New Macklemore x Ryan Lewis Songs, Mixtapes & Videos


Bruno Mars Strikes Gold Once Again With “24k Magic” [Feature ]

It’s hard to believe it’s been two years since the release of Bruno Mars’ megahit “Uptown Funk” with Mark Ronson, mostly because you’re just as likely to hear the record on the radio today... Read More


Macklemore Says “White Privilege II” Reason for Low Sales of “This Unruly Mess” [Feature ]

If it felt like Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' The Heist album took over the world in 2012, that's because it did. For a moment forget the GRAMMYs, forget the cultural appropriation debates, the truth is those were... Read More


Macklemore Says Eminem Benefited From Being White, Eminem Would Agree [Feature ]

With a new album just out, Macklemore (and Ryan Lewis) sat down with Billboard for an interview that covered Mack's parenthood and his ongoing stuggle with drug addiction, but the bulk of the piece centers around race,... Read More


Forget Macklemore, Let’s Talk About Ryan Lewis’ Production Genius [Feature ]

I’m a (relatively) smart guy, but when it comes to science I’m clueless. Senior year of high school, my chemistry teacher gave me a pity C on the final exam, bringing my grade to a solid D so that I could... Read More


Album Sales for Macklemore’s “This Unruly Mess I’ve Made” Are Not Looking Good [Feature ]

Did Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' new album just flop? To answer that question we have to go back.  October, 2012. I'm backstage at a Macklemore show in L.A. with DJ Z, which might be a flex except at the time... Read More


1 Listen Album Review: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “This Unruly Mess I’ve Made” [Feature ]

The first song on Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ debut album, The Heist, is titled “Ten Thousand Hours.” The title is inspired by Malcolm Gladwell’s "10,000-Hour Rule" theory, which states... Read More


Forget Macklemore, This Is My White Privilege [Feature ]

By now you've heard of Macklemore's "White Privilege II." Maybe you haven't actually heard "White Privilege II," I can't blame anyone for skipping a nearly nine-minute magnum opus of racial... Read More


Macklemore Announces New Album “This Unruly Mess I Made” & Release Date [Feature ]

The return of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis came unexpectedly last year when the two covered Complex's August/September issue, bringing to an end their long silence.  A new wife, a new child, a new drug... Read More


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Thrift Shop” Goes Diamond, Is That a Good Thing? [Feature ]

Record sales might not be as impressive as they once were, but don't tell that to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. The pair's 2013 hit "Thrift Shop," which took the country by storm and vaulted the duo... Read More


We Called the High School That Banned Macklemore Over “Misogny & Drug Use” Concerns [Feature ]

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis have one of the cleanest reps in hip-hop, but when Aliso Niguel High School won a Q&A session with the Seattle duo, complete with a $10,000 grant for their art and music... Read More


Macklemore x Ryan Lewis - Downtown ft. Eric Nally, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee & Grandmaster Caz [Stream]

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis have released Downtown, a new single that includes appearances by hip-hop legends Kool Moe Dee, Eric Nally, Melle Mel, and Grandmaster Caz. The Lewis-produced single is the second from the pair in... Read More


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - Growing Up (Sloane’s Song) ft. Ed Sheeran [Stream & Download]

The wait is over. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis have released Growing Up (Sloane’s Song), their first new single in almost three years. The touching effort finds Macklemore speaking to his newborn daughter, Sloane Ava... Read More


Starting Over: Macklemore’s Relapsed Journey After “The Heist” [Feature ]

What happened to Macklemore? For a brief moment in history he was the center of a storm raging through the mainstream. Grammys were stacked, Billboard records broken, radios flooded, thinkpieces written, his name was... Read More


Fences ft. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - Arrows [Stream]

Seattle indie-rock band Fences may not be a household name among hip-hop heads just yet, but new single Arrows is certainly gonna expand their reach. Not only because it’s dope, but also because it finds them joined on... Read More


Hey, White Pop Stars: Ignorance Is No Excuse for Racism [Feature ]

In recent weeks, two of the music industry's biggest white stars have found themselves at the center of race-related controversies. First, Macklemore ran afoul of the Jewish community by performing "Thrift Shop" in a... Read More


From Tupac to Coldplay, Bands Artists Were In Before They Got Big [Feature ]

