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Macklemore Apologizes for Offensive Costume

NATIONAL | By Chris Talbott | May 20
Rapper Macklemore posted an apology on his website late Monday, saying he didn’t mean to mock Jewish people by wearing a costume that some say was anti-Semitic during a performance in Seattle last week.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Speak Out About HIV’s 30/30 Project

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 24
Singers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are putting their fame to good use, speaking out about the 30/30 Project, which aims to create worldwide healthcare facilities in communities impacted by HIV/AIDS.

Christian Rapper Makes Anti-Gay Version of ’Same Love’

MUSIC | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 31
An anti-gay cover of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ Grammy Award-winning marriage equality hit "Same Love" was released this week by Christian rapper Bizzle.

AFA’s Fischer Slams Grammy’s ’Sodomy-Based Wedding Ceremonies’

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 28
Unsurprisingly, the American Family Association’s Bryan Fischer did not enjoy Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ performance of "Same Love." He also had a problem with Beyonce’s performance of "Drunk In Love."

Did CBS Cut Away From Same-Sex Kissing During the Grammys?

MUSIC | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 28
Some of criticized CBS for allegedly cutting away from same-sex couples kissing while they were getting married during Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ performance of "Same Love" during the Grammy Awards on Sunday.

Macklemore’s ’Same Love’ Performance Hit With Anti-Gay Backlash

MUSIC | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 27
Unsurprisingly, a number of anti-gay pundits had a problem with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ performance of "Same Love" during the 2014 Grammy Awards.

Daft Punk, Macklemore Top Left-of-Center Grammys

NATIONAL | By Chris Talbott | Jan 27
The Grammy Awards celebrated outcasts and outsiders, lionizing a couple of French robots, white rappers and a country gal espousing gay rights, and a Goth teenager who’s clearly uncomfortable with the current themes in pop music.

Queen Latifah? She was Queen Commish for the Night

MUSIC | Jan 27
The weddings of 33 couples during the Grammy Awards were legally presided over by Queen Latifah. The rapper-actress-talk show host had to be sworn in as a commissioner by the state of California to perform the ceremony.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Hit Warm Up for Grammys

NATIONAL | By Chris Talbott | Jan 24
As 2014 opens, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are the focal point of the Grammy Awards - and few are more surprised than them.

Mary Lambert was ’Last Resort’ for ’Same Love’

NATIONAL | By Mesfin Fekadu | Jan 21
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis had written and produced a song called "Same Love," but they needed a special hook to finalize the emotional track. Like the rap duo, Mary Lambert is from Seattle, though she had never met them before.

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