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Kooky, Spooky House That 'Raps' Macklemore Helped Raise $10,000 For Charity

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.22.2015 | Good News

Honestly, we don't know nothing about putting up Halloween lights. But we can all agree this is AMAZING.   Brandon Bullis, a 46-year-old who live...

Macklemore Shares Photo Of Himself Napping With Newborn Daughter

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.06.2015 | Entertainment

Macklemore and wife Tricia Davis announced they were expecting a child in January of 2015, and now their baby girl is here. The rapper, whos...

Melle Mel Calls Out Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar In Defense Of Macklemore

AllHipHop | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.10.2015 | Black Voices

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ performance at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards was overshadowed by the Miley Cyrus/Nicki Minaj spat and the Kanye ...

16-year-old Amandla Stenberg Schools Everyone On Cultural Appropriation

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 04.14.2015 | Black Voices

“What would America be like if we loved black people as much as we love black culture?” That’s the question 16-year-old Amandla Stenberg, th...

Mary Lambert Reveals Her Wish For The Transgender Community

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 02.04.2015 | Gay Voices

Singer-songwriter Mary Lambert, who shot to fame when her powerful voice was featured on Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' equality anthem "Same Love," has ...

Macklemore And Oscar The Grouch Perform 'Thrift Shop' Parody

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment

Macklemore recently popped by Sesame Street to pop some… trash?! With the help of Oscar the Grouch and a bunch of other garbage-loving Grouches,...

Kendrick Lamar Weighs In On Ferguson

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 01.09.2015 | Entertainment

In his cover story with Billboard, Kendrick Lamar discussed the killings of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and other African-Americans by police in the pa...

Macklemore And His Fiancee's Pregnancy Announcement Is Beyond Adorable

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.03.2015 | Entertainment

Forget the thrift shop. Macklemore is about to be headed to Babies"R"Us. In response to growing speculation, Macklemore, a.k.a. Ben Haggerty, and h...

Watch Macklemore's Thoughtful Commentary On Race In America

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.30.2014 | Entertainment

Macklemore hasn't been in the headlines very much over the past six months. That's intentional according to the Grammy-winning rap star. "We vanished....

Watch Macklemore Go Trick-Or-Treating As A Grandmother

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 11.03.2014 | Entertainment

This Halloween, Macklemore dressed up as a grandmother and went trick or treating on the streets of Seattle. In a new video uploaded to Ryan Lewis...

Ryan Kristobak

SonReal Is Setting The Tone In A Post-Macklemore Hip-Hop Scene | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 10.30.2014 | Entertainment

It isn’t very often that weird humor and hip-hop mix. The Beasties Boys and The Fat Boys were two of the first to embrace comedy hip-hop in the 1980...

The Silence of the 'Black' White Musicians

Malek Mouzon | Posted 12.10.2014 | Black Voices
Malek Mouzon

It's frustrating to watch white musicians be so ready to have legions of Black dancers/singers behind them, work with Black producers, sing about how "we" do and then be nowhere to be found when a Black tragedy takes the national stage.

Outside Lands 2014 Superlatives

Nile Cappello | Posted 10.13.2014 | San Francisco
Nile Cappello

Biggest mistake of the weekend: Seeing Kanye West over Arctic Monkeys.

It Was Hard to Top Kanye at Outside Lands

Molly Fosco | Posted 10.12.2014 | San Francisco
Molly Fosco

The artists I saw at Outside Lands this year were impressive across the board, but today all I want to do is listen to the entire Kanye West setlist on repeat.

Macklemore Is Back To Help His Friend Score A Hit Record

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.30.2014 | Entertainment

It feels like eons since Macklemore simultaneously became the country's most celebrated and condemned rapper. He's working on a follow-up to "The Heis...

Drake Mocks Macklemore On ESPYS Stage, Questions His 'Talent'

The Huffington Post | Liat Kornowski | Posted 07.17.2014 | Entertainment

Drake hosted the ESPY Awards Wednesday night, July 16, and took the opportunity to publicly diss Macklemore in an original song called "Honorable Ment...

Iggy Azalea Mistakes Appropriation For Artistry

Salon | Posted 07.21.2014 | Black Voices

Recently, my nine year-old nephew came running into the room, eager to find a seat to watch a performance by Iggy Azalea on an awards show. He sat, en...

Rapper Warren G: Judge Performers By Their Music, Not Their Sexuality

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 08.24.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

When Warren G first topped charts in 1994 with his inescapable hit "Regulate," featuring fellow West Coast rapper Nate Dogg, hip hop was no place for gays. In recent years, that has started to change... slowly.

Ryan Lewis Asks Fans About Ryan Lewis

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.03.2014 | Entertainment

It's the age-old question that has stumped man since the beginning of time: What does Ryan Lewis do? Many have heard of the hip-hop duo of Macklemo...

Macklemore, Anti-Semitism and the Problem With Taboos

Steven Clough | Posted 07.29.2014 | Entertainment
Steven Clough

Why was Macklemore's costume offensive? To answer this, we need to take a quick look at the root of these stereotypes and how they've been used to oppress a group of people.

Ryan Kristobak

What You Really Learn When Attending A Macklemore Concert | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 05.23.2014 | Entertainment

On Wednesday night, I attended my first Macklemore & Ryan Lewis concert. The duo performed at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan for the first of t...

It Costs At Least $1 Million To Book These 8 Artists

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 05.22.2014 | Entertainment

Priceonomics recently published an extensive list of purported fees that a variety of artists and bands require per show, pre-expenses. Degy Entertain...

Seth Rogen Charges Macklemore with Anti-Semitism, but Fails to See the Issues in His Own Film

Jai Tiggett | Posted 07.22.2014 | Black Voices
Jai Tiggett

Some may not see the connection between these two situations, but I'd argue that Ike Barinholtz using a slur that offends black folks, and Macklemore donning a getup that offends Jews, are strikingly similar.

Will Katy Perry Apologize for Her Anti-Jewish Caricature?

Rabbi Daniel Brenner | Posted 07.22.2014 | Entertainment
Rabbi Daniel Brenner

I hope that Perry offers an apology along the lines of Mackelmore and pulls the video off the web. It belongs as part of history -- but has no place in a society that values cultural and ethnic diversity.

Macklemore Apologizes For Wearing Offensive Costume

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 07.19.2014 | Entertainment

Macklemore has posted an explanation and apology to his website, following controversy that erupted after the rap star wore a costume at an event on F...