1. Macklemore Issues Lengthy Apology for Offensive Costume

    May 20, 2014 4:52 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Macklemore (real name: Ben Haggerty) has apologized for wearing a costume onstage that many in the Jewish community felt was offensive and borderline anti-Semitic. Criticism over a video showing Macklemore wearing a prosthetic nose and fake h ...

  2. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Crash Radio With 'Thrift Shop'

    January 08, 2013 12:25 PM EST 8 4 0 Macklemore and his producer partner Ryan Lewis call their own shots. During the past year, the Seattle-based hip-hop duo independently skyrocketed to fame on the strength of rigorous touring, social-media savvy and word-of-mouth marketing, all witho ...

  3. Macklemore & Reps Talk 'The Heist' Debut & DIY Marketing Plan

    October 10, 2012 3:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Seattle rapper Macklemore has finally arrived. After releasing his debut EP, "Open Your Eyes," in 2000 (as Professor Macklemore) and his first solo full-length, "The Language of My World," in 2005, and then taking a hiatus to bat ...

  4. Macklemore: A Hip-Hop Duo's Come-Up

    October 10, 2012 6:56 AM EDT After building a base on the back of a steady touring schedule and heavy online engagement, independent hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis deliver debut. Seattle rapper Macklemore has finally arrived. After releasing his debut EP, "Open ...