2014 Winners: Run The Jewels Rewrote the Rules of Hip Hop

Good artists know times change. Great ones change with them. Rare ones change the times themselves in the process. This is Run the Jewels.


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El-P, Zack de la Rocha May Work on More New Music Together

The duo, who collaborated on a track on Run the Jewels’ last album, will be hanging out next month.


El-P (second from L) and Killer Mike (far R) of Run the Jewels (Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Run the Jewels’ El-P Has Written Fanfiction About Steven Seagal

He just loves the guy that much.


Big Boi of Outkast (Sarah Kerver/Getty Images)

Officer Cleared in Death of Eric Garner: Musicians React on Social Media

Now that a Staten Island grand jury has cleared a police officer of any wrongdoing in the choking death of Eric Garner, musicians are taking to social networks to express thoughts and feelings about the decision.


El-P (second from L) and Killer Mike (far R) of Run the Jewels (Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Killer Mike on Ferguson Decision Speech: ‘I Just Got on Stage and I Told the Truth’

Killer Mike’s passionate speech from the concert made its way around the internet, and Mike granted an interview to Noisey about the happenings and the concert speech.


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Q&A: Run The Jewels’ Prescient, Timely Sequel Will Raze Your Life

“You can get us in an empty room and we can destroy a crowd.”


El-P (second from L) and Killer Mike (far R) of Run the Jewels (Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Run the Jewels Successfully Fund Cat Sounds Remix Album, ‘Meow the Jewels’

For anyone who’s ever wanted to hear two of the hardest rappers in the game trade verses over the sound of cat samples, your time has come.


(Courtesy of Def Jam)

Minor Keys Open Doors: Rap’s Obsession With Downbeat Beats

Almost every rap song on the charts today is set in a minor key. When did that start? Why is it still going? Who will bring rap back out the murk and mire? Where do we go to get happy?


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Upcoming Run the Jewels Album Could Feature Zack de la Rocha

Killer Mike and El-P are back in the studio recording a new Run the Jewels album, news that would be exciting enough for most hip-hop fans.



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