- Real Name: Ben Haggerty
- Nickname: Professor Macklemore
- Hometown: Seattle, Washington
- Label: Independent
What Your Uber Driver's Taste In Rap Music Says About Them
When to and not to get out of your Uber: a guide.
Rappers as Fast Food Restaurants: An Absurdly Detailed Investigation
If you don't understand why Kanye West is Taco Bell, we can't be friends.
Macklemore Was the Most Popular Rap Artist on the Planet Last Week
The Gemini rides his new album to the tune of most popular rapper in the world.
Macklemore’s ‘Gemini’ is as Refreshing, Imperfect & Conflicted as the Artist Himself
True to the album's title, Macklemore's newest full-length album sans Ryan Lewis heads down divergent paths.
How Logic’s “1-800-273-8255” Taught Me to Be Less Skeptical of “Wokeness”
If the net effect of an artist's music is positive, why are we often so quick to be snarky about it?
Report Card: Macklemore Reminisces, Danny Watts Swallows Death, Westside Gunn & Conway Are Grimy
And Jorja Smith's voice is beautiful.
Meet 6 Exciting Indie Artists on Macklemore's New 'Gemini' Album
The Seattle native's new album is an artist discovery tool. Let's dig in...
Macklemore’s “Glorious” Finds Him Starting Over, But In the Same Spot
On the first single of his upcoming project, Macklemore wants you to know that this is a fresh start; so why don’t we believe him?
Macklemore’s Open Letter to His Daughter is a Powerful Blueprint for Hope
In the face of the nation’s biggest political upset, Macklemore finds solace in the potential of his daughter.
Macklemore’s “Drug Dealer” Video is a Jarring Reminder of My Oxycontin Addiction
The Seattle emcee uses personal experiences to inspire an incredibly powerful visual addressing pharmaceutical addiction.
Macklemore & President Obama Raise Awareness For America’s Opioid Crisis
Former addict Macklemore brings America’s drug crisis to the White House in a new MTV documentary.
Chance The Rapper, Kendrick Lamar & a History of Rappers Performing on Ellen
Some of the best performances on daytime television are by rappers on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show.
Why YG Got the "Two Biggest White Rappers" for "FDT (Pt. 2)"
YG didn’t pull any punches when asked why he brought in G-Eazy and Macklemore for the "FDT (Pt. 2)."
That Time Macklemore, Drake & J. Cole Ate at McDonalds Together
Macklemore, J. Cole & Drake all had breakfast together in 2010, that's a thing that really happened.