LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Rapper Mac Miller was found dead Friday after a suspected overdose. He was 26.
The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to “an unspecified medical complaint” just before noon Friday at his Studio City home in the 11600 block of West Valley Crest Drive but no one was transported from the scene, a spokeswoman said.
The rapper, whose real name is Malcolm James McCormick, was charged last month in a DUI after a car he was driving struck a power pole in Hollywood Hills, officials said.
Miller also struggled recently with substance abuse following his breakup with singer Ariana Grande, according to TMZ.
He was preparing to launch a U.S. tour for his latest album, “Swimming”, that was scheduled to kick off in San Francisco on Oct. 27.
Miller’s death was mourned by fellow performers and millions of his followers on social media.
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