Mac Miller’s Family Announce Star-Studded Tribute Concert To Honour Late Rapper

3 October 2018, 12:06

Mac Miller's life will be celebrated at a beneficiary concert in Los Angeles.
Mac Miller's life will be celebrated at a beneficiary concert in Los Angeles. Picture: PA Images

Chance The Rapper, Travis Scott and SZA are among the artists lined up to perform at the “Mac Miller: A Celebration of Life" beneficiary concert on 31st October.

The friends and family of Mac Miller have announced a tribute concert in honour of the late rapper, who passed away last month.

Taking place on 31st October at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, "Mac Miller: A Celebration of Life" will feature performances from artists including Chance The Rapper, Travis Scott, SZA, and Anderson .Paak.

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As well as honouring the 'Swimming' rapper's legacy, the concert will help launch the Mac Miller Circles Fund (MMCF), a new charity founded by Mac's brother, Miller McCormick.

The star-studded lineup, which is full of Mac's friends and collaborators, also includes Action Bronson, Earl Sweatshirt, John Mayer, Miguel, Schoolboy Q, Thundercat, Ty Dolla $ign, Vince Staples and many more.

Photo courtesy of the Mac Miller Circles Fund.
Photo courtesy of the Mac Miller Circles Fund. Picture: Instagram

“The support we’ve experienced is evident in this amazing line-up and is a testament to Malcolm’s incredible life,” said Mac's mother, Karen Meyers, in a statement.

“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.”

Tickets to the event will go on sale on Friday 5th October via Ticketmaster

Miller was found dead at his San Fernando Valley home on 7th September from a suspected drug overdose, although the official cause of his death is yet to be confirmed. He was 26-years-old.

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