Apparently, Macklemore’s creative imaginative and prescient runs within the household. Forward of the discharge of his junior album, “Ben,” on March 3, the “Thrift Store” rapper requested his 7-year-old daughter Sloane Ava Simone Haggerty to collaborate with him on the upcoming music video for his track “No Unhealthy Days.” “This one is gonna be particular… Directed by Sloane,” the proud dad captioned an Instagram video of their lovely father-daughter second alongside a purple coronary heart emoji on Feb. 20.
“I like your visible aesthetic. I completely love your type.”
“I am a bit bit nervous asking you this, if I am being sincere,” Macklemore mentioned within the video, including that he was impressed together with her latest “producing” work. He continued, “You knew precisely what you wished. I used to be so impressed along with your work ethic; along with your eye. I like your visible aesthetic. I completely love your type.”
Because the anticipation constructed, Sloane shortly caught on to her dad’s plan. “Loopy concept — in the event you do not prefer it we do not have to do it,” he mentioned as “No Unhealthy Days” performed quietly within the background. “[For the] ‘No Unhealthy Days’ music video, I would like a director. And I used to be considering, what in the event you directed the music video?” Earlier than her dad may even end his query, the enthusiastic 7-year-old coated her mouth with shock and delight. Accepting her dad’s supply, Sloane leapt into his arms for a candy embrace. “That is a sure!” she exclaimed. In a December 2021 interview with PeopleMacklemore famous that his daughter has a “nice ear.” “She holds nothing again, and she or he hurts my emotions frequently, so she’s doing her job as a daughter,” he joked. “She likes to get within the studio. She goes in and freestyles. Her beatboxing has gotten actually good, she taught herself to beatbox.”
Over time, the rapper has been candid about his struggles with drug and alcohol dependency. “Relapsing is at all times arduous,” he wrote in a 2022 essay printed in Today. “It is traumatic for myself and for my household. I’ve had three relapses within the final six years. The quantity of ache and harm that I can do in a short time in dropping the belief of others occurs instantaneously.”
Right this moment, Macklemore is sober and dedicates his time to his household and his artistry within the studio. The “Cannot Maintain Us” rapper and his spouse Tricia Davis share three kids, together with 7-year-old Sloane, 4-year-old Colette Koalaand 1-year-old Hugo Jack.