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Mac Miller: Man Of Next Year (Complex Cover + Story)

Mac Miller won the online voting and was named Complex’s “Man Of Next Year.” Today the cover of this months issue of Complex was revealed with a full article. During the article Mac adresses many important issues including his usage of “lean”, being stressed out from Blue Slide Park critics, the Lord Finesse lawsuit and much more. Begin reading the article below:

High in the steep hills of Los Angeles, past a security gate and an infinity pool, up a pristine marble staircase, and behind an all-white door, Mac Miller sits in his office. Feet propped up on his desk, the 21-year-old rapper leans back in a burgundy suede chair smoking an American Spirit Menthol. He’s having a Tony Montana moment, but instead of cocaine, his desk is littered with weed crumbs. While Scarface’s walls were draped with surveillance monitors—a reflection of the drug lord’s paranoia—Mac’s walls are adorned with blowups of magazine covers, gold plaques, and tour posters—mementos of his success. Here, the self-described “underground rapper” is literally the king of the hill.

There are cameras in the house, but they’re not watching for intruders. Instead, an MTV2 crew is here to record Mac and his friends for an upcoming reality show, Mac Miller and the Most Dope Family. It’s no mystery why a network would want to build a show around Mac. He’s the biggest white rapper since Eminem and one of the most successful independent rappers ever. His 2011 album, Blue Slide Park was the first independently distributed debut to take the No. 1 spot on the Billboard albums chart since since Tha Dogg Pound’s 1995 release Dogg Food

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