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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 »
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 »