Following the tragic passing of rapper Mac Miller, his final album Swimming has received a considerable boost, hitting No. 1 on the Apple Music charts.
The album topping Eminem’s Kamikaze and Travis Scott’s AstroWorld, which host No. 2 and No. 3, respectively.
Meanwhile, Swimming debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 200 charts, giving the Pittsburgh rapper his fifth consecutive top-five album in the United States.
Since his passing due to a drug overdose, the outpouring of tributes to the 26-year old have not stopped with the likes of Childish Gambino, Drake, and even Sir Elton John dedicating shows and performances to the rapper.
“I’d like to dedicate this song to Mac Miller,”
“Unbelievably, 26 years of age, and passed away yesterday.
It’s inconceivable that someone so young, and with so much talent, could do that.
And I just would like to pass all of our love and best wishes to his loved ones, his family, his friends.
And, Mac, wherever you are, I hope you’re happy now.”
Elton John said while performing Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me” at the Pennsylvania stop of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour.