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January 3, 2015 at 12:12 PM

So, Macklemore’s going to be a father

If his taste for thrift shops is any indication, Macklemore will look right at home in dad jeans. The Seattle rapper, also known as Ben Haggerty, and his fiancee, Tricia Davis, announced they were expecting in a YouTube video that looks more like a movie trailer than a home video. Producer Ryan Lewis, ever Macklemore’s right-hand…

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October 14, 2014 at 7:44 PM

Macklemore speaks at 20-year celebration of King County Drug Court

Rapper Macklemore greets people as the King County Drug Court celebrates its 20th anniversary on Tuesday. The award-winning rapper spoke about his experiences as a teenager with a drug and alcohol addiction that landed him in juvenile drug court. (Greg Gilbert / Seattle Times) The audience at the King County Courthouse knew the man standing…

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January 27, 2014 at 6:09 AM

Monday Memo: Macklemore wins big … ‘Beast Mode’ pot … Pioneer Square shootings

National Weather Service forecast Not too shabby for Macklemore: You may have heard that the rapper along with producer Ryan Lewis won four Grammys last night. That’s the most Grammys ever won by a Seattle act. Some pot with a real kick? Bartenders do it for drinks so why not marijuana sellers. A pot…

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November 12, 2013 at 9:51 AM

Macklemore says join the ACLU to preserve freedoms

“If you like being free like me,” says rapper Macklemore, join the American Civil Liberties Union. The Seattle-based superstar has launched a video on his Facebook page and promoted via his Twitter feed urging people to join the ACLU to protect precious personal freedoms. In the 50-second spot, the rapper tells people to get the ACLU…

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November 30, 2012 at 8:08 AM

KING 5: Mich. teacher suspended for playing Macklemore song in class

Macklemore KING 5 News A Michigan teacher was suspended for playing her students a song that supports same sex marriage by Seattle rapper Macklemore. The song is called “Same Love,” which follows the struggle of a gay man from birth until his death. Here’s a link to KING’s story, which is based on a story by…

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