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    Killer Mike & El-P - Run The Jewels

    Release date: June 26, 2013

    Killer Mike & El-P are creating some of the most vicious music out today. They rap loud, they rap mean, they rap outrageous— and on Run The Jewels, producer El-P has finally been rhyming with Killer Mike long enough to pick up some tips from his partner. This is the rare combination that allows both artists to use each other as a springboard to greater heights. Might be because they seem to be having so much fun throughout, both on and off the track. The beats, for their part are carefully orchestrated thunderstorms. Electronic crashes and huge walls of sound are the only things large enough to meet the vicious delivery. The way they weave flow and sound is impressive throughout, but "No Come Down" and "Get It" are as impressive a one-two punch as you'll see anywhere on this list.—Crax

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