Qué pasa amigos. Backed by a mariachi band, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis brought their hit single “Can’t Hold Us” to last night’s MTV Movie Awards. The official video drops this Wednesday. Hands up! mwp
Fresh off their gold certification, Mack and Ryan lit up Conan yesterday evening with a live performance of Billboard’s #10 song, “Can’t Hold Us”. On a related front, “Thrift Shop” is now the longest running #1 song on the R&B/Hip-Hop charts. The Heist is available here.
The underdogs are on top. Six months after it’s release, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ independent debut The Heist has gone gold. Their singles “Thrift Shop” and “Can’t Hold Us” are currently, number one and 10 on the Billboard Hot 100. Congratulations to the entire Sharkface Gang. After the jump, check them out at We Day in Seattle this past week.
Down in SXSW, Nardwuar caught up with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis for an exchange of gifts. For some vintage vinyls, you can come away with a custom jacket and a jimmy.
Along with the festival, mtvU
Last night, French Montana participated in the SXSW festivities and closed out Fader Fort. During his set, he brought out Macklemore for “Thrift Shop” (6:20) and Diddy (20:20) for “Ocho Cinco”, “Same Damn Time” and “It’s All About The Benjamins”. If you missed his set, here it is in full. mwp
During SXSW, Yahoo announced their first international music festival with Hova and King Kendrick as headliners. Dubbed as Yahoo! On The Road, the 21-stop trek begins begins May 3 in New York. The tour continues in the states with J.Cole, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Justin Timberlake, Frank Ocean and Trey Songz