kris ex, writing for Pitchfork.
But, as a piece of art, it's like molotov cocktails in Capri Sun juice boxes, TNT stuffed inside packets of Crystal Light. It's a song that neither his fan base nor the mainstream will know what to make of. Is it good? Who knows. Is it fascinating? Definitely. Itís too controlled by its all caps "MESSAGE" to be work on conventional good/bad metrics. Itís barely a song, and at the same time itís so much more than that.
Blake Solomon on 01/22/16 - 02:29 PM
You can listen to Macklemore's latest song "Kevin" featuring the always awesome Leon Bridges over on NPR.
Keagan Ilvonen on 11/23/15 - 10:28 AM
Head to the replies to stream Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' new song called "Growing Up (Sloan's Song) featuring Ed Sheeran.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 08/05/15 - 10:03 AM
Hit the replies for an interview with Macklemore where he talks about race, white privilege, and Kendrick Lamar.
"As a white dude, as a white rapper, I'm like, how do I participate in this conversation? How do I get involved on a level where I'm not co-opting the movement, where I'm not making it about me, but also realizing the platform that I have and the reach that I have?"
Jason Tate on 12/31/14 - 12:08 PM
Hit the replies to check out a brand new lyric video from Fences, "Arrows", which features close friend Macklemore. A music video for this song will be out soon.
Jake Denning on 07/29/14 - 12:17 AM
Fences' new song "Arrows," featuring Macklemore, recently had a live debut -- check out the video in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 06/23/14 - 12:05 PM
Last night Jimmy Fallon had Macklemore's musical partner Ryan Lewis ask people on the street if they knew who Ryan Lewis was. The video segment can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/03/14 - 02:12 PM
Ryan Lewis, known as the other half of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, and his mother Julie, a 30-year HIV survivor, sat down with Anderson Cooper the other night to discuss the 30/30 Project. Their goal is to build 30 medical centers world-wide in countries effected by HIV/AIDS, that are sustainable for 30 years. You can watch the interview on CNN.
Jason Tate on 05/22/14 - 02:29 PM
Following the controversy that surrounded the costume Macklemore wore at a recent surprise show, the rapper has posted an apology and explanation over on his website.
My intention was to dress up and surprise the people at the show with a random costume and nothing more. Thus, it was surprising and disappointing that the images of a disguise were sensationalized leading to the immediate assertion that my costume was anti-Semetic. I acknowledge how the costume could, within a context of stereotyping, be ascribed to a Jewish caricature. I am here to say that it was absolutely not my intention, and unfortunately at the time I did not foresee the costume to be viewed in such regard....
Jake Jenkins on 05/20/14 - 07:53 AM
Macklemore has responded to the criticism of his recent costume on Twitter, "A fake witches nose, wig, and beard = random costume. Not my idea of a stereotype of anybody."
Jason Tate on 05/19/14 - 10:52 AM
Macklemore is apparently causing some controversy for appearing at a surprise show in Seattle dressed as "a Jewish stereotype."
Jason Tate on 05/18/14 - 10:33 PM
Fences will be shooting a video for the first single off The Internal Diving Board in April. The song also features close friend Macklemore.
Jake Denning on 03/05/14 - 11:43 PM
Pardoning my first-ever horrible pun headline - Drake talks in the upcoming issue of Rolling Stone about Macklemore's infamous Instagram of an apology he texted to Kendrick Lamar upon winning the Grammy for Best Rap Album last month. More exactly, he calls the move "wack as fuck."
I was like, 'You won. Why are you posting your text message? Just chill. Take your W, and if you feel you didn't deserve it, go get betterómake better music... It felt cheap. It didn't feel genuine. Why do that? Why feel guilt? You think those guys would pay homage to you if they won? This is how the world works: He made a brand of music that appealed to more people than me, Hov, Kanye and Kendrick. Whether...
Ryan Dennehy on 02/12/14 - 01:23 PM
Macklemore sent a text to Kendrick Lamar apologizing for winning best rap album at the Grammys last night.
My text to Kendrick after the show. He deserved best rap albumÖ Iím honored and completely blown away to win anything much less 4 Grammys. But in that category, he should have won IMO. And thatís taking nothing away from The Heist. Just giving GKMC itís proper respect.. With that being said, thank you to the fans. Youíre the reason we were on that stage tonight. And to play Same Love on that platform was a career highlight. The greatest honor of all. Thatís what this is about. Progress and art. Thank you. #grammys
Jason Tate on 01/27/14 - 11:54 AM
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis recently performed "Can't Hold Us" on a NYC bus. Check out the video in the replies - it's pretty cool.
Ryan Gardner on 01/15/14 - 12:07 PM
Check the replies to see Tegan and Sara performing "Same Love" with Macklemore.
Jason Tate on 12/24/13 - 01:56 PM
Mackelmore's commercial for the ACLU can be seen in the replies.
Jason Tate on 11/12/13 - 03:50 PM
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are releasing a deluxe edition of The Heist on vinyl boxset.
Ryan Gardner on 08/16/13 - 04:40 PM
You can stream Clinton Sparks new song, "Gold Rush (feat. 2 Chainz, Macklemore, and D.A.), over at The Fader. It'll be released via Photo Finish Records/Island Def Jam.

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Drew Beringer on 05/22/13 - 11:15 AM
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Thrift Shop" is now the number 1 song in the country.

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Jason Tate on 01/24/13 - 01:51 PM
Macklemore has issued a statement regarding the incident in Michigan where a middle school teacher was suspended for playing his song "Same Love" in the classroom. You can read his statement in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 11/29/12 - 03:59 PM
A South Lyon, Michigan teacher has been suspended without pay for allowing a student to play a Macklemore & Ryan Lewis song, "Same Love" for the class. Head to the replies to hear the song in question.
Jake Denning on 11/29/12 - 12:37 AM
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis performed "Same Love" on Ellen earlier today, which you can watch here.
Drew Beringer on 10/30/12 - 12:52 PM
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have released their music video for "Same Love", in support of Ref 74 in Washington State. Hit the replies to check out the video. What do you think about it?
Jake Denning on 10/02/12 - 01:29 PM
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have announced a world tour, in support of The Heist, which comes out October 9th. Dates are in the replies.
Jake Denning on 07/16/12 - 02:02 PM

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