"Reading a piece of poetry with no beat in front of 20 people is way more challenging than rocking for 10,000 people."
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."Macklemore on Oscar Wilde
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."Macklemore on Oscar Wilde
"Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things."Macklemore on T. S. Eliot
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words."Macklemore on Robert Frost
"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."Macklemore on Robert Frost
"'Vote Love' means vote equality. It means vote change. It means vote what's right for humanity."
"Sampling is kind of prehistoric, given the technology and the textures you can create."