Fences are an alt rock act from Seattle that’s still looking for that major breakthrough — and might have finally found it, thanks in part to a fellow Washingtonian.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have made a name for themselves over the past two years with their 2012 debut album The Heist and singles “Thrift Shop,” “Can’t Hold Us” and “Same Love.” But despite being nominated for countless GRAMMYs and winning Best New Artist, Best Rap Album for The Heist and Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for “Thrift Shop” at the GRAMMY Awards this year, many still don’t know what one-half of the group does.
Macklemore has come under fire — and hey, it’s not for something he rapped this time — after a recent performance that saw him don a costume while rapping breakthrough single “Thrift Shop.”
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“This one was heavy. I don’t take credit for anything. I’m just grateful we crossed paths. Pretty incredible story,” Macklemore tweeted.