When musician, Mac Miller, passed away almost a year ago to the day aged just twenty-six, the world was shaken. The talented star was also known for being one of the most kind-hearted men in the sometimes-controversial hip hop scene.
Before he passed away, the star was working on a new album and now, the deluxe version is set to be released.
Keep scrolling for all the details, including when the album will be dropping.
Mac Miller was born in January of 1992.
His music garnered near-universal praise.article for Vulture, journalist, Craig Jenkins, compares Miller to some true musical greats "like Thundercat, the funk apostle Dam-Funk, and rap technicians Vince Staples and Kendrick Lamar."
In 2013, the star even started his own record label named "REMember Music."
via: Getty ImagesThe label was named after one of his friends who had sadly passed away.
But Miller was more than just a talent.
You may also recognize Miller for another reason.
via: Getty ImagesHe dated pop superstar, Ariana Grande, between 2016 and 2018. Though the pair eventually broke up, they remained on very good terms and never engaged in typical celebrity break-up behavior.
But Miller's life wasn't all sunshine and rainbows.
Miller also faced troubles with the law.
Though Miller appeared to be doing well, he struggled to get clean.
via: ShutterstockAnd, on September 7th of 2018, he was found unresponsive in his home. Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene at 11:51 pm. His death was pronounced an accidental overdose of alcohol and class A drugs.
Tributes poured in for the star.
Before he died, the star was working on a new album.
Miller was working with Jon Brion on the album.
Over a year on from his untimely death, fans will finally get to hear that album.
via: Getty ImagesMiller's family posted a statement to Instagram unveiling Circles to fans.
During the statement, they explained that the process was "complicated" and had "no right answer."read.
Brion apparently dedicated his time to finishing the late star's album.
via: Getty Images"Here we are. The act of having to write this at all feels surreal. At the time of his passing, Malcolm was well into the process of recording his companion album to Swimming entitled Circles. "After his passing, Jon dedicated himself to finishing Circles based on his time and conversations with Malcolm."
The family expanded more on the concept of the upcoming album:
They went on to say that this would be the only post on the rapper's official Instagram.
via: Getty Images"So this will be the only post on any of his channels. Information regarding this release, his charity, and Malcolm himself will be found at @92tilinfinity."
They then thanked fans for their continuous support.
via: Getty Images"Thank you to all the fans who've supported him unconditionally through the years. We miss him. We are left to imagine where Malcolm was going and to appreciate where he was." "We hope you take the time to listen. The look on his face when everyone was listening said it all."
It was an emotional time for both his family and fans.
via: InstagramIt's a truly bittersweet moment.
In fact, one look at his Instagram comments reveals a plethora of fans still coming to terms with his passing.
via: Instagram"miss you everyday."
Circles was released on January 17, 2020.
via: InstagramAnd now it seems this is far for the only musical offering we're getting.