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One of the videos getting a lot of notice this week is Calexico’s clip for “Falling From The Sky,” starring José González and an absolutely disgusting worm creature. I can recognize that it’s a very good video, but it’s not on this list, because I hate that fucking worm creature. It just skeeves me out. More »

Each of this week’s 5 Best Songs will send you skyward, albeit in very different ways. The tiny, fragile songs here are emotional behemoths, shooting off 10 different dialogues inside your head. And the celebratory tunes rightfully shout for themselves, prompting gleeful outpourings like head nods and body shakes and incendiary smiles. Trust us: Thi… More »

Anyone can do something once. The early announcements on rap blogs, like this one from HipHopDX, were innocuous enough: “After the critical and commercial success of 2012’s R.A.P. Music, Atlanta, Georgia’s Killer Mike and Brooklyn, New York’s El-P are taking it one step further. While Mike already confirmed a follow-up to the album on the… More »

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Run The Jewels – “Rubble Kings Theme (Dynamite)”

The last weekly song in this year's Adult Swim Singles program is here, and it's a big one. The latest track from Run The Jewels,…
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2015 - 12:04 pm

Lushlife – “Body Double”

Hazy Philadelphia rapper/producer Lushlife aka Raj Haldar has announced his new album Ritualize will be out 2/19 next year via Western Vinyl. Back in 2012…
Caitlin White | October 5, 2015 - 11:51 am

Meow The Jewels – “Oh My Darling (Don’t Meow)” Video

Well, Run The Jewels finally did it. They released Meow The Jewels, an entire remix album on which the beats are made up of nothing…
Tom Breihan | October 2, 2015 - 12:38 pm

Download Meow The Jewels For Free

Meow The Jewels, the feline-sampling remix of RTJ2 (last year's best album), is here. This cat rap project began as a joke deluxe edition of…
Scott Lapatine | September 25, 2015 - 10:31 pm

Watch Run The Jewels Perform With Big Boi, T.I., Bun B, Gangsta Boo In Atlanta

Run The Jewels brought out a bunch of guests during their Music Midtown festival in Killer Mike's native Atlanta yesterday. Fellow ATLien Big Boi came…
Peter Helman | September 20, 2015 - 6:09 pm

Meow The Jewels – “Oh My Darling Don’t Meow”

The second full Meow The Jewels track is here! And like "Meowrly" before it, it features El-P and Killer Mike rapping over a beat made…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2015 - 3:52 pm

Watch Run The Jewels Announce More Exciting Spinoffs On Colbert

Run The Jewels are one of the most influential and important rap acts of the last decade, full stop. El-P and Killer Mike officially teamed…
Caitlin White | September 17, 2015 - 11:32 am

Watch Run The Jewels & TV On The Radio Perform “Angel Duster” On Colbert

The week that they released their astonishing RTJ2 album, Run The Jewels gave an intense, triumphant performance of "Early" on Letterman. And now that the…
Tom Breihan | September 16, 2015 - 8:54 am

Watch Run The Jewels Perform At Banksy’s Dismaland

Run The Jewels performed at Dismaland, Banksy's pop-up "bemusement park" in Weston-super-Mare, England, last night. You can watch a few Instagram clips of their performance…
Peter Helman | September 5, 2015 - 11:34 am

Meow The Jewels Is Ready For Mastering

Run The Jewels have taken what started as a joke all the way to the finish line -- Meow The Jewels is ready for mastering.
Caitlin White | August 26, 2015 - 10:16 am

Run The Jewels Hit The Studio With Nas & Zack De La Rocha

Nas released Run The Jewels’ 2014-defining RTJ2 on his Mass Appeal label, and Zack De La Rocha guested on highlight-of-highlights “Close Your Eyes (And Count
Chris DeVille | August 24, 2015 - 2:16 pm

Banksy Interviews Run The Jewels

Run The Jewels are performing at Banksy's pop-up "bemusement park" Dismaland in a couple of weeks, and ahead of that appearance, Banksy interviewed the hip-ho…
Peter Helman | August 22, 2015 - 11:22 am

Killer Mike Speaks On Ferguson: “Riots Work”

Run The Jewels happened to have a show in St. Louis the night that a Ferguson grand jury declined to indict Officer Darren Wilson for…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2015 - 11:29 am

Glasses Malone – “Thuggin'” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar & Killer Mike)

When we first heard Glasses Malone's "Thuggin'," Kendrick Lamar boasted the only feature. This new version includes a guest spot by Killer Mike, which elevate…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 5, 2015 - 10:31 am

Meow The Jewels Adds Massive Attack, Should Be Out In September

Last week, Run The Jewels debuted the Boots-produced "Meowrly," the surprisingly listenable first song from their gloriously bonkers Meow The Jewels remix project. They assembled…
Peter Helman | July 23, 2015 - 7:57 pm

Meow The Jewels – “Meowrly”

The internet is always a crazy place, but sometimes it's crazy and great. After El-P made a joke about remaking Run The Jewels' RTJ2 using…
Peter Helman | July 18, 2015 - 12:18 pm

Watch Killer Mike Talk Rap And Racism On Tavis Smiley

Killer Mike is an amazing human being, and his well-articulated opinions about pretty much anything are always worth hearing. Last night, the rapper and activist…
Peter Helman | July 1, 2015 - 9:01 pm

Killer Mike Shares Op-Ed On Confederate Flag Debate

If you've been anywhere remotely close to a news source this week, then you know that South Carolina lawmakers are embroiled in debate over whether…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 24, 2015 - 3:20 pm

Watch Killer Mike Discuss Rachel Dolezal On The Nightly Show

If you've been anywhere near the internet in the past week, you've doubtless encountered the confounding saga of Rachel Dolezal, the white woman (white-born woman?)…
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2015 - 10:00 am

Killer Mike Declares Himself A Write-In Candidate For Georgia’s State Legislature

Run The Jewels' Killer Mike declared himself a write-in candidate for state representative in Georgia's District 55 via Instagram today. The Atlanta native's activism ha…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 15, 2015 - 5:36 pm
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