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Rap newcomer Post Malone has stepped forward to publicly apologize for not delivering on a long-awaited mixtape release.

Malone went to Instagram Sunday (August 28) and explained why his Stoney project had not yet arrived.

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Earlier this year, Post promised to deliver a new mixtape on August 26.

AUGUST 26 THE MIXTAPE OUT NOW ! LINK IN BIO

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Back in June, XXL Magazine editor-in-chief Vanessa Satten addressed controversy over Malone not making the publication’s Freshmen Class of 2016 list.

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Malone initially spoke out on why he did not land on the cover and blamed it on his disinterest in traveling for the photo shoot.

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