YN flew out to Macklemore’s home city of Seattle for his new CRWN series.
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis performed in Central Park this morning as part of Good Morning America’s Summer Concert series. Here’s footage from their performance including an interview after the jump.
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.