Late rapper Mac Miller’s only posthumous album “Circles” completes one year today. It serves as a follow up to his previous album “Swimming” which was released in 2018. Singer and composer Jon Brion finished up the album based on his conversations and time spent with Mac, as he intended it to be a companion album to Swimming. Brion also revealed Swimming and Circles were planned to be the first two installments in a trilogy of albums, where the last piece would have been “a pure hip-hop record”.
After Mac Miller’s passing in September 2019, for the first post on his Instagram since then Mac’s family announced on January 8 that a posthumous album from the late rapper will be available nine days later. “Circles” explores genres of soft rock,funk,synth pop,almost half of the albums was completed at the time of Mac’s sudden death. Later a deluxe version of the album with two new added tracks “Right” and “Floating” was released, the latter featured vocals and instrumentation from Thundercat.
Upon it’s release Circles received critical acclaim . It was also Mac Miller’s best performance in first week sales with 164K units sold in U.S. . Revisit the album below: