SZA, Chance the Rapper, Travis Scott & More to Celebrate Mac Miller at Concert: “Mac Miller: A Celebration of Life”

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SZA, Chance the Rapper, Travis Scott & More to Celebrate Mac Miller at Concert: “Mac Miller: A Celebration of Life”

Mac Miller’s family and friends will celebrate his life with a benefit concert later this month.

“Mac Miller: A Celebration of Life,” in partnership with Live Nation, will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, the same day Miller was scheduled to host his “Swimming” tour in L.A. The event was organized by his mother, Karen Meyers, his father, Mark McCormick, and brother, Miller McCormick, along with Christian and Kelly Clancy of 4 Strikes management.

Some of Miller’s famous friends will be on hand to celebrate his life including Chance the Rapper, Travis Scott, SZA, ScHoolboy Q, Miguel, John Mayer, Ty Dolla $ign, Vince Staples, Action Bronson, Anderson .Paak, Njomza, Dylan Reynolds, Domo Genesis, Earl Sweatshirt, J.I.D, Thundercat, and more.

Tickets go on sale Friday, Oct. 5 at 10 a.m. PST. Proceeds will benefit the launch of the Mac Miller Circles Fund (MMCF), which will provide programming, resources, and opportunities to youth from underserved communities through exploration in the arts.

“The support we’ve experienced is evident in this amazing line-up and is a testament to Malcolm’s incredible life,” said Karen Meyers. “His father, brother, and I are beyond thankful to everyone who is working to make this concert happen along with every fan and every friend for continuing to support Malcolm and his vision. He was a caring, loving human with a smile that could light up the sky and a soul that was out to make the world a kinder place and the MMCF will continue to do just that.”

Miller died from an apparent drug overdose at his Studio City, Calif. home on Sept. 7. He was 26.

 

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Rest easy #MacMiller #RIP 🙏🏽 •swipe• #HHUCIT … His family released a statement on the tragedy, asking for respect during this difficult time. “#MalcomMcCormick, known and adored by fans as Mac Miller, has tragically passed away at the age of 26,” they wrote. “He was a bright light in this world for his family, friends, and fans. There are no further details available as to the cause of his death. Thank you for your prayers. Please respect the family’s privacy at this time.” … Miller’s label, #WarnerBros. Records also released a statement, mourning the loss of one of their greatest talents. “All of us at #WarnerBrosRecords are deeply shocked and saddened by the tragic news of Mac Miller’s untimely passing,” Tom Corson, co-chairman and COO of the label wrote. “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.” • More at HIPHOPUCIT.com

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