Macklemore News

 
  • Cover of Macklemore Visits A Fan Suffering From Leukemia In Vermont
    Macklemore may have a couple of platinum plaques under his belt, but it hasn't stopped him from reaching out to fans. The "Thrift Shop" rapper was informed that one of his biggest supporters was hospitalized following a diagnosis with Leukemia last week, and decided to pay him a visit.
  • Cover of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Announce Overseas Tour Dates
    As Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' quest for music dominance continues, the two are taking their sounds over to Europe for a tour. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis announced the world tour dates today, check them out below. Things begin in London on September 9th, running through out the month until October 4th in Stockholm.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: April 7th
    This week we saw Justin Timberlake's The 20/20 Experience break another record, after first topping Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV in first week sales, it became the first record in 2013 to crack one million sales, going platinum just two weeks after it dropped.
  • Cover of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis's "Thrift Shop" Sets New Record On Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart
  • Cover of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Thrift Shop" Now 5 Times Platinum
    Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' viral hit "Thrift Shop" refuses to go away.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: March 24th
    This week we await the official numbers for Justin Timberlake’s The 20/20 Experience, which is projected to sell huge amounts (750-800k),  and will no doubt take over Charts Don’t Lie for a period of time. Next week will also have Lil Wayne’s I Am Not A Human Being II dropping, which is also sure to make a
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: March 17th
    As the past few months have been slow all-around when it comes to music, we are not seeing many, if any, new hip-hop entries on the charts. However this shortage of music is coming to a close; the past week or two have seen many big songs drop, and a mixtape or three.
  • Cover of Yahoo! Announces Tour With Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole & More
    Yahoo! has announced a new tour which will include the likes of Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, as well as special guest appearances by Justin Timberlake, Frank Ocean and Trey Songz.The "Yahoo!
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: March 10th
    On Charts Don't Lie this week we familiar faces, along with one that may seem completely random: Flo Rida. We'll get to that one in a minute. As for the regulars, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis see their best chart peak this week since they debuted at #2, with a leap from #16 to #4.
  • Cover of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Thrift Shop" Now Triple Platinum [Update: Four Times Platinum]
    Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' massive hit "Thrift Shop" continues to spread like wildfire.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: March 3rd
    The spike in album sales we saw accompany the Grammys and Valentine's Day has now subsided, with overall album sales having decreased by 20% over the week.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: February 24th
    Artists who performed at the Grammys or (better yet?) won an award, gained more than just the honor—they gained new fans, perhaps reached a wider audience than usual and thus increased sales of their music. Over the past week, overall album sales
  • Cover of Macklemore Defends The Use Of "Wing$" For NBA All-Star Commercial
    Macklemore has become known for his loyalty to his independent label and the idea of not selling out.
  • Cover of Internet Phenoms: Flash In The Pan Or Here To Stay?
    For hip-hop aficionados, out of all the glorious things it has done, the Internet has most importantly allowed the entire music industry to change.
  • Cover of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Thrift Shop” Goes Platinum [Update: "Thrift Shop" Hits Double Platinum]
    Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Thrift Shop" is now a certified platinum record, having sold approximately 1.1 million copies to date, sitting at No. 10 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. The video for the single currently has 42,582,973 views on YouTube. Their debut album The Heist is currently at No.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: January 27th
    This week we see a new chart-topper arrive, the New York rapper who takes on that southern style, A$AP Rocky. Rocky's debut album, Long.Live.A$AP did surprisingly well. We see albums leak all the time-- usually it's just a week prior to the album's release though. In Rocky's case, we saw it leak a month early.
  • Cover of Macklemore Says He Is Surprised By Massive Success Of "Thrift Shop"
    One of the surprising breakout artists of 2012 was the collabo team of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis whose The Heist LP moved some major units, especially considering their indie status.  Recently, their big single off the project “Thrift
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