Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis at Sasquatch 2011.jpg
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis performing at Sasquatch! Music Festival in 2011
Background information
Origin Seattle, Washington, United States
Genres Hip hop
Years active 2009–presecnt
Labels Macklemore LLC
Members Macklemore
Ryan Lewis

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are an American hip hop duo formed in 2009, from Seattle, Washington. The duo is composed of Ben Haggerty, a rapper who goes by the name of Macklemore[1][2] and Ryan Lewis, a record producer, DJ, and professional photographer, who met the former at a photo shoot and they have significantly collaborated ever since. In 2009, they released their first collaborative effort, an EP titled VS. EP. They have since followed up with VS. Redux (2010) and the Grammy Award-winning album The Heist (2012).[2][3]