Macklemore Talks His Sobriety, Small Circle and Praises Kanye West

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Adelle Platon / October 11, 2012

In Part 2 of our chat with Macklemore, the Seattle-bred MC sheds his layers and digs into his closets.

He talks about his past drug addiction and how the fastest song he ever wrote was inspired by his sobriety titled “The Other Side,” (which has gotten Twitter love from Ellen DeGeneres).

The “Thrift Shop” rapper also discusses how his tight-knit group lent to the three-year creative process behind The Heist and shows love for a certain Chi-Town rapper.

Watch the interview below.