Warner Bros. Records (WBR) today announced that it has signed a global recording contract with renowned rapper Mac Miller, as well as with his record label REMember Music. Since beginning his career, in 2007 aged 15, Mac has released two studio albums, two EPs, and eleven mixtapes, and sold more than 5.4 million singles and close to a million albums.
Miller said, “The vibe over at Warner is dope right now. I’m excited to be a part of the future there. They understand what I’m trying to do.”
“Mac is one of the most extraordinary talents of his generation,” said Cameron Strang, Chairman & CEO, Warner Bros. Records. “He’s accomplished an impressive amount as an independent artist and entrepreneur, and we’re going to help him nurture a long, successful career and bring his incredible music to new fans worldwide. Everyone at WBR is excited to be on his team.”
Mac’s 2011 debut, Blue Slide Park, became the first independently released debut to top the Billboard charts since Tha Dogg Pound’s Dogg Food in 1995, and his sophomore LP Watching Movies with the Sound Off was released in 2013, hitting No. 3. He’s also seen widespread success with his MTV show, Mac Miller & The Most Dope Family, and his collaboration with Ariana Grande, “The Way,” which went double-platinum, hit the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 and reached No. 1 on the iTunes Overall Top Songs Chart.
About Warner Bros. Records
Warner Bros. Records is one of the most successful recording companies in music history and home to some of the most influential and innovative artists of our time. Its reputation and extraordinary roster of new and established recording artists is unparalleled, and its collective influence on pop culture is without precedent. With a visionary approach toward discovering and nurturing musical talent, the Warner Bros. Records family of labels is currently home to an impressive generation of major artists. The Warner Bros. roster includes Damon Albarn, Lily Allen, Avenged Sevenfold, The Black Keys, Michael Bublé, Gary Clark Jr., Biffy Clyro, Jason Derulo, The Flaming Lips, Foals, Goo Goo Dolls, Green Day, Josh Groban, Jenny Lewis, Linkin Park, Mastodon, Kylie Minogue, Muse, Nico & Vinz, Robert Plant, Prince, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Damien Rice, Regina Spektor, Tegan and Sara, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Neil Young, and many others. Up-and-coming artists include Bebe Rexha, Big Data, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Death from Above 1979, Echosmith, JEFF The Brotherhood, Kimbra, Lianne La Havas, LP, Jake Miller, Priory, Royal Blood, and Wavves. The rich and diversified catalog on the Warner Bros. family of labels includes recordings by Black Sabbath, Miles Davis, Dire Straits, the Grateful Dead, the Kinks, Madonna, Randy Newman, the Ramones, Talking Heads, James Taylor, Frank Sinatra, Van Morrison, Van Halen and others.
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