Ryan Lewis is an American music producer, musician, and DJ based in Seattle. Along with producing his own album titled Instrumentals, Lewis produced the albums The VS. EP and The Heist. In 2006, Lewis befriended rapper Macklemore on MySpace. As a result of this friendship formed with Macklemore the two teamed up and went on to have great success. Lewis produced, recorded, engineered, and mixed all of the duo's music, directed their music videos "Same Love", "Thrift Shop", "And We Danced", "Otherside", "Can't Hold Us", and "Irish Celebration", "My Oh My", "Victory Lap" "The Town" "White Walls", and designed promotional graphics.