Mac Miller could also be gone, however he actually hasn’t been forgotten. The late rapper’s legacy will proceed to dwell on thanks largely to his charity basis.
On Wednesday (Jan. 2), TMZ reported that The Mac Miller Circles Fund has raised over $700,000 from donations. About half of the monies got here from the Mac Miller: A Celebration of Life live performance, which was held on the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles in October. Several artists like Travis Scott, Ty Dolla $ign, J.I.D, Vince Staples, Chance The Rapper and John Mayer carried out on the occasion.
Another $350,000 in donations got here straight from the followers the fund's official website.
All proceeds will go to Mac’s charity, which offers funds to numerous arts and teaching programs for the underprivileged youth within the rapper's hometown of Pittsburgh, Pa. "[We want to help] them acknowledge their full potential by way of exploration within the arts and neighborhood constructing," stated charity organizers.
Mac Miller died from an unintended drug overdosed on Sept 7 inside his Los Angeles-area residence. The rapper's physique was reportedly in a praying place on his mattress when it was found by his assistant. He was 26 years outdated.
Last month, Mac posthumously earned a 2019 Grammy nomination for Best Rap Album for Swimming. In addition, Mac's supervisor, Christian Clancy, penned a heartfelt tribute to the fallen MC for The Guardian.