On Friday, Macklemore was back at Safeco Field with his DJ, Ryan Lewis, on a happier note. The duo celebrated the upcoming release of their debut album with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Fan Night, and Macklemore threw out the first pitch.
"I'm tripping out, the fact that I'm even in the dugout," he said. "We have a hat and I'm throwing out the first pitch. It's just exciting. I love this stadium, I love this team."
Macklemore grew up in Seattle and has been a lifetime fan of the team. Donning a Mariners jersey with his name on the back, it was evident how exciting Friday was for him.
"It was just a huge part of my childhood," Macklemore said. "Baseball was my favorite sport, [Ken] Griffey was my favorite athlete and it was a huge part of my upbringing. Baseball camp all summer long and Mariners games -- it was in the Kingdome back then -- but Mariners games were my favorite thing to do."