Thundercat, Juicy J, and More Remember Mac Miller on His Birthday

The late rapper would've turned 27 on Saturday.

Mac Miller

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Mac Miller

Saturday has been particularly emotional for Mac Miller's fans.

More than four months after his unexpected death, the Pittsburgh rapper is receiving a flood of tributes on what would've been his 27th birthday. Music figures like Juicy J, Thundercat, Cole Bennett, Hi-Tek, Lil B, and Rex Orange County recognized the day by sharing heartfelt messages on social media. Ariana Grande possibly joined in the show of love with a tweet that simply read, "miss u."

DJ Clockwork is also saluting the late rapper with a tribute birthday party in Brooklyn. The event is going down Saturday night and will benefit the Mac Miller Circles Fund—a charity supports arts and education programs for Pittsburgh's underprivileged youth. 

I contemplated doing this event for a while because its hard for me to accept that my boy is gone! But deep down i know if mac was here we would be partying somewhere for his bday listening to some cam’ron or max b.

— CLOCKWORKDJ (@CLocKworkDJ) January 14, 2019

"Like we have done in the previous years on Mac's bday, we celebrate ... LOUD. I wanted to do something in Remembrance of his day that the whole city of New York can enjoy," Clockwork wrote on Instagram. "Playing all his classic and rare records and even songs that he liked to party to."

You can read some of the birthday messages from friends and fans below.

Mac was found dead Sept. 7, 2018, inside his Southern California home. About two months later, the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office announced the rapper's death was the result of an accidental drug overdose.

Happy bday to my brother Mac Miller i miss my bro every day

— juicy j (@therealjuicyj) January 19, 2019

...he changed my life in a real way. Thank you @MacMiller Happy Birthday!

— ashy daddy (@Thundercat) January 19, 2019

we miss you and love you Mac Miller happy birthday

— rex orange county (@rexorangecounty) January 19, 2019

@MacMiller . Hbd bro . ❤️ hope heaven turnt G. Mostdope shit fk shit always

— Choo Yung Lynnon (@GaptoofChoo) January 19, 2019

happy birthday mac miller. we all love and miss you

— Cole Bennett (@_ColeBennett_) January 19, 2019

Happy birthday Mac Miller thank you family ! - Lil B


Happy birthday Mac Miller!

— Hi-Tek (@HiTek) January 19, 2019

Happy Birthday @MacMiller. Love You Always & Forever

— The Internet (@intanetz) January 19, 2019

Happy Birthday: Mac Miller would have turned 27 today 😥

— Joel Franco (@OfficialJoelF) January 19, 2019

“no matter where life takes me, find me with a smile” -mac miller. well happy birthday to Malcolm James McCormick. you’re 27 now. it’s sad you’re not here to celebrate your birthday but your music stays forver. I hope you’re smiling from up there 🖤

— . (@remarchive) January 19, 2019

Happy Birthday Mac Miller!

— Odd Future (@OddFuturePage) January 19, 2019

“Love is something that is very important to have in your life and to know through and through every aspect of it.”
- Mac Miller

happy 27th birthday, mac

— jason bolaños (@JBinAV) January 19, 2019

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