"Can’t Hold Us"
When you’re arguably the hottest rapper on the planet and your home football team has put themselves in a position to go to the Super Bowl, great things can happen.
To celebrate having a whopping seven GRAMMY nominations, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis shot an interesting new clip for their breakout hit “Can’t Hold Us.” Rather than the usual imaginative locale, the rapper/producer duo filmed this in New York City on a MTA bus.
As Seattle rapper Macklemore approaches platinum status with his independent album, The Heist with producer Ryan Lewis, so grows the list of critics unsure what to make of the rising star. In a revealing interview, however, the “Thrift Shop” artist says that his meteoric success would not have happened if he were black.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are winning right now, as they currently occupy the #2 and #7 spots for “Thrift Shop” and “Can’t Hold Us” respectively. Today, the duo returns to premier the visual for the latter that’s as left field as the Seattle MC’s fashion sense.
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis took their show to Conan last night, where they performed their Billboard top 10 hit “Can’t Hold Us.” Considering that the duo’s album, The Heist, was officially certified gold earlier this week, it may be safe to assume that there was a special meaning behind this live rendition.
Over the past few months we’ve seen Macklemore and Ryan Lewis ascend to a higher plateau in their careers, and last night the duo achieved yet another feat by gracing the stage at Saturday Night Live. Breakout hit “Thrift Shop,” featuring Wanz, and follow up single “Can’t Hold Us,” accompanied by Ray Dalton, were the rapper-producer […]