Macklemore News

  • Cover of 2013 AMA Performances From Justin Timberlake, Rihanna & More [Update: Kendrick Lamar, TLC, Miley Cyrus Added]
    This year's AMAs have quite the line-up of performers, ranging from pop to hip-hop. Justin Timberlake was among the first performers, but you can also expect to see Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, TLC, Lady Gaga and more.
  • Cover of Episode 2 Of Our Exclusive "4Eva N A Tour" BTS With Big K.R.I.T.
    With this exclusive look at Big K.R.I.T.'s "4Eva N A Tour" behind-the-scenes, we catch a glimpse of life on the road with the "King Remembered In Time" artist.
  • Cover of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Are Taking A Break From Spotlight
    Macklemore and Ryan Lewis have enjoyed enormous success over the past year, and their album The Heist doesn't seem to be falling off the charts any time soon, so it's looking like the duo can now sit back and relax while they get more and more famous.
  • Cover of Eminem & Macklemore Among Winners At 2013 YouTube Music Awards
    The first annual YouTube music awards aired tonight, and while the Spike Jonze-helmed production was far from smooth, it was certainly interesting. Eminem, who also performed at the event, took home the "Artist Of The Year" award, while Macklemore & Ryan Lewis beat out Kendrick Lamar for "YouTube Breakthrough".
  • Cover of Stream The YouTube Music Video Awards, Feat. Performances From Eminem, Tyler, The Creator & More
    YouTube will be streaming its inaugural YouTube Music Awards ceremony live at 6 p.m. EST, with performances from Eminem, Tyler, the Creator and more. Relevant rap game nominees include Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.
  • Cover of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Lead AMA Nominations [Update: Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis To Perform]
    With Macklemore and Ryan Lewis being just about everywhere this year, and hitting platinum for "Thrift Shop" time and time again, it may come as no surprise that they're leading the AMA nominations.
  • Cover of Big Sean, Soulja Boy, Wale & More In Celeb Kicks Of The Week
  • Cover of Drake, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Robin Thicke To Perform At The Grammy Nominations Concert
    We're approaching Grammy time, and today the annual awards ceremony announced a big (and surprisingly hip-hop/r'n'b) line up for their Nominations Concert.
  • Cover of Macklemore "White Walls" Music Video - Sneaker Spotlight
    Macklemore has blown up since his hit single, Thrift Shop, and is continuing to not only put out good music but stellar videos to complement the songs.  The newest visual features TDE artist Schoolboy Q and is from the song White Walls that was released on his album, The Heist.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: September 1
    We see two new entries when it comes to hip-hop on Charts Don't Lie this week. They belong to Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt and A$AP Mob's A$AP Ferg.
  • Cover of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "The Heist" Goes Gold [Update: Album Goes Platinum]
    We're not sure if we can still call Macklemore and Ryan Lewis underground anymore-- the duo have now not only gone 5x platinum with their lead single "Thrift Shop" but the album it's off, The Heist, has gone gold as well.
  • Cover of Full List Of Winners From The 2013 MTV VMAs
    The 2013 MTV VMAs have come to a close. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Justin Timberlake came out with the most moonmen, earning 3 a piece. Outside of those two artists, there weren't very many winners in the Rap/R&B sphere. If you missed the performances, you can watch all of them here.
  • Cover of J. Cole Explains How Macklemore's "Thrift Shop" Single Helps His Own Single "Crooked Smile"
    J. Cole's Born Sinner album is doing consistently well on the charts, and he's looking to have the same success with his single "Crooked Smile." While it may not be a traditional single in terms of content for radio and pop standards, the rapper is nonetheless hoping it will get a lot of airplay at Pop radio stations.
  • Cover of Macklemore Talks "Control," Getting Called Out By Yelawolf & Method Man
    Macklemore is not going away any time soon. The rapper has been a mainstay on the charts since his breakthrough single "Thrift Shop," and with that success, he's had both positive and negative attention form critics and fellow rappers.
  • Cover of Macklemore Covers Rolling Stone Magazine
     Macklemore continues to pile up the accomplishments. Next up on his list is the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Thinks Macklemore Should Win VMA For Best Hip-Hop Video Over Kendrick Lamar
    Although it seems like the Black Hippy rappers are loyal to each other, ScHoolboy Q still has to give props where props are due.
  • Cover of Yelawolf Calls Macklemore Out For Similar Deer Logo
    YelaWolf is not happy with Macklemore. This weekend, both rappers performed at the Osheaga Music Festival in Montreal, Canada. All was well until Yela was approached by a fan for a photo. The rapper obliged the fan, but took interest in the festival-goer's shirt.
  • Cover of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Will Tour With Big K.R.I.T. And Talib Kweli
    Continuing to ride the wave of their recently insanely successful record sales, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, who are currently touring in Europe, have announced that after finishing up there that they will be touring the U.S., and bringing along a couple dope respected rap veterans. 
  • Cover of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Cover Respect Magazine
    The popularity of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis continues to rise, and as it does, the two nab the cover of the upcoming issue of Respect Magazine. Peep their cover in the gallery above, the issue hits stands on June 18th.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: June 2
    French Montana joins Charts Don't Lie this week, with his debut album Excuse My French. French, Diddy and the whole Bad Boy team went hard with promo for this one, rounded up the biggest features in the game, but the album wasn't able to move more than 50k opening week.
  • Cover of Earl Sweatshirt Questions Macklemore's "Can't Hold Us" On Twitter, Macklemore Responds
    Macklemore has already received some criticism for his radio-friendly massive hit "Thrift Shop," namely from the NY Times music critic Jon Caramanica.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper To Join Macklemore & Ryan Lewis On European Tour
     After the recent success of his latest project, Acid Rap, Chance The Rapper looks to be making some big time moves. Earlier today, Chance announced that he will be joining Macklemore and Ryan Lewis on their upcoming European tour come this Fall.
  • Cover of Macklemore Responds To "Thrift Shop" Criticism, Talks Success In Industry
    Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' music has dominated airwaves, and the charts, to the suprise of almost everybody, including the artists themselves. The rapper and producer duo recently spoke to XXL about their new-found fame in the muisc industry, and the single that basically made it happen, "Thrift Shop."
  • Cover of Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Miguel & More Perform At 2013 Billboard Music Awards
    Miguel, Chris Brown, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were among this year's performers at the 2013 Billboard music awards.  The event is still happening live at the MGM grand, but check out footage of the artists that have taken the stage so far, and stay tuned for updates with the latest performances!
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: May 19
    This week on Charts Don't Lie some of the less consistent rappers have fallen off, while others prove they're on the charts for the long-term. We already knew Justin Timberlake would be here awhile, after he went platinum in very little time following his album's debut.
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