I’m a bit obsessed with this right now. “Ellen” fans will know; the talk-show host had Macklemore & Ryan Lewis on her show last October, when the band’s album “The Heist” was being released.
The song is called “Same Love,” and it’s as much of a marriage equality anthem as it is Macklemore – who grew up in Seattle watching the racial divide of the progressive city played out in his high school and neighborhoods – “coming out” against homophobia in hip-hop. No, he’s not gay. Nor does it matter, that’s the point.
Watch, and listen.