More than two years after his untimely death, Mac Miller posthumously won her debut platinum album.
Wednesday (February 24), the beloved MCs Swimming the album was certified platinum by the RIAA. Released on August 3, 2018, the album is feature-free and was fueled by the singles “Self Care”, “What’s the Use?” And “Small Worlds”. just over a month before Mac died on September 7, 2018 from an accidental overdose. A week after his death, the album is reinstated in the top 10 of the Billboard 200 chart.
Swimming won a 2019 Grammy nomination but lost to Cardi B Breach of privacy album. All other Mac albums have achieved gold status except The divine feminine, which has not yet obtained certification.
Last summer, Mac’s label Warner Music announced that it would be set up a new project Mac, which they invited fans to be a part of. “Mac Miller’s team is working on an untitled project to celebrate Malcolm and his music,” the label’s social media post said. “His art has touched so many lives in so many ways. A toll-free phone number has been set up to collect your stories, thoughts and wishes for this project. Your offers are deeply appreciated.
No other details were revealed. If it turns out to be an album, it would be Mac’s second posthumous release. His latest album, Circles, dropped last January and was supported by the singles “Good News” and “Blue World”.
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