The day after Macklemore’s #CRWN interview, the Seattle rapper takes the cover of Rolling Stone‘s Fall Music Preview issue. Too late to smile back. Download The Heist here.
Macklemore checked in with the folks at Life + Times to decode his track seven off The Heist. After reciting his first verse, he explains how the song came together.
Along with Justin Timberlake, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards with a total of six nominations. The nods include “Thrift Shop” for video of the year, “Can’t Hold Us” up for best Hip-Hop video, “Same Love” for best social message and more. Peep the full list of nominees after the jump. The ceremony takes place August 25 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ winning spree continues with another platinum plaque. The duo’s civil rights anthem has clocked 1,052,000 downloads. As for their album The Heist, its currently at 890,389 copies sold. Congratulations to the entire Shark Face Gang. After the jump, watch Hot 97′s Peter Rosenberg eat humble pie. The difference a few weeks make.
Macklemore kicks it with Peter Rosenberg during his Late Night Sessions at Hot 97. After discussing his R. Kelly shot on “Thrift Shop”, he proceeded to kick a freestyle over the Wu’s “Triumph”.
It’s all gold everything as Clinton Sparks stars in his new video inspired by the California gold rush. Download the track on iTunes here. UPDATE: 2013 edition.
There’s no stopping Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. After dropping one of the year’s best music videos, the duo’s latest single “Can’t Hold Us” has earned them another platinum plaque. Congratulations! The song is currently at number two on the Billboard charts, but you can purchase it here on iTunes. Sidebar: Making Of “Can’t Hold Us” Video UPDATE: Now double, triple