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

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 06.24.2014 | 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 05.29.2014 | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 05.22.2014 | 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 05.22.2014 | 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 05.20.2014 | 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...

Macklemore Denies He Was Mocking Jewish Stereotypes With Costume

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.20.2014 | Entertainment

Macklemore got himself in some hot water on Friday night in Seattle after performing while wearing a costume that many people felt mocked Jewish stere...

Ryan Kristobak

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Preparing To Head Into The Studio

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 05.02.2014 | Entertainment

About a year-and-a-half ago, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were performing their debut album, "The Heist," for crowds of no more than 50 people. In 2014, th...

The Other Side of The Wanz

Bryan Cain-Jackson | Posted 06.17.2014 | Entertainment
Bryan Cain-Jackson

Courtesy of MAK Media Productions You know him best as the man that is pimped out on the hit video from the hit song Thrift Shop by Macklemore, Rya...

The 10 Best Things Currently Happening in the Music Scene

Nile Cappello | Posted 06.21.2014 | Entertainment
Nile Cappello

Arcade Fire brought their notorious rock-and-roll style to Coachella, where they fired off a series of snide remarks critiquing the festival's VIP policy. Their unwillingness to participate in unspoken etiquette rules is refreshingly honest.

Kanye West, Macklemore Headlining 2014 Outside Lands Festival

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 04.08.2014 | Entertainment

The 2014 lineup for the seventh annual Outside Lands Festival has been announced, revealing headliners Kanye West, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, The ...

For Talib Kweli, Independence Is Bliss

Thomas Alter | Posted 06.01.2014 | Entertainment
Thomas Alter

The more his colleagues rap about trips to Dubai and cars that cost more than a Williamsburg loft, the more Kweli focuses on crafting a personal, political message to deliver through his lyrics.

Catch Up With Grammy Wedding Couple Yawar Charlie and Jason Miller -- SPEAK UP WITH JIMMY (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 05.29.2014 | Gay Voices
Jimmy Nguyen

They were one of 33 couples -- including same-sex couples -- who said "I do" in a mass wedding at the 2014 Grammy Awards.

Macklemore Wants You To Wipe Down The Toilet For All The Ladies Out There

Posted 03.13.2014 | Celebrity

Macklemore is a man of many passions -- thrift store shopping, the Seattle Seahawks, advocating for marriage equality, and apparently making sure that...

'Are My Dads Gay?'

Today's Mama | Posted 05.10.2014 | Parents
Today's Mama

Last night my son, Javier, and I were driving in the car listening to Macklemore's song, "Same Love," which mentions that when the singer was a kid, he thought he might be gay. "Macklemore's gay!" Javier said, both matter-of-factly and with great joy.

Ryan Lewis Pops Tag on $3.3M Home

Redfin | Posted 05.05.2014 | Entertainment
Redfin

Ryan Lewis -- of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis fame -- just splashed out a whopping $3.3 million for a northwest Seattle estate. The Grammy award-winning...

Drake Slams Macklemore

rollingstonelogo | Posted 02.13.2014 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. After Macklemore and Ryan Lewis won Best New Artist and three trophies in the rap category at l...

The Top 10 Workout Songs For February

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 04.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

This month's top 10 list is as eclectic as they come. From the Top 40, you'll find a trio of collaborations featuring Enrique Iglesias, Macklemore, and Shakira.

'I'm Not Different From Anyone Else Who Has Straight Parents'

Caleb Flood-Goldstick | Posted 04.08.2014 | Teen
Caleb Flood-Goldstick

I am happy to be the son of a lesbian mom. There's no place for your hate toward gay and lesbian people.

Your Words Have Power

Valerie Alexander | Posted 04.08.2014 | Entertainment
Valerie Alexander

I'm sure the writers of Gimme a Break had no idea that including the line, "Is that a Phi Beta Kappa pin?" might change someone's life, but it did, and that outcome should be on all our minds when we write, when we post, when we produce.

On Macklemore, and the Broader Problem of Cherry-Picking Someone's Old Tweets

Slade Sohmer | Posted 04.05.2014 | Media
Slade Sohmer

There is literally nothing more irresponsible in today's media climate than cherry-picking from someone's thousands-deep Twitter history to either prove a point or a raise a conspiratorial red flag.

Not Sure Who To Root For On Super Bowl Sunday?

The Huffington Post | Hilary Miller | Posted 02.02.2014 | Celebrity

This Sunday (Feb. 2), the Seattle Seahawks will take on the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII. If you're like the majority of Americans, you can't w...

Jersey Boys' Secret Gay Anthem

Joanne Spataro | Posted 03.30.2014 | Gay Voices
Joanne Spataro

This took me back to my childhood. I clung to any media representation of other gay and lesbian people when I was coming to terms with my own sexuality. The one song that soothed my churning soul was "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You" by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.