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On The Return Of G.O.O.D. Fridays

First things first: We don't know that Kanye West is bringing back G.O.O.D. Fridays, the dizzyingly exciting 2010 song-a-week series that led up to the…
Tom Breihan | January 13, 2016 - 3:54 pm
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Sounding Board

Kendrick Lamar And Mainstream Rap’s Growing Conscience

Chicago drill spitter King Louie was shot in the head two weeks ago. His vehicle was riddled with 22 bullets total. Seven of them hit…
Collin Robinson | January 5, 2016 - 9:29 am
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Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

One of the videos getting a lot of notice this week is Calexico's clip for "Falling From The Sky," starring José González and an absolutely…
Tom Breihan | April 24, 2015 - 4:22 pm
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More Killer Mike stories

DJ Shadow – “Nobody Speak” (Feat. Run The Jewels) Video

Earlier this year, DJ Shadow recruited Run The Jewels' Killer Mike and El-P to spit furious verses on "Nobody Speak," the best song on his…
Tom Breihan | August 24, 2016 - 9:05 am
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Big Boi, Killer Mike Planning Joint EP

Outkast's ATLiens turns 20 this weekend, an anniversary we accidentally celebrated one week early. In a new interview with Spin commemorating two decades of ATLiens,…
Chris DeVille | August 22, 2016 - 2:17 pm
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El-P, Killer Mike Defend Ka After Attempted NY Post Hit Piece

The story of the Brooklyn rapper Ka is one of the great inspiring DIY stories in music right now. Ka, a former member of the…
Tom Breihan | August 22, 2016 - 9:47 am
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Killer Mike Claims That Donald Trump & Hillary Clinton Are “The Same Thing”

The great Atlanta rapper Killer Mike campaigned hard for Bernie Sanders earlier this year, and he still seems to be pissed off that his guy…
Tom Breihan | August 12, 2016 - 10:10 am
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Killer Mike Responds To Police Shootings: “I’m Ashamed To Be A Part Of This Country

Killer Mike has emerged as one of the most articulate and impassioned voices on the subject of racial injustice in this country. As MissInfo reports,…
Peter Helman | July 8, 2016 - 7:58 pm
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El-P Not Cool With Run The Jewels Movie Title

"Run the jewels" is a phrase that you might yell at somebody while committing a robbery. It's also -- and you probably already knew this…
Tom Breihan | June 22, 2016 - 9:16 am
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Watch Run The Jewels & DJ Shadow Do “Nobody Speak” On The Tonight Show

This week, turntable auteur DJ Shadow returns with his new album The Mountain Will Fall. And for its first single, he recruited rap insurgents Run…
Tom Breihan | June 15, 2016 - 8:53 am

Killer Mike Starring In New TV Show Produced By Tim & Eric [UPDATE: Or Not]

UPDATE: Despite earlier reports, sadly, Killer Mike is not in fact starring in a show from Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim. As a representative for…
Peter Helman | June 6, 2016 - 6:38 pm
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Hear The Latest RTJ3 Teaser

Run The Jewels and Run The Jewels 2 were released a year-and-a-half apart, so it makes sense that we'd start itching for El-P and Killer…
James Rettig | May 31, 2016 - 4:24 pm
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Watch Larry Wilmore Joke About Beyoncé And Killer Mike At The White House Correspondents Dinner

Larry Wilmore of The Nightly Show hosted this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner, President Obama's last, which took place last night. In his monologue, Wilmore…
Peter Helman | May 1, 2016 - 11:33 am

Run The Jewels Take Coachella With New Song “Scenes,” A Bernie Sanders Shoutout, And Many Surprise Guests

Run The Jewels had a big day at Coachella. Killer Mike has introduced Bernie Sanders at multiple rallies, and yesterday, the Democratic candidate returned the…
Peter Helman | April 17, 2016 - 12:43 pm
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Watch An Adult Swim Short Soundtracked By Big Grams

Adult Swim has long done dope collaborations with rappers, from simple bumps to features on their various shows. Having a base in Atlanta, they have…
Collin Robinson | March 28, 2016 - 4:28 pm

El-P Says RTJ3 Is “Halfway Done,” 2016 Release Is “Achievable”

For a while now, El-P and Killer Mike have been working on their third album as Run The Jewels. We at Stereogum had dared to…
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2016 - 11:35 am
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Killer Mike – “Saks Fifth”

Ever since Killer Mike really got going with Run The Jewels, it's been rare to hear him in anything other than noisy-firebrand mode. But the…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2016 - 9:50 am
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Run The Jewels – “Crown” Virtual Reality Video

Underground rap rulers Run The Jewels have a flair for the provocative. In real life, Killer Mike has been active in campaigning for Bernie Sanders,…
Collin Robinson | March 10, 2016 - 10:59 am

Watch Killer Mike Slam Hillary Clinton’s Response To Black Lives Matter Activists

A young Black Lives Matter activist confronted Hillary Clinton at a private fundraiser in Charleston, South Carolina on Wednesday, interrupting the candidate to call her…
Peter Helman | February 27, 2016 - 6:09 pm
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Killer Mike Co-Writes Op-Ed: “Free Speech — Unless It’s Rap?”

Killer Mike has co-written a op-ed for CNN with University Of Richmond associate professor Erik Nielson urging the Supreme Court to hear and rule on…
James Rettig | February 18, 2016 - 4:16 pm
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Killer Mike Causes Campaign Controversy With “Uterus” Remark

In the past few months, Run The Jewels rapper Killer Mike has basically become a full-time surrogate for the Bernie Sanders campaign, speaking out for…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2016 - 8:52 am
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Watch Killer Mike, St. Vincent, And The National’s Matt Berninger Star In A Sonos/Apple Music Commercial

Killer Mike, St. Vincent, and the National's Matt Berninger starred in a commercial for Sonos and Apple Music that aired during tonight's Grammys broadcast. (It…
James Rettig | February 15, 2016 - 9:40 pm
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Watch Killer Mike Defend Beyoncé On Bill Maher

Last May, Killer Mike made his first-ever appearance as a panelist on HBO's Real Time With Bill Maher, and he killed it. Seriously, just about…
Peter Helman | February 13, 2016 - 6:10 pm
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