Mac Miller has died at the age of 26, reports say

The US rapper died on Friday of an apparent overdose, according to TMZ

Rapper Mac Miller has died at the age of 26, according to reports in US media.

TMZ reported that Miller died on Friday of an apparent overdose, citing law enforcement officials.

The rapper was found on Friday about noon local time in a bedroom at his San Fernando Valley home, and he was pronounced dead at the scene, the site reported.

Musicians including Chance the Rapper and J Cole were among those to pay tribute to Miller on Twitter after the news of his death broke.

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Mac Miller’s latest album, Swimming, was released earlier this year.