Posts Tagged ‘Killer Mike’

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 »

Watch Rage Against the Machine’s Zack De La Rocha and Blink-182’s Travis Barker Join Run The Jewels On Stage

Rage Against The Machine’s Zack De La Rocha and Blink-182’s Travis Barker joined Run The Jewels on stage in Los Angeles, California Thursday (November 13). De La Rocha appears on Run The Jewels 2‘s “Close Your... Read more »

Killer Mike Says His Policeman Father Never Wanted Him in Law Enforcement

Killer Mike’s father was a police officer, one who policed those he went to school with, the Run the Jewels MC says in an interview with Fader. However, Mike’s father didn’t want his children to follow... Read more »

15 Free Songs You Should Download Right Now

Every Sunday we collect the best free music we can find and put it all in one place. If you fell behind or just feel like building up your iTunes, we've got you covered. Here are... Read more »

Run The Jewels Talk RTJ 3, Laser Cats in reddit AMA

RTJ is everywhere. This is our third post that involves them today—first we saw a collaboration with Until The Ribbon Breaks and then Killer Mike popped up on Snoh’s “Bad Thing” remix. That all came before... Read more »

Snoh ft. Killer Mike – “Bad Things (Remix)”

Last month, Snoh dropped “Bad Things” featuring Common. Over robust No I.D. production, the Swedish singer sounds confident and in control, and Common is a good fit for the track. Now we’ve got the remix, and this one features Killer... Read more »

Watch Run The Jewels and Boots Perform “Early” on “Letterman”

Hot off the heels of their fantastic sophomore record, RTJ2, Killer Mike and El-P performed the memorable Run The Jewels track “Early” on Late Show with David Letterman last night. Accompanied by Boots, Killer Mike and El-P proved why they’re such... Read more »

Run The Jewels Share Bonus Track “Blockbuster Night Pt. 2,” Launch “Tag The Jewels” Art Project

Last week, Killer Mike and El-P released RTJ 2, their second album as Run The Jewels, as a free download. This week, we get more new material from the album in the form of “Blockbuster Night... Read more »