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Both individually and together, El-P and Killer Mike are two of rap's best interviews. They're funny, they're gregarious, and they have a lot of shit to say. (This 2008 Killer Mike interview is…   Read Story »
El-P and Killer Mike are both monstrous rappers. So when the two joined forces on their violent-rap-friends opus Run The Jewels earlier this year, they didn't feel the need to make a lot of room for…   Read Story »
Fun Fun Fun Fest went down this past weekend in Austin, Texas, aka "the Live Music Capital Of The World." The Fest celebrated its eighth year with headliners M.I.A., Snoop Dogg, and Slayer, along…   Read Story »
We have exalted El-P and Killer Mike's project Run The Jewels' live show on this site before, but this live series the duo are doing in conjunction with Myspace gives a new view into their awesome…   Read Story »
Last night, El-P and Killer Mike's Run The Jewels tour stopped off at Portland's Hawthorne Theatre. Queens rapper Despot and former Das Racist member Kool A.D. opened. We sent Colin McLaughlin to…   Read Story »
This past weekend, Chicago's Union Park played host to Pitchfork Music Festival. The two-and-a-half-day event was packed tight with performances from the indiesphere's current marquee artists and its…   Read Story »
Hey look, new graphic! Now this column can look something like the Best Songs Of The Week column, and now I can keep just the tiniest bit of suspense in this countdown; you have to scrowl down…   Read Story »
El-P and Killer Mike have a proud history of making cartoonishly violent music videos, both alone and together, and the first video for their Run The Jewels collaborative project ups the gore content…   Read Story »
The twitchy Portland/New Zealand skewed-pop trio Unknown Mortal Orchestra aren't exactly the first indie-pop band you'd expect to line up remixes with guest raps, but it's happened anyway. The…   Read Story »
The parallel is both obvious and ludicrous, and I kind of hate myself for making it, but just bear with me for a minute. Two years ago, a ferocious veteran rapper and a boundary-smashing,…   Read Story »