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Fans share their memories of Mac Miller after his passing

Rapper Mac Miller died yesterday at the age of 26, and his fans and peers are mourning the great loss.

In a statement released after the rapper died from an apparent overdose, Miller’s family told E! News, "Malcolm McCormick, known and adored by fans as Mac Miller, has tragically passed away at the age of 26. He was a bright light in this world for his family, friends and fans. Thank you for your prayers. Please respect our privacy. There are no further details as to the cause of his death at this time."

<who>Photo Credit: Warner Bros. Records

Warner Bros. Records also released a statement on the tragic news.

“All of us at Warner Bros. Records are deeply shocked and saddened by the tragic news of Mac Miller’s untimely passing. Mac was a hugely gifted and inspiring artist, with a pioneering spirit and a sense of humor that touched everyone he met. Mac’s death is a devastating loss and cuts short a life and a talent of huge potential, where the possibilities felt limitless. We join all of his fans across the globe in extending our thoughts and prayers to his family and friends," said Tom Corson, Co-Chairman and COO at the company.

According to TMZ, Miller was found yesterday at noon in his California home after a friend called 911. Authorities pronounced Miller dead at the scene after a suspected overdose.

Upon hearing about his death, Millers fans have been sharing stories of listening to the rapper’s music, attending his shows, and what it was like meeting him in person.

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