El-P and Killer Mike’s chain-snatching, poodle-shooting, antihero anthem “Run The Jewels” gets an appropriately bugged out animated video courtesy of Bristol’s RUFFMERCY. Watch this at high volume, preferably in a residential area. Then hit foolsgoldrecs.com/runthejewels to download the full-length RTJ LP (and pick up some merch!)
Tis the season… El-P and Killer Mike rhyme in their holiday finest for this new Run The Jewels clip. Grab RTJ vinyl and merch (and check all the upcoming Australia & NZ tour dates) at foolsgoldrecs.com/runthejewels.
Complex TV world premiered the new Run The Jewels video for “Banana Clipper” featuring Killer Mike, El-P and their friend Big Boi collectively rapping their asses off alongside some equally high powered automobiles. Check it out (and watch the behind-the-scenes clip after the jump), then hit foolsgoldrecs.com/runthejewels to download their album for free, cop RTJ merchandise, and check their upcoming Euro tour dates. Read More
After a scene stealing guest appearance on Loosies, El-P returns to Fool’s Gold as half of Run The Jewels, his new supergroup with ATL hero Killer Mike. Pitchfork just premiered the new track “Get It,” along with the group’s summer tour dates, where they will be joined by Despot and Kool AD. Stay tuned for more news on the full length Run The Jewels LP, which Fool’s Gold will be presenting as a free download this June, along with a limited edition physical release and other rad items. It’s a stick up…
Sorry I skipped two weeks y’all. But in that time, no shockers. Kanye, Ross and Jeezy still the hardest shit out (honorable mention to Vado: slime, it’s your time!), Drake album has its moments inbetween interminable amounts of r&b self-loathing, Eminem “comeback” LP 100% unlistenable – and I’m not trying to hear it about the production credits, I love Just and Khalil’s shit too but even the better tracks could have been Game album cuts if Jayceon was all AY CUZ AY MAKE THIS LIKE METALLICA UNFORGIVEN WITH TOO MUCH ORGAN AND WE WILL ROCK YOU DRUMS but thats a rant for another time. And ultimately a moot point, good beat + bad songwriting = bad music no matter how you attempt to justify otherwise. EXHALE. But why focus on the big dogs, here’s some joints you may have missed. Read More
I’m writing this late night in Beijing, so no YouTubes this week – they blocked-ed it! But the Peoples Republic Of Catchdubs has more than enough regular ol uploads to go around. Hit the jump for new joints from Zip Flare, Killer Mike, Rich Boy, Nametag & Skyzoo, Slaughterhouse (again!), GLC featuring Cory Mo and Mistah FAB, and Problem.