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FILE - This Nov. 20, 2012 file photo shows Ben Haggerty, better known by his stage name Macklemore, left, and his producer Ryan Lewis at Irving Plaza in New York. The rapper Macklemore thinks there's a simple reason his hit "Thrift Shop" appears to be going viral: It dares to be different. The Seattle-based duo has sold 2.3 million copies so far _ a million in the last month alone _ and sales continue to grow week to week. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Invision/AP, file)

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis score unlikely hit with 'Thrift Shop'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The rapper Macklemore thinks there's a simple reason the hit "Thrift Shop" appears to be going viral: It dares to be different.. "There's a certain sound that has kind of flooded the mainstream airwaves as far as hip-hop music," he said a few hours after

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