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Killer Mike is one of the great interviews in all of popular music, as he showed in a recent CNN appearance, in which he talked, with great eloquence and emotion, about the fucking absurd police…   Read Story »
Let's be honest: This was a pretty stacked week. It's always a joy to find new music that surprises and impresses you, and while this week's list is indeed impressive, it may not be especially…   Read Story »
The day after Killer Mike talked about Ferguson in a ridiculously eloquent CNN interview, he and El-P are ready to let the world know about their second album as Run The Jewels. Run The Jewels, their…   Read Story »
Killer Mike has been one of the loudest, most insightful voices among the many speaking out on the crisis in Ferguson, Missouri following the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by…   Read Story »
UPDATE: Since writing that Instagram statement, Killer Mike has written a longer op-ed for Billboard about the ongoing police-brutality issues in Ferguson and elsewhere in the U.S.: "Support these…   Read Story »
Nearly 200 years ago, back when the shoreline dunes of San Francisco were considered uninhabitable, they came to be known as the Outside Lands -- terrain fit only for the bravest pioneers. These days…   Read Story »
The first time I can remember hearing T.I., he was rapping alongside Killer Mike on Bone Crusher's "Never Scared," and they've linked up a few times over the years. And this morning, Killer Mike…   Read Story »
One of the best rap albums of last year was Run The Jewels, the eponymous ripshit debut from the all-star duo of Killer Mike and El-P. If the album had been a one-off, it would've been one of the…   Read Story »
The young Georgia rapper Scotty ATL will release a new Scion-sponsored EP called OTR2SJ later this month, and its first single, "Pray Alone," has guest verses from two of his city's most furious…   Read Story »
One of the magical things about Run The Jewels, the free-online album that El-P and Killer Mike made together last year, was how sui generis it was -- two snarling rap dudes with disparate…   Read Story »