In hopes of clinching the award for grandson of the year, Macklemore recently surprised his grandmother, Helen, for her 100th birthday, as part of his new video for recent single “Glorious.”
Directed by Jason Koenig, Macklemore heads to Modesto, California to spend an adventurous day with his grandma. Teary-eyed by his unexpected arrival, Helen hugs her grandson and offers him a drink. “What do you want to do? Go outside and have a drink? No, you don’t drink. Just me. I took up your habits,” she jokes.
After gifting her a brand new car, Macklemore plays chauffeur and paints the town red with the birthday girl. The lighthearted video finds the family duo throwing eggs at peoples’ houses, going shoe shopping, and partaking in some karaoke. As the cherry on top, Macklemore taps Skylar Grey to deliver an empowering hook for “Glorious.”
“I feel glorious, glorious/ Got a chance to start again/ I was born for this, born for this/ It’s who I am, how could I forget?” sings Grey.
Last week, Macklemore and Grey performed “Glorious” on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon. With Grey on the piano, the tandem provided a heartwarming performance for everyone to enjoy.
Check out “Glorious” below.