Macklemore News

Machine Gun Kelly: "Race Is An Issue For People Like Macklemore"
Machine Gun Kelly: "Race Is An Issue For People Like Macklemore" Jan 26, 2016 at 12:19pm
Everyone seems to have an opinion on Macklemore and Ryan Lewis's new nine-minute single "White Privilege II." Machine Gun Kelly offered his two cents on the song when TMZ accosted him as he walked through the airport Tuesday morning. "Race is not an issue," MGK said. "Race is an issue for people like Macklemore and shit." 
Talib Kweli Blasts Iggy Azalea Over Her Response To Macklemore
Talib Kweli Blasts Iggy Azalea Over Her Response To Macklemore Jan 22, 2016 at 04:42pm
Macklemore's latest single, "White Privilege II," has been causing quite a storm on social media. On the track, he namedropped Miley Cyrus, Elvis Presley, and the easiest target of them all: Iggy Azalea.  "You're Miley, you're Elvis, you're Iggy Azalea / Fake and so plastic, you've heisted the magic," rapped Macklemore, referring to himself in the second person.
J Cole, Vince Staples, & Miguel To Perform At Bonnaroo 2016
J Cole, Vince Staples, & Miguel To Perform At Bonnaroo 2016 Jan 20, 2016 at 09:32am
Those able to endure the withering Southern heat at the annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, TN, are richly rewarded with one of the most massive and diverse music gatherings on the planet. Bonnaroo has announced the full lineup for its 2016 festival, scheduled for the weekend of June 9-12. Hip-hop & R&B acts include J. Cole, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Vince Staples, Miguel, Big Grams (Big Boi + Phantogram), Tyler, the Creator, RL Grime, Post Malone, Goldlink, Allen Stone, & The Internet.
Vince Staples & Mac Miller Discuss White Rappers & How They Fit Into Hip-Hop
Vince Staples & Mac Miller Discuss White Rappers & How They Fit Into Hip-Hop Oct 8, 2015 at 03:50am
With the emergence of Macklemore, Iggy Azalea, and most recently, Slim Jesus and Post Malone, the topic of white rappers has been a common argument within the hip-hop community. It's a complicated and divisive issue, so the FADER decided to get the equally hilarious and on-point Vince Staples and real live white rapper Mac Miller (or is he just a white dude that raps?
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Cover Complex
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Cover Complex Jul 28, 2015 at 11:47am
Yesterday, Complex unveiled a steamy photo shoot with Khloe Kardashian and the accompanying interview about the many trending topics surrounding her life (Kylie, Tyga, French Montana, Amber Rose etc). Today they've followed that up with their second August/September cover, and it's in a more direct hip-hop lane.
Macklemore & Fiancee Are Reportedly Expecting Their First Child
Macklemore & Fiancee Are Reportedly Expecting Their First Child Jan 2, 2015 at 09:39pm
Earlier today, we found out that Macklemore would be dropping a new album in 2015, and now we've learned some more positive news regarding the Grammy Award winning artist. According to reports from Page Six, Macklemore and his fiancée, Tricia Davis, are expecting their first child together.
Macklemore Says He'll Release A New Album In 2015
Macklemore Says He'll Release A New Album In 2015 Jan 2, 2015 at 12:36pm
For many rap fans, that fact that Macklemore isn't up for any Grammys this February is a good thing (although, warning: Iggy Azalea might wipe the smirks off your faces), but by next year's ceremony, it's looking like there might be another project from him and Ryan Lewis for the judges to laud with praise and trophies. Yesterday morning, Macklemore gave a revealing response to a fan pining for a new album.
Macklemore Speaks On Race In America, Eric Garner & Mike Brown
Macklemore Speaks On Race In America, Eric Garner & Mike Brown Dec 30, 2014 at 11:28am
Macklemore stood in for Laura Stylez on Ebro in the Morning over at Hot 97 the other day, and during the lengthy sit down with Peter Rosenberg and Ebro, they got into a healthy discussion about race in America, white privilege when it comes to Macklemore's career (and rap in general), and much more. Macklemore has been noticeably absent since he (regretfully) won a Grammy last year, so this is the first time we've heard from him in a minute. The rapper shares his insight into the wrongful deaths of Eric Garner and Mike Brown, saying,
The Hip Hop Community Responds To No Indictment For Darren Wilson
The Hip Hop Community Responds To No Indictment For Darren Wilson Nov 25, 2014 at 05:42am
The streets of Ferguson are in an uproar tonight after a grand jury determined that Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot unarmed teenager Mike Brown to death in August, would not be facing criminal charges for his actions. Wilson, who is white, became a national figure after he shot the black 18-year-old multiple times on a residential street.
Stay Sober: Rappers Who Don't Smoke Or Drink
Stay Sober: Rappers Who Don't Smoke Or Drink Apr 14, 2014 at 01:52pm
Drugs are everywhere in hip-hop. Whether they're mentioned on the radio, seen in music videos, or smuggled into concerts, drugs are pretty much unavoidable in the genre. Weed, lean, pills, coke, booze, shrooms, you name it, dope's not to hard to find. Many rappers, like Juicy J or Lil Wayne, have made it clear in their music that they love getting fucked up. Despite the popularity of drugs in hip-hop culture, not every rapper partakes in popping mollys or getting fried.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Justin Timberlake Lead Rap And R&B Billboard Music Award Nominations
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Justin Timberlake Lead Rap And R&B Billboard Music Award Nominations Apr 9, 2014 at 12:50pm
The nominations for the annual Billboard Music Awards have arrived today. Perhaps unsurprisingly, considering these guys dominated the Billboard 200 over the last year, Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are among the top contenders with eleven and ten nominations respectively. However, it's actually Imagine Dragons and Lorde that lead the entire pack, both with twelve nominations a piece.