Name: Macklemore
Birth Name: 
Ben Haggerty
Birth Date: 
June 19, 1983
Birth Place: 
Seattle, Washington
Occupation: 
Rapper
Relationship Status: 
Engaged to Tricia Davis
Celebrity Ranking # 774
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Macklemore Repents for Anti-Semitic Getup

Posted Tuesday May 20, 2014 11:25 AM GMT

On Friday night (May 16) Macklemore wore a strange costume to his concert in Seattle, and some of his fans took offense as it appeared to them to be making fun of Jewish culture.

The “Thrift Shop” rapper issued an apology for his attire on Monday (May 19), explaining that he’s not anti-Semitic and never intended to hurt anyone’s feelings.

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Ryan Lewis Reveals his Mother is HIV Positive

Posted Wednesday April 23, 2014 3:08 PM GMT

Speaking up for a cause close to his heart, Ryan Lewis announced that his mother, Julie Lewis, has been HIV positive for 30 years.

The singer spoke about the situation, which came about when Ms. Lewis gave birth to her daughter and needed a blood transfusion, as part of an announcement for an organization to advocate for affordable medical care.

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Front Status May 2014

Posted Wednesday April 9, 2014 6:18 PM GMT

Taking time away from the recording studio, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis cover the May 2014 issue of Status magazine.

During his interview with the publication, the Seattle native chatted about everything from creating his stage name to his friendship with Ryan.

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Justin Timberlake, Lorde & Katy Perry Score Big As 2014 Billboard Music Awards Announces Nominees

Posted Wednesday April 9, 2014 9:50 AM GMT

With a little over a month until the big night, the 2014 Billboard Music Awards just unveiled the illustrious list of hopefuls.

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Kanye West and More to Headline Outside Lands This Summer

Posted Tuesday April 8, 2014 5:17 PM GMT

Preparing for a big summer concert season, Outside Lands announced their 2014 lineup on Tuesday (April 8).

Gracing the stage in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park will be headliner Kanye West along with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, The Killers, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.

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Justin Timberlake and Rihanna at the Top of iHeart Radio Nominees

Posted Wednesday March 26, 2014 9:21 PM GMT

The nominees are in, and the final showdown for the iHeart Radio awards will be between the suave Justin Timberlake, and the sassy Rihanna!

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Drake Calls Out Macklemore for Post-Grammy Text to Kendrick Lamar: "That S--t was Wack!"

Posted Wednesday February 12, 2014 10:18 PM GMT

Last month's Grammy Awards had everybody talking, but in a new interview with Rolling Stone, Drake is opening up about the controversial Best Rap Album winner.

After Macklemore was announced the winner, the "Thrift Shop" singer posted a text exchange between himself and fellow nominee Kendrick Lamar, telling the rapper he was "robbed."

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Stars Step Out in Style for the GQ Super Bowl Party

Posted Saturday February 1, 2014 11:13 AM GMT

Making the most of the weekend of the big game, plenty of celebs headed to GQ's Super Bowl Party in New York City on Friday (January 31).

Joining in on the fun, Shay Mitchell scoffed at chilly temps in the littlest of little black dresses with matching heels.

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