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El-P and Killer Mike are both monstrous rappers. So when the two joined forces on their violent-rap-friends opus Run The Jewels earlier this year, they didn't feel the need to make a lot of room for…   Read Story »
We have exalted El-P and Killer Mike's project Run The Jewels' live show on this site before, but this live series the duo are doing in conjunction with Myspace gives a new view into their awesome…   Read Story »
The recently relaunched rap-and-stuff magazine Mass Appeal has a pretty great idea for a recurring web-video series: Rhythm Roulette, in which rap producers will blunder blindfolded into record…   Read Story »
Last night, El-P and Killer Mike's Run The Jewels tour stopped off at Portland's Hawthorne Theatre. Queens rapper Despot and former Das Racist member Kool A.D. opened. We sent Colin McLaughlin to…   Read Story »
This past weekend, Chicago's Union Park played host to Pitchfork Music Festival. The two-and-a-half-day event was packed tight with performances from the indiesphere's current marquee artists and its…   Read Story »
Hey look, new graphic! Now this column can look something like the Best Songs Of The Week column, and now I can keep just the tiniest bit of suspense in this countdown; you have to scrowl down…   Read Story »
El-P and Killer Mike have a proud history of making cartoonishly violent music videos, both alone and together, and the first video for their Run The Jewels collaborative project ups the gore content…   Read Story »
The parallel is both obvious and ludicrous, and I kind of hate myself for making it, but just bear with me for a minute. Two years ago, a ferocious veteran rapper and a boundary-smashing,…   Read Story »
Well, this has been an exciting couple of minutes! At pretty much the exact same moment that the Supreme Court was declaring the Defense Of Marriage Act unconstitutional, paving the way for…   Read Story »
Run The Jewels, the badass new rap superduo of Killer Mike and El-P, will release their free album sometime this month, and I seriously cannot wait; it's tough to imagine that it won't be the mixtape…   Read Story »