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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 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Hear The First Teaser From Meow The Jewels, Which Will Feature Lil Bub

Meow The Jewels has begun. Yesterday, El-P tweeted that he got the first library of cat sounds for the project courtesy of famous internet cat…
James Rettig | January 24, 2015 - 1:45 pm
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Watch Run The Jewels Give Advice To Teenage Girls

Rookie's Ask A Grown series, in which celebrities answer teenage girls' advice-column questions, is a consistent delight, especially when the celebrities in question are cool.
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2015 - 3:49 pm
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Read Killer Mike’s MLK Op-Ed For OkayPlayer

Killer Mike has written an op-ed for OkayPlayer in honor of Martin Luther King Day, reflecting back on King's legacy and urging people to continue…
James Rettig | January 19, 2015 - 6:24 pm
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Watch Run The Jewels Blaze Through “Lie, Cheat, Steal” On Conan

Goddam, what a great night for music on late-night TV last night was. We already posted the glorious vision that was the reactivated Sleater-Kinney on
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2015 - 8:36 am
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Watch Young Thug, Killer Mike, Danny Brown, Pusha T, & Dozens More On 42-Minute Posse Cut “The Rap Monument”

Up until today, the Game's 13-minute, 25-rapper "One Blood" remix has been the final word in absurd, overlong rap posse cuts. But now Noisey…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2014 - 2:16 pm
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Work On Run The Jewels 3 Begins Next Month

Killer Mike and El-P barely wasted any time between finishing their first Run The Jewels record and commencing work on the second one. It seem…
Chris DeVille | December 11, 2014 - 10:59 am
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Run The Jewels – “Oh My Darling Don’t Cry” Video (NSFW)

Earlier today, Stereogum named Run The Jewels' RTJ2 as the year's best album. It is a beast of a thing, and songs as frantic and…
Tom Breihan | December 2, 2014 - 12:35 pm
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Read Killer Mike’s USA Today Op-Ed About Using Rap Lyrics In Criminal Trials

Killer Mike already penned one powerful op-ed this year, opining on the Ferguson crisis for Billboard. Now he's teamed with University Of Richmond assistant professor…
Chris DeVille | December 1, 2014 - 1:46 pm
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