Ahead of Mac Miller’s forthcoming LP, Circles, the late rapper’s family has introduced his first posthumous single, “Good News,” accompanied by its own music video. The six-minute clip, that was published on Jan. 9, is bookended with snippets of all Miller at a recording studio also takes audiences on a trippy ride via ethereal animated scenes such as a pond, the sea, and outside space.
Meanwhile, photo and video cutouts of all Miller reveal him dancing, playing instruments, and acting as he croons about the ups and downs of celebrity. “Good news, good news, good news / That’s all they wanna hear,” he states. “No, they don’t like you when I’m down / But when I’m flying, oh / It make ’em so uncomfortable / So different, what’s the difference?”
Miller’s record is set to launch on Jan. 17, over a year following the musician died from an apparent overdose in the time of age 26. In an Instagram article, his loved ones opened up about the meaning supporting his new songs, composing,”At the timing of his departure, Malcolm was nicely to the process of documenting his companion record to Swimming, qualified Circles. Two different styles complementing each other, finishing a circle — Swimming in Circles was the idea.” They went to demonstrate his lovers admiration, adding, “It was important to Malcolm for the world to hear it . . . Thank you to all the fans who’ve supported him through the years. We miss him.” Watch Miller’s video for “Good News” above.