15 Reactions To “Thrift Shop” Top Rap Song Of All Time Honor [PHOTOS]
The rap world still won’t let Macklemore get away with winning anything. Earlier today, Billboard named “Thrift Shop” the top rap single of all time, the backlash was pretty epic, and it’s still going strong.
Grammy Twitter Reactions To Kendrick Lamar Losing To Macklemore [PHOTOS]
Although tonight has been a historic and genre-shifting night for Hip-Hop, there could only be one winner in the pantheon of independent-turned-top-40 rap stars.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Score 3 GRAMMYS Over Kendrick Lamar’s GKMC
The results for three of the biggest Hip-Hop oriented GRAMMY awards—Best Rap Performance, Best Rap Song, and Best Rap Album—are in. “Thrift Shop” tandem Macklemore and Ryan Lewis swept each category.
The Heist: Twitter Slanders Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Over “Best Hip-Hop Album” AMAs Win [PHOTOS]
Admit it, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have had one hell of a year. Successful singles ranging from used clothes (“Thrift Shop”) to gay rights (“Same Love”) helped earn the duo a Best Rap/Hip-Hop honor at the American Music Awards Sunday (Nov. 23). Which naturally meant slander from the Twitter peanut gallery.
Eminem, Kendrick Lamar Among Nominees Of 1st Ever YouTube Music Awards
It was only a matter of time before YouTube expanded their empire into credible and tangible forms of expression. So come November 3, the first annual YouTube Awards will be making their presence felt in a major way in New York City.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ft. ScHoolboy Q & Hollis – “White Walls” [VIDEO]
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis can add another entertaining visual to their growing cannon of small screen adaptations with “White Walls.” The Hollis and ScHoolboy Q-assisted record from their breakout project The Heist is an ode to their dream Cadillac.
Macklemore Says Music Success Would Not Have Happened If He Were Black
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 ft. Ray Dalton – “Can’t Hold Us” [VIDEO]
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.
Woman Chokes Out Boyfriend For Singing Macklemore’s “Thrift Shop”
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ song “Thrift Shop” is a massive hit. All those plays means it has also become ridiculously annoying to many. One Colorado woman in particular became so incensed that her boyfriend was singing the song that she proceeded to choke him out.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Perform “Can’t Hold Us” On Conan [VIDEO]
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.
Black Hippy Perform, Mobb Deep Reunite, & More At Paid Dues Festival [VIDEO]
Saturday, March 30, the masses gathered at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, California for the 2013 Paid Dues Festivals. Performers included Tech N9ne, Immortal Technique, Trinidad James, Talib Kweli, Juicy J, Scarface, Dom Kennedy, Joey Bad@$$, and De La Soul, but it was Black Hippy, Mobb Deep, and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis that headlined […]
Kazzie Pop – “Thrift Shop” Freestyle [VIDEO]
Up and comer Kazzie Pop gets inspired by the spastic production on Macklemore’s “Thrift Shop,” and provides a version of his own. Clocking in at just under a minute, the New Jersey native gives listeners a sample of his crafty wordplay.
Kathy Lee Gifford Can’t Get Jiggy With Macklemore, Says She Hates “Thrift Shop” [VIDEO]
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis might be moving units with their quadruple platinum selling single, “Thrift Shop,” but that doesn’t mean all of middle America has caught on.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Perform At SXSW [VIDEO]
Last night at the Warner Sound stage at South By South West, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis hit the stage to perform.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Perform “Thrift Shop” On SNL [VIDEO]
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 […]
Behind The Scenes Of The New Season Of Wild’N Out [PHOTOS]
After a six-year hiatus, Nick Cannon’s Wild N’ Out will make its return to MTV in 2013.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis “Wing$” NBA All-Star Promo [VIDEO]
Things just keep getting better for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. After years of groundwork, the duo scored big with their album, The Heist, and #1 Hot 100 single “Thrift Shop,” which recently reached double platinum status. Now, they unveil a revamped set of visuals for album standout “Wing$” that will serve as the spot for this year’s NBA […]
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Get A Record Deal In Funny Or Die Skit [VIDEO]
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have been one of the most successful independent Hip-Hop stories of all-time.
Macklemore Talks Candidly About His Life Before Hip-Hop With The Breakfast Club [VIDEO]
Hip-Hop critics who spend more time focusing on negative aspects of the culture, should examine the career and life of independent MC Macklemore. Not many figures in the gamehave layers like the Seattle wordsmith, who recently exposed a little about his past in New York City with The Breakfast Club.
Macklemore Pens Letter Defending Michigan Teacher Suspended For Playing His “Same Love” In Class [VIDEO]
Macklemore’s successful underground album The Heist features a track titled “Same Love,” that discusses gay rights and the stigma attached to same-s-x marriage, and defends a demographic that’s chronically receives discrimination. Ironically, the very same song created to open the eyes of closed minded individuals is the sourceof controversy at Centennial Middle School of the South Lyon […]