Macklemore

December 23, 2010 @ 15:05:06 PM
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I've noticed that in this forum, Macklemore, (the Seattle bred rapper) isn't getting any attention on hypebeast. Hypebeasts are supposed to be the people on top of the latest and freshest things in art culture. Seemingly, Macklemore is just that. Macklemore is a groundbreaking musician who incorporates all genres of music. Anyway, he is a great rapper who deserves to be heard. So check out his music.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWhx-CtPmBU

New single. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwZ53bGAJvo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIBdAdnTqqo
December 23, 2010 @ 17:00:41 PM
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i heard that otherside song a while back and thought it was dope.
December 23, 2010 @ 21:42:15 PM
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the otherside was mean!
December 23, 2010 @ 23:48:15 PM
December 24, 2010 @ 02:03:16 AM
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So dope. I only wish he released this song. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlAnBmFU-tM
I swear Seattle is hip hop right now.
December 24, 2010 @ 02:14:51 AM
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he has a poetic flow.. real nice

EDIT: apparently his style is known as slam poetry
December 24, 2010 @ 02:17:13 AM
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he did not rhyme any bars at all in that town video
he's coo though
December 24, 2010 @ 02:43:36 AM
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^wtf?
December 24, 2010 @ 03:49:58 AM
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Yeah you could call it spoken word. Does it really matter if he spit bars or not? We don't all judge by how many bars he spits, this isn't 106 and Park haha. Good hip hop is good hip hop.
December 24, 2010 @ 04:56:47 AM
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He's super "hip hop" like a bunch of popular artists in seattle
December 25, 2010 @ 15:44:41 PM
December 25, 2010 @ 18:41:54 PM
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Macklemore's cool, but sorry, seattle is not running hip-hop. And to be honest, Blue Scholars are kinda wack, I used to like them alot when I was younger but Geo isn't a very good mc, and Saabzi's production has gotten kinda stale.
December 25, 2010 @ 18:56:28 PM
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macklemore is my shit. i saw him live earlier this year. he's great live.
December 25, 2010 @ 21:07:39 PM
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I would imagine he's good live. If Seattle's not running hip hop who is? Seriously, I have no bias. I'm not from Seattle, I just think the quality of hip hop is amazing.
December 25, 2010 @ 21:17:37 PM
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What's the story behind that name?
December 25, 2010 @ 22:01:00 PM
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My favorites

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His tape with Ryan Lewis was dope but the new one he put out a few weeks back was weak imo.
December 25, 2010 @ 22:27:07 PM
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big thumbs up for this thread.
stay at home dad+
December 26, 2010 @ 01:47:59 AM
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I would imagine he's good live. If Seattle's not running hip hop who is? Seriously, I have no bias. I'm not from Seattle, I just think the quality of hip hop is amazing.


Idk, i don't like how uniform the sound and lyrical content is for a lot of artists coming out of seattle. I like macklemore alot but the majority of the stuff I hear from seattle ends up sounding pretty stale and rehashed.
December 27, 2010 @ 18:09:07 PM
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I just emailed Macklemore, im gonna try to get him to be in my senior project. fingers crossed!
December 27, 2010 @ 18:12:27 PM
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i never go into the whole northwest rap.. kind of gets old after a while. except the blue scholars oof... but that was made in hawaii sooo... go figure
December 28, 2010 @ 15:25:24 PM
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i never go into the whole northwest rap.. kind of gets old after a while. except the blue scholars oof... but that was made in hawaii sooo... go figure


Funny how half the people dissing Seattle hip hop are probably from the NorthWest.
December 29, 2010 @ 01:20:07 AM
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not dissing, just saying. I never got into seattle hip hop as much as other people from around here.
December 29, 2010 @ 21:42:20 PM
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Not dissing you either man. But I do think it's funny how a lot of the people who love a cities hip hop scene are usually not from that city. I'm from Canada and right now I'm into Seattle's stuff. But I notice the same thing with Toronto. Toronto hip hop is great. Yet, a lot of people in Toronto don't even know who these artists are. So it's ironic how a lot of people diss their cities just by being apathetic. They're not even looking within their own cities for music.
December 30, 2010 @ 14:38:57 PM
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pretty funny

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January 01, 2011 @ 18:59:38 PM
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Man I was listening to that song while writing an exam in Math, and I burst out laughing in a very quiet room. I just couldn't hold back.
January 01, 2011 @ 21:01:48 PM
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Not dissing you either man. But I do think it's funny how a lot of the people who love a cities hip hop scene are usually not from that city. I'm from Canada and right now I'm into Seattle's stuff. But I notice the same thing with Toronto. Toronto hip hop is great. Yet, a lot of people in Toronto don't even know who these artists are. So it's ironic how a lot of people diss their cities just by being apathetic. They're not even looking within their own cities for music.


mmm put me up on some toronto hip hop. i have no idea where to find it
January 01, 2011 @ 23:46:09 PM
January 02, 2011 @ 01:19:34 AM
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^

thanks a lot brah.
January 02, 2011 @ 03:58:35 AM
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Dude is definitely one of the most lyrical and meaningful artist in the game at the moment.
January 03, 2011 @ 16:14:51 PM
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No problem bro. That he is
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