Since 2013 Macklemore has been everywhere. You know you had "Thrift Shop" stuck in your head for weeks at a time. Then "Same Love" dropped and people really began to take notice. This was a guy who, with his producer/partner in crime Ryan Lewis, was #1 on the billboard charts as well as all over YouTube and Facebook. And rumor had it they did it all independently? How was that even possible? These guys were everywhere and they were changing hip hop and pop culture.
But who is Macklemore? What's his history? What's his life like when he's not on stage? Are the stories about his causes and battle for LGBT rights true? How long has he been rapping? Where does the name Macklemore even come from?We've poured through all sorts of quotes, anecdotes, trivia, and more on the rapper to bring you 22 facts you may not know about Macklemore's biography! Vote up your favorites below!