Macklemore

  • 01 February 2013

Date of birth

19th June, 1983

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

1.82

Macklemore is pictured at the 2017 102.7 KIIS FM Jingle Ball Presented by Capital One, taking place at The Forum. The event saw performances from the likes of Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, Kesha and others. - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 1st December 2017

Macklemore Throws Weight Behind Marriage Equality With 'Same Love' At Sydney Grand Final

By Daniel Falconer in Movies / TV / Theatre on 01 October 2017

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The American artist was joined by Mary Lambert on stage to perform the track.

In the midst of a nationwide referendum on whether or not Australians in same-sex relationships should be given the right to officially marry one another, Sydney, Australia played host to the National Rugby League Grand Final over the weekend, with Macklemore taking to the stage to perform at the event.

Image caption Macklemore is a staunch supporter of equal rights

The American artist seemed to throw his weight behind the 'Yes' vote in the referendum, performing his critically-acclaimed track 'Same Love' alongside Mary Lambert as part of his set. His decision came after a petition to stop the performance reached over 18,000 signatures earlier this week, but that pressure wasn't something the National Rugby League, or Macklemore and Mary Lambert were going to give into. Even former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott had called for the song to be excluded from the set. Fortunately, his pleas fell on deaf ears.

Continue reading: Macklemore Throws Weight Behind Marriage Equality With 'Same Love' At Sydney Grand Final

Macklemore arriving at the 2017 iHeart Radio Music Awards held at The Forum - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 5th March 2017

Macklemore arriving at the 2017 iHeart Radio Music Awards held at The Forum - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 5th March 2017

Macklemore aka Ben Haggerty arriving at the 2017 iHeart Radio Music Awards held at The Forum - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 6th March 2017

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis performed live on NBC's 'Today' show. The pop/hip-hop duo played a number of songs including their 2015 single Downtown- Central New York, United States - Thursday 23rd June 2016

MTV EMAs: Justin Bieber Has A Big Night While Ed Sheeran And Nicki Minaj Also Pick Up Awards [Pictures]

By Stephanie Chase in Music / Festivals on 26 October 2015

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Justin Bieber picked up two awards last night and also performed single ‘What Do You Mean?’

Justin Bieber picked up two of the biggest awards at last night’s MTV Europe Music Awards in Milan. The singer, who has made a career comeback in recent months, was named both best male and best worldwide act: North America, also taking to the stage to perform hit single ‘What Do You Mean?’

Image caption Macklemore and Ryan Lewis will be performing at the O.C. high school after all

Continue reading: California School Reverses Decision To Ban Macklemore And Ryan Lewis From Playing On Campus

Demi Lovato And Pharrell Among Performers For This Years MTV VMAs

By Stephanie Chase in Music / Festivals on 26 August 2015

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The annual awards show takes place this Sunday (August 30th).

Demi Lovato and Pharrell are among the names just announced as performers at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards. The event, which takes place on Sunday (August 30th) will be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California and hosted by Miley Cyrus.

Image caption Congrats, Mr. Haggerty!

In fact, they were planning to keep quiet about the pregnancy for longer, but recent rumours forced their hand, the couple explained in a YouTube video.

Continue reading: Baby News Or Why Macklemore's Been Off The Radar Recently

Macklemore & Tricia Davis Announce They're Expecting Their First Baby - Watch The Adorable Ultra Sound Video!

By Elinor Cosgrave in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 04 January 2015

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Macklemore A.K.A. Ben Haggerty and his fiancée Tricia Davis are expecting their first child!

Macklemore is going to be a father! The 31-year-old rapper announced he and his fiancée Tricia Davis are expecting their first child together via social media on Saturday (3rd January).

Image caption Macklemore is going to be a father!

Read More: Ryan Lewis Asks The Public 'Who Is Ryan Lewis?' (Hilarity Ensues).

Continue reading: Macklemore & Tricia Davis Announce They're Expecting Their First Baby - Watch The Adorable Ultra Sound Video!

Macklemore Speaks Candidly About Racism Within The Music Industry: "You Need To Know Your Place In The Culture”

By Nick Hill in Music / Festivals on 02 January 2015

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Te 31 year-old rapper recently opened up about whether white artists are being accepted within the hip-hop community.

After the recent conflict between Iggy Azalea and Azalia Banks over white and black rappers within the hip-hop industry, one of the genres biggest stars, Macklemore, is speaking out on if he has experienced any racism as a white artist.

Image caption Macklemore recently spoke about racism in the hip-hop industry

The 31-year-old rapper addressed the sensitive issue during Hot 97 radio interview this week, in which he explained how his position as a success in the industry can make him feel uncomfortable.

Continue reading: Macklemore Speaks Candidly About Racism Within The Music Industry: "You Need To Know Your Place In The Culture”

The Sound Of Seattle: Budweiser Made In America See How Music Has Changed In The Noisy City

By Holly Williams in Music / Festivals on 22 July 2014

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The legendary music scene of Seattle is visited ahead of Budweiser Made in America festival.

Image caption Ryan Lewis performing with Macklemore at Wynn, Las Vegas [Photo: Getty Images: Credit: David Becker]

"A lot of self-confessed hip hop fans wouldn't even recognise Ryan Lewis if they were standing right next to him and talking to him," Fallon said. "Which is why we sent Ryan Lewis himself, no disguise, out to the streets of New York to ask people what they know about Ryan Lewis."

Continue reading: Ryan Lewis Asks The Public "Who Is Ryan Lewis?" (Hilarity Ensues)

Macklemore's Apology: Should He Be Forgiven?

By Joe DeAndrea in Music / Festivals on 21 May 2014

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Macklemore issued an apology after wearing a costume that many deemed anti-Semitic. Should he be forgiven?

Macklemore found himself in a bit of hot water after playing dress-up at a recent performance. The 30-year-old rapper played a secret show in his hometown of Seattle this past weekend, where his costume consisted of a black wig, a beard, and a prosthetic nose -- and some viewed the outfit as anti-Semitic as it was mocking Jewish stereotypes.

Image caption Should Macklemore be forgiven for his offensive costume?

After the controversy erupted on the web and social media, Macklemore issued a lengthy statement on his official website, apologizing for those he offended and claiming that his intentions were not to be harmful.

Continue reading: Macklemore's Apology: Should He Be Forgiven?