Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, the emperors of Seattle hip-hop, released a new single Wednesday morning (Aug. 5). Called “Growing Up: Sloane’s Song,” it’s a touching ballad about his delight — and anxiety — over becoming a father. See Macklemore’s note about it on his website.
Paul de Barros: email@example.com; on Twitter: @pdebarros. This report is supported, in part, by the Rubin Institute for Music Criticism, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation.