Macklemore can’t miss right now. In August, he won Best Rap Video at the Video Music Awards and saw his album, The Heist, go platinum in the same week. He continues the winning streak this month with his latest video for “White Walls” featuring Schoolboy Q and Hollis.
Filmed mostly in his hometown of Seattle, Macklemore goes full on ghetto-cowboy for the intro scenes in this joint. Somehow, the video manages to capture a film-like, epic quality retaining that “Thrift Shop”-esque playfulness. Check out some of our favorite moments below to see exactly what we mean:
As the video continues to get weird, random rappers (What up, Rocky!) start popping up out of nowhere. We won’t give away all the cameos but here are two of ’em. There are many more peppered throughout the video.
Also, there’s a lot of inter-generational/inter-weight-class love going on… Here are a couple safe-for-work example of that:
If you haven’t seen our Rock The Bells interview with Macklemore from back in the day… Watch it now: