Monday, January 27, 2014

Seattle Rap Artist Macklemore Wins Big

Seattle Hip-Hop artist Mackelmore, along with bandmate Ryan Lewis, won 4 Grammys last night, a record number for a local musician  according to the Seattle Times.   Maclemore, whose, real name is Ben Haggerty, won for Best New Artist, Best Rap Album (The Heist), Best Rap Song (Thrift Shop), and Best Rap Performance (Thrift Shop).  Also winning was the surviving members of Seattle's  Nirvana, who teamed up with Paul McCartney for Best Rock Song "Cut Me Some Slack".   The Record Of The Year went to Daft Punk for "Get Lucky"   

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