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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.

10/16/2014

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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?

09/03/2014

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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.

04/22/2014

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