The Pitt News

Pittsburgh-native rapper Mac Miller dead at 26

Pittsburgh native rapper Mac Miller performed at Splash! Festival in Germany last year.
The rapper died of an apparent drug overdose, according to a breaking news report by TMZ.
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.

Jimmy Wopo: The man behind the music

Jimmy Wopo, an up-and-coming rapper based in Pittsburgh, was fatally shot in the Hill District June 18. He was 21. (Courtesy of Taylor Maglin)
June 26, 2018

Local rapper Travon Smart — known by his stage name, Jimmy Wopo — was fatally shot last Monday afternoon at the age of 21. The shooting took place in the Middle Hill neighborhood — the very neighborhood...

Load more stories

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper
Pittsburgh rapper