Our Rappers of the Decade series returns with Abe Beame taking a look at rapper, Netflix series host, activist, and Atlanta native.
Chris Daly explains why the RTJ Tiny Desk concert is the best consolation prize around.
Doc Zeus sifts through the post-election haze, finding great power in El-P and Killer Mike's latest, Run the Jewels 3.
Chris Daly used to hide new VHS releases behind workout videos It’s not often a song snippet is going to get mentioned here, but it’s not all that often that Run The Jewels drops a single teaser via Twitter, either. Out of seemingly no where, El-P tweeted that the next album, creatively named RTJ2, “is […]
Killer Kill from the Ville got his mic silenced before he could burn down the whole world at Coachella. This was one of those national moments of shame that we’ll be forced to mourn until the return of the blood moon. Still, there is a second week to see it happen and there is this […]
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Chris Daly once killed a man using only a stale fruit cake. If you want to know what we think of Run the Jewels self-titled album, look no further than our Top 50 Albums of 2013 list, so there’s no need to rehash that here.¬† What you may be less of aware of, though, is […]
Illustrations and larceny by Brad Beatson A step-by-step guide on how to Run The Jewels: Channel your inner Super Villain (fuck what you heard, bad guys are often misunderstood) Befriend the animals (El is fond of hounds and whales; Mike is especially fond of wolves and African elephants)
There might not be a more dynamic duo in rap music right now than Killer Mike and El-P. Responsible for two of last year’s finest releases in R.A.P. Music and Cancer4Cure, they’ve returned as Run the Jewels with a new full-length and a massive, summer-long tour with Despot and Kool AD. That’s one hell of […]
As I said on the Twitter, Run the Jewels is the anti-Watch the Throne. Two super villains looting the homes of out of touch millionaires who destroy Maybach’s for fun. I should have probably added that they will murk anyone who disturbs Mr. Killums. To paraphrase Samuel L. in Pulp Fiction: never mess with another […]