10 Years That Changed A City

2013: Macklemore, and Seattle Hip-Hop, Go Mainstream

There’s a palpable civic pride—and renewed engagement—in the very idea of local music because our guy made it big.

03/04/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alerts

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Plan Surprise Release Show at Neumos on Friday

The hip-hop duo unveils 'This Unruly Mess I've Made' with a free concert and Amazon live stream.

02/24/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Pop Culture Blast

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: Macklemore Confronts His White Privilege

Plus, new trailer Dude York, a terrific trailer for 'Suicide Squad,' and sports tweets.

01/25/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Music

Macklemore Will Release a New Album with Ryan Lewis February 26

It's called 'This Unruly Mess I've Made.'

01/15/2016 By Matthew Halverson

This Week in Macklenews

Macklemore Rails Against Prescription Drug Abuse with "Kevin"

The message-driven song features the smooth vocals of Leon Bridges.

11/23/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Faux Real

Great (Fake) Moments in Seattle Hip-Hop History

As MOHAI opens its Legacy of Seattle Hip-Hop exhibit, we look at some less fact-checked moments that defined the scene.

08/31/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

This Week in Macklenews

Macklemore Goes "Downtown" in New Music Video

Well... downtown Spokane. But hey, Ken Griffey, Jr. is there!

08/27/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

New Music

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Return with the Paternal "Growing Up (Sloane's Song)"

The MC and new dad offers fatherly advice on the track featuring Ed Sheeran (which is available for free download).

08/05/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Weird Pairings

Macklemore Was on 'Sesame Street'

We knew he was a Muppet!

01/13/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Absurdity

Imperfect Party

Here’s who we’d invite if we could roast this year’s most shameless visitors, bumbling locals, and all-around knuckleheads.

12/01/2014 By Seattle Met Staff

Do Gooders

Meet Macklemore at the Runway to Freedom Fashion Show

The local hip-hop star shows up to support this charitable runway show benefiting victims of domestic violence.

10/14/2014 By Amanda Zurita

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: October 2014

A Tony-winning play, a Newbery-winning book, and Macklemore’s pals release competing albums.

10/01/2014 Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Macklemore Confronts the Fame Monster in Fences' "Arrows" Video

The MC expresses the pressures of success in the new "Made in Seattle" clip

08/11/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Return on Fences' "Arrows"

The duo's collaboration with the former Seattle singer-songwriter is their first new track since 'The Heist'

07/29/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Owuor Arunga

The trumpeter for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis talks about bridging musical generations with a Timeless performance, visualization, and space travel

07/16/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Hollis Wong-Wear

The Flavr Blue singer talks about staying hyper busy, performing with Macklemore, playing Fremont Fair's new concert series.

06/17/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer Style

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis x Ebbets Field

Baseball season is here. How will Seattle's favorite hip-pop stars make it look good?

06/09/2014 By Emma Ranniger

The Sporting Life

Macklemore Gets His Own Mariners Bobblehead

These figurines are more likely to end up on eBay than in a thrift shop.

06/03/2014

Morning Fizz

Friday Fizz Likes and Dislikes

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring how we really felt about this week's news.

05/23/2014 By Morning Fizz

Music News

Macklemore Makes Up to $300K Per Show

But that's not nearly as much as some other really, really bad bands.

05/22/2014 By Matthew Halverson