Tagged: Killer Mike

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Download DJ Drama and Don Cannon’s Boondocks-Inspired Mixtape

On April 21, Adult Swim’s staple series The Boondocks — “the wittiest, most ruthless satire of Black culture on television since Chappelle’s Show” — will return for a fourth and reportedly final season. And to … read more »

POSTED April 16, 2014 10:07PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS, MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , ,
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Video: Killer Mike, “Ghetto Gospel”

Killer Mike has resurrected his excellent 2012 album, R.A.P. Music, and blessed us with a video for “Ghetto Gospel.” In the Trevor Kane and Carlos Haynes directed clip, the onetime FADER cover star takes us … read more »

POSTED January 15, 2014 2:54PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , ,
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Live: Pop Montreal 2013

Last week, I flew to Québec for Pop Montreal, the annual “festival international de musique” that lasts for five days and hosts more than 400 artists across dozens of the city’s venues: dimly-lit bars, majestic … read more »

POSTED October 3, 2013 2:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , ,
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Video: Run The Jewels, “36″ Chain”

When El-P’s crazed puppet homie Mr. Killums is snatched by ruthless kidnappers in the opening of the new video for Run The Jewels mixtape cut “36″ Chain,” some campy violence ensues. Like a low-budget Taken, … read more »

POSTED July 16, 2013 5:45PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , , ,
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Download El-P and Killer Mike’s Run The Jewels

Collaborators and professional best friends El-P and Killer Mike have united to release their joint project Run The Jewels, out today for free download via Fool’s Gold. With El-P citing classic influences like Ice Cube’s … read more »

POSTED June 26, 2013 6:11PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , ,
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Killer Mike and El-P to Release Album as Run The Jewels

Update 5/31/2013: You can now download “Banana Clipper,” which features a verse from Big Boi, via MissInfo. Fool’s Gold will release a free Run The Jewels LP in June. The duo will tour the US … read more »

POSTED April 9, 2013 4:40PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
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Video: When Saints Go Machine f. Killer Mike