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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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Watch Run The Jewels, Mac DeMarco Perform In A London Taxi

In the long-running "Black Cab Sessions" online video series, artists perform their songs while sitting in the backseats of London taxicabs. Last week, Run The…
Tom Breihan | June 10, 2015 - 1:24 pm

Hear Another Meow The Jewels Snippet

Run The Jewels' perfectly ridiculous, Kickstarter-funded benefit album Meow The Jewels continues to take shape. We still don't know when it's coming out, but soo…
Tom Breihan | June 4, 2015 - 1:35 pm

Run The Jewels’ Fall Tour Poster Is Awesome

When Run The Jewels get done with their current European and North American mostly-festivals tour, they're hitting the road yet again, doing a string of…
Tom Breihan | May 27, 2015 - 11:51 am

Watch Killer Mike On Snoop Dogg’s GGN Program

Did you know Snoop Dogg has his own online weekly talk show? I didn't! But he does -- it's called GGN (Double G News), and…
James Rettig | May 19, 2015 - 7:31 pm

Hear Another Preview From Run The Jewels’ Meow The Jewels

The joke is coming closer and closer to being a real thing. After fans raised more then $40,000 on Kickstarter to convince El-P and Killer…
Tom Breihan | May 18, 2015 - 1:39 pm

Watch Killer Mike’s Incredible Real Time With Bill Maher Appearance

Killer Mike should never stop rapping. He's the best at it. But if Killer Mike ever does stop rapping, he should immediately join the pundit…
Tom Breihan | May 16, 2015 - 7:02 am

Run The Jewels – “Early” (Feat. Boots) Video

Killer Mike's heartfelt, terrified opening verse from Run The Jewels' police-brutality freakout "Early" might be the single greatest moment on last year's RTJ2, and album…
Tom Breihan | May 15, 2015 - 11:16 am

Preview A Few Precious Seconds From Run The Jewels 3

We named Run The Jewels' second full-length, RTJ2, our number one favorite album of 2014, and we weren't alone. Regardless of how good the duo'…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 14, 2015 - 3:31 pm

Read Killer Mike’s Op-Ed About Baltimore

On Saturday night, Killer Mike was a guest at the White House Correspondents Dinner. At the same time that was happening, an hour's drive north,…
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2015 - 3:49 pm

Watch Killer Mike Discuss Race Relations In MIT Lecture

Killer Mike had a busy weekend. On Saturday, he attended the White House Correspondents' Dinner for the first time ever, and the night before he…
James Rettig | April 27, 2015 - 9:49 am

Killer Mike’s Invited To The 2015 White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Killer Mike will be attending this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner, which takes place this Saturday, just a day after he's scheduled to give a
James Rettig | April 22, 2015 - 7:44 pm

Killer Mike – “Ric Flair” Video

Yesterday was Killer Mike's birthday -- what's a more appropriate birthday for the rapper than 4/20! -- and, in celebration, he shared an unreleased video…
James Rettig | April 21, 2015 - 7:47 am

Run The Jewels – “Bust No Moves” (Feat. SL Jones)

Run The Jewels have shared a new song for their Record Store Day exclusive 12". It's called "Bust No Moves" and features Arkansas rapper SL…
James Rettig | April 18, 2015 - 2:24 pm

MNDR – “Lock & Load” (Feat. Killer Mike)

Nas' Mass Appeal imprint is quietly assembling an army of a roster with artists who can simply spit their asses off. As the label i…
Collin Robinson | April 2, 2015 - 11:55 am

Run The Jewels – “Close Your Eyes (And Count To Fuck)” (Feat. Zack De La Rocha) Video

The release of Run The Jewels’ RTJ2 will always remind me of 2014’s tumultuous racial climate in the US — the way Killer Mike and…
Chris DeVille | March 26, 2015 - 11:11 am

Run The Jewels Attacked Onstage At SXSW

During a performance at South By Southwest's Spotify House on Monday, Run The Jewels were attacked by someone from the audience. In video taken at…
James Rettig | March 16, 2015 - 9:56 pm

Run The Jewels Are Recording With Massive Attack

Run The Jewels were in the studio with Massive Attack yesterday, as Pitchfork points out. "So... no big deal or anything. not bragging a lot.
James Rettig | February 21, 2015 - 11:07 am

Run The Jewels – “Lie, Cheat, Steal” Video

Run The Jewels' RTJ2 was our favorite album of last year, and if they end up making videos for every song on the record, we…
Tom Breihan | January 28, 2015 - 11:24 am
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