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Macklemore Releases Lengthy Apology For ‘Anti-Semitic’ Costume

In an apology letter he posted to his website, Macklemore states he never meant to dress like a “Jewish stereotype.”

05/20/2014

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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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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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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. Malson, […]

04/10/2013

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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. “Over the past couple days, I’ve read numerous […]

02/25/2013

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Macklemore’s “Thrift Shop” Goes To Pot In Marijuana Legalization Parody

Seattle rapper turned chart phenomenon Macklemore has watched his slow-burning single “Thrift Shop” explode to the top of the Billboard charts, where it stayed for an impressive four weeks in a row, especially for an […]

02/22/2013

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

Macklemore’s breakout success continues to grow, with the Seattle rapper’s hit single, “Thrift Shop,” topping the Billboard Hot 100 for two weeks in a row. The song was also recently certified double platinum status, with […]

02/04/2013

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