His last project was his most mature...

Although I know the majority of this forum aren't hip hop heads I am. With the recent passing of Mac Miller I wanted to post a link to his recent release Swimming.

I did buy his first album release that was not well reviewed years ago but some of it was hard to listen to due to the "Frat rap" style. His new record is very well put together and easily one of my favorite releases this year. Wanted to post here just because as a forum member that is my given right and someone has to represent a genre of music here.




RIP Mac
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  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 2,322
    I have some friends who listen to him, I've heard him once or twice, and even though it's not the genre of music I like, I can appreciate his talent.
    RIP.
    Micah

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  • codycatalistcodycatalist Posts: 1,729
    mlistens03 wrote: »
    I have some friends who listen to him, I've heard him once or twice, and even though it's not the genre of music I like, I can appreciate his talent.
    RIP.

    It's crazy thinking I was the same age as him and remembered blasting his CD when I got my first aftermarket stereo in my car. He was a workaholic from what I knew about him, always making music even if it never got released.
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    Mains: Paradigm 90P
    Lows: Velodyne CHT12, Pioneer SW-8Mk2
    Power: Marantz SR7000
    Tv: Samsung UHD 55' Curved 4k

    2 Channel Den

    Mains: SDA2B Upgraded XOs and Binding Posts
    Pre: Denon PRA-1200
    Power: Adcom GFA-545
    TT: Pioneer PL510

    Noggin Rockin'

    Phillips L2
    Harman Kardon CL
    Little dot 1+/GE JAN 5654w

    Closet of Dreams:

    Polk RTA11TL
    New Large Advents 25th Anniversary Edition
    Bravo V2/RCA Clear top Conn branded 12AU7
    Yamaha AV-34

    "Temptation is the manifestation of desire which equals necessity." - Mikey081057
    " I have always had a champange taste with a beer budget" - Rick88
    "Just because the thread is getting views don't mean much .. I like a good train wreck doesn't mean i want to be in one..." - pitdogg2
    "Those that don't know, don't know that they don't know." - heiney9
    "Audiophiles are the male equivalent of cat ladies." - Audiokarma Member
  • hochpt21hochpt21 Posts: 5,061
    I was big into hip hop from 98-03. Pretty much lost touch since then, but actually found this guy a couple years ago and listened to his stuff a fair amount. Really liked his style and vibe.
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