Mac Miller could also be gone, however artists are ensuring he’s not forgotten.
Anderson .Paak, 32, remembered the late rapper on Tuesday night time with a speech on the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards in Miami, Fla. Miller died in early September of a suspected drug overdose.
“Legends by no means die,” .Paak informed the group at The Fillmore Miami Seashore at Jackie Gleason Theater. “And Mac Miller was not, however is, a complete legend. Okay?”
.Paak continued to heap reward on Miller, who he stated “did extra in 26 years than a few of y’all might do in three lifetimes.”
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Miller was additionally a private supply of inspiration for .Paak.
“He not solely influenced me, however he influenced a complete era of recent, artistic, unbiased artists,” .Paak, born Brandon Paak Anderson, shared.
The rapper, who collaborated with Miller on the 2016 music “Dang!,” later took time to immediately deal with his “brother.”
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“Thanks Mac for all the nice instances,” he stated, “Thanks for being you.”
.Paak stated Miller, born Malcolm McCormick, goes to “reside on ceaselessly,” citing the Mac Miller Circle Fund, an arts group geared toward providing help to youth, and his music.
“Sure, Lord! We love you Mac!” he shouted whereas concluding the speech.