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Status Ain't Hood

Does Lil Uzi Vert Suck?

Three videos. First video: Last February, Lil Uzi Vert, a surging young rapper, visits the Hot 97 morning show, a place where many surging young…
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2017 - 10:42 am

Status Ain't Hood

Behold, In Nick Grant, What J. Cole Hath Wrought

A rapper emerges. He's from some small country town in the Southeast, but he has no accent to speak of. He raps under his government…
Tom Breihan | January 25, 2017 - 12:31 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Run The Jewels RTJ3

Up until now, the story of Run The Jewels has been one of breathless, visceral forward motion. In the five years since Adult Swim music…
Chris DeVille | December 26, 2016 - 8:43 am

More Killer Mike stories

Chance The Rapper, Meek Mill, & Killer Mike File Legal Brief In Supreme Court Case On Rap Lyrics

Jamal Knox is currently embroiled in Jamal Knox v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, a Supreme Court case revolving around "terroristic threats" in his rap lyrics, according…
Julia Gray | March 6, 2019 - 8:58 pm

Big Boi – “Doin’ It” (Feat. Sleepy Brown) & “Return Of The Dope Boi” (Feat. Killer Mike & Backbone)

Big Boi is performing at the Super Bowl Halftime Show this Sunday alongside Maroon 5 and Travis Scott. I haven't noticed the Outkast alum facing…
Chris DeVille | February 1, 2019 - 12:03 am

Watch Killer Mike Talk Hells Angels, Bernie Sanders, & RTJ4 On Seth Meyers

Killer Mike stays busy. Mike was an Atlanta rap legend long before he joined up with El-P, formed Run The Jewels, and found a surprising…
Tom Breihan | January 31, 2019 - 9:40 am

Watch Killer Mike Talk Trigger Warning, Starting His Own Religion, & Why Atlanta Is Wakanda On Colbert

Killer Mike -- Atlanta rap eminence, Run The Jewels ringer, and occasional haver of terrible opinions -- has a new Netflix show called Trigger Warning.
Tom Breihan | January 18, 2019 - 9:57 am

Watch The Trailer For Killer Mike’s New Netflix Show Trigger Warning

In recent years, Killer Mike has emerged as a major voice on social and political issues, occasionally delivering controversial opinions as a talking head on…
Peter Helman | December 12, 2018 - 1:40 pm

Run The Jewels – “Let’s Go (The Royal We)”

There's a new Run The Jewels song, "Let's Go (The Royal We)," featured in the post-credits stinger of the new Tom Hardy-starring superhero movie Venom.
Peter Helman | October 11, 2018 - 12:04 pm

Bun B – “Myself” (Feat. Run The Jewels)

Ten or 15 years ago, if someone would've told me that there would've been a Bun B solo album with an El-P guest verse, I…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2018 - 11:07 am

Killer Mike & 2 Chainz – “Black Power. White Powder.”

Netflix premiered the first season of Rapture, an eight-part documentary series following the lives of notable rappers and producers like Nas, T.I., 2 Chainz, Logic,…
Peter Helman | May 18, 2018 - 10:49 am

Watch Run The Jewels Perform “Thursday In The Danger Room” On Colbert

After the day Kanye West just had, Killer Mike's NRA video doesn't seem so bad! It's been an eventful few weeks for Run The Jewels,…
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2018 - 9:19 am

Killer Mike Discusses Black Gun Ownership, Starbucks Arrests On Joy Reid

Last month, Killer Mike gave a controversial interview to the National Rifle Association's online television channel, speaking out in favor of gun ownership and saying…
Peter Helman | April 15, 2018 - 8:04 pm

Killer Mike Shares Full Version Of Controversial NRA Interview

Over the weekend, NRATV released a controversial interview with Run The Jewels' Killer Mike in which the rapper spoke out in support of gun ownership…
James Rettig | March 28, 2018 - 1:04 pm

El-P Defends Killer Mike Over NRA Video

This past weekend, Killer Mike appeared in an interview on the National Rifle Association's online television channel, defending the idea of black gun ownership and…
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2018 - 9:45 am

Killer Mike Defends Gun Owners In New NRA Video

Run The Jewels' Killer Mike spoke out about his support of gun ownership in a video from the NRA released on Thursday, as Pitchfork points…
Julia Gray | March 24, 2018 - 3:49 pm

Run The Jewels – “Oh Mama” Video (Feat. Rick & Morty)

Run The Jewels are currently touring North America's finest hockey arenas alongside Lorde, which might explain why the duo of Killer Mike and El-P do…
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2018 - 10:57 am
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