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Mac Miller’s “Donald Trump” Certified Platinum; Trump Not Happy

Alex Keyes

by Alex Keyes

Published April 19, 2013

The 2011 Mac Miller song "Donald Trump" has been sold over 1,000,000 times since it was released.

Today, the RIAA confirmed that "Donald Trump" had sold 1,000,000 copies of the Pittsburgh emcee Mac Miller's breakout hit "Donald Trump." The Rostrum Records single appeared on Miller's mixtape Best Day Ever. It was subsequently released digitally, the song—produced by SAP, exceeded 1,000,000 in sales. The song was not even included on Mac's 2011 debut, Blue Slide Park.

"Donald Trump" marks Mac's first platinum award. The song was certified gold by the RIAA in the closing days of 2011. Its namesake, investor and politician Donald Trump blasted him, via Twitter, threatening to sue the emcee/producer earlier this year. Trump tweeted things like:

He also referred to the rapper as "Little Mac Miller" repeatedly. Miller responded via Twitter that he did not "want ti put any more negative energy into the world," and asked the Trump Towers founder to "be friends." Previously, in mid-2011, a supportive Trump branded Mac, "the next Eminem."

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