It's been almost two weeks since Mac Miller tragically handed away after an obvious drug overdose on the age of 26, and in that point, followers have re-engaged with the late rapper's music in a serious means. The newest signal of this may be discovered on the Billboard 200 albums chart, the place all 5 of the late rapper's studio albums have secured a spot.
As beforehand reported, Miller's most up-to-date album, Swimming, has re-entered the chart's prime 10 after shifting 67,000 equal album items for the week ending in Sept. 13. Sales for the LP elevated by 634 p.c in that point.
Miller's different LPs additionally noticed sizable jumps in gross sales, with GO:OD AM (2015) touchdown at No. 32, Blue Slide Park (2011) securing the No. 49 slot and The Divine Feminine (2016) and Watching Movies With the Sound Off (2013) leaping to No.'s 50 and 59 respectively.
Additionally, two of Miller's mixtapes, 2011's Best Day Ever (No. 26) and 2012’s Macadelic (No. 106) additionally landed on the spot, bringing the entire variety of Miller tasks on the Billboard 200 chart to seven.
This growth falls straight in keeping with Billboard's earlier report that gross sales for Swimming had elevated by 970 p.c.
Miller's tragic dying is one which has reverberated all through the music trade, as everybody from Drake to J. Cole have paid their respects to the rapper. Addressing his passing, Warner Bros. Records representatives expressed their very own emotions about Miller's dying.
"All of us at Warner Bros. Records are deeply shocked and saddened by the tragic information of Mac Miller's premature passing," reads the assertion from the label. "Mac was a massively gifted and galvanizing artist, with a pioneering spirit and humorousness that touched everybody he met. Mac's dying is a devastating loss and cuts brief a lifetime of expertise and big potential, the place the probabilities felt limitless. We be part of all of his followers throughout the globe in extending our ideas and prayers to his household and associates."