Macklemore and Ryan Lewis recently released their debut album “The Heist” which reached number 2 on the Billboard charts with 78,000 units sold in it’s first week. Their success is incredible as the duo is still an independent act with no major record label involved. In this short film I traveled to Seattle, Washington to spend the week with Macklemore and Ryan as they shot their now infamous “Thrift Shop” music video, and prepared for the release of “The Heist”. The two brought me into their indie lives and showed me what it takes day after day to reach the level of success they have.
It’s SIX so you know what that means. Wale -Attention:Deficit is in stores today, so it’s only right Wale gets the headline. Wale speaks to okayplayer about his Go-Go influence, anxiety of his debut album and more. There are many interviews in today’s post with J Cole, Rakim, Wale, Wiz, Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo, and more. Tanya Morgan & Che Grand try out iPhone’s “Freestyle” application and a few live performances that include Pete Rock, CL Smooth, & Souls of Mischief. […]
Produced by Zaire Koalo, we get another cut from Shawn’s Silent Films For The Blind. […]