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One of the best rap albums of last year was Run The Jewels, the eponymous ripshit debut from the all-star duo of Killer Mike and El-P. If the album had been a one-off, it would've been one of the…   Read Story »
Apple includes a lot of music references in their new ad for Macbook Air titled "Stickers": stickers for labels like Warp, Kompakt, DFA, and Stones Throw. But one briefly glimpsed sticker has rapper…   Read Story »
I recognize this is an issue of taste, but Governors Ball 2014 was a little bit of a mixed bag for me. There were two headliners I loved, and they conflicted, and I had no interest in the subsequent…   Read Story »
For the last several years Adult Swim has curated a series of singles released throughout the summer. They've put out some fantastic tracks in the past, but for the fifth series, coming this summer,…   Read Story »
One of the magical things about Run The Jewels, the free-online album that El-P and Killer Mike made together last year, was how sui generis it was -- two snarling rap dudes with disparate…   Read Story »
Here's at least one more of Outkast's 40 festival appearances this year. The newly expanded traveling Mad Decent Block Party features different lineups on different dates, and the Denver stop will be…   Read Story »
Rap duo and all-around-BFFs Run The Jewels hit harder than anybody in terms of pure rap aggression last year, and now they show that off with this video of the title track from their 2013 LP. El-P…   Read Story »
I saw El-P perform live for the first time in 2013. The stage, situated under the I-65 overpass at Louisville, Kentucky's Forecastle festival, sat a stone's throw from both the Ohio River and a…   Read Story »
We skipped 5 Best Songs last week because of the holiday, so we considered any music that dropped between last week and this one eligible for this week's installment. And wouldn't ya know it: Over…   Read Story »
This was probably the slowest week of the year in terms of people putting out music videos, what with Christmas arriving dead in the middle and nobody needing to fill up office dead-time by staring…   Read Story »