Posts tagged "macklemore"

Watch Macklemore Sing A New Version Of “Thrift Shop” On “Sesame Street”

Macklemore made a guest appearance “Sesame Street” and brought his own kid-friendly version of “Thrift Shop” with him. In a duet with “Oscar the Grouch” and with backup from fellow…

Claire Hannum | January 13, 2015 - 4:15 pm

Macklemore Announces He & Fiancee Trisha Davis Are Expecting A Baby In Super Sweet Video

A Baby Macklemore is on the way! The rapper — real name Ben Haggerty — and his fiancee, Trisha Davis, posted the above YouTube video announcing that they’re expecting a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 4, 2015 - 10:00 am

Macklemore On Race In America: “As A White Person, We Have To Listen”

Macklemore gave a great interview with NYC’s Hot 97 in which he discusses white cultural appropriation of hip-hop and what white people can do to support the Black Lives…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 30, 2014 - 11:10 am

The Soapbox: Why Macklemore’s Costume Matters

Last Friday, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis performed a surprise music concert at the Experience Music Project Museum in Seattle. Awesome, right? Only, because it was a surprise, Macklemore wanted to go…

Avital Norman Nathman | May 20, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Macklemore Performs In Seattle In Costume Some Characterized As A Jewish Stereotype

A surprise performance by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis would get me excited, sure. And that’s probably what a lot of audience members were feeling at the Experience Music…

Jessica Wakeman | May 19, 2014 - 11:30 am

Macklemore Doesn’t Want Women To Have To Pee & Poop On Messy Toilet Seats Anymore

Macklemore feels so connected to the plight of women — having to pee and poop on toilet seats soiled by slovenly men — that he wrote an instructional, reggae style…

Ami Angelowicz | March 12, 2014 - 3:01 pm

Meet Sean Bishop And Taylor Knuth, One Of The Couples That Got Married At The Grammys Last Night

I was traveling last night, so I missed most of the Grammys. I tuned in for about four minutes, in which I caught 34 couples getting married by Queen Latifah.

Ami Angelowicz | January 27, 2014 - 11:30 am

Grammy Awards 2014: And The Nominees Are…

The Grammy Award nominees were announced last night and the results were about what you’d expect — lots of nominations for Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Lorde, Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 7, 2013 - 1:00 pm

“Same Love” Singer Mary Lambert On Macklemore: “I’m Gay And I’m Part Of The Song, Too”

Village Voice: How do you feel about the critiques from the LGBTQ community about Macklemore being the figure delivering this message?

You mean, someone that’s a straight white male…

Jessica Wakeman | November 15, 2013 - 4:30 pm

This Guy Wins Halloween For Making People Believe He’s Macklemore

A clever guy by the name of Andrew Hales thought he would get Halloween off to a head start and show up to a Macklemore and Ryan Lewis concert dressed…

Claire Hannum | October 30, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Halloween Inspiration Board: Macklemore

If you really want your Macklemore costume to be authentic, you would purchase all of the elements from your local thrift shop. All you need is a faux fur coat,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 29, 2013 - 9:51 am

Listen To Angel Haze’s Interpretation Of Macklemore’s “Same Love”

Macklemore’s “Same Love” is a great song from a straight guy about accepting people regardless of their sexual orientation. But I love hearing rapper Angel Haze — who describes herself…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 23, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Macklemore Prank Calls Lady On Craigslist Scalping His Tickets

Awkward. Macklemore called up a woman who was scalping tickets to one of his shows on Craigslist and gabbed to her for about five minutes in a (terrible) fake British-y accent.

Jessica Wakeman | October 12, 2013 - 10:00 am

Macklemore Schools Us On Proper Cat-Holding Techniques

Cat-holding! You’re doing it wrong. Let Macklemore show you how to properly wrangle and pet a cat — especially one who displays a shocking level of indifference/hatred regarding your very…

Julie Gerstein | August 29, 2013 - 1:20 pm

5 Things To Know About Mary Lambert, The Female Vocalist On Macklemore’s “Same Love” Song

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis won big at Sunday night’s VMAs, taking home two moon men, one for the song “Same Love,” which features a stirring vocal hook from singer Mary…

Julie Gerstein | August 26, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Macklemore Visits Young Fan With Leukemia In The Hospital, Writes Amazing Piece About It

The rapper Macklemore (AKA Ben Haggerty) has always seemed to me like one of the most genuinely good people in the entertainment business. Today, I have little doubt about it.

Jessica Wakeman | April 26, 2013 - 4:40 pm

Gwyneth Paltrow Does Half-Way Decent Impressions Of Jay-Z, Beyonce, Macklemore, Kanye & Husband Chris Martin

Gwyneth Paltrow generally leaves a bad taste in my mouth — a taste eerily reminiscent of wilted kale — but I am capable of appreciating aspects of her personality that…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 26, 2013 - 11:20 am

Reese Witherspoon’s Post-Arrest Facial Expressions & Macklemore Goes On Tour

The many faces of post-mugshot Reese Witherspoon. Eye-rollin’. []
Here’s a throwback activity I could get into — how to throw an adult sleepover! [Tres Sugar]

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 24, 2013 - 5:40 pm

Macklemore Song Causes Assault & 12 Other Times Music Has Gotten Someone Arrested

Last week, Samantha Malson was arrested for pushing and chocking her boyfriend Lars Hansen after a drunk Hansen refused to stop singing the song “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore. Sure, “Thrift…

Julie Gerstein | April 15, 2013 - 11:00 am

“Thrift Shop” With A Saxophone Solo

Here’s Broken Brass Ensemble playing a (mostly) instrumental version of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ “Thrift Shop.” Nothing will cheer you up on a long Friday afternoon stuck at the office like…

Jessica Wakeman | April 6, 2013 - 2:00 pm