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Thursday, January 3, 2013

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Thrift Shop" Goes Platinum

Posted by on Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 10:35 AM

43 million views on YouTube and now, a platinum plaque for Mack & Ryan's diggin' anthem.

This is the second platinum Seattle rap single in history, after "Baby Got Back". Kind of a big deal. Congratulations to Mack, Ryan and the whole team. Congrats to the haters, also, because they will now be forever nourished.


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OK you're rich now. Stop poaching from the poor people store, dickhead.
Posted by $20 to Last Me 'til Next Thursday on January 3, 2013 at 10:54 AM · Report this
alithea 2
not to be the jerk that gets into a Serious Conversation about something pretty banal, but @1, thrifting is definitely not just for the poor. there is a difference between appropriating poverty (ie, trust fund crust punks!) and just shopping at the thrift store. buying second hand creates less waste and allows you to buy all sorts of weird/great stuff instead of what is just being sold to you.

in short, fuckkkkkkk offffffffffff.
Posted by alithea on January 3, 2013 at 1:18 PM · Report this
oh good god! Get the FUCK OUT OF HERE! Its a god damn song. You fuck off
Posted by GetOverIt on January 3, 2013 at 1:39 PM · Report this
but muh poverty!
Posted by lol u mad! on January 3, 2013 at 2:35 PM · Report this
trstr 5
"Which Seattle Hiphop Duo Just Went Platinum?"

The white guys?
Posted by trstr on January 3, 2013 at 4:02 PM · Report this
Oh..shut up all of you.

Good for them! "YAY" for the local boys! Right on! Woot!

Now. Everyone be fucking nice.
Posted by tacomagirl on January 3, 2013 at 4:43 PM · Report this
It's a very nice song!
Posted by gloomy gus on January 3, 2013 at 4:55 PM · Report this
wishicould 8
Wow, some commenters can really navel gaze about anything. It's a fun song and a fun video. And my mind is blown just trying to think of what R. Kelly's sheets might smell like!
Posted by wishicould on January 3, 2013 at 5:44 PM · Report this
well, good for them. would be nice if they were better, but you can't have everything.
Posted by Joestork on January 3, 2013 at 6:07 PM · Report this
Just because they went platinum doesn't mean they made a lot of money!
Posted by Reader01 on January 3, 2013 at 8:22 PM · Report this
tainte 11
they suck
Posted by tainte on January 4, 2013 at 9:29 AM · Report this
@10, since they are independent, they probably are making a lot of money.
Posted by meks on January 4, 2013 at 9:59 AM · Report this
Congratulations!!! That is fucking amazing!!!! They will now have a full-time hate-staff criticizing their every move! Not me though, I'm proud of em, good show!
Posted by scratchmaster joe on January 4, 2013 at 2:58 PM · Report this

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