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Macklemore Returns With New Single ‘Chant’ Featuring Tones & I.

MACKLEMORE RETURNS WITH NEW SINGLE 
‘CHANT’ FEATURING TONES AND I
 
CO-DIRECTED MUSIC VIDEO OUT NOW
 
NORTH AMERICAN STADIUM AND ARENA TOUR WITH 
IMAGINE DRAGONS STARTS AUGUST 5
 
PERFORMED LIVE ON ABC’S GMA SUMMER CONCERT SERIES THIS MORNING

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‘CHANT’


GRAMMY® award-winning, multi-platinum-selling artist, Macklemore returns with a triumphant anthem for the ages, titled‘CHANT,’ featuring Australian break-out artist and producer Tones And I. The song begins a story of hopeful re-emergence that we’ve all been waiting for; delivering a motivating emotion synonymous with Macklemore’s most beloved records and setting the runway for more exciting news to come. ‘CHANT’ comes with a visceral black and white music video, co-directed by Macklemore and Jake Magraw. Watch HERE.


‘CHANT’ made its morning television debut this morning as part of Good Morning America’s Summer Concert Series in Central Park. The Seattle-born-and-based artist performed to hundreds of screaming fans [watch HERE], and teased a larger body of work and new musical era is on the horizon. 

‘CHANT’ comes ahead of Macklemore’s North American live run, joining Imagine Dragons for their stadium and arena tour. The 19-date tour starts in Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on August 5 and wraps in Los Angeles at the Banc of California Stadium on September 15. For more information and tickets, go to: www.macklemore.com

2022 marks the 10-year anniversary since the release of his multiple GRAMMY® Award winning, chart topping, critically acclaimed album ‘The Heist,’ which spawned two #1 singles; the Diamond-certified “Thrift Shop” and multi-platinum “Can’t Hold Us.”

“CHANT” Ft Tones and I is out everywhere now.

NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES
08/05 – Rice-Eccles Stadium, Salt Lake City, UT*
08/07 – Isleta Amphitheater, Albuquerque, NM*
08/09 – T-Mobile Center, Kansas City, MO*
08/12 – Hershey Park Stadium, Hershey, PA*
08/14 – Jiffy Lube Live, Bristow, VA*
08/16 – Freedom Mortgage Pavilion, Camden, NJ*
08/18 – PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ*
08/20 – Fenway Park, Boston, MA*
08/22 – Rogers Centre, Toronto, Canada*
08/24 – Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI*
08/26 – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, Tinley Park, IL*
08/28 – Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH*
08/30 – Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA*
09/01 – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, The Woodlands, TX*
09/05 – Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO*
08/08 – Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA*
08/10 – Allegiant Stadium, Las Vegas, NV*
08/13 – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre, Chula Vista, CA*
08/15 – Banc of California Stadium, Los Angeles, CA*
* w/ Imagine Dragons

About Macklemore
Multi-platinum and GRAMMY® award winning artist Macklemore has made history with a combination of commercial success, critical acclaim and international appeal, with a total of 12.8 BILLION COMBINED STREAMS to date, Macklemore is one of the most successful independent artists of the 21st century. ‘GEMINI’, Macklemore’s first solo effort in 12 years, was released in 2017 and debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 chart and #1 on the charts for Rap, R&B/Hip-Hop, and Independent Albums, featuring Platinum-certified singles, “Glorious” (featuring Skylar Grey), “Good Old Days” (featuring Kesha), and “Marmalade” (featuring Lil Yachty). ‘GEMINI’ followed two releases with producer Ryan Lewis: the multiple-GRAMMY award winning and multi-platinum album, ‘The Heist’ (which spawned two #1 singles, the Diamond-certified “Thrift Shop” and multi-platinum “Can’t Hold Us”) and 2016 release “This Unruly Mess I’ve Made”, which featured the Platinum-certified single “Downtown”. Collectively Macklemore’s music videos have been viewed over 3 BILLION times and he is one of only two rappers to have a Diamond-certified single (“Thrift Shop”). A lifelong Seattle resident, Macklemore has always believed in using his platform, resources and creative pursuits to have an impact on racial and social justice issues. Macklemore is a co-founder of The Residency, a hip hop and youth development program that has become one of the preeminent opportunities for young aspiring artists in the region. Drawing on his personal battles with drugs and alcohol, Macklemore has consistently used his art and platform to raise awareness around issues of addiction and recovery. In 2016 he was featured in an MTV special with President Obama about the opioid epidemic in America and was the first non-administration official ever to participate in the Presidential Weekly Address. In 2021, Macklemore launched Bogey Boys, a golf and lifestyle clothing brand that has gained quick momentum and made waves in the golf and fashion worlds. In September 2021, Macklemorelaunched the Bogey Boys Flagship along with Goose Magees Vintage Mall on Capitol Hill in Seattle. He is a co-owner of the Seattle Sounders, of Major League Soccer and Seattle Kraken, of National Hockey League. He currently serves on the board of directors for MusiCaresThe Residency and The Underground Museum in LA.
  
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Martin is a founding member of Patchchord News and is Director & Editor-in-Chief for PCN Magazine / Patchchord News Martin also is a Freelance Photographer and lives in the Scottish Borders Scotland. Martin also specialises in Commercial Photography in Music & Events, Sports and Portrait Photography and Video. Also the Official Photographer for Football Club Maybole Juniors.
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