Mac Miller’s Last Album Hits #1 On Apple Music Chart After Tragic Death

Mac Miller’s music has surged up streaming service charts as longtime fans and new listeners alike mourn the 26-year-old rapper’s tragic death.

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Complex reports his latest LP Swimming, which only debuted last month, is currently sitting in first place on Apple Music‘s albums chart, over Eminem‘s Kamikaze and Travis Scott‘s Astroworld. 

The figures look similar on iTunes. Chart analytics site Kworb lists Swimming as the platform’s equal top album of the day in the US market, alongside Kamikaze and Lauren Daigle‘s new release Look Up Child.

Swimming is #6 on the latest Australian iTunes album chart, and Spotify figures show local listeners have been tuning in, too. Nine of his tracks feature in the latest Australian Top 200 listing, and Swimming cut Ladders features in the Australian Viral 50 chart. 

Upon its release, critics praised Swimming for its sensitive and heartfelt reflection on sadness and addiction.

Miller’s death on Friday from a suspected overdose also prompted sadness and warm memories from his contemporaries including Chance The Rapper, Post Malone, Snoop Dogg, and Childish Gambino. 

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