Last year, El-P broke the mold forged by his legendary Def Jux imprint, by travelling slightly outside of his comfort zone. Rather than working with another one of his like-minded subterranean labelmates, he opted to go for a more street level artist, producing an entire LP for loose-knit Outkast / Purple Ribbon Allstars affiliate, Killer [cont.]
Killer Mike and El-P release the follow-up to last year’s R.A.P. Music, this time as a group called Run The Jewels, sharing mic duties. The release is offered for digitally free, courtesy of A-Trak’s Fool’s Gold imprint, however you can order the album on limited edition vinyl or CD, in standard or deluxe editions here.
Killer Mike and El-P’s upcoming Run The Jewels album has been given a June 26th release date by Fool’s Gold, and will be available for free download. The duo are also offering the set on CD and limited edition yellow vinyl, which can be pre-ordered here. 1. Run The Jewels 2. Banana Clipper (feat. Big [cont.]
A new Run The Jewels cut, produced for Adult Swim’s new Monday single series.
This is great. Free album and limited edition items out this June on Fool’s Gold. Catch Run The Jewels on tour with Despot and Kool AD all Summer www.twitter.com/therealelp www.twitter.com/KillerMikeGTO Wednesday 7/10 – Ottawa Blues Fest – Ottawa, ON Thursday 7/11 – The Hoxton – Toronto, ON Friday 7/12 – Camp Bisco – Mariaville, NY [cont.]
Part 3 of the Combat Jack Show’s interview with Killer Mike and El-Producto.
Part two of Combat Jack’s interview with Killer Mike and El-P, in anticipation of their upcoming free Fool’s Gold project, Run The Jewels.
El and Mike appear on The Combat Jack Show, to speak about their new Run The Jewels project.
El-P and Killer Mike, frequent collaborators and two of the most celebrated names in rap in their own right, confirm rumors of a joint LP and tour today as Run The Jewels. El-P’s self-produced Cancer 4 Cure reanimated Brooklyn rap last year with his signature lyrical conviction and bruising production; he also handled all of [cont.]
Killer Mike and El-P give their opinions on Hulk Hogan, God, fatherhood, men wearing dresses, Stephen King, being gifted socks, the great outdoors, and more.
El-P and Killer Mike team to form Run The Jewels, who will team for a full-length LP, tentatively slated for “Juneteenth” (June 18th?). Here is a snippet of their first Run The Jewels track, “Banana Clipper”.
Killer Mike still riding the wave of his near classic 2012 LP, R.A.P. Music, performing live on Letterman with El Producto and Scar. The Elegant Elephant coming soon…?
In this psychedelic, parole-violating clip, director Shomi Patwary captures A-Trak and friends on a particularly smoked out night in NYC. Available now on the Fool’s Gold rap compilation, Loosies. Director: Shomi Patwary. Check out our exclusive interview with A-Trak where he speaks on this track and the 2013 Fool’s Gold schedule.
Produced by El-P, Chuck D has also endorsed Jabee, Tweeting, “Jabee’s music has the potential to change the world.” The video is directed by Steve Jones.
From Fool’s Gold’s upcoming LOOSIES compilation album, hitting Dec. 18th.
Off of Nick Hook’s Without You EP.
As we reported back in May, El-P and Nick Dimaonds – frontman for Unicorns and Islands – will be collaborating on a full length project together, after their work together on Cancer 4 Cure. Here is the first track from the upcoming collabo.
Today, as MHz Legacy continues to celebrate the release of their self-titled debut album, they’re taking part in the tradition of Throwback Thursday with one of the rarest songs from their vaults, “The Only Weathermen Song.” The song, accompanied here by new, exclusive artwork, stands apart as a classic from the early 2000s era of [cont.]
Ill Bill’s The Grimy Awards hits stores on 1-29-2013, featuring HR of Bad Brains, A-Trak, El-P, Jedi Mind Tricks, OC, Cormega, Meyhem Lauren, Q-Unique, Shabazz The Disciple & Lil Fame of M.O.P., with production from DJ Premier, DJ Muggs, Pete Rock, Large Professor, Psycho Les, El-P, Ayatollah, MoSS, C-Lance & ILL BILL himself.
To cap off a year of career highlights, including producing a pair of the years most critically heralded albums (his own and Killer Mike’s R.A.P. Music), playing festivals like Coachella and it’s sister cruise ship festival, and collaborating with a diverse litany of artists like Gucci Mane, Slaughterhouse, Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire, and Danny Brown, El-P [cont.]
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