Macklemore, whose real name is Ben Haggerty, is an American rapper, singer-songwriter and music producer who was born in Seattle, Washington, in 1983. He became known for his collaborative successes with Ryan Lewis, in particular for hits such as “Thrift Shop” and “Can’t Hold Us”. Macklemore is known for his unique lyrics that address social issues, personal challenges and societal issues. His debut album “The Heist” from 2012 not only brought him worldwide recognition, but also several Grammy awards. In addition to his artistic success, Macklemore is an active campaigner for social justice and drug prevention, topics that he also reflects in his music. With an unmistakable style that combines elements of hip-hop and pop, Macklemore remains a defining figure in the contemporary music landscape.

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