Mac Miller is officially a celebrity! He might be surprised about it, but we’re not.

Chelsea Briggs finally got to meet the rapper at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards after they just missed each other at this year’s mtvU Woodie Awards! Mac dished about his new music, upcoming tour and - of course - his fans! Check it out!

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Mac loves his fans, saying that even when things get tough “they’re the reason to keep going because they really genuinely care and love the music.” Keep it up guys!

Mac is about to head back out on the road on September 13th for the “Macadelic Tour” with Travis Porter and YG! He’s also working with Pharrell on a new project called Pink Slime, which will drop by the end of the year.  And because he’s clearly not busy enough, Mac announced that fans will get to hear his newest album NEXT YEAR! He’s “really, really, really, really” excited for it and guess what – we are too!

So are you as stoked as we are about Mac Miller’s success? Let us know what you think about the rapper in the comments section!