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October 27, 2012 at 9:00 AM

Referendum 74 finds an unlikely champion in hip-hop’s Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

A Washington State hip-hop artist bucks stereotypes by making music in support of marriage equality and Referendum 74. Hip-hop artist Macklemore, aka Ben Haggerty (Photo by Alan Berner of The Seattle Times) SEATTLE — Hip-hop is not generally considered a bastion of progressive virtue. Despite the boundaries and expansion spurred by the hip-hop movement over the…

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