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When Killer Mike and El-P shared shared their concrete-shattering Run The Jewels single "Blockbuster Night Part 1," they also mentioned RTJ2 would be out at 10/28 on Mass Appeal. Now hip-hop's…   Read Story »
Let's be honest: This was a pretty stacked week. It's always a joy to find new music that surprises and impresses you, and while this week's list is indeed impressive, it may not be especially…   Read Story »
The day after Killer Mike talked about Ferguson in a ridiculously eloquent CNN interview, he and El-P are ready to let the world know about their second album as Run The Jewels. Run The Jewels, their…   Read Story »
Nearly 200 years ago, back when the shoreline dunes of San Francisco were considered uninhabitable, they came to be known as the Outside Lands -- terrain fit only for the bravest pioneers. These days…   Read Story »
One of the best rap albums of last year was Run The Jewels, the eponymous ripshit debut from the all-star duo of Killer Mike and El-P. If the album had been a one-off, it would've been one of the…   Read Story »
Well, here's an inspired pairing: a discordant New York underground-rap pioneer remixing a group of swirling, atmospheric L.A. alt-pop harmonizers. In his remix of Warpaint's dizzy, insinuating "Keep…   Read Story »
One of the magical things about Run The Jewels, the free-online album that El-P and Killer Mike made together last year, was how sui generis it was -- two snarling rap dudes with disparate…   Read Story »
Rap duo and all-around-BFFs Run The Jewels hit harder than anybody in terms of pure rap aggression last year, and now they show that off with this video of the title track from their 2013 LP. El-P…   Read Story »
I saw El-P perform live for the first time in 2013. The stage, situated under the I-65 overpass at Louisville, Kentucky's Forecastle festival, sat a stone's throw from both the Ohio River and a…   Read Story »
Before Killer Mike and El-P teamed up as the fearsome rap duo Run The Jewels last year, El produced all of Mike's great 2012 album R.A.P. Music. And today, for whatever reason, Mike has given us the…   Read Story »