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On The Return Of G.O.O.D. Fridays

First things first: We don't know that Kanye West is bringing back G.O.O.D. Fridays, the dizzyingly exciting 2010 song-a-week series that led up to the…
Tom Breihan | January 13, 2016 - 3:54 pm
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Kendrick Lamar And Mainstream Rap’s Growing Conscience

Chicago drill spitter King Louie was shot in the head two weeks ago. His vehicle was riddled with 22 bullets total. Seven of them hit…
Collin Robinson | January 5, 2016 - 9:29 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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…
Tom Breihan | April 24, 2015 - 4:22 pm
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Watch Larry Wilmore Joke About Beyoncé And Killer Mike At The White House Correspondents Dinner

Larry Wilmore of The Nightly Show hosted this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner, President Obama's last, which took place last night. In his monologue, Wilmore…
Peter Helman | May 1, 2016 - 11:33 am

Run The Jewels Take Coachella With New Song “Scenes,” A Bernie Sanders Shoutout, And Many Surprise Guests

Run The Jewels had a big day at Coachella. Killer Mike has introduced Bernie Sanders at multiple rallies, and yesterday, the Democratic candidate returned the…
Peter Helman | April 17, 2016 - 12:43 pm
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Watch An Adult Swim Short Soundtracked By Big Grams

Adult Swim has long done dope collaborations with rappers, from simple bumps to features on their various shows. Having a base in Atlanta, they have…
Collin Robinson | March 28, 2016 - 4:28 pm

El-P Says RTJ3 Is “Halfway Done,” 2016 Release Is “Achievable”

For a while now, El-P and Killer Mike have been working on their third album as Run The Jewels. We at Stereogum had dared to…
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2016 - 11:35 am
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Killer Mike – “Saks Fifth”

Ever since Killer Mike really got going with Run The Jewels, it's been rare to hear him in anything other than noisy-firebrand mode. But the…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2016 - 9:50 am
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Run The Jewels – “Crown” Virtual Reality Video

Underground rap rulers Run The Jewels have a flair for the provocative. In real life, Killer Mike has been active in campaigning for Bernie Sanders,…
Collin Robinson | March 10, 2016 - 10:59 am

Watch Killer Mike Slam Hillary Clinton’s Response To Black Lives Matter Activists

A young Black Lives Matter activist confronted Hillary Clinton at a private fundraiser in Charleston, South Carolina on Wednesday, interrupting the candidate to call her…
Peter Helman | February 27, 2016 - 6:09 pm
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Killer Mike Co-Writes Op-Ed: “Free Speech — Unless It’s Rap?”

Killer Mike has co-written a op-ed for CNN with University Of Richmond associate professor Erik Nielson urging the Supreme Court to hear and rule on…
James Rettig | February 18, 2016 - 4:16 pm
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Killer Mike Causes Campaign Controversy With “Uterus” Remark

In the past few months, Run The Jewels rapper Killer Mike has basically become a full-time surrogate for the Bernie Sanders campaign, speaking out for…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2016 - 8:52 am
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Watch Killer Mike, St. Vincent, And The National’s Matt Berninger Star In A Sonos/Apple Music Commercial

Killer Mike, St. Vincent, and the National's Matt Berninger starred in a commercial for Sonos and Apple Music that aired during tonight's Grammys broadcast. (It…
James Rettig | February 15, 2016 - 9:40 pm
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Watch Killer Mike Defend Beyoncé On Bill Maher

Last May, Killer Mike made his first-ever appearance as a panelist on HBO's Real Time With Bill Maher, and he killed it. Seriously, just about…
Peter Helman | February 13, 2016 - 6:10 pm
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Run The Jewels Tease RTJ3 On Instagram

2016 is going to be a big year for rap events, and now there's another one to get excited about: The impending release of the…
Tom Breihan | February 12, 2016 - 10:33 am
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Watch Killer Mike In Triumph The Insult Comic Dog’s New Election Special

Vocal Bernie Sanders supporter Killer Mike makes an appearance in Triumph The Insult Comic Dog's new election special for Hulu. In the quick segment, Triumph…
James Rettig | February 9, 2016 - 2:42 pm
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Watch Killer Mike’s Conversation With Olympian And Civil Rights Activist Tommie Smith

It would be cool if Run The Jewels 3 came out like yesterday, but if the music is going to take a backseat Killer Mike's…
Collin Robinson | January 28, 2016 - 1:26 pm
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Heathcliff Berru’s Former Colleagues Detail New Venture

After Amber Coffman, Bethany Cosentino, and others accused publicist and founder of Life Or Death PR & Management, Heathcliff Berru, of sexual misconduct just over…
Collin Robinson | January 27, 2016 - 1:01 pm

Vampire Weekend Are Playing A Bernie Sanders Rally In Iowa City

Yesterday, Vampire Weekend co-founder Rostam Batmanglij announced that he was leaving the band. And this weekend, some lucky people in Iowa will get the first…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2016 - 8:54 am
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Meow The Jewels – “Meowpurrdy” Video (Feat. Lil Bub, Maceo, & Delonte)

"Meowpurrdy" is the Meow The Jewels version of "Jeopardy," the crushing opener from Run The Jewels' 2014-dominating opus RTJ2. Like all the Meow The Jewels
Chris DeVille | January 26, 2016 - 11:24 am
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Nick Grant – “Royalty (Remix)” (Feat. Killer Mike & Big K.R.I.T)

South Carolina-born, Atlanta-based rapper Nick Grant is just starting to make a name for himself, but he's already attracted the attention of some big names…
Peter Helman | January 25, 2016 - 9:19 pm

Lushlife – “This Ecstatic Cult” (Feat. Killer Mike)

Lushlife, the adventurous and long-underrated Philly rapper and producer, may not be underrated for long. Next month, he'll release his new Ritualize album, and the…
Tom Breihan | January 12, 2016 - 4:22 pm
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