Macklemore Drops His New Album 'Gemini'

  /  09.21.2017

Macklemore is back.

Delivering his first album since amicably parting ways with Ryan Lewis, the Seattle rapper drops his sophomore follow-up to 2005’s The Language of My World with his star-studded new LP, Gemini.

The album finds Mack partnering with a slew of stars, including Skylar Grey (“Glorious”), Lil Yachty (“Marmalade”), Kesha (“Good Old Days”), Offset (“Willy Wonka”), Eric Nally (“Ain’t Gonna Die Tonight”), and Dan Caplen (“Intentions”).

Other guests include Otieno Terry (“Levitate”), Reignwolf (“Firebreather”), King Draino (“How to Play the Flute”), Donna Missal (“Over It”), Abir (“Zara”), Xperience (“Church”), Saint Claire (“Excavate”), and Dave B and Travis Thompson (“Corner Store”).

Before parting ways with Lewis, Mack and his producer released two albums, 2012’s immensely successful The Heist and 2015’s This Unruly Mess I’ve Made.

“With this album I think there’s an air of like ‘first thought, best thought’ that I don’t think that Ryan and I really ever tapped into – just being in the booth and feeling an emotion and going with it,” Macklemore told Rolling Stone. “And then the next day you start over and you do it again. Like you watch [Lil] Wayne or you watch JAY-Z record or you know a lot of these new rappers how they record and I think there’s an air of freedom to that method of just like, ‘Let’s just make art, let’s not overthink it, let’s not over-calculate it, let’s not preemptively quantify what this is gonna mean to the world.’ But let’s just make some rap music.”

Next up, Mack will embark on his “Gemini Tour” in support of the album, starting Oct. 6 in Portland.


Nicki Minaj Appears To Respond To Her Divorce Rumors After Making "Single" Announcement

Earlier in the week, Nicki Minaj raised eyebrows with a “single” announcement.

Gucci Mane's Former 1017 Artist Enchanting On Life Support

Enchanting’s family updated fans after the “Want Sum” rapper was erroneously reported dead online: “She’s ...

50 Cent Faces Backlash For Seemingly Downplaying Michael Rainey Jr. Being Sexual Assaulted

50 Cent landed in hot water after seemingly “brushing off his own employee’s sexual assault” ...

Tyla Smoothly Sidesteps "Coloured" Vs. "Black" Question During "The Breakfast Club" Appearance

Tyla was asked why she refers to herself as “Coloured,” to which she simply smiled ...
View More

Sponsored Stories