Two days after racking up at the VMA’s, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ debut The Heist has gone platinum. Amazing feat for a duo that hoped to break 30,000. Congratulations to the entire Sharkface gang.
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Fresh off their victorious night at the VMAs, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis hit up the Tonight Show with Jay Leno and performed ”White Walls” with ScHoolboy Q and Hollis. The Heist is available here.
With a couple of moon men already in hand, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis take to the stage with Mary Lambert and Jennifer Hudson to perform their current platinum selling single, “Same Love”. Their Best Hip-Hop video acceptance speech below.
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.
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.
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