American rapper whose first album, Blue Slide Park, debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200. His second album, Watching Movies with the Sound Off, was released to positive reviews in 2013.
He taught himself how to play piano, guitar, drums and bass as a teen, and started thinking of himself as a professional musician at age 15.
He made history with his album Blue Slide Park as the first independently distributed debut album to top the charts since The Dogg Pound's album, Dogg Food, in 1995.
He is the son of photographer Karen Meyes and architect Mark McCormick. He grew up alongside his brother, Miller. He had a longterm relationship with pop star Ariana Grande from August 2016 until May of 2018. He died of an apparent overdose.
He featured Wiz Khalifa, whom he has called his big brother, on his song "Keep Floatin."