Today marks what would have been Mac Miller’s 30th birthday. The beloved rapper, who sadly passed away in September 2018 by overdose, has resultingly begun trending on Twitter as fans reflect on his life, career, and legacy.
Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Mac Miller shot to superstardom with his 2010 mixtape—K.I.D.S.—which spawned well-known hits like “Senior Skip Day,” “The Spins,” and “Kool-Aid & Frozen Pizza.” The following year, Mac Miller garnered further recognition for his Best Day Ever mixtape, and he also dropped his debut studio album: Blue Slide Park.
Mac Miller released a variety of well-received works in subsequent years, including Watching Movies with the Sound Off, GO:OD AM, and The Divine Feminine. Then, just a month before his untimely passing, he unveiled his fifth studio album: Swimming.
Two years after his death, a posthumous album titled Circles was released. Additionally, a 2014 mixtape, Faces, was posthumously re-released in late 2021.
With such a variety of popular hits, it’s no wonder that many are paying tribute to Mac Miller today. To honor him, we’ve put together some stand-out moments from Mac Miller’s rap career.
Today, on his birthday, we remember the life and legacy of Mac Miller. 🤍 pic.twitter.com/g5OGG7wBb4
— MTV (@MTV) January 19, 2022