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As I’m writing this, the most popular new video on the internet is “No Words,” from the culty rapper Hopsin. It’s snide, sneery satire of Auto-Tuned Atlanta codeine rap, and its whole idea is that rappers who work that style don’t speak actual words. This, of course, means that people who like rap like this… More »

Saturday Night Live’s 41st season premieres this Saturday with Miley Cyrus holding down joint duties as host and musical guest. (Joint, get it? Because Miley loves weed? Trust me, she’d find it funny.) Although Cyrus has graced the SNL stage before, the next two musical guests, the Weeknd and Demi Lovato, are making their first… More »

There’s a great funny-because-it’s-true joke in Wayne’s World that captures how the rest of the U.S. views Delaware. Wayne finds himself in front of a green screen in his show’s fancy new studio, and upon being “magically whisked away” to the state, he doesn’t know what to say past, “Hi, I’m in Delaware.” What do… More »

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Miike Snow – “Heart Is Full (Run The Jewels Remix)”

A couple of weeks ago, we posted "Heart Is Full," a new single from the Swedish/American festival-pop trio Miike Snow. It's the first single from…
Tom Breihan | November 19, 2015 - 12:16 pm

Hangout Festival 2016 Lineup

Here it is: The first major music festival lineup of the 2016 season. (SXSW, with its sprawling network of showcases, is a different kind of…
Chris DeVille | November 17, 2015 - 1:37 pm

Run The Jewels Unveil Meow The Jewels Merch And “Pawcumentary”

I still can't believe Meow The Jewels actually ended up being a thing, but here we are a month out from its release. Today, El-P…
James Rettig | October 30, 2015 - 12:44 pm

Run The Jewels – “Angel Duster” Video

One year ago today, Killer Mike and El-P released the best album of 2014, and to celebrate RTJ2's anniversary, the duo have just released a…
Peter Helman | October 24, 2015 - 4:49 pm

Watch Big Grams And Run The Jewels Perform “Born To Shine” At Treasure Island

Big Boi, Phantogram, El-P, and Killer Mike all joined together on one stage at Treasure Island in San Francisco over the weekend for a performance…
James Rettig | October 19, 2015 - 5:44 pm

Urban Outfitters Launches Cassette Program With Retro Players, Exclusive Run The Jewels & Halsey Tapes

Urban Outfitters -- already one of the world's largest purveyors of vinyl (though not the largest, thanks Amazon) -- is getting into the tape business,…
James Rettig | October 14, 2015 - 11:07 am

Run The Jewels – “Rubble Kings Theme (Dynamite)”

The last weekly song in this year's Adult Swim Singles program is here, and it's a big one. The latest track from Run The Jewels,…
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2015 - 12:04 pm

Meow The Jewels – “Oh My Darling (Don’t Meow)” Video

Well, Run The Jewels finally did it. They released Meow The Jewels, an entire remix album on which the beats are made up of nothing…
Tom Breihan | October 2, 2015 - 12:38 pm

Life Is Beautiful 2015 Brought Weezer, Duran Duran, Stevie Wonder & More To Downtown Vegas

Life Is Beautiful has the makings of a unique festival, the kind that would be tempting to choose over some of the usual suspects (e.g.,…
Ryan Leas | September 28, 2015 - 3:01 pm

Download Meow The Jewels For Free

Meow The Jewels, the feline-sampling remix of RTJ2 (last year's best album), is here. This cat rap project began as a joke deluxe edition of…
Scott Lapatine | September 25, 2015 - 10:31 pm

Watch Run The Jewels Perform With Big Boi, T.I., Bun B, Gangsta Boo In Atlanta

Run The Jewels brought out a bunch of guests during their Music Midtown festival in Killer Mike's native Atlanta yesterday. Fellow ATLien Big Boi came…
Peter Helman | September 20, 2015 - 6:09 pm

Meow The Jewels – “Oh My Darling Don’t Meow”

The second full Meow The Jewels track is here! And like "Meowrly" before it, it features El-P and Killer Mike rapping over a beat made…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2015 - 3:52 pm

Watch Run The Jewels Announce More Exciting Spinoffs On Colbert

Run The Jewels are one of the most influential and important rap acts of the last decade, full stop. El-P and Killer Mike officially teamed…
Caitlin White | September 17, 2015 - 11:32 am

Watch Run The Jewels & TV On The Radio Perform “Angel Duster” On Colbert

The week that they released their astonishing RTJ2 album, Run The Jewels gave an intense, triumphant performance of "Early" on Letterman. And now that the…
Tom Breihan | September 16, 2015 - 8:54 am

Big Boi & Phantogram Announce Big Grams EP

A few years ago, Big Boi, the busier half of OutKast, enlisted the help of Phantogram, the festival-mainstay synthpop duo from upstate New York, to…
Tom Breihan | September 9, 2015 - 10:14 am

Watch Run The Jewels Perform At Banksy’s Dismaland

Run The Jewels performed at Dismaland, Banksy's pop-up "bemusement park" in Weston-super-Mare, England, last night. You can watch a few Instagram clips of their performance…
Peter Helman | September 5, 2015 - 11:34 am

Run The Jewels With TV On The Radio, The Dead Weather To Perform On Colbert

Things are starting to come together for The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, which will air its first episode on 9/8. Colbert's already locked down…
James Rettig | August 31, 2015 - 5:27 pm

12 Memorable Moments From FYF Fest 2015

FYF is a weird festival. Tucked away at LA’s Exposition Park, tucked away towards the end of the summer—this isn’t one of the big blockbuster…
Ryan Leas | August 24, 2015 - 2:18 pm
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