Mac Miller’s Swimming returns to the Billboard top ten

The late rapper’s most recent album has seen a sales boost.

September 17, 2018
Mac Miller’s <I>Swimming</i> returns to the <i>Billboard</i> top ten Mac Miller at MTV's Wonderland on September 22, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.   Dale Berman/Getty Images for MTV

Mac Miller’s Swimming has jumped back into the top 10 on the Billboard 200, following Miller’s death earlier this month. The rapper passed away on September 7. Swimming, which was released just three weeks prior to Miller's death, sold 67,000 units in the week following his passing, 634 percent up on the week previous. The album landed at No.6 having peaked at No. 3 back in August.

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Elsewhere, Paul McCartney is at No.1 with Egypt Station, the first time the Beatles icon has topped the chart with a solo album since 1982. Meanwhile Russ debuts at No. 4 with Zoo and rap duo $uicideboy$ are new at No.9 with I Want to Die in New Orleans .

Mac Miller’s Swimming returns to the Billboard top ten