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11 ways Mac Miller helped define an era of rap

What remains in Miller's wake are not just memories, but evidence of the hard work he put in over the past several years planting seeds of change for the genre.

September 10, 2018

Mac Miller’s passing this past Friday saw one of the more beloved and forward-thinking mainstream hip hop artists leave our world behind. But what remains in Miller’s wake are not just memories, but evidence of the hard work he put in over the past several years planting seeds of change for not just what popular rap sounds like, but how rap stardom can exist in our contemporary world. Above we’ve highlighted some of the ways in which Miller’s music and persona grew to be so intrinsically tied to the last several years of rap history.

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