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.
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.
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.
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.
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.