by E. Parker
After teasing the release on social media, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis dropped the new video for “Downtown” on Thursday (Aug. 27).
On Wednesday (Aug. 26) Macklemore dropped a message on twitter: “Tomorrow…it goes down.”
“Downtown,” the second single from his forthcoming album features collaborations with rap pioneers such as Grandmaster Caz, Kool Moe Dee, and Melle Mel. Listen the new video below.
While Macklemore & Ryan Lewis is a Seattle-based crew, Lewis has roots in Spokane, Washington, where the video for Downtown was shot back in July. Check out behind-the-scenes video from Spokane here.
It was revealed on Tuesday (Aug. 25) that Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will be performing at the MTV Video Music Awards taking place on Sunday (Aug. 30). Other performers announced are Demi Lovato, Pharrell, Tori Kelly and Twenty One Pilots with A$AP Rocky.