I enjoyed hip hop back in the 80s and 90s, but I’m not up on the latest hip hop music these days. Macklemore is an artist I heard about this year, but he’s been making music for over a decade. This guy got my attention when I first heard Thrift Shop. He’s got the right idea about consumerism. Pair that with catchy music and lyrics, and you get a major hit (FYI – explicit lyrics):
I looked up a few more songs by Macklemore to see if I would like any of his other work. Same Love is a song with a deep message. I cried when I first saw the video. You really want to check it out:
Are you familiar with Macklemore’s music? Are you into hip hop or rap?
- Macklemore: Why Moms Should Know About Him (jenniferwolfe.net)
- Thrift Shop (productiveprocrastinatingblog.wordpress.com)
- Macklemore’s SNL Performance! (987ampradio.cbslocal.com)