El-P

Featured El-P stories

Run The Jewels, YG, And The Magnetic Appeal Of Male Friendship

Anyone can do something once. The early announcements on rap blogs, like this one from HipHopDX, were innocuous enough: "After the critical and commercial success…
Chris DeVille | December 5, 2014 - 9:59 am

Album Of The Week: Run The Jewels RTJ2

I don't know how this is even possible, but Run The Jewels are getting better. They were already a mean motherfucking machine last year, when…
Tom Breihan | October 28, 2014 - 5:09 pm
116

The Psyche Of Jaime & Mikey: Inside Run The Jewels 2

Killer Mike and El-P are crushing, as Killer Mike and El-P are wont to do. On a brisk, sunny Friday afternoon in San…
Chris DeVille | October 24, 2014 - 9:07 am
15

More El-P stories

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
8

El-P, Despot, & Holy Ghost!’s Alex Frankel Open Jewish Deli In Brooklyn

El-P, Despot, and Holy Ghost!'s Alex Frankel are all co-owners of the new Jewish deli Frankel's, which opened up at 631 Manhattan Ave in Greenpoint,…
Peter Helman | April 2, 2016 - 8:07 pm
4

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
1

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

Run The Jewels Tease RTJ3 On Instagram

2016 is going to be a big year for rap events, and now there's another one to get excited about: The impending release of the…
Tom Breihan | February 12, 2016 - 10:33 am
9

Meow The Jewels – “Meowpurrdy” Video (Feat. Lil Bub, Maceo, & Delonte)

"Meowpurrdy" is the Meow The Jewels version of "Jeopardy," the crushing opener from Run The Jewels' 2014-dominating opus RTJ2. Like all the Meow The Jewels
Chris DeVille | January 26, 2016 - 11:24 am
1

Preview Another Few Seconds From Run The Jewels 3

We named Run The Jewels' self-titled debut the 12th best album of 2013, and a year later, we named RTJ2 the best album of 2014.
Peter Helman | December 27, 2015 - 5:17 pm
5

Watch Run The Jewels Rip Down The Jimmy Kimmel Live Outdoor Stage

Run The Jewels didn't release an album in 2015, but they've had a huge, dominant 2015 anyway, conquering every stage they stepped on and unleashing…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2015 - 8:40 am
2

Mark Kozelek Teases El-P Collab, Elliott Smith Cover, Piano/Vocal Album Feat. Mike Patton

Mark Kozelek followed his tumultuous 2014 with a tempestuous 2015, but as Kozelek tells it, 2015 has been "a wonderful year of playing music." So…
Chris DeVille | December 8, 2015 - 1:59 pm
15

Run The Jewels Unveil Meow The Jewels Merch And “Pawcumentary”

I still can't believe Meow The Jewels actually ended up being a thing, but here we are a month out from its release. Today, El-P…
James Rettig | October 30, 2015 - 12:44 pm
1

Run The Jewels – “Angel Duster” Video

One year ago today, Killer Mike and El-P released the best album of 2014, and to celebrate RTJ2's anniversary, the duo have just released a…
Peter Helman | October 24, 2015 - 4:49 pm
4

Run The Jewels – “Rubble Kings Theme (Dynamite)”

The last weekly song in this year's Adult Swim Singles program is here, and it's a big one. The latest track from Run The Jewels,…
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2015 - 12:04 pm
5

Meow The Jewels – “Oh My Darling (Don’t Meow)” Video

Well, Run The Jewels finally did it. They released Meow The Jewels, an entire remix album on which the beats are made up of nothing…
Tom Breihan | October 2, 2015 - 12:38 pm
6

Download Meow The Jewels For Free

Meow The Jewels, the feline-sampling remix of RTJ2 (last year's best album), is here. This cat rap project began as a joke deluxe edition of…
Scott Lapatine | September 25, 2015 - 10:31 pm
21

Watch Run The Jewels Perform With Big Boi, T.I., Bun B, Gangsta Boo In Atlanta

Run The Jewels brought out a bunch of guests during their Music Midtown festival in Killer Mike's native Atlanta yesterday. Fellow ATLien Big Boi came…
Peter Helman | September 20, 2015 - 6:09 pm

Meow The Jewels – “Oh My Darling Don’t Meow”

The second full Meow The Jewels track is here! And like "Meowrly" before it, it features El-P and Killer Mike rapping over a beat made…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2015 - 3:52 pm
6

Watch Run The Jewels Announce More Exciting Spinoffs On Colbert

Run The Jewels are one of the most influential and important rap acts of the last decade, full stop. El-P and Killer Mike officially teamed…
Caitlin White | September 17, 2015 - 11:32 am
1

Watch Run The Jewels & TV On The Radio Perform “Angel Duster” On Colbert

The week that they released their astonishing RTJ2 album, Run The Jewels gave an intense, triumphant performance of "Early" on Letterman. And now that the…
Tom Breihan | September 16, 2015 - 8:54 am
11

Watch Run The Jewels Perform At Banksy’s Dismaland

Run The Jewels performed at Dismaland, Banksy's pop-up "bemusement park" in Weston-super-Mare, England, last night. You can watch a few Instagram clips of their performance…
Peter Helman | September 5, 2015 - 11:34 am
1 2 3 4 ... 7