On Tuesday night time (Oct. 16), Anderson .Paak paid homage to the late Mac Miller through the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards.
While onstage, .Paak referred to Miller as a "legend" who eclipsed expectations positioned upon him and his profession. "Legends by no means die. Legends by no means die," .Paak mentioned. "And Mac Miller not was, however is, an entire legend."
.Paak additionally spoke about Miller's capacity to affect artists within the style and the way a lot he treasured their friendship. "Mac Miller was a humble rock star, he was a rapper's rapper, he was a[n] actor, a comic, a musical genius […] Mac Miller was a brother, he was my buddy," he mentioned. "I cherished him and I nonetheless love him."
Before concluding his poignant tribute, the Malibu crooner shouted out The Mac Miller's Circle Fund. "This fund speaks to the person that Mac is," .Paak concluded.
On Oct. 31, .Paak can be performing alongside Chance the Rapper, Travis Scott, SZA and extra at Mac Miller's profit live performance. The Halloween showcase can be held on the Greek Theater in Los Angeles.
Watch .Paak's heartfelt tribute to Miller under.