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Frequently Asked Questions: Why Do People Hate Macklemore?

Why is the guy who swept all the rap categories at the GRAMMYs hated by rap fans? How can a guy who wrote a song about marriage equality be hated by those who also support gay marriage? We’ve got some answers.

01/31/2014

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DOMA, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ ‘Same Love’ And The Power Of Perfect Timing

Originally written in support of Washington state’s legalization of same-sex marriage, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ “Same Love” is posed to become not only the duo’s next big hit but also an anthem for marriage equality.

07/03/2013

Macklemore in all his "Thrift Shop" glory. (Graham Denholm/Getty Images)

Woman Arrested For Assaulting Boyfriend Who Wouldn’t Stop Singing ‘Thrift Shop’

No matter how much you think you might be sick of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ “Thrift Shop,” Samantha Malson is probably more sick of the ode to cheap clothes than you can even imagine.

04/10/2013

Macklemore in all his "Thrift Shop" glory. (Graham Denholm/Getty Images)

Did Macklemore Sell Out?

After a number of negative tweets and articles about his song ‘Wings’ being used in a 2013 NBA All Star Game ad, the Seattle rapper addressed accusations that he sold out.

02/25/2013

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Macklemore’s ‘Thrift Shop’ Goes To Pot In Marijuana Legalization Parody

Seattle rapper turned chart phenomenon Macklemore has watched his slow-burning single “Thrift Shop” explode to the top of the Billboard charts, where it stayed for an impressive four weeks in a row, especially for an […]

02/22/2013