Mac Miller’s friends are continuing to honor the late-rapper, with the latest tribute coming in the form of a birthday party from DJ Clockwork on Saturday, January 19. Miller, who passed away from a drug overdose in 2018, would have been celebrating his 27th birthday this weekend.
To ensure his legacy continues, Clockwork is hosting the special tribute birthday party in Brooklyn, New York.
“I wanted to do something in remembrance of his day that the whole city of New York can enjoy,” Clockwork wrote in an Instagram post announcing the event.
“He loved NYC, he moved here like a year after me. Just him and I living in Brooklyn exploring the city. So this Saturday @sunnyvalebrooklyn the whole night is dedicated to Mac Miller. I’ll also be giving some of the proceeds to the Mac Miller Circles Fund. Playing all his classic and rare records and even songs that he liked to party to.”
Tickets for the party can be purchased here.
Malcolm James McCormick, best known by his stage name Mac Miller was an American rapper, singer and record producer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He who was born on January 19, 1992 and raised in the Point Breeze part of Pittsburgh. Malcolm would go on to attend Winchester Thurston School and Taylor Allderdice High School.
First breaking into the industry with a mixtape But My Mackin’ Ain’t Easy in 2007. In May 2018, Miller was arrested on charges of driving under the influence and hit and run after allegedly crashing into and knocking down a power pole and fleeing the scene with two passengers.