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Monday, August 13, 2012

Macklemore: My Oh My (Dave Niehaus Tribute)

Seattle rapper Macklemore (I suspect but can’t confirm his name is a tribute to Mark McLemore), released this song and video about growing up listening to the late, great Mariners announcer Dave Niehaus.  It was released Jan 2011, so I apologize if this was posted on here then.

MM1f Posted: August 13, 2012 at 02:48 AM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: mariners, music

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   1. andrewberg Posted: August 13, 2012 at 11:26 AM (#4207200)
What a weird time to post this. I remember when it came out a year and a half ago because it got some attention in Seattle. Then I didn't think of it again for 18 months or whatever, until yesterday, when my fiancee got a link to another one of his songs from her brother, then played this on youtube. Strange synchronicity.
   2. madvillain Posted: August 13, 2012 at 12:35 PM (#4207251)
This guy Macklemore is a great front man for everything that is wrong with Seattle hip hop. He's white, saccharine and over-exposed. Meanwhile real talents like the Physics, Fresh Expresso, etc garner little exposure outside of maybe a feature in the Stranger every now and then or KEXP.
   3. Tike Redman's Shattered Dreams Posted: August 13, 2012 at 06:06 PM (#4207532)
Meanwhile real talents like the Physics, Fresh Expresso, etc garner little exposure outside of maybe a feature in the Stranger every now and then or KEXP.

I never thought I'd see someone mention the Physics or Fresh Espresso on BBTF. I love those guys, but I would never have heard of either of them if not for living in Seattle and listening to KEXP.
   4. Daunte Vicknabbit! Posted: August 13, 2012 at 06:29 PM (#4207546)
I was talking to a friend yesterday about how I love Seattle and would be elated to move there. I said it sucked that Seattle's hip-hop scene was so bad, that it was just a bunch of white dudes rapping about being depressed and ####. The entire West Coast is kinda slacking right now, with the exception of the Bay Area and the TDE guys. Kendrick Lamar is great.
   5. MM1f Posted: August 13, 2012 at 09:50 PM (#4207649)
Kendrick Lamar is great.


THIS! THIS THIS THIS THIS THIS.
   6. Morph Posted: August 13, 2012 at 10:22 PM (#4207666)
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