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July 25, 2013 at 9:45 AM

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Macklemore films video at iconic Seattle hamburger venue


MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Ryan Lewis and Macklemore shoot a music video on Broadway and Olive Way in Capitol Hill Wednesday, July 24, 2013. The initial video shoot involved driving a Cadillac limousine up and down Broadway before moving the shoot onto the iconic Seattle hamburger joint Dick's Drive-In. Thousands of fans stood in the streets from late afternoon to past midnight, just to catch a glimpse of Seattle's homegrown talent.

ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Late on Wednesday night, Macklemore performs his song "White Walls" at Dick's Drive-In on Broadway in Capitol Hill. Crowds waited from early evening to past midnight hoping to catch a glimpse of the Seattle rapper.

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Thousands of fans congregate at Dick's Drive-In on Broadway in Capitol Hill with the hope of catching a view of Seattle musicians Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Online rumors speculated the hip-hop artists were planning to create a music video at the iconic Seattle hamburger venue.

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Ryan Lewis makes an early appearance behind Dick's Drive-In as rumors swirl that he and Macklemore are to create a music video at the iconic Seattle hamburger venue on Broadway in Capitol Hill Wednesday, July 24, 2013.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Fans congregate on apartment buildings to watch Macklemore, Ryan Lewis and Hollis film a music video for their song "White Walls" at Dick's Drive-In on Broadway.

ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Nighttime at Dick's Drive-In on Broadway. The music is playing but no Macklemore yet.

ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Fans congregate to watch Macklemore, Ryan Lewis and Hollis film a music video for their song "White Walls" at Dick's Drive-In on Broadway in Capitol Hill Wednesday, July 24, 2013.

ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Production crews for Macklemore's music video clean a Cadillac limousine outside of Dick's Drive-In on Capitol Hill in Seattle.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Thousands of fans stand for hours to witness, however fleeting or distant, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis film scenes for the music video of their song, "White Walls," at Dick's Drive-In.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Dick's Drive-In employees talk before Macklemore films his song "White Walls" at their location on Broadway in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. The iconic hamburger restaurant is celebrating 60th years in business.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Thousands of fans stand for hours to witness, however fleeting or distant, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis film scenes for the music video of their song, "White Walls."

ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Production crews prepare to film Macklemore, Ryan Lewis and Hollis' song "White Walls" at Dick's Drive-In on Broadway.

ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Fans go to great lengths on building rooftops to watch Macklemore, Ryan Lewis and Hollis film a music video for their song "White Walls" at Dick's Drive-In on Broadway in Capitol Hill Wednesday, July 24, 2013.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis shoot a music video on Broadway and Olive Way in Capitol Hill Wednesday, July 24, 2013.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Macklemore kicks his leg in the air as he dances for the "White Walls" music video on rooftop of Dick's Drive-In in Seattle, on Thursday, July 25, 2013. Thousands of fans stood in the streets from late afternoon to past midnight, flocking around the iconic hamburger joint, just to catch a glimpse of Seattle's homegrown talent. The music video shoot ended early Thursday morning.

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Late Thursday night, Macklemore debuts on the roof of Dick's Drive-In on Broadway in Capitol Hill Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Dick's Drive-In, the iconic Seattle hamburger joint, is celebrating its 60th anniversary.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Ryan Lewis, from left, Owuor Arunga, Macklemore and Hollis throw their arms in the air as they film the music video of their song, "White Walls" in the duo's new album titled, "The Heist" at Dick's Drive-In in Seattle, on Thursday, July 25, 2013. The initial video shoot involved driving a Cadillac limousine up and down Broadway before moving the filming location onto the iconic Seattle hamburger joint. Thousands of fans stood in the streets from late afternoon to past midnight, just to catch a glimpse of Seattle's homegrown talent. The music video shoot ended early Thursday morning.

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Early Thursday morning, Andrea Valdes, second from left, tries to capture a photo of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis after they filmed a music video at Dick's Drive-In on Broadway in Capitol Hill Wednesday, July 24, 2013.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Ryan Lewis greets fans in between takes of the "White Walls" music video at Dick's Drive-In in Seattle, on Thursday, July 25, 2013. Thousands of fans stood in the streets from late afternoon to past midnight, flocking around the iconic hamburger joint, just to catch a glimpse of Seattle's homegrown talent. The music video shoot ended early Thursday morning.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Ryan Lewis, right, and Owuor Arunga, left, point towards Macklemore as he raps during the the filming of "White Walls" music video, at Dick's Drive-In in Seattle, on Thursday, July 25, 2013. Thousands of fans stood in the streets from late afternoon to past midnight, flocking around the iconic hamburger joint, just to catch a glimpse of Seattle's homegrown talent. The music video shoot ended early Thursday morning.

ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

A Dick's Drive-In employee receives a hug from Macklemore as he and Ryan Lewis, behind, film a music video for their song "White Walls" at Dick's Drive-In on Broadway in Capitol Hill.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Macklemore films scenes for his music video "White Walls" from his album "The Heist" at Dick's Drive-In in Seattle, on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. The initial video shoot involved driving a Cadillac limousine up and down Broadway before moving the shoot onto the iconic Seattle hamburger joint. Thousands of fans stood in the streets from late afternoon to past midnight, all just to catch a glimpse of Seattle's homegrown talent.

ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Ryan Lewis exits the roof at Dick's Drive-In on Broadway after addressing the crowd Wednesday, July 24, 2013.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

After the music video shoot concluded, fans continue to linger in hopes of catching one fleeting glimpse of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. Thousands of fans stood in the streets from late afternoon to past midnight, flocking around the iconic hamburger joint, just to catch a glimpse of Seattle's homegrown talent. The music video shoot ended early Thursday morning.

MARCUS YAM / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Macklemore, holding a Dick's Drive-In beverage, waves farewell to his devoted fans after they've stood around for hours to watch the filming of the "White Walls" music video. Thousands of fans stood in the streets from late afternoon to past midnight, flocking around the iconic hamburger joint, just to catch a glimpse of Seattle's homegrown talent. The music video shoot ended early Thursday morning.

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