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The S.S. Coachella sailed from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Jamaica and back between 12/19 and 12/23, along the way featuring performances from Pulp, Hot Chip, Yeasayer, and many more. Andrew Youssef was…   Read Story »
Earlier this year, A-Trak released his single "Piss Test," a dance-inflected drug-rap banger that featured Danny Brown and Juicy J. And now, on the Fool's Gold compilation Loosies, A-Trak gives us…   Read Story »
El-P and Islands' Nick Diamonds are no stranger to collaboration -- most recently, see "Stay Down" from El's excellent Cancer For Cure, or that screengrab above from their joint stop by Letterman's…   Read Story »
The one proper album released by Cannibal Ox -- 2001's The Cold Vein -- stands as one of the best hip-hop albums of the aughts, and maybe the best album ever released on El-P's Definitive Jux label.…   Read Story »
Early next year, Ill Bill, late of the paranoiac Brooklyn rap crew Non Phixion, will release a new album with the dumb-amazing title The Grimy Awards. The album's list of guests is wide enough to…   Read Story »
Virtually the entire music-blogging universe (except me) is at CMJ right now, so you'll have to forgive the indie music universe for neglecting to drop too many videos in the past seven days. I…   Read Story »
"Stay Down" is the awesomely discordant Nick Diamonds collab from El-P's great recent album Cancer For Cure. Diamonds isn't in the song's video, but TV On The Radio's Jaleel Bunton steps in, playing…   Read Story »
Once again, Nardwuar continues his improbable but ridiculously fun run of giving densely prepared nerd-out interviews with rappers. His latest target: El-P, who meets Nardwuar backstage at his…   Read Story »
As rap supergroup Slaughterhouse -- Joe Budden, Crooked I, Joell Ortiz and Royce da 5'9'' -- pres their second studio album for late summer release, here's a remix of their recent single "Hammer…   Read Story »
On 4/26, almost a month before the official release date of his new album, Cancer 4 Cure, El-P posted the following message on his Facebook wall: elephant in the room: i know a lot of yall already…   Read Story »