Macklemore surprises his grandma with a ‘Glorious’ 100th birthday
My heart is ten times bigger after watching Macklemore’s just-released music video for his new song, "Glorious."
In it, he flies to Modesto to surprise his Grandma Helen for her 100th birthday.
He tells her, "We’re gonna do whatever you wanna do."
She replies, "Oh god, I want to do it all."
He then drives the new centenarian (in a badass gold Cadillac El Dorado convertible, no less) to a karaoke bar, a thrift store (naturally), the local grocery store (where they race motorized shopping carts), and other stops along the way. All over town, they have good old-fashioned fun, and cause a bit of trouble. When they get back to her house, he’s got more surprises waiting for her, including strippers and a giant birthday cake.
Seriously, if this video doesn’t make you feel all the feels, you’d better check yourself.
“I’ve never done this before. You have to be a bit of a nut to do all of this…It was my first time singing karaoke. I’d never been into one of those places where you play all the games either. Everyone was so charming; they’re all wonderful people.”
Macklemore (born Ben Haggerty) wrote in the comments’ section of the video:
“Grandma – nothing is more Glorious than you. Happy 100th. Thank you for the Werther’s Originals. The advice. And for being a part of something that I’ll treasure forever. Love Ben.”
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