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This year introduced the world to the music of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Macklemore turned the rap music industry upside down with unique and out of the box beats and inspiring lyrics. Songs like “Thrift Shop” and “Can’t Hold Us” helped Macklemore & Ryan Lewis to reach new heights musically but their single “Same Love,” changed the rap industry as a whole.
The lyrics of “Same Love” preach love instead of hate and fully embraced the LGBT community. The rap industry has been plagued by hateful words and often-homophobic lyrics, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis helped to destroy those musical boundaries; the music of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis was created for everyone to enjoy it and have a good time.
The duo recently celebrated their Grammy awards nominations. They picked up seven nominations total for the 56th annual awards. Including the top honors of the night, album of the year (for The Heist), song of the year (“Same Love”) and best new artist.
TheCelebrityCafe.com is counting down the top five Macklemore & Ryan Lewis songs in honor of their breakout year in 2013 and recent Grammy nominations. Macklemore is not afraid to be himself, make fun of himself and openly embrace every single one of his fans without judgement.