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Washington Senator Rebukes Trumpcare by Invoking Patron Saint Macklemore: “This Truly Is a Heist”

At the behest of Donald Trump, Congress is set to vote on the American Health Care Act, an ineffectual bill that will take health care…
Jeremy Gordon / March 21, 2017

Here Are the Worst Songs We Heard in 2016

We spend a lot of time thinking about the songs we love, and 2016 gave us plenty of great music we'll remember. It gave us a…
SPIN Staff / December 31, 2016

New Music: Macklemore Offers His Post-Election Take on “Wednesday Morning”

Macklemore rapped on YG's Caucasian-mix of "FDT" that there's going to be a "party in the streets when Hillary wins." That's obviously not going to…
Brian Josephs / November 18, 2016

Video: Macklemore – “Drug Dealer”

Macklemore hit us with the pro-LGBT mackle. Then he hit us with the white privilege mackle. This time he hits us with the anti-pharmaceutical industry…
Brian Josephs / October 25, 2016

New Music: Macklemore – “Drug Dealer”

Macklemore mackles in perpetuity. In other words, there has been and there will be a lot of ballads in his oeuvre. His latest is "Drug…
Brian Josephs / October 12, 2016

YG, Macklemore, G-Eazy, and Many More Say ‘F**k Donald Trump’ in New Video

Update: YG is also heading on a fall tour aptly titled "F**k Donald Trump." Ascendent Oakland rapper Kamaiyah, Still Brazy feature Sad Boy, and frequent collaborator RJ will serve as…
Brian Josephs / August 16, 2016

YG Joins Unlikely Forces With G-Eazy and Macklemore on ‘FDT Part 2′

Hardly anybody immediately considers Macklemore and G-Eazy woke — unless it's satirically speaking. Yet, here they are on YG's "FDT Part 2." It's no surprise that…
Brian Josephs / July 20, 2016

Barack Obama and Macklemore Team Up to Discuss Opioid Addiction

President Barack Obama has invited Macklemore to sit in on his White House weekly address, where the two engage in a discussion regarding opioid addiction. They also…
Rachel Brodsky / May 14, 2016

Macklemore Owns This Cool Oil Painting of a Nude Justin Bieber With a Pancake on His Dick

Macklemore's appreciation of tacky thrift shop purchases is no secret, but one recent Etsy purchase the rapper allegedly made is somewhat eyebrow-raising. According to a…
James Grebey / March 11, 2016

Review: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Are the Best Kind of Bleached Assholes on ‘This Unruly Mess I’ve Made’

Two people whom there will never be a consensus on are Kanye West and Macklemore. Their very artistic existence represents the division that imbalances us…
Dan Weiss / March 3, 2016

Watch Macklemore and Leon Bridges’ Elegant New ‘Kevin’ Video

Guest singer Leon Bridges appears in the new video for Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Kevin," an impassioned song about America's prescription drug abuse problem. Macklemore…
Anna Gaca / February 24, 2016

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Head ‘Downtown’ on Their Funky New One

Update 2: To be clear, the song does not — per Macklemore's reps — actually use a sample of "Safety Dance." It just sounds incredibly similar to…
Brennan Carley / August 27, 2015

MTV VMAs 2015 Performers: The Weeknd, Macklemore, Demi Lovato, and More

Update: Justin Bieber will also take the VMAs stage this Sunday night to perform his new single, "What Do You Mean," live for the first…
Brennan Carley / August 25, 2015

Stream Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ Sentimental New Song, ‘Growing Up’

He's Backlemore! The "Thrift Shop" rapper and Ryan Lewis have launched their comeback with a new song — a delicate and heartfelt (if a little maudlin)…
James Grebey / August 5, 2015

Macklemore Spoke About Race and White Privilege in Lengthy Hot 97 Interview

After a year spent mostly out of the limelight, Macklemore dropped by New York's Hot 97 to give a lengthy interview about race, Ferguson, white…
James Grebey / December 30, 2014
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