Watch Macklemore Discuss Race In America

December 30, 2014 2:28 PM

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Macklemore hasn't been in the headlines very much over the past six months. That's intentional according to the Grammy-winning rap star. "We vanished. Purposefully," he said to Ebro in the Morning hosts Ebro Darden and Peter Rosenberg during a recent interview with the Hot 97 radio hosts. The ensuing chat, which lasted for more than an hour, touched on a wealth of hot-button issues: Macklemore's Grammy win, his thoughts on being a white rapper, his massive success, Iggy Azalea and the recent nationwide marches organized to protest of the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

"Eric Garner, Mike Brown. Very sad situations. Very, very sad situations. Situations that left so much frustration in me, watching these injustices happen again," Macklemore said. "It was one of those moments of 'How is this happening again right now?' If there's anything positive that has come out ...

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