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On The Triumphant Nastiness Of CupcakKe

CupcakKe is not subtle. The 19-year-old Chicago rapper first found internet fame with a song called "Vagina." She titled her first mixtape Cum Cake. She…
Tom Breihan | October 26, 2016 - 11:24 am

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I watched Frank Ocean's "Nikes" video for the first time on a borrowed phone, on a playground, on Saturday morning, keeping half an eye on…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2016 - 10:33 am


7 Memorable Moments From Panorama 2016 Sunday

Every now and then, you go to a festival of a certain size, or of a certain personality, where a particular day can feel as…
Ryan Leas | July 25, 2016 - 1:03 pm

More Run The Jewels stories

Run The Jewels – “Talk To Me”

Run The Jewels 3: It's happening! Today, the duo of Killer Mike and El-P shared an absolutely monstrous new song called "Talk To Me," a…
Tom Breihan | October 24, 2016 - 9:50 am

El-P: “Every Word For RTJ3 Has Now Officially Been Recorded”

Run The Jewels stated back in March that a 2016 release for RTJ3 was "achievable." And given El-P's latest update on the album, it seems…
Chris DeVille | September 27, 2016 - 11:37 am

Hear New Run The Jewels Song “Panther Like A Panther” In Gears Of War 4 Trailer

Run The Jewels' third album is on the horizon, and today, the duo have debuted a new song from it called "Panther Like A Panther"
James Rettig | September 1, 2016 - 12:22 pm

DJ Shadow – “Nobody Speak” (Feat. Run The Jewels) Video

Earlier this year, DJ Shadow recruited Run The Jewels' Killer Mike and El-P to spit furious verses on "Nobody Speak," the best song on his…
Tom Breihan | August 24, 2016 - 9:05 am

El-P, Killer Mike Defend Ka After Attempted NY Post Hit Piece

The story of the Brooklyn rapper Ka is one of the great inspiring DIY stories in music right now. Ka, a former member of the…
Tom Breihan | August 22, 2016 - 9:47 am

El-P Reveals Winner Of Pokemon Freestyle Remix Contest

After mocking the Pokemon Go epidemic on Twitter over the weekend, El-P apologized to the Pokemon community and delivered a goofy Pokemon freestyle as his…
Chris DeVille | July 13, 2016 - 3:19 pm

El-P Not Cool With Run The Jewels Movie Title

"Run the jewels" is a phrase that you might yell at somebody while committing a robbery. It's also -- and you probably already knew this…
Tom Breihan | June 22, 2016 - 9:16 am

Watch Run The Jewels & DJ Shadow Do “Nobody Speak” On The Tonight Show

This week, turntable auteur DJ Shadow returns with his new album The Mountain Will Fall. And for its first single, he recruited rap insurgents Run…
Tom Breihan | June 15, 2016 - 8:53 am

Hear The Latest RTJ3 Teaser

Run The Jewels and Run The Jewels 2 were released a year-and-a-half apart, so it makes sense that we'd start itching for El-P and Killer…
James Rettig | May 31, 2016 - 4:24 pm

5 Memorable Moments From Hangout Festival 2016 Sunday

Day three of any festival is bound to feel a little woozy. No one has gotten any sleep, the Port-A-Pottys smell worse than ever, and…
Grace Birnstengel | May 23, 2016 - 1:21 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Prince wasn't a music-video artist the way Michael Jackson and Madonna were. His videos didn't present grand new visions or introduce whole new artistic periods…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2016 - 3:29 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Desiigner’s “Panda” Is The Future Ripoff That Transcended Its Future-Ripoff Status

"I actually laugh at it, there's nothing to get upset about. I compliment the man about his creativity. I think he's a great artist and…
Tom Breihan | April 20, 2016 - 11:30 am
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