Mac Miller Makes Takes Over Number 1 Spot And Makes Indie History
Mac Miller was able to reach the number one spot on the charts and make history!
Mac Miller’s debut album Blue Slide Park sold 148,915 units in its first week and claimed the #1 spot on the charts. Under independent label Rostrum Records, Mac Miller has made history by becoming the first indie act since Tha Dogg Pound to reach the number one spot on the charts in the first week.
Mac Miller, has over a million followers on Twitter and a million and a half ‘likes’ on Facebook, and is currently on his “Blue Slide Park Tour” that runs through the end of December.
Many fans bought more than one album so that they could help Mac miller climb to the number one spot, but more than anything to show that true fans will support artist and help him reach the number one spot.
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