Benjamin Hammond Haggerty, known by his stage name Macklemore, is an American rapper and songwriter. A native of Seattle, Washington, he has collaborated with producer Ryan Lewis as the duo Macklemore& Ryan Lewis. His releases to date include one mixtape, three EPs, and four albums. Macklemore and Lewis' single "Thrift Shop" reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in 2013.