Mac Miller Talks Race Relations, Urges Fans to Not Support Donald Trump

The outspoken emcee shares his thoughts on race relations, Xenophobia and, of course, the Donald.

Like it or not, Mac Miller will forever be linked to Donald Trump. Today, it feels more like "or not."

In 2011, while signed to Rostrum Records, the Pittsburgh native released his Trump-titled single, which would go on to become his first chart placement (#75) on the Billboard Hot 100. 

Miller distanced himself from the song and the man, but two years later Trump childishly threatened Miller on Twitter.

Any beef between the two, trumped up or not, was dead until earlier this year, when Trump, less than a month after his presidential bid announcement, decided to attack Miller for the song's misogynistic verses. Wisely, Miller didn't respond.



Stepping Into Cico P’s Texas

East Texas native Cico P makes a case for not sleeping on his city. He breaks down his sound for Audiomack World.


Juls’ Journey Through the Diaspora

Juls helped build up Afrobeats from a footnote in global pop music into a full and highly-cited chapter. He breaks it down for Audiomack World.


Don Toliver, Tame Impala & 5an: Best of the Week

Don Toliver, Tame Impala, 5an, and more, all had the best new songs on Audiomack this week.

Fast forward to today, Donald Trump is now a leading Republican presidential candidate and Mac Miller doesn't want to see Trump get elected to office.

In a series of heartfelt tweets issued by the REMember Music head honcho on Tuesday evening, Miller voiced his opinion on race relations in America, Xenophobia and, of course, Trump's candidacy.

Miller, who is always transparent and has never shied away from making bold statments, isn't looking for a pat on the back for speaking up on Twitter. What is clear, though, is that he understands how powerful his voice can be.

Miller knows that he has a passionate and loyal fanbase who will listen to what he has to say. Whether or not these fans agree with his viewpoints doesn't matter--that they are listening does.

What is also clear is that Miller would like to distance himself from Trump once and for all.

[by DJ Z, who hopes that more younger generation emcees have the balls to speak up about politics and the current events that are affecting our country. Image via Instagram.]



Mac Miller To Release New Album "The Divine Feminine" in September

The Pittsburgh emcee is back with an album all about love just a year after dropping his major label debut.

Sap Remembers Mac Miller, 2019, Year of Mac

"Donald Trump" Producer Sap Interview: Remembering Mac Miller

“He defined himself with everything he stood for.”


Mac Miller's Musically Daring "The Divine Feminine" Only Possible With No Label A&Rs

The Pittsburgh rapper reveals that his album was created with zero oversight from the label.


Mac Miller Reveals Emotional Story Behind Anderson .Paak's "Dang!" Hook

In a new interview the star recording artist explains why his collaborator's vocals are so impactful.


Forget The Numbers, Mac Miller's "The Divine Feminine" isn't a Disappointment

If it wasn't for the charting anomaly that is Drake, Miller would have notched his second No. 1 album.