Three months after rapper Mac Miller died on the age of 26 attributable to an unintended overdose, the musician has obtained his first-ever Grammy nomination. The record of 2019’s nominees was revealed on Dec. 7, and Miller’s newest LP, Swimming, was listed as a contender for one of the best rap album class. The LP dropped in August, hitting No. 1 on Apple’s music chart and climbing the ranks on the Billboard 200 chart a month after its launch. Swimming will probably be up in opposition to Cardi B’s Invasion of Privateness, Nipsey Hussle’s Victory Lap, Pusha T’s Daytona, and Travis Scott’s Astroworld.
Miller’s followers shared their blended feelings on Twitter, teetering between each pleasure and unhappiness. “Swimming is phenomenal, simply want he was right here to see the success of it,” one consumer wrote. “Sleep in Peace.” One other consumer echoed the identical sentiment, writing, “Mac Miller has been nominated for a Grammy, and I do not know whether or not to cry or smile.” Hold studying to see extra emotional reactions to the late rapper’s posthumous Grammy nomination.