Topics :: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Macklemore Apologizes for Offensive Costume

By Chris Talbott | Tuesday May 20, 2014
Rapper Macklemore posted an apology on his website late Monday, saying he didn’t mean to mock Jewish people by wearing a costume that some say was anti-Semitic during a performance in Seattle last week.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Speak Out About HIV’s 30/30 Project

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Singers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are putting their fame to good use, speaking out about the 30/30 Project, which aims to create worldwide healthcare facilities in communities impacted by HIV/AIDS.

Christian Rapper Makes Anti-Gay Version of ’Same Love’

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Jan 31, 2014
An anti-gay cover of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ Grammy Award-winning marriage equality hit "Same Love" was released this week by Christian rapper Bizzle.

Did CBS Cut Away From Same-Sex Kissing During the Grammys?

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jan 28, 2014
Some of criticized CBS for allegedly cutting away from same-sex couples kissing while they were getting married during Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ performance of "Same Love" during the Grammy Awards on Sunday.

AFA’s Fischer Slams Grammy’s ’Sodomy-Based Wedding Ceremonies’

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jan 28, 2014
Unsurprisingly, the American Family Association’s Bryan Fischer did not enjoy Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ performance of "Same Love." He also had a problem with Beyonce’s performance of "Drunk In Love."

Daft Punk, Macklemore Top Left-of-Center Grammys

By Chris Talbott | Monday Jan 27, 2014
The Grammy Awards celebrated outcasts and outsiders, lionizing a couple of French robots, white rappers and a country gal espousing gay rights, and a Goth teenager who’s clearly uncomfortable with the current themes in pop music.

Queen Latifah? She was Queen Commish for the Night

Monday Jan 27, 2014
The weddings of 33 couples during the Grammy Awards were legally presided over by Queen Latifah. The rapper-actress-talk show host had to be sworn in as a commissioner by the state of California to perform the ceremony.

Macklemore’s ’Same Love’ Performance Hit With Anti-Gay Backlash

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jan 27, 2014
Unsurprisingly, a number of anti-gay pundits had a problem with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ performance of "Same Love" during the 2014 Grammy Awards.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Hit Warm Up for Grammys

By Chris Talbott | Friday Jan 24, 2014
As 2014 opens, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are the focal point of the Grammy Awards - and few are more surprised than them.

Mary Lambert was ’Last Resort’ for ’Same Love’

By Mesfin Fekadu | Tuesday Jan 21, 2014
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis had written and produced a song called "Same Love," but they needed a special hook to finalize the emotional track. Like the rap duo, Mary Lambert is from Seattle, though she had never met them before.