Independent hip-hop artists Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are on quite the successful journey. Their breakout hit "Thrift Shop" has conquered radio for months, while they have been busy touring the country to sold out shows and booking interviews. Now ready to promote their second radio single "Can't Hold Us", they've filmed an official music video across six continents and released it to fans earlier today. It's beautiful shots feature a pirate ship, a moving living room on a trailer, and The Heist flag on top of the Seattle Space Needle. As an added bonus, because the video is...Read More
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Jabari had a chance to interview and document the lives of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis earlier this year while they were recording the video for their hit song "Thrift Shop". Jabari gets Macklemore to open up about the ups and downs of being independent and why he doesn't see himself going to a major label. Ryan Lewis, who handles the music production, talks about how he linked up with Macklemore by doing his photography. Check out the short documentary after the jump!
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Complex has reported the first week estimates for the New Music Tuesday October 10th releases. MGK aka Machine Gun Kelly dropped his major label debut album "Lace Up", which is expected to move 50,000+ units. While Seattle based independent duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis released their debut, entitled "The Heist", which is expected to move over 80,000+ units with no label support.
Personally, I am really enjoying "The Heist", and I hope Macklemore shatters even those expectations. What new albums are you currently listening to?...Read More
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I'll be honest, I haven't heard a song by any of the artists on this track. So, I was pleasantly surprised when I watched the music video on Sermon's Domain and really enjoyed the song's lyrical content as well as the video. The soulful song by Macklemore, Ryan Lewis and Mary Lambert speaks on how love can and does naturally exist between people of the same gender, despite written laws or people telling them they're not supposed to feel the way they do. All in all, "Same Love" is a great song that puts a spotlight on a real life issue going on in our culture today....Read More
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