Posts Tagged ‘Killer Mike’

Watch Run The Jewels Talk About Politics with Kids

Video segments with children are often expected to be a comedic relief. Adults will ask these children simple questions and their innocent answer are often hilarious. But every now and again, a child’s innocence allows them... Read more »

Watch Jack White Perform With Q-Tip, and Run the Jewels Bring Out Zack de la Rocha at Madison Square Garden

Not too long ago, Jack White announced that Run The Jewels would be opening his Madison Square Garden concert. That was a pretty big and bold choice, but White’s unannounced guest was even more surprising. Bringing... Read more »

Video: Run The Jewels – “Lie, Cheat, Steal”

At this point, it’s starting to feel like Run The Jewels can really do no wrong. It doesn’t matter if they’re performing in old train stations or remixing their album with cat sounds; everything El-P and... Read more »

Watch Run The Jewels Perform a In an Old Train Station in Paris

While over in Europe on tour, El-P and Killer Mike played a special Run The Jewels show in Paris, which was filmed by La Blogothéque. The nearly 40-minute show went down in an old train station,... Read more »

Listen to the First Snippets of “Meow The Jewels”

It’s official: Meow The Jewels, the all-cat Run The Jewels remix album that began as a joke pre-order option for last year’s RTJ2 is on its way. Producer El-P leaked his first takes of a cat-tastic “Jeopardy”... Read more »

Watch Run The Jewels Perform “Lie, Cheat, Steal” on Conan

During his introduction of Run The Jewels on his show last night, Conan O’Brien described the duo’s latest album as “one of the most critically acclaimed releases of 2014.” To show the audience and viewers at... Read more »

Man vs. The Machine: Why Killer Mike Was the Most Important Rapper of 2014

The first time I interviewed Michael “Killer Mike” Render was in September 2011. At the time, the Grammy-winning rapper was at the center of a controversy involving free speech and censorship when BET banned his music... Read more »

Video: Run The Jewels – “Oh My Darling (Don’t Cry)”

“Oh My Darling (Don’t Cry)” was the second track we heard from El-P and Killer Mike’s RTJII album, and now it’s the second track to be given the video treatment. The video, directed by Timothy Saccenti, is a... Read more »

Read Killer Mike’s Op-Ed About Rap Lyrics and the Justice System

Killer Mike, who’s been outspoken about justice on stage and on wax, recently cowrote a column titled “Rap’s Poetic (in)justice” with Erik Nielson in USA Today. The column, about how rap lyrics are used as evidence in criminal... Read more »

Bid on Original Artwork by St. Vincent, Earl Sweatshirt, BANKS, Killer Mike, & More

Last year, Australian radio station FBi convinced a whole bunch of our favorite artists to do some drawing. Each artist was given a white canvas and fabric markers to work with, and the profits helped FBi... Read more »

El-P Says Rage Against the Machine’s Zack De La Rocha Did His Run The Jewels Verse in One Take

Rage Against the Machine MC/lead singer Zack De La Rocha’s appearance on Run The Jewels‘ new album, RTJ2, has earned rave reviews. Apparently, De La Rocha, who recently joined the duo for a live performance of... Read more »

Watch Killer Mike’s Powerful Pre-Show Speech in St. Louis

Killer Mike and El-P usually hit the stage to Queen’s “Champion” for their Run The Jewels shows. But last night—following the announcement of no indictment for police officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown—Killer... Read more »

Download Killer Mike’s Unreleased 2008 Mixtape “Sunday Morning Massacres”

Long before the days of Run The Jewels or his majestic 2012 release R.A.P Music, Killer Mike was teaming up with DJ Greg Street to create “Sunday Morning Massacres,” an 18-track (eight skits) mixtape that stayed... Read more »

Killer Mike Stopped a Fight At a Run The Jewels Show and Fans Loved It

Killer Mike had more than just a microphone to control on Thursday (November 20) in Minneapolis, Minnesota. During Run The Jewels’ set at First Line Music Cafe, Mike also had to stop a fight. The RTJ... Read more »

Watch Killer Mike and Action Bronson Battle On Treadmills (Sort Of)

Action Bronson and Killer Mike are two formidable MCs and watching them battle might just be a dream for some of their fans. Well that’s (sort of) what happened on “The Eric Andre Show.” Check the... Read more »