25 Things You Didn't Know About Mac Miller

You think you know Mac? Trust us, you don't know the half.

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You think you know Mac? Trust us, you don't know the half.

This feature is a part of Complex's "Man of Next Year" Week.

If there's anything our digital cover story proved, it's that many people's perceptions of Mac Miller are wrong. It's not just that most people are unaware of his brief addiction to lean—even fewer know the real deal about his upbringing or what his life is like now. Then again most people don't get to hang with Mac, his boy Quentin Q Cuff, and his friend Jimmy Murton to get the scoop on the Most Dope general. Although our Man of Next Year profile captured the real Malcolm James McCormick, there's still a ton of stuff that went unreported.

Here are 25 Things You Didn't Know About Mac Miller. 

He Parties With Miley Cyrus

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He Smoked for the First Time in Fifth Grade

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He Started Rapping When He Was 14

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He Tried to Be a Singer/Songwriter Before Becoming a Rapper

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He Would Go to School But Not to Class

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He Cut Class Constantly, But Still Graduated

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He Used to Sell Stolen TVs and Rob Purses for Studio Time

NFL Star Darrelle Revis Helped Him Blow Up

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He's a Self-Taught Musician

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His Favorite Thing To Do Is Talk About the Meaning of Life

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He Had His Own Apartment in High School

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As A Teen, He'd Pull All-Nighters to Write Raps

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He Got Cool With Odd Future Through Taco

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Earl Sweatshirt Loves Making Beats in Mac's House

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He Describes His Old Style as "Angry White Rapper"

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He Used to Sell Weed, But Was Very Bad at It

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Rostrum Records Wasn't Initially Interested in Signing Him

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He's a Chain Smoker

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He Was Once Arrested and Spent a Night in Jail

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He's Producing an EP for Vince Staples

Vince Staples performs at the 2017 Panorama Music Festival.

He Considers Himself an "Underground Rapper"

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He Hides Random Pittsburgh References in a Lot of His Verses

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He Owns a Painting of Big L

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He's a Big Fan of Nature Documentaries

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He's Starting His Own Label, REMember Music

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