Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Feat. Idris Elba "Dance Off" Video
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Feat. Idris Elba
One of the improbably highlights of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis's sophomore album This Unruly Mess I've Made was "Dance Off," a silly yet moderately banging ode to the dance floor showdown. It didn't hurt that the song featured Idris Elba and Anderson .Paak.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Perform "Dance Off" On Ellen
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis have been Ellen-approved for a while, so it's no surprise that they stopped by to perform their new single, "Dance Off," which is perfect territory for the show, as we know Degeneres encourages body movement of all types. Naturally, the performance is filled with impressive moves, and Ellen even drops in towards the end.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis "Brad Pitt's Cousin" Video
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' new album, This Unruly Mess I've Made, contained a mixture of serious and not-so-serious records. On the lighter side of the project there was "Brad Pitt's Cousin." Macklemore and Ryan Lewis cooked up an equally playful visual treatment for the song, which they debuted on Facebook this afternoon.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Feat. Leon Bridges "Kevin" Video
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Feat. Leon Bridges
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are getting ready to drop their follow up to the massively successful independent album, The Heist, this Friday, and to build hype for the release, they've shared a video for the previously released single, "Kevin".
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Perform "White Privilege II" On Stephen Colbert
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Feat. Jamila Woods
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night and performed his recent single “White Privilege II.” It’s not exactly and uplifting or digestible song (it was cut down from 8 minutes to just under 7 minutes for this performance), but it’s good to see Colbert willing to have the performance nonetheless.
Macklemore Discusses "White Privilege II" On Sway In The Morning
You might remember Macklemore's candid & productive discussion on race in hip hop with Ebro two years ago. With the internet typhoon his new single "White Privilege II" has freshly whipped up, Macklemore (and his trusty sidekick Ryan Lewis) swung by Sway in the Morning on Tuesday to discuss the record and rehash many of the same topics he delved into with Ebro.
Macklemore, Ryan Lewis & Leon Bridges Debut "Kevin" At 2015 AMAs
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Tonight, at the 2015 American Music Awards, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis performed a brand new track, "Kevin," that features soul/gospel artist Leon Bridges. The song gives an account of a friend who fell victim to addiction, providing commentary on the rampant overmedication in society. "Doctor please, give me a dose of the American Dream," Bridges sings on the hook.
Macklemore & Russell Wilson Star In Bose Headphone Commercial
Bose has released a cheeky new commercial for their wireless headphones today, enlisting rapper Macklemore and NFL star/Ciara's boo Russell Wilson as their star power. It's pretty funny, although for some reason not available in HD (!). Macklemore coaxes Russell Wilson's ego in the clip, while Bose leaves you with the tag line: "Music builds you up." Take a look at the commercial above.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Perform "Downtown" On Jimmy Fallon
Last night on Jimmy Fallon, we not only got to see Justin Timberlake and Fallon perform their "History of Rap" segment, where they run through some classic hip-hop records, we also got to see a performance from Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis "Downtown" Video
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' splendiferous new track "Downtown" received one of the lowest user ratings in HNHH history. It's too bad the user's can't rate videos, because the Seattle-based duo just dropped the "Downtown" video.
Macklemore "Fully Human" Mini-Doc
MTV News flew out to Seattle recently to talk with Macklemore about his drug relapse, the joys of fatherhood, backlash against "Thrift Shop," and his upcoming sophomore album with Ryan Lewis. “I was not at my best when I found out [my girlfriend] Tricia was pregnant," he said. "I was struggling with addiction. I got down on my knees and prayed just like, ‘God, I’m not ready for this right now.'"
Macklemore Talks New Song "Growing Up"
Today Macklemore and Ryan Lewis debuted a new record, dedicated to Macklemore's relatively new-born daughter (she was born in May). The two tapped Ed Sheeran to sing the hook on the personal record. In addition to dropping off the collaboration, Macklemore wrote a pretty lengthy note about what he was going through when he found out his wife was pregnant, and he's also spoken to MTV about the song's creation.
Macklemore Raps About Trash With Oscar The Grouch
Depending who you're talking to, Macklemore and trash will often appear in the same sentence, but this is the first time they've been so closely linked on record. While an image of Mackle chilling inside a garbage can made the Twitter rounds way back, the skit has finally made its way to Sesama street. Remixing the rapper's gigantic hit, "Thrift Shop", the Oscar The Grouch-assisted track switches the focus from used clothing to straight-up trash. The internet will likely have a field day with this one, so you're sure to see plenty more of it this week.
Macklemore On Ebro In The Morning
Macklemore has been MIA from the music world for the past few months, but today he decided to make his way back to the Hot 97 studios and chop it up with Ebro and Peter Rosenberg for in-depth interview. During their lengthy hour-long chat, Macklemore and Ebro got to talkin’ about a plethora of things going on in his life right now, including leaving the music scene, racial issues in America, white rappers, Iggy Azalea, YG not being nominated for a Grammy, police brutality, and much much more.
Macklemore Dresses As A Grandma, Goes Trick Or Treating
Throughout history, dudes have done a lot of weird, demeaning things to get back on their girlfriends' good side, and today Macklemore has joined their ranks. The Seattle rapper just posted a video in which he attempts to get out of "the doghouse" with his girlfriend by dressing up as a grandma and trick-or-treating around the Capitol Hill neighborhood of his hometown.
Fences & Macklemore Perform "Arrows" On Elllen
Fences Feat. Macklemore
Macklemore has been off the grid lately while he records his next album, but the Seattle rapper did manage to make a special appearance on Wednesday’s episode of the “Ellen DeGeneres Show”. Rockin a wide-billed, Pharrell-esque type hat, Macklemore joined his good friend Fences on stage to perform their hit collaboration “Arrows”. Check out the energetic performance above.
A$AP Rocky "SVDDXNLY" Documentary (Part 2)
Last Tuesday, Noisey shared part one of their documentary on A$AP Rocky's rise to fame, entitled "SVDDXNLY," and today we've got part two of five. This time around Rocky tells us that he has to work with friends (whose subsequent teasing of his outfit must be part of the deal), and A$AP Twelvy backs that up by saying, "We click, we don't ever argue. We just bros."
No One Knows What Ryan Lewis Does When He Asks Strangers About His Music
As part of a segment for Jimmy Fallon, Macklemore's producer and other half, Ryan Lewis, hits the streets to find out what people know about him, if anything at all. The answers people give are pretty hilarious, and the general consensus is they have no idea at all what he does (and do not realize they are talking to the man himself).
Kid Ink "My Own Lane Tour Ep. 1" Video
Riding the waves of success following his My Own Lane album, Kid Ink is on the road now for a "My Own Lane" tour with King Los and Bizzy Crook. He'll be hitting us with episodes documenting his tour life, and today we've received the first instalment. The tour kicked off in Vancouver, BC which happened to be on the same day as Ink's birthday. He was presented with a platinum plaque for his hit "Show Me", and the next day in Seattle big things continued when he brought out Mackelmore. Take a look at everything that went down above.