Best Day Ever (mixtape)

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Best Day Ever
Mixtape by Mac Miller
Released March 11, 2011 (2011-03-11)
Genre Hip hop
Length 51:26
Label Rostrum
Producer I.D. Labs, Big Jerm, Teddy Roxpin, Sap Da Beat Man, Beanz n Kornbread, Chuck Inglish, Just Blaze, Blue of The Sore Losers, Ritz Reynolds, Khrysis
Mac Miller chronology
K.I.D.S
(2010)
Best Day Ever
(2011)
On and On and Beyond
(2011)
Singles from Best Day Ever
  1. "Donald Trump"
    Released: 17 May 2011[1]

Best Day Ever is the fifth mixtape by American rapper Mac Miller. This mixtape was released online March 11, 2011. Over 20,000 viewers joined Miller for a live video stream just prior to releasing the tape.[2] The mixtape consists of 16 songs produced by nine producers (predominantly ID Labs).

Best Day Ever represents the follow up to Mac Miller's highly acclaimed previous mixtape K.I.D.S. (Kickin' Incredibly Dope Shit)

Four of the songs in the mixtape have their respective videos, the songs being: "Donald Trump", "Get Up", "Wear My Hat" and "Best Day Ever". These videos have achieved popularity on YouTube.[3][4][5][6]

The mixtape only features two other artists besides Mac Miller himself: Phonte on the chorus of the song dedicated to Mac Miller's mother "I'll Be There" and label mate Wiz Khalifa on the chorus of the marijuana themed song "Keep Floatin".

Reception[edit]

It received favorable reviews, including an 'XL' (second highest) from XXL Magazine.[7]

The first single, "Donald Trump" charted on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 debuting at number 80.

Since the release, it has been downloaded over 460,000 times and streamed over 740,000 times from the official host of the mixtape, DatPiff.com. Custom made copies can be found online.[8] The video for the first single released from this mixtape, "Donald Trump", has reached 83 million views on YouTube,[3] and Donald Trump himself, who is referenced on the song, acknowledged the video on the social networking site Twitter when it reached 16 million views stating "Who wouldn't be flattered?".[9]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Best Day Ever" (Intro) I.D. Labs 2:39
2. "Get Up!"   Teddy Roxpin 2:38
3. "Donald Trump"   SAP 2:44
4. "Oy Vey"   I.D. Labs 3:28
5. "I'll Be There" (featuring Phonte) Beanz ‘n’ Kornbread 3:11
6. "Wear My Hat"   Chuck Inglish 4:00
7. "Wake Up"   SAP, I.D. Labs 3:54
8. "All Around the World"   Just Blaze 3:41
9. "Down the Rabbit Hole"   Blue of The Sore Losers 3:13
10. "In the Air"   Ritz Reynolds 2:53
11. "Play Ya Cards"   Chuck Inglish 2:18
12. "She Said"   Khrysis 2:46
13. "Life Ain’t Easy"   I.D. Labs 2:37
14. "Snooze"   I.D. Labs 2:49
15. "Keep Floatin’" (featuring Wiz Khalifa) I.D. Labs 4:13
16. "BDE Bonus"   I.D. Labs 4:12

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Donald Trump: Mac Miller: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-07-09. 
  2. ^ Miller, Mac. "Mac Miller TV 03/11/11 08:00PM". Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Mac Miller - Donald Trump". YouTube. Retrieved 2012-07-09. 
  4. ^ "Mac Miller - Get Up". YouTube. Retrieved 2012-07-09. 
  5. ^ "Mac Miller - Wear My Hat (Produced By Chuck Inglish)". YouTube. Retrieved 2012-07-09. 
  6. ^ "Mac Miller - Best Day Ever". YouTube. 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2012-07-09. 
  7. ^ ""Best Day Ever" Gets XL Rating In New XXL". Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  8. ^ "Mac Miller - Best Day Ever Hosted by Rostrum Records". Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  9. ^ "Donald Trump Acknowledges Mac Miller". The Source. Retrieved 2012-07-09.