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Macklemore Suffered Drug Relapse

Macklemore admits he suffered a drug relapse last year.The 32-year-old rapper, who battled addiction when he was younger, says he started taking pills and smoking weed again while working new music with collaborator Ryan Lewis...

Macklemore: 'I Relapsed On Drugs Last Year'

The Thrift Shop hitmaker, real name Ben Haggerty, has a history of alcohol and drug abuse problems, which resulted in a stint in rehab in 2008, and although he managed to stay clean...

Macklemore Welcomes Baby Girl

The Same Love hitmaker announced in January (15) that he and his partner of over eight years, Tricia Davis, were expecting a baby together, and reports suggest the couple welcomed a daughter last...

Snoop Dogg And Josh Hutcherson To Show Off Ball Skills At Mlb's Celebrity Softball Game

Actor Anthony Anderson and singers Justin Moore and Nick Lachey will also lace up their sneakers for the game in Cincinnati, Ohio on 12 July (15), when the stars will go up against...

Snoop Dogg Compliments Former Foe Iggy Azalea For Rapping With 'Soul'

The Gin and Juice hitmaker famously fell out with Azalea in October (14), when he shared a viral image of an albino woman with cornrows, with the words, "Iggy Azalea No Make Up",...

Kendrick Lamar Voices His Support For Iggy Azalea

Kendrick Lamar believes Iggy Azalea should be allowed to do ''her thing''.The 27-year-old rapper has voiced his support for the 'Fancy' hitmaker, who has become a target of criticism for a number of people in...

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

Wait, did anybody even know that Macklemore is engaged? Well, if that’s news to you, wait till you read the next bit – the rapper is becoming a dad! Mr Haggerty and fiancée Tricia Davis...

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

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).Macklemore is going to be a...

Macklemore To Become First-time Father

Rapper Macklemore is expecting his first child with his fiancee.The Same Love hitmaker, real name Ben Haggerty, confirmed rumours suggesting his longterm partner Tricia Davis is pregnant by sharing a sweet video montage on Twitter.com...

Macklemore 'Is Set To Become A Dad'

Macklemore is expecting his first child with his fiancée Tricia Davis.The Grammy Award-winning rapper has been engaged to Tricia for two years and according to a report in the New York Post's Page Six Column,...

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

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...

Macklemore Puts His Success Down To 'White Privilege'

Rapper Macklemore has suggested his success can be attributed to "white privilege".In an interview with a U.S. radio station earlier this month (Dec14), outspoken rapper Azealia Banks slammed white hip-hop stars including MACklemore for winning...

Macklemore And Q-tip Join Protests Over Michael Brown Ruling

Rappers Macklemore and Q-Tip joined peaceful protests taking place across the U.S. on Monday night (24Nov14) to condemn the decision not to prosecute a police officer who killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.Brown was shot...

Macklemore Returns To Seattle Drug Court Programme After 16 Years

Rapper Macklemore revisited his troubled past on Tuesday (14Oct14) by returning to a juvenile drug court in Seattle, Washington to celebrate the achievements of the programme's latest group of recovering addicts.The Same Love hitmaker, real...

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

Nirvana remains to be one of the best things to come out of SeattleSeattle has one of the most legendary music scenes in America so it's only right that we delve into their record collection...

Why Did Drake Dis Macklemore Whilst Hosting The 2014 Espy Awards?

Seven months has not been long enough for Drake's wounds, inflicted at the Grammy Awards, to heal. The 27-year-old rapper hosted the ESPY Awards (Excellent in Sports Performance Yearly Awards) on Wednesday (16th July) and...

Macklemore Paints Mural In Irish Bar

Rapper Macklemore turned into a freelance artist by creating a one-of-a-kind mural for a bar in Ireland.The Thrift Shop hitmaker played a gig at Dublin's Marlay Park in front of 37,000 eager fans last week...

Macklemore Backing Clean-up Campaign For Seattle River

Rapper Macklemore is going green in support of a new campaign to clean up the Duwamish River in Washington.The river runs through the star's native Seattle and he is fronting a new drive to help...

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

Macklemore. You know Macklemore right? Yeah, you know that guys face. How about his collaborator and producer Ryan Lewis? No, you have no idea what Ryan Lewis looks like, do you? Well, Jimmy Fallon made...

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Partnering With Broadway Show For Fundraiser

Rap duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis have teamed up with producers of Broadway play Mothers And Sons for a special Hiv/Aids fundraiser.Producer Lewis launched his own charity, the 30/30 Project, in April (14), after revealing...

"Who Is Ryan Lewis?" Fans Don't Recognize Macklemore's Other-half Ryan Lewis

The award-winning duo of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis must have hoped for more educated fans!Although there is only one vocalist, it takes a team effort to create hit tracks such as 'Thrift Shop,' 'Same Love'...

"Who Is Ryan Lewis" Asks Ryan Lewis In Hilarious Jimmy Fallon Clip

Ryan Lewis has been forced to ask "Who is Ryan Lewis?" after he began to realise that his professional other half and rapper, Macklemore, was getting a lot more attention than him. Turns out that...

Robin Thicke And Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Land Apra Nods

Robin Thicke's massive international hit track Blurred Lines is to go head-to-head with songs by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Passenger and Bastille at Australia's top songwriting awards ceremony.The International Work of the Year prize at...

Macklemore's Costume Apology Accepted By Anti-defamation League Officials

Rapper Macklemore has won the support of officials at the Anti-Defamation League (Adl) after apologising for donning a controversial costume onstage which drew accusations of anti-Semitism.The Thrift Shop hitmaker came under fire after performing in...

Rita Ora Wanted To Name Her Album 'Hymen'

Rita Ora wanted to name her album Hymen.The 23-year-old singer - who is set to release her second studio album in September this year - was planning to name it after a mythical goddess of...

Macklemore's Apology: 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...

Macklemore Apologises Over Controversial Stage Costume

Rapper Macklemore has written an extended apology to dismiss accusations of anti-Semitism after he initially brushed off the controversy over an onstage costume.The Thrift Shop hitmaker took to the stage at a gig in Seattle,...

Macklemore Releases Statement & Apologises For 'Racist Stereotype' Costume

Macklemore has released a statement apologising for the “offensive” costume he wore on stage in Seattle on Friday (16th May).Macklemore has released a statement explaining his costume choice.The 30-year-old appeared on stage at the EMP...

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Smash Crowdfunding Target

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have smashed their crowdfunding goal to raise $100,000 (£62,500) to help build a health centre in Africa.Producer Lewis recruited his bandmate to front the 30/30 Project last month (Apr14), when he...

Macklemore In Hot Water As Fake Witches Nose, Wig And Beard = Racist Stereotype

Despite Macklemore’s protestations that his pick ‘n’ mix costume was simply a random guise, not intended to portray a racial stereotype in any way, shape or form, it sort-of-has been construed as a racial stereotype...

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