Poll: Would Macklemore Still Be As Successful If He Was Black?

Posted: August 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

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Macklemore recently did a interview with Rolling Stone Magazine where he discussed his record that was called “White Privilege.” Macklemore expressed:

“If you’re going to be a white dude and do this s***, I think you have to take some level of accountability.  You have to acknowledge where the art came from, where it is today, how you’re benefiting from it. At the very least, just bringing up those points and acknowledging that, yes, I understand my privilege, I understand how it works for me in society, and how it works for me in 2013 with the success that The Heist has had.”

“We made a great album,” he continued. “But I do think we have benefited from being white and the media grabbing on to something. A song like ‘Thrift Shop’ was safe enough for the kids. It was like, ‘This is music that my mom likes and that…

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