@Matthew from Philadelphia, PA
Do you REALLY rock Thrift Shop clothes??
@Emma from Sweden
What is your favorite song of all time?
@Colt from Omaha
What is your favorite pair of sneakers you own?
@Courtney from Greensburg
When you were writing Thrift Shop did you ever expect it to get that big?
@Rachel from Waukee
What city on your tour had the craziest audience? If so what did they do?
@Mali from Seattle
What is your favorite thing about the Northwest?
@Arika from Harrisburg
What's it feel like knowing you've inspired people across the world?
@Jayla from Englewood
How did you and Ryan meet?
@Nicole from Allentown
Do you and your beautiful fiancé plan on starting a family? I can already picture Ben Jr. with his fresh hair cut
@Wendy from El Monte
Do you consider yourself a type of activist? Since you seem to cover topics that many artists don't.
@Brandon from New Paltz
What was the first song you ever wrote?
@Ally from Sydney
What is your favorite childhood memory?
@Al from New Windsor
At what age did you start rapping? And who is the rap artist that influenced you the most?
@Hannah from Milford
What's your favorite thrift shop purchase?
@Calvin from Cincinnati
Would you ever do a documentary of your life?
Deanna from Waterloo
Did you know about Ryan's talents as a producer when you started working with him as a promotional photographer?
@Lauren from Philadelphia
What's been an important moment in your life that you think has led to your current success as a rapper with a chart topping song?
@Colton from Washington
I'm having a hard time staying motivated with my music did you ever want to just give up on your dream?
@Savanna Kiene from Sunnyvale, California
If you could give one piece of advice for auditioning for XFactor, what would it be?
@Torrey from Ohio
What did it feel like when you woke up one morning and Thrift Shop was #1 on all of the charts and being played all over the world?
@Jamari from Mexico City
What has been the highlight of your career so far?
@Sarah from Dallas
Would you rather tour the world if it meant leaving Seattle forever or would you rather stay in Seattle if it meant you couldn't travel again?
@Nichole from Hortense
Since you and Ryan have become so famous have you been able to meet any of your childhood heroes? Who have you been most excited to meet?
@Victoria from Bellevue
Most of your songs cover serious topics & issues. Does Thrift Shop have a deeper meaning?
@Nia from Pittsburgh
What inspires you everyday?
@Nicole from Passiac
What is your favorite song to perform?
@Kames from San Rafael
What was the defining moment when you began to realize that your music had a deep impact on people's lives?
@Elisa from Minneapolis
What is the number one thing you want to do before you die?
@Devan from New Zealand
If you were not doing music, what do you think you would be doing as a career?
@Michael from Easton
What is the one thing that you do that gets you the most hyped before you go out and perform?
@Sofia from Bel Air
What is your biggest pet peeve?
@Mina from Appleton
Are you a cat person or a dog person?
@Jainet from Offenburg
When will your next album coming out?
@Julia from Boston
Which up and coming rappers from Seattle would your recommend?
@Nhi from Colorada
What's the craziest thing a fan has said to you guys?
@Rachel from Des Moines
What was it like performing on SNL?
@Nina from Austin
What current artist out now would you like to do a collaboration with?
@Brianna from Chicago
Are you going to have your annual fan appreciation pizza party?
@Schyler from Westfield
What prompted you to write the song Same Love?
@Lexii from Los Angeles
So when it comes to Raven Bowie, what inspired this alter ego?
@Amy from Sydney
How do you come up with what you are going to write about in your songs?
@Julia from Montana
Where did "Shark Face Gang" come from?
@Erin from Annville
What role do your fans play in your creative process?
@Ashley from Boston
How did you come up with the name Macklemore?
@Bree from Nutley
Did you anticipate changing so many lives and helping so many people recover from addiction?
@Denise from St. Louis
With all the hard work you put into your music , are you guys able to stay pretty close with your families?
@Kim from Wallsal
I heard you buy everything except your Jordan's from thrift shops is that true? Ps. I want your denim jacket with the red fringe it's just amazing!
@Sam from Bethesda
You said in an interview before The Heist was released that you felt that there was a ceiling on the possible success of unsigned artists. Having seen the incredible success of the Heist do you still feel that way?
@Mia from West Kirby
Where are all the Nikes that you collected when you were little?