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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 »
If Friday and Saturday felt a little lite in the hip-hop department, Sunday was like an all you can eat buffet. I indulged quite a bit, but before the hip-hop marathon started, Sunday may have had…   Read Story »
If you're heading to The Gorge for Sasquatch! this weekend, you probably already know to check out Sigur Rós, Vampire Weekend, Tame Impala, and other live favorites. But, as with Coachella, there…   Read Story »
El-P produced Killer Mike's excellent 2012 album R.A.P. Music, and Killer Mike showed up on El-P's excellent 2012 album Cancer For Cure. And now, that unlikely but excellent alliance marches on, as…   Read Story »
Before we get into Saturday, let's not bury the day's big lede: R. Kelly joined Phoenix on stage to perform his biggest crossover that isn't from the Space Jam soundtrack, "Ignition (Remix)." Not…   Read Story »
El-P produced two of last year's best rap albums: His own Cancer For Cure and Killer Mike's R.A.P. Music. El and Mike are good friends and frequent collaborators, so the team-up didn't end there.…   Read Story »
Killer Mike has always been an absolute animal of a live rapper, and he's usually done it with a minimal mic-plus-DJ setup. Last night on the Late Show With David Letterman, though, a full live band,…   Read Story »