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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

2016 In Review

The 25 Best Rap Verses Of 2016

Nas proclaimed Hip Hop Is Dead 10 years ago. He had to raise the stakes on the album with a grandiose title and statement to…
Collin Robinson | December 8, 2016 - 12:07 pm

More Killer Mike stories

Hear Run The Jewels Get Quizzed About Rabbis On Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!

Run The Jewels were the guests on today's episode of NPR's weekly quiz show Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!, on which they had to answer several…
Peter Helman | January 28, 2017 - 5:47 pm

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

Atlanta rapper Cuz is opening for Run The Jewels on tour right now, and he's got one of the jewel runners on his new track.
Chris DeVille | January 19, 2017 - 2:26 pm

Watch Run The Jewels Debut RTJ3 Tracks At Philly Tour Opener

Run The Jewels dropped RTJ3 a few weeks before its scheduled release date, and now they're about to embark on a massive tour in support…
James Rettig | January 12, 2017 - 11:01 am

Stream/Download Run The Jewels RTJ3

It's a Christmas fucking miracle! Killer Mike and El-P weren't supposed to release RTJ3, their highly anticipated third album under the name Run The Jewels,…
Peter Helman | December 24, 2016 - 11:55 pm

Killer Mike Writes Op-Ed On Bringing African-Americans Into The Marijuana Industry

Before the election, when Killer Mike urged black voters to stay home unless politicians offered concrete policy changes to benefit the black community, one of…
Peter Helman | December 12, 2016 - 6:32 pm

Watch Downton Abbey’s Michelle Dockery Rap Run The Jewels Lyrics On Good Behavior

In TNT's new series Good Behavior, Downtown Abbey's Michelle Dockery plays Letty Dobesh, a con artist recently released from prison. It's quite the personal rebrand…
Chris DeVille | December 6, 2016 - 1:44 pm

Watch Run The Jewels Perform At The Video Game Awards

El-P and Killer Mike of Run The Jewels are both playable characters in Gears Of War 4, and tonight, the duo performed at the Game…
Peter Helman | December 1, 2016 - 10:15 pm

Run The Jewels – “Legend Has It”

Run The Jewels have revealed another song from the heavily anticipated RTJ3, "Legend Has It," as well as the cover art. Both are pretty awesome.
Chris DeVille | December 1, 2016 - 11:12 am

Bernie Sanders: “Killer Mike Has Never Killed Anybody”

Killer Mike was a vocal supporter of Bernie Sanders during the primary (and long after, as well) and, in a new interview with GQ, the…
James Rettig | November 22, 2016 - 1:59 pm

Run The Jewels – “2100” (Feat. Boots)

RTJ3 might not be here yet, but Run The Jewels still are. Killer Mike and El-P have just shared "2100," a new RTJ song featuring…
Peter Helman | November 9, 2016 - 7:40 pm

Watch Killer Mike Explain Why Trump Won On The Real

We're all trying to make sense of yesterday's election, and one person who was more vocal during the election than most was Killer Mike, one…
Tom Breihan | November 9, 2016 - 10:25 am

Killer Mike Tells Black Voters To Stay Home Unless Demands Met

Killer Mike campaigned hard for Bernie Sanders during the primaries, and he's criticized both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, saying that a vote for either…
Peter Helman | November 6, 2016 - 12:29 pm
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