Connect with us


5 Heartfelt Mac Miller Songs

Just an average kid from Pittsburgh.

Zach Luben



Malcolm McCormick, an average kid from Pittsburgh whose stage name was Mac Miller, became one of the most sensational and memorable rappers of this generation before his death on September 7th, 2018.

His flow, meaning, and passion is a substantial reason why he will be remembered and missed by so many. Mac dealt with his own demons and personal issues and often expressed them in his music. 

Here are five of the most heartfelt, passionate, and important Mac Miller songs that demonstrate how Mac lived and how he perceived his life.

“The Star Room” – In the opening song on Watching Movies with the Sound Off , Mac raps about dealing with fame, drugs, and how this has changed his personal life.

“The Question” – Here, Miller questions his purpose on earth is and if he made the right decision becoming a rapper. He reminisces on his experiences of being a rapper and where his life is now, mainly relating to his social life with friends, drugs, and women.

“Life” – From Miller’s Live From Space album, which was his first and only live record. It’s two-thirds live recordings done during the Space Migration Tour with The Internet and one-third Watching Movies with the Sound Off bonus tracks.

In this song Mac deeply reminisces about a relationship with a woman whom he truly cared about, but just could never make it work with. It is truly a powerful song with deep unique emotion behind it.

“2009” – Swimming is full of passion and deep meaning. Here are the two most important/influential songs from that album.

Mac seems to be coming to reality that although he has problems in “2009,” but he still is swimming, not drowning. He hopes he may be okay and is working to become the best clear version of himself.

“So it Goes” – Finally, the last song the final album he released. This song has an incredible melodic tone that truly is one of the greatest conclusions to not only the album, but Miller’s life as an artist. It is as if his entire life of creating music has been put into one song. He knows he had messed up in the past and has had issues, but “So It Goes.”

Mac’s legacy will live on through great songs like these. Rest In Peace. 

If you obsess over singers and bands, and are one of those people who make a playlist for every occasion, join CMN’s Music Journalism Course and get real-time experience, intense feedback on your writing, exposure to music industry insiders, and a great place to display build your portfolio. Get all the details on the Music Journalism Course here.

Zach Luben is a University of Nebraska Lincoln graduate with a bachelors degree in Advertising and Public Relations. While in college, he was involved with Nebraska athletics as a student intern creating highlight videos. He currently lives in Lincoln, Nebraska working at a local sporting goods store as well as officiating and coaching basketball. In his free time he enjoys staying active, hanging out with friends, and listening to music. Music is a big part of his life and is something that is very meaningful to Zach.

Sign up for the Morning Scoop

and wake up with us each day.

CMN Reports

Government2 days ago

Bernie Sanders is Running for President in 2020

The Bern is coming back in 2020.

by , The Catholic American University
Government3 days ago

Utah Congressman Creates an Anti-Socialism Caucus in Congress

Is the Red Scare making a comeback in the 21st century?

by , The Catholic American University
Government7 days ago

Former Astronaut Mark Kelly Will Run for Senate in 2020

If elected in 2020, Kelly will become fourth-ever American astronaut elected to Congress.

by , The Catholic American University
Government3 weeks ago

Gen Z Alongside Millennials Prefer Socialism Than Capitalism

The kids are all left-wing.

by , The Catholic American University
Government1 month ago

New Year, New Laws for 2019

New year means new laws.

by , The Catholic American University
Equality2 months ago

Nancy Pelosi Elected Speaker of the House

Democrats continued to control the House on Thursday by electing Nancy Pelosi who returned to be the first woman to...

by , Mercy College
Government2 months ago

The House to Approve Legislation of Reopening of the Government

Late Thursday night, the new Democratic House passed bills that would reopen the government without paying for Trump’s border wall....

by , Mercy College
Government2 months ago

Elizabeth Warren Announces She is Running for President in 2020

On New Years Eve, Senator Elizabeth Warren, (D) Massachusetts, announced that she will become a candidate to enter the 2020...

by , Mercy College

Top Reads