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Download a new song by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Ed Sheeran

Macklemore & Ed Sheeran | Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia | Photo via http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/pop-shop/6655925/macklemore-ryan-lewis-growing-up-ed-sheeran-new-song
Macklemore & Ed Sheeran | Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia | Photo via http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/pop-shop/6655925/macklemore-ryan-lewis-growing-up-ed-sheeran-new-song

Last week, Seattle hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis released their first new song since their 2012 massive hit album, The Heist. Featuring singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran, who sings the chorus, “Growing Up” is poignant and simple in its production. In many ways, the song hits as emotionally hard as their blockbuster hit, “Same Love,” but this time pulls on the heartstrings of parents. It’s an ode to their unborn child, and was written before Macklemore and his wife Tricia gave birth. Continue reading →

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Sweating On The Stage: Ed Sheeran heats up the Mann

Ed Sheeran | Photo by Morgan Smith | phobymo.com
Ed Sheeran | Photo by Morgan Smith | phobymo.com

Armed with nothing but a guitar, a loop station and a hell of a lot of charm, Ed Sheeran took to the Mann Center stage this past Tuesday. Philly was just one stop on his international, 179 show X-Tour, but Sheeran made the night as memorable as possible for the sold out crowd. While performing in 90 degree heat, the line from his song “Take It Back” that goes “Now I’m sweating on the stage of a sold out tour” never rang truer, but Sheeran didn’t let the heat stop him from delivering a high energy 2 hour set. Continue reading →

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Watch the Philly 4th of July Jam with The Roots, Aloe Blacc, Nicki Minaj and more

Photo by Mark Stehle via http://6abc.com/entertainment/photos-philly-4th-of-july-jam/157734/#gallery-8
Photo by Mark Stehle via http://6abc.com/entertainment/photos-philly-4th-of-july-jam/157734/#gallery-8

Aloe Blacc, Jennifer Hudson, Ed Sheeran, Nicki Minaj and The Roots performed at the Wawa Welcome America on July 4th, hosted by Marlon Wayans. Joining The Roots were Philly R&B singer Bilal and DJ Jazzy Jeff. Earlier last week, Aloe Blacc stopped by WXPN to record a session for an upcoming World Cafe with David Dye.

Below, watch the July 4th Jam in its entirety via VH-1.