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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

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

Run The Jewels Are Your Record Store Day 2018 Ambassadors

Every year, the people behind Record Store Day pick one famous artist to help them advance the cause of getting people into brick-and-mortar stores to…
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2018 - 10:39 am

Run The Jewels – “Call Ticketron” Video

Run The Jewels teased their "Call Ticketron" video earlier this week with an elaborate website hinting at chaos in New York City. Now it's here,…
Chris DeVille | December 15, 2017 - 12:27 pm

Statik Selektah – “Put Jewels On It” (Feat. Run The Jewels)

Producer Statik Selektah is putting out a new album next month, and today he's shared a single called "Put Jewels On It" that features none…
James Rettig | November 2, 2017 - 4:40 pm

Check Out A Killer Mike-Soundtracked Montage From Last Night’s South Park

Thus far this season, South Park has parodied Kendrick Lamar's "HUMBLE." and Logic's performance at the VMAs. And on last night's episode, they brought an…
Tom Breihan | October 19, 2017 - 9:23 am

Killer Mike Slams Mike Pence Over NFL Protests: “I Hope We Send His Religious Nut Ass Home”

Apart from Giants receiver corps’ brittle bodies, the biggest story from this NFL weekend was Mike Pence. The vice president (and former Indiana governor) attended…
Brian Josephs / Spin | October 9, 2017 - 11:51 am

Run The Jewels – “Mean Demeanor”

Run The Jewels have a new song on the FIFA 18 soundtrack -- the game comes out tomorrow -- and today a commercial has been…
James Rettig | September 28, 2017 - 1:11 pm

Killer Mike Selling Anti-Confederate Merch

It's been two years since Killer Mike wrote an op-ed about the Confederate flag flying on the lawn of the South Carolina Statehouse, which was…
Peter Helman | August 17, 2017 - 8:06 pm
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