Tag Archives: Macklemore

Live Video: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Pride. It’s hardly a surprising trait in a rising rap star, but most often it’s just a posture or a play in the game. For Macklemore, pride is both hard earned and something he was born into -- in other words, authentic. It is with pride the Seattle rapper declares his heritage in songs likeRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, February 22 MURS with Tabi Bonney, Whole Wheat Bread, Ab-Soul, DJ Foundation @ El Corazon Gregarious and haphazardly-dreadlocked Los Angeles MC Murs will be at El Corazon on Tuesday night, exactly two weeks removed from the release of Melrose, his new project with Terrace Martin. Let’s just say that with the new album MursRead more...

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KEXP Q+A: Scribes

With a recent KEXP in-studio under his belt, and a brand new album droppin’, Henry “Scribes” Kleaveland is a Northwest hip-hop force to be reckoned with. We got to chat with Seattle’s young MC. Here’s what he had to say. Growing up, what were some standout albums that really shaped you as an artist andRead more...

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Song of the Day: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – My Oh My

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on the AfternoonRead more...

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Holiday Benefit Show Calendar

With so many wonderful holiday benefit shows coming, we sure as heck better not get any more snow. We get an inch of rain, no one bats an eye. We get an inch of snow, the entire city shuts down. At the forefront of the yuletide festivities is Three Imaginary Girls’ Holiday Office Party featuringRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week: City Arts Fest Edition

The never-ending carousel of music festivals in the Northwest continues this week with the first ever City Arts Festival. This might mark the end of the summer festival season, but it is sure as hell a good way to go out, as over 30 events will take place in over 20 venues spread out acrossRead more...

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KEXP Documentaries: “Hip-Hop: The New Seattle Sound” - Macklemore

After making over 140 radio documentaries, I have to say that this Seattle Hip-Hop series has definitely been the best art we’ve created.  Mostly because this series is the first where I was able to interview every artist face-to-face. Thanks largely to the help of local music icons Sharlese Metcalf and Jonathan Moore, every artistRead more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party Photos: Friday

The 2010 Capitol Hill Block Party kicked off in a HUGE way with MGMT, Yeasayer, Holy Fuck, Shabazz Palaces, Bear In Heaven, and Macklemore packing the streets at the main stage. Meanwhile, bands Fences, Police Teeth, Unnatural Helpers, and Champagne Champagne were blowing up the stage at Neumos. This set also features USF and HelmsRead more...

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DJ Sharlese’s Top Videos of 2009

Hi, I’m DJ Sharlese and I like to listen to music and watch TV, so naturally I like music videos. In no particular order, here are my favorite videos of 2009:

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