And the worst of it is that it will be a hit. "Downtown" is a song by American hip hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Eric Nally, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee, and Grandmaster Caz. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your account.

almost every single M Night Shamalan movie. at number one after being blocked from the position for three weeks,[15][16] becoming Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' fourth number one single in the country. Besides a possible overkill of musical ideas, the beat is funky, the baseline is groovy, and the whole instrumental captures the vibe perfectly (even that cowbell groove killed me.) I wish I could find more Macklemore songs on cassette. In terms of lyrics, Macklemore rides a moped and goes ‘Downtown.’ Besides sounding like a euphemism, that’s the gist of the song. This song is fun though but it is a desperate attempt to reproduce what Uptown Funk did. It’s not just that this song is a straight jack of every single thing that came out this year in Hip Hop. Eric Nally, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee & Grandmaster Caz – Downtown", – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. A music video for the song was uploaded to Ryan Lewis' own YouTube channel on the day of the song's release.

The song was officially released on August 27, 2015 as the lead single from their second studio album This Unruly Mess I've Made (2016). Macklemore rests on a moped.

This might possibly be one of the worst choruses I have ever heard in my entire life. In another context, this might be a really good chorus. You can still see all customer reviews for the product. And man, there's just so much warmth on display here - much like Clark's classic, the 'Downtown' envisioned here is a welcoming, cheerful place where everything can be ok. Eric Nally, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee and Grandmaster Caz: Downtown (Video 2015) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.

I, for one, bow out now. ( Log Out /  His problems feel like paper machete cutouts of actual distress, and now his music does, too. From the jazzy riffs of TPAB to the unbridled positivity of Surf, but it also attempts to jack the pop song that jacked Trinidad James’s “All Gold Everything.” The only thing it doesn’t attempt to rip off is Trap.

I wish I could find more Macklemore songs on cassette. ( Log Out /  Yes, he bites a song that bit like fifteen other songs!

A music video for the song was uploaded to Ryan Lewis' own YouTube channel on the day of the song's release. [7] The next week, following its first full week of availability and a performance at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, the song jumped to number 18 with the week's largest gain in digital download sales,[8] having sold 95,000 copies and logged 5.7 million streams for the week. And as the death march becomes more and more like jerking off to Golden Girls the cowbell flops in for a bigger visit. He bites his very own “Thrift Shop” when he’s in and out of a moped shop. ( Log Out /  He probably still uses checklists he’s so ridiculous.

Downtown- Here is the fruity attempt by Macklemore to go viral. It has the, It’s not over, though. This song has a very good vibe that I struggle to describe... and that's why it's so good!

And when it reaches the top of the charts — and it will — another piece of my belief in humanity will die inside.

You can tell by listening to ‘Can’t Hold Us’ and ‘Same Love’ that he likes that poppy, anthem-like chorus in his songs.

You’re pandering to the basest impulses of humans. “Uptown Funk” is what he’s biting now, and he bites it with gusto. In terms of lyrics, Macklemore rides a moped and goes ‘Downtown.’ ( Log Out /  With a sonic palette like that, you can see why Macklemore would attempt to mimic the style of Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ ‘Uptown Funk.’ That song was funky, grooving, and even cheesy at times with its nostalgic feel (and I mean that in the best possible way.) That song from the start of this year that broke chart records, becoming the longest running number one hit of all time in America’s Billboard charts. "Macklemore & Ryan Lewis claim fourth ARIA #1 with 'Downtown, "Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - Downtown (Official Music Video)", "Watch: Seattle police lip-sync Macklemore's 'Downtown' as part of viral video challenge", "Downtown (feat.
Eric Nally, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee & Grandmaster Caz - Downtown", – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. It’s one of those motivational, feel-good, fist pumping choruses that you get in that sounds like the band FUN (‘We Are Young.’) It makes no sense whatsoever! I know that I might be overreacting to this slightly, but it’s only because I know how good the song could have been. feat. The fact that the song is so incredibly good in the first couple of minutes just adds to my anger that the artist/producers either had terrible judgement, or lack of focus when creating the chorus. It was directed by Macklemore, Lewis, and Jason Koenig, and was filmed in Spokane, Washington. The thing about that though is that the other aspects of the song aren’t his, they’re stolen from other people or they’re part of trends in music that’s he’s hoping to hell haven’t gone out of fashion yet.

Change ). The chorus has exactly no place being in the track. That if you just give the people what they want ( more dancing!

And, to be honest, it sometimes leads to some really good songs.

Something’s Wrong. However, as is what happens to all great things, particular people attempt to achieve similar success by harnessing attributes of popular media like this, and regurgitating them. Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Feat. So when I heard that Macklemore had done a track like it, I thought “You know what, that could actually be pretty good.” Why’d I think that? A guy taps him on the shoulder and he gets off, apologizing. [5], In the United States, "Downtown" debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 chart dated September 12, 2015 at number 94.

Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Eric Nally, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee & Grandmaster Caz – Downtown", – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. [10] As of November 2015, "Downtown" has sold 772,000 copies domestically.

The production. And as the death march becomes more and more like jerking off to, It’s not just that this song is a straight jack of every single thing that came out this year in Hip Hop. Eric Nally sings his ass off as he leads a foursome of Harley’s down a blocked off street of musical despair. The rappers were in town promoting This Unruly Mess I’ve Made, a solid follow up to 2013’s Grammy award-winning album The Heist that hasn’t quite matched the success of their previous record. When it’s done right, you get genius like “Thriller,” or more recently “Uptown Funk” and when it’s done wrong you get just about anything done by Iggy Azalea or the end of Britney Spears career. It’s like when a movie is ruined by a terrible plot twist at the end (e.g.

Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020,, Inc. or its affiliates. We want to dance.

He walks away and a line of three dancers form behind him. [4] However, Time named "Downtown" the sixth-worst song of 2015. The God-damned thing has everything.

Doesn’t work!

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