, known by his stage name Macklemore
) and formerly Professor Macklemore
, is an American rapper. Since 2000, he has independently released one mixtape, three EPs and two albums and significantly collaborated with producer Ryan Lewis.
Macklemore's and Lewis' single "Thrift Shop" reached number 1 on the U.S. Billboard
Hot 100 chart in 2013, selling more than 2.2 million copies.[not in citation given
] It was the first time since 1994 that a song reached number 1 on the Hot 100 chart without the... more