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Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller to release new album

Patrick Varine
| Friday, July 13, 2018, 9:51 a.m.
Mac Miller performs in 2016 at Stage AE in Pittsburgh.
Jack Fordyce | Tribune-Review
Mac Miller performs in 2016 at Stage AE in Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller’s new album, “Swimming,” will be released Aug. 3 on Warner Bros. Records.

It is Miller’s first release since 2016’s “The Divine Feminine,” and also features the previously-released single, “Small Worlds.”

The new video, for the song “Self Care,” takes its cues from a memorable scene in Quentin Tarantino’s martial arts revenge film, “Kill Bill, Vol. 1,” showing Miller trapped inside a wooden coffin similar to the film’s protagonist . He eventually busts out, but we don’t want to spoil the video.

Miller, born Malcolm J. McCormick, grew up in Pittsburgh’s Point Breeze neighborhood, and in addition to rapping is also a multi-instrumentalist and producer.

Click here to watch “ Self Care ” on YouTube (contains some cursing), and click here to pre-order “ Swimming .”

Patrick Varine is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Patrick at 724-850-2862, pvarine@tribweb.com or via Twitter @MurrysvilleStar.

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