Macklemore is an American rapper. He began independently releasing music in 2000 and now collaborates with producer Ryan Lewis. He has released one mixtape, three EPs and two albums, although none on a major record label. Their single "Thrift Shop" has been viewed on YouTube over 410 million times, and reached number 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart in 2013, selling more than 2.2 million copies. Their second single, "Can't Hold Us" also peaked at #1 of the Hot 100 Chart, making Macklemore and Lewis the first duo in the chart's history to have their first two singles both reach number 1.