While the world continues to grieve the loss of Mac Miller who tragically passed away from a drug overdose on Friday, artists have begun to honor the fallen artist during their live shows. The tributes have crossed genre lines and have been quite emotional.
Artists in electronic music, hip-hop and event rock legends alike stopped their sets to honor Mac Miller and the amazing contributions to music which he made. Below you can find some of the most discussed tributes for Mac, but by no means is this list exhaustive.
Elton John, who is in recovery himself honored Mac with a short sentiment before performing his iconic hit, ‘Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me’ this weekend. The moment was captured by USA Today music reporter Maeve McDermott, who shared it on her Twitter for the world to enjoy.
Elton John dedicates Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me to Mac Miller: “Mac, wherever you are, I hope you’re happy now” 😢 pic.twitter.com/oJHNfVFqdz
— Maeve McDermott (@maeve_mcdermott) September 9, 2018
Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, took time out of his performance to speak about the passing of Mac Miller and pay respects in a wonderful tribute.
Childish Gambino talking about Mac Miller’s passing pic.twitter.com/519yfinbWM
— ♪(๑ᴖ◡ᴖ๑)♪ (@GeorgeWKushJr) September 9, 2018
G-Eazy performed ‘Everything Will Be Okay’ in honor of Mac Miller over the weekend and during the performance broke down on stage. G-Eazy later took to Instagram to talk about the powerful moment.
Louis The Child @ Brownies and Lemonade
Robby from Louis the Child celebrated a birthday last night, and Brownies & Lemonade threw him an unbelievable party including appearances by Madeon, Chet Porter, SNBRN, Hotel Garuda and many more. When LTC took the stage, they opened their set with Mac Miller for one of the most noteworthy moments of the evening.
so many special moments from last night but our fav moment was when robby started his set with mac miller 😭 pic.twitter.com/NN59dAk89k
— Brownies & Lemonade (@TeamBandL) September 9, 2018