Following a quiet grind over the course of a decade, Macklemore magnetically drew the mainstream to him— on his own terms. Fiercely committed to independence, he teamed up with producer Ryan Lewis and unveiled The Heist in 2012. He entered rarified air as one of only 19 acts in history to earn two RIAA diamond singles from the same album, namely “Thrift Shop” [feat. Wanz] and “Can’t Hold Us.” Not to mention, the duo garnered four GRAMMY® Awards in the categories of “Best New Artist,” “Best Rap Album” for The Heist, and “Best Rap Song” and “Best Rap Performance” for “Thrift Shop.” 2017 saw him unveil his sophomore solo LP, Gemini. It bowed at #2 on the Billboard 200 and claimed #1 on the Top Rap Albums Chart, Top R&B/Hip- Hop Albums Chart, and Top Independent Albums Chart powered by platinum singles—“Glorious” [feat. Skylar Grey], “Good Old Days” [feat. Ke$ha], and “Marmalade” [feat. Lil Yachty]. Along the way, he gathered nearly 20 billion total streams and views, enshrining him as one of the most successful independent artists in history. He has supported artists in his hometown as co-founder of hip-hop and youth development program The Residency.

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Events featuring macklemore

Mar 17, 2023
11:00pm — 12:00am
Presented by
Dolby Atmos