He hit bottom, he got clean, he lived healthfully. But all that was before he became a platinum-selling artist. With the pressures of success, he sought solace in drugs.
You want a “Thrift Shop” parody? Naturally, you got one.
He was joined by other rappers across the nation who participated in protests and spoke out against the result in Ferguson.
The twinkly song and sprawling video conjure an approximate sense of the past via mid-’00s indie rock via Wes Anderson soundtrack.
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.
In an apology letter he posted to his website, Macklemore states he never meant to dress like a “Jewish stereotype.”