Macklemore Admits to Drug Relapse, Blames Fame: ‘I Just Wanted to Escape’

Macklemore had a big 2014. His breakout album, The Heist, won the 2014 Grammy for Best Rap Album and earned Macklemore and collaborator Ryan Lewis the Best New Artist Award, not to mention their handful of No. 1 singles.

Afterward the rapper, 32, and Lewis, 27, retreated to their native Seattle, Wash., to work on new music. It was then, while they were trying to craft their new album, that the recovering addict began slipping back into some of his old bad habits. More on the story on Us Weekly