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Status Ain't Hood

Does Lil Uzi Vert Suck?

Three videos. First video: Last February, Lil Uzi Vert, a surging young rapper, visits the Hot 97 morning show, a place where many surging young…
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2017 - 10:42 am

Status Ain't Hood

Behold, In Nick Grant, What J. Cole Hath Wrought

A rapper emerges. He's from some small country town in the Southeast, but he has no accent to speak of. He raps under his government…
Tom Breihan | January 25, 2017 - 12:31 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Run The Jewels RTJ3

Up until now, the story of Run The Jewels has been one of breathless, visceral forward motion. In the five years since Adult Swim music…
Chris DeVille | December 26, 2016 - 8:43 am

More Killer Mike stories

Killer Mike Selling Anti-Confederate Merch

It's been two years since Killer Mike wrote an op-ed about the Confederate flag flying on the lawn of the South Carolina Statehouse, which was…
Peter Helman | August 17, 2017 - 8:06 pm

Watch Run The Jewels Bring Trina & Joi Gilliam To The Kimmel Stage

Run The Jewels released RTJ3 about seven months ago, and they're still on their late-night TV grind promoting it. Last night that meant a visit…
Chris DeVille | July 21, 2017 - 11:05 am

Watch Atlanta City Council Honor Killer Mike

Atlanta declared today "Killer Mike" Render Day in honor of one of the city's celebrated rappers. Killer Mike was honored as a musician, activist, and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 17, 2017 - 4:09 pm

Killer Mike Is Opening A Barber Shop In The Atlanta Hawks’ Philips Arena

Back in 2011, Killer Mike opened up his SWAG Shop in Atlanta, a barber shop where the name stands for Shave, Wash, and Groom. Today,…
James Rettig | June 28, 2017 - 5:33 pm

Killer Mike Defends Bill Maher, Chance The Rapper Asks HBO To Cancel Him

Professional shit-stirrer Bill Maher stirred up a whole lot of shit the other day by using a racial slur live on-air. While interviewing Nebraska's Republican…
Peter Helman | June 4, 2017 - 11:44 am

Hear Hannibal Buress Interview Killer Mike On His Handsome Rambler Podcast

The great stand-up comic Hannibal Buress has a genuinely ridiculous podcast called Handsome Rambler, one where he interviews musicians and comics but spends much of…
Tom Breihan | April 28, 2017 - 4:49 pm

Big Boi – “Kill Jill” (Feat. Killer Mike & Jeezy)

Earlier today, Big Boi shared "Mic Jack," the Adam Levine-featuring first single from his upcoming album Boomiverse. And now he's followed that up with "Kill…
Peter Helman | April 20, 2017 - 11:36 pm

Cuz Lightyear – “Pots N Pans” (Feat. Killer Mike) Video

The Atlanta rapper Cuz Lightyear is a Killer Mike protege; under the name SL Jones, he used to be a part of Mike's pre-Run The…
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2017 - 12:02 pm

Killer Mike Says “That Didn’t Bother Me” About Kanye West’s Trump Meeting

Killer Mike is probably our most politically outspoken rapper, but he's also a staunch individualist -- doing things like supporting Bernie Sanders loudly and passionately…
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2017 - 9:39 am

Watch Run The Jewels Go Deep Into Their History, Share Crowdsurfing Horror Stories On Desus & Mero

Run The Jewels stopped by Viceland's Desus & Mero talk show last night for a characteristically entertaining interview. After a look back at the duo's…
Chris DeVille | March 29, 2017 - 9:25 am

Watch Big Boi & Killer Mike Debut Their New Collab In Atlanta

Killer Mike and Big Boi just voiced rapping foxes on HBO's Animals, but it turns out that that wasn't their only collab of the weekend.
Peter Helman | March 26, 2017 - 7:37 pm

Watch Killer Mike & Big Boi Voice Foxes On HBO’s Animals

The second season of HBO's animated comedy Animals is jam-packed full of musical guest stars, and last night's episode featured Killer Mike and Big Boi…
Peter Helman | March 25, 2017 - 10:39 am

Killer Mike Honored By Georgia State Senate

Killer Mike was a vocal Bernie Sanders supporter in the primaries (and long after, as well), and it looks like he may be eyeing more…
James Rettig | March 10, 2017 - 2:33 pm

Watch The Trailer For HBO’s Animals Season 2 Which Will Feature Solange, Kim Gordon, Killer Mike, Big Sean, & More

The first season of HBO's animated series Animals featured Kurt Vile, A$AP Rocky, and A$AP Ferg, among others, and it seems that its upcoming second…
Peter Helman | March 4, 2017 - 5:02 pm
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