The Veils recently premiered their new single, “Low Lays The Devil.” It’s a song about The Evil One, Big King Below, Beelzebub, the fallen…Read More
El-P, aka El Producto, is one of hip-hop’s most obstinate and adventurous pioneers, combining a lo-fi old-school aesthetic with a progressive rock musician’s inclination to push boundaries. He has never succumbed to the demands of corporate rap, instead choosing to pursue his own decidedly non-commercial direction. In the mid-’90s, he developed a strong reputation with the groundbreaking trio Company Flow, a band whose achievements include El-P-produced LP Funcrusher Plus on Rawkus Records, a label considered by many one of the best for intelligent hip-hop. Over the group’s auspicious stint together, he proved he was himself capable of intense lyricism as well as sonic production so powerful it could stand on its own. In the latter part of the ’90s, El-P was also a collaborator with Blackalicious, Mos Def, and Dilated Peoples.
Following the duo’s televised performance of the song on Conan last week, Run The Jewels share an official music video for “Lie, Cheat, Steal”,…Read More
On the heels of a Summer festival run and headlining dates, Run The Jewels, the hip hop dream team of El-P and Killer Mike, have announced an extensive headlining tour with Ratking and Despot in support of their massively anticipated:Read More
Run The Jewels, the c duo of El-P and Killer Mike, two of the most distinctive and celebrated names in rap, have announced their sophomore album RTJ2 is set to drop on October 28. Newly signed to Mass Appeal Records, the album will be released in,Read More
2013 was a great year in music. So many great albums to choose from! Coming up with only ten picks was nearly impossible. I…Read More
Run The Jewels set. El-p’s singular kinetic flow, harnessed in his years in the New York underground combined with Killer Mike’s tightly controlled Atlantan drawl is a match made in heaven. Neither emcee presented an attitude of superiority but remained gratefully engaged with a crowd that ate up every second of it.Read More
Run The Jewels is El-P and Killer Mike, and the 3rd member is arguably Mr. Killums, the deviant rodent-star of El-P’s last 2 videos…Read More
As a gesture of appreciation, El and Mike will release the self-titled Run The Jewels LP for free with tastemaking Brooklyn label Fool’s Gold this June, a partnership amongst innovators that feels totally appropriateRead More
When I asked my friend and prominent Vancouver rapper, Pigsty what he thought about El-P, he summed up him up in one word, “unfuckwithable”.
El-P has come back swinging with his first new record in five years, Cancer4Cure, which has no doubt allowed him to keep his reputation of untouchability.Read More