We know there are a lot of artists struggling to make it, and some of them might even be feeling like their big break will never come. But never fear my people, music history is full of artists who spent years toiling in... Read More


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ft. ScHoolboy Q & Hollis - White Walls [Stream]

Given that Macklemore made a name (and a fortune) for himself by choosing quirky Thrift Shop clothes over designer brands, you’d expect the Seattle representative to make a similarly classic, economical selection when... Read More


Macklemore x Ryan Lewis - Can’t Hold Us (SharkFaceGang REMIX) [Stream]

Missing Shark Week already? While we in The DJBooth aren’t planning on running any sensationalistic documentaries about Great White attacks in the near future, fans of the Selachimorpha monophylum are sure to appreciate... Read More


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ft. Ray Dalton - Can’t Hold Us [Stream]

When we first featured Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Can’t Hold Us, back in August of 2011, the Seattle duo were just a minuscule blip on the national radar. Three years later, with a Billboard number one hit under their... Read More


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - The Heist [Album]

The Internet has changed so much about our lives – how we keep in touch with other people, how we shop, how we watch porn – but it’s absolutely re-written the way we discover new music. Back in the day, let’s say... Read Full Review


Macklemore x Ryan Lewis ft. Ben Bridwell - Starting Over [Stream]

Otherside, the very first Booth feature from Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, saw the former delivering a brutally honest chronicle of his struggle with addiction, and reflecting on the extent to which pop artists bear... Read More


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ft. Mary Lambert - Same Love [Stream]

UPDATE: Click “Watch Video” for the brand new visuals to Same Love. While still a long, long way from becoming part of the mainstream, hip-hop’s acceptance of gay rights is undoubtedly on the rise; or at... Read More


Macklemore x Ryan Lewis ft. Wanz - Thrift Shop [Stream]

Sometimes I wonder just how the Seattle bred Irishman Macklemore does what he does. Coming off his most recent release, Same Love, which eloquently addressed the underlying issues associated with homosexuality and same-sex... Read More


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - Victory Lap [Stream]

No one likes unnecessary boasting, but when you’ve turned your music into a worldwide touring force, landed a XXL Freshman spot and racked up DJBooth-approved track…yeah sure, go ahead and take a Victory Lap, you’ve... Read More


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - Make the Money [Stream]

Sssshhhhh…..hear that? That’s the sound of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis slowly but surely building a hardcore fan base for their ceaselessly honest music. Ok, you don’t have to be quiet anymore. In fact, feel free to... Read More


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ft. Ray Dalton - Can’t Hold Us [Stream]

I still can’t kick the habit of going old school and making CDs for friends that want new music. I’ve found, though, that most of my mix CDs have one superior quality artist, who diminishes the quality of the others,... Read More


The Rising: SXSW Edition Video Capsule [Video]

On Friday, March 18, an all-star lineup-of underground heavyweights and up-and-coming buzzmakers came together at the Dizzy Rooster for, 2DopeBoyz, Last Rights, Pyramid Builders, UniqueSquared and C9‘s... Read More


Macklemore - Wings [Stream & Download]

For a kid brought up on hoop dreams, a fresh pair of kicks can seem as magical as Perseus’ winged sandals – the only difference is, instead of flying home victorious with a gorgon’s head as your trophy,... Read More


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ft. Fences - Otherside (Remix) [Stream & Download]

Way back in November ‘09, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis introduced themselves to the Booth with Otherside, a cautionary cut which found the Seattle emcee-producer duo warning listeners of the devastating effects of syrup,... Read More


Macklemore x Ryan Lewis - Irish Celebration [Stream]

Once upon a time St. Patrick’s Day was a day for Irish folks to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland, but over the past few decades it has slowly but surely morphed into a day for frat boys to put on “F**k Me I’m... Read More


Macklemore x Ryan Lewis ft. Xperience - Crew Cuts [Stream]

Opinion was divided over Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ last offering, Otherside, a joint dedicated to cutting down the “drugs make you more creative” myth, but I’d be surprised if the Booth responds to their latest song... Read More


Macklemore x Ryan Lewis - Otherside [Stream]

Are musicians who glamorize drug use responsible when listeners follow their example and suffer the consequences? That’s a tough question to answer but, having experienced firsthand the horror of addiction, Booth... Read More