On the heels of their successful debut of the music video “Thrift Shop,” Washington-based rap cohort Macklemore and Ryan Lewis released their latest video “Same Love,” which is a message to listeners letting them know the group supports equal marriage opportunities for everyone.
The song was released earlier this year, but the video was dropped on Tuesday afternoon. “Here it is… WORLD PREMIER of the
#SameLove music video,” Macklemore Tweeted from his personal account.
The song talks about the use of phrases like “so gay” and “faggot” in popular culture, and knocks referencing the Bible when trying to counter gay marriage in the United States.
“We support civil rights, and hope [Washington] state voters will approve ref. 74 and legalize marriage equality,” the duo wrote on their YouTube page.
Macklemore also promoted a website for voters to visit to get more information about equal marriage rights.
“Same Love” will be featured on the debut album from Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, The Heist, which comes out in October. The pair will be playing in Boston in November at the House of Blues.