There aren’t many works of Hip-Hop privy to a diamond certification and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ 2012 breakout single, “Thrift Shop” has just joined the ranks of the exclusive club.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ big wins at the American Music Awards were met with great disdain by the Hip-Hop community and it appears like the rap committee for the Grammy Awards shared the same sentiment.
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.
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.
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.
Hip-Hop has seen an increase in success stories these past few years — one undoubtedly being Macklemore. Riding the success of The Heist and its multi-platinum singles, “Thrift Shop” and “Can’t Hold Us,” The Seattle native recently stopped by Real Late with Peter Rosenberg to chop it up with the Hot 97 personality and bless listeners with a fresh […]
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.
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.
Last night at the Warner Sound stage at South By South West, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis hit the stage to perform.
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 have been one of the most successful independent Hip-Hop stories of all-time.