Posts tagged "macklemore"

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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: Marc Hogan / January 27, 2014

Macklemore Was Unbelievably Popular on the Internet in 2013

'Tis the season for year-end lists, whether naughty or nice. We showed you ours (SPIN's 50 Best Albums of 2013, SPIN's 50 Best Songs of…
By: Marc Hogan / December 3, 2013

Why Is Macklemore in ScHoolboy Q’s Psychedelic ‘Collard Greens’ Video?

"Collard Greens," the first single off of L.A. rapper ScHoolboy Q's upcoming album, is a song about (surprise!) smoking weed. So the video is exactly…
By: Jordan Sargent / August 8, 2013