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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Victory Lap lyrics

[Intro: Macklemore]
Now they say, “Don’t forget where you come from
Don’t die holding on to your words
Cause you know, that you got a whole world to change
But understand who you gotta change first”

[Verse 1: Macklemore]
And I was like “Fuck that”, humility bust back
I remember the days with nothing but a bus pass
I was just a little shorty, just hopin’ that I could find a bum
To buy a 40 for me and have enough for a bud sack
Yeah, and I dance on that instrumental
Unorthodox like Basquiat with the pencil
Give me a microphone and a beat box I could vent to
Music the only medium that I could find myself through
Recluse, sippin’ on some lean I would let loose
Lookin’ in the mirror, watchin’ myself lose
Cleaned up in oh-eight, got a job makin’ barely minimum wage
To get into that page
Hit the road with R.L., performing in front of eight people
And that shit will check your ego
About around that time I’m watching that EP go
From nothing to getting us booked around the country
I know no limits, life can change in an instant
Eight people turn into sold out shows in a minute
Now watching my pops in the back row grinnin’
With his glass up to my mom, toastin’ his Guinness

[Pre-Hook: Macklemore]
And we on, we on
Good music, it lies in the ambiance
One day we’ll leave here
But these words live on
Till then, we keep on making the songs

[Hook: Macklemore]
So put ’em up, up up, up up, so high
So put ’em up, up up, up up, so high
So put ’em up, up up, up up, so high
Put ’em up, up up, up up, so high
So put ’em up, up up, up up, so high
So put ’em up, up up, up up, so high

[Verse 2: Macklemore]
I remember that Freshman edition
Last year thinking to myself like
Yeah, nah, I won’t win it yet, I probably won’t get it, but
I’ma give it everything, play my position
The next 11 months I gave it all, everything I had in me
Left blood, sweat, tears in every god damn city
No label, no deal, no publicist, indie
Just music that connected and fans that rode with me
Throw me a gold mine, and a co-sign
While you’re riding a couple dope rides
Two women, both dimes
Not gonna lie, that shit sounds so nice
But I got creative control, and my soul’s mine
I wouldn’t trade it, maybe I’m crazy
I put on for my city, Seattle, that raised me
Rule four-thousand-and-eighty, it’s really not changing
Now a days make good music, the people are your label

[Hook: Macklemore]
So put ’em up, up up, up up, so high
So put ’em up, up up, up up, so high
So put ’em up, up up, up up, so high
Put ’em up, up up, up up, so high
So put ’em up, up up, up up, so high
So put ’em up, up up, up up, so high

[Outro: Macklemore]
Oh my God
Feels like a victory lap
Can I have that moment
Can I talk my shit

[Interlude: Macklemore]
Now they say, “Don’t forget where you come from
Don’t die holding on to your words
Cause you know, that you got a whole world to change
But understand who you gotta change first”

[Outro: Macklemore]
Put ’em, up, up, up up
Up, up, up up
Put ’em, up, up, up up
Macklemore, Ryan Lewis
Put ’em up, up, up up
Up, up, up up
Put ’em, up, up, up up (so high)

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Stream Macklemore Album “Gemini” Feat. Lil Yachty & Offset

Macklemore is back on the hip hop scene with a new album “Gemini” and you can stream and download it on iTunes/Apple Music below.

This is Macklemore’s first album since parting ways with his producer Ryan Lewis. The 16-track sophomore album is the followup to his 2005 debut LP “The Language of My World.” This new album features guest appearances from Lil Yachty on “Marmalade,” Offset on “Willy Wonka,” and Skylars Grey on “Glorious.” The project also features guest verses from Dan Caplen, Kesha, Donna Missal, Xperience, Saint Claire, Eric Nally, Reignwolf, Otieno Terry, King Draino, Dave B and Travis Thompson. I guess it’s safe to say that the album is full of features.

Macklemore and his producer Ryan Lewis formed a duo and released two hugely successful albums, “The Heist” in 2012 and “This Unruly Mess I’ve Made” in 2015. During an interview with Rolling Stone, Macklemore calls Ryan Lewis his brother and best friend despite them going their separate ways. “Ryan, first and foremost, is my brother,” he said. “I love him. He’s one of my best friends in this world. He’s a creative genius. He’s one of those. And so at first it was really scary. … What do I do? Who do I work with? Do I just get beats from random people? Do I go scour SoundCloud and try to find the next up-and-coming dude? And, you know, what I did was work with my old friend and collaborator Budo and a new kid by the name of Tyler Dopps. I think the biggest difference with this is that I wanted to catch a spirit. I didn’t want to be doubting myself. I think Ryan is so good at finding what the wants out of people and bringing out the best in people.”

Stream Macklemore new album “Gemini” on iTunes/Apple Music and Spotify below.