“Growing Up (Sloane’s Song)” is the first lead promotional single from Macklemore & Ryan Lewis‘ upcoming untitled second studio album.
The track features Ed Sheeran.
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In January, Macklemore stole our hearts with his baby announcement. On August 5, the rapper behind hits like “Same Love,” and “Thrift Shop” announced a new single, “Growing Up (Sloane’s Song).” An emotional track for his newborn daughter, the new release is filled with love, lessons, hopes, and fears, and one big issue: Macklemore (whose given name is Ben Haggerty) seems to think Langston Hughes wrote “A Raisin in the Sun.”… continue reading
“Our daughter, Sloane Ava Simone Haggerty was born two months ago on May 29. There is nothing like the joy and happiness that comes from bringing a baby into this universe. She has filled my heart in ways that I never knew were possible. She is the love of my life. This song is for her. — Ben”
Macklemore’s new track is undeniably sweet. His honesty and realistic outlook on life and how it should be lived are admirable. However, it’s likely that Sloane will eventually have to school her father on African-American literature. But in all fairness, parenthood doesn’t excuse you from mistakes, right Ryan Reynolds? Listen to the new single, below. [Source: r29]
The song premiered on August 5th 2015 via Ryan Lewis’ official YouTube channel.