Macklemore with Tiger!

Posted by MMANewsdog on Apr. 17, 2013

Ben Haggerty (born June 19, 1983), known by his stage name Macklemore and formerly Professor Macklemore, is an American rapper and musician. He began independently releasing music in 2000 and now collaborates with producer Ryan Lewis, violinist Andrew Joslyn, and trumpeter Owuor Arunga. He has gained a significant online fanbase. He has released one mixtape, three EPs and two albums, although none on a major record label. His music video Thrift Shop has been viewed on YouTube more than 230 million times, and reached number 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart, selling more than 2.2 million copies.[1] Macklemore released his debut studio album The Heist on October 9, 2012, which charted at number 2 on the US Billboard 200 chart, selling 78,000 copies in the first week. Contents 1 Early life and influences 2 Music career 2.1 2000 2005- Career beginnings 2.2 2005 2011- Comeback and The VS. series 2.3 2011 present- The Heist 3 Recognition 4 Tours and performances 5 P

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