It’s approaching three months since the tragic passing of Mac Miller, and the story that’s been spun since has been one of depression and addiction.
One of his best friends and collaborators, bassist Thundercat, wants the world to know that’s not the reality of where Mac was in his life.
In a new article in Rolling Stone, he says: "The happiness was there, man. I could see it in him. And it wasn’t fake."
Mac made Thundercat want to be a better artist, "Because I could see it in him. It wasn’t him playing the game. It was him being 100 percent with it."
"He just wanted people to know how hard he’d been working. Up until the last words we spoke to each other, it was nothing short of pure excitement," says Thundercat.
Mac’s final album Swimming is out now.
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