Posts tagged "macklemore"

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

Macklemore Apologizes for Costume Criticized as Anti-Semitic

Over the past couple of days, Macklemore has found himself at the center of controversy after Seth Rogen pointed out the rapper’s costume during a…
Marc Hogan / May 20, 2014

Macklemore Is Clueless Enough to Be Telling the Truth in Anti-Semitism Flap

Macklemore could hardly make those who share his demographic — white, socially progressive, college-educated indie-rap fans — look worse if he tried. Which probably hel…
Marc Hogan / May 19, 2014

Black Lips Frontman Flings Race Cards at Lorde, Drake, and Macklemore

Black Lips, with their bracing garage-punk and publicity stunts, have the capacity to frustrate and thrill in equal measure. For every excellent album of brattily…
Marc Hogan / March 25, 2014

Kendrick Lamar Is Totally Cool With Losing to Macklemore

Kendrick Lamar has responded to the big Grammys 2014 hip-hop upset, which was summed up by SPIN’s Brandon Soderberg as, “Macklemore Wins and the Rest…
Chris Martins / January 29, 2014

Hip-Hop at the Grammys: Macklemore Wins, Kendrick Lamar and the Rest of Rap Music Lose

The Grammys’ continued ghettoizing of the rap awards to the pre-telecast was actually welcome this year: It meant not having to hear Macklemore’s name called…
Brandon Soderberg / January 27, 2014

Macklemore Admits He ‘Robbed’ Kendrick Lamar of a Grammy Win

Kendrick Lamar didn’t have to win Grammys to walk away as probably the night’s biggest victor. There was his “m.a.a.d city” performance with the surprisingly…
Marc Hogan / January 27, 2014
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