’s  the rapper’s best work to date, as he mostly ditches the “frat rap” lyricism of sex, party and drugs ...

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