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FAQ: Why Do People Hate Macklemore?

Why is the guy who swept all the rap categories at the GRAMMYs hated by rap fans? How can a guy who wrote a song about marriage equality be hated by those who also support gay marriage? We’ve got some answers.

01/31/2014

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Remember Their First Time On the Radio; Talk New Music, Justin Bieber and More

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis chat with 92.3 NOW’s Ty Bentli on the bridge of the World Yacht “Princess” in NYC.

07/11/2013

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DOMA, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ ‘Same Love’ And The Power Of Perfect Timing

Originally written in support of Washington state’s legalization of same-sex marriage, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ “Same Love” is posed to become not only the duo’s next big hit but also an anthem for marriage equality.

07/03/2013

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Lost In Translation: Macklemore Gets Kidz Bop Treatment

“Walk up in the club like, ‘Wuddup? I got a hit song.’” Sound familiar? Vaguely? Kidz Bop covered Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ hit track “Thrift Shop.” Finally, right?

06/21/2013

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Woman Arrested For Assaulting Boyfriend Who Wouldn’t Stop Singing Macklemore’s ‘Thrift Shop’

No matter how much you think you might be sick of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis‘ “Thrift Shop,” Samantha Malson is probably more sick of the ode to cheap clothes than you can even imagine.

04/11/2013

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Macklemore On ‘Wings’ NBA Ad: “If That’s Selling Out To You, Word.”

Enjoying a recent four week run atop Billboard’s Hot 100 with his smash hit “Thrift Shop,” Macklemore is fighting off accusations of selling out to corporate America.

02/25/2013

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Macklemore Finds Success Despite Sticking To His Indie Roots

Macklemore and producer Ryan Lewis are enjoying the success of their debut studio album The Heat, thanks in part to the fifth and final single “Thrift Shop,” which shot to number one on nearly every album chart in every country across the planet. What makes the leap into the mainstream all the more satisfying is that the duo’s accomplishment was achieved without the help of a major label.

02/20/2013

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Macklemore’s “Thrift Shop” Goes Double Platinum With Help From 51 Year Old Software Engineer

While Macklemore and his producer, Ryan Lewis, have become stars on the back of the song’s enormous success, there’s been little information on Wanz, the 51-year-old software engineer who sings the song’s instantly recognizable refrain – until now.

02/04/2013

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Talk Music & Thrift Shops w/ DJ Toro

Rapper Macklemore and Producer Ryan Lewis, the hip-hop duo from Seattle, recently made their very first in studio radio appearance, on 92.3 NOW with DJ Toro.

11/30/2012