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Macklemore Releases Lengthy Apology For ‘Anti-Semitic’ Costume

In an apology letter he posted to his website, Macklemore states he never meant to dress like a “Jewish stereotype.”

05/20/2014

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Macklemore Criticized for ‘Anti-Semitic’ Costume During ‘Thrift Shop’ Performance

Macklemore has come under fire — and hey, it’s not for something he rapped this time — after a recent performance that saw him don a costume while rapping breakthrough single “Thrift Shop.”

05/19/2014

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Ryan Lewis, Mother Talk Her Battle with HIV, New 30/30 Project

“Yes, I’m grateful that I lived,” Julie Lewis, who is HIV positive, says. “But I want to do something to honor all those people that we love dearly who died along the way.”

04/23/2014

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Confirm Support of 30/30 Project

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis made a surprising announcement today, via their YouTube channel. In a just-posted video, Macklemore revealed that Lewis’ mother, Julie Lewis, has been living with HIV for 30 years. He followed that by announcing the duo’s support for an Indiegogo campaign called the 30/30 Project. The project is seeking $100,000 in donations to build clinics worldwide that will provide healthcare, with the first planned for Malawi.

04/22/2014

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Macklemore Gets Dirty…Raps About The Toilet

Grammy award-winning rapper and singer Macklemore has been known to very outspoken in his beliefs.

Whether it’s marriage equality, to racial equality, to who should really win a Grammy.

Now the artist has chosen to advocate a very, er, dirty topic – wiping up the toilet.

97.1 AMP Radio–03/17/2014

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Julia Roberts’ Half-Sister Leaves A Suicide Note: Perez Hilton’s Daily Update

This story is kind of out of control. Earlier this week, Julia Roberts’s half-sister passed away.  She left behind a suicide note that was just found and what was written in it was, well really […]

97.1 AMP Radio–02/13/2014

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Drake Calls Macklemore’s Apology Text to Kendrick Lamar ‘Wack as F***’

Drake is calling out Macklemore for, what he believes, was a not-so-convincing apology text to Kendrick in regards to his Best Rap Album win.

02/12/2014

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Macklemore Reacts to Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl Win

It’s been a crazy two weeks for Seattle based singer Macklemore. Just last week he took home four GRAMMYs, including Best New Artist and three other rap related awards. Now, his home team, the Seattle […]

02/02/2014

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FAQ: Why Do People Hate Macklemore?

Why is the guy who swept all the rap categories at the GRAMMYs hated by rap fans? How can a guy who wrote a song about marriage equality be hated by those who also support gay marriage? We’ve got some answers.

01/31/2014

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Favorite Grammy Moments: Perez Hilton’s Daily Update

Perez had lots of stories he was ready to talk about but then he and Carson ended up just talking about the Grammys. It’s one of the biggest nights in the entertainment world and it […]

97.1 AMP Radio–01/27/2014

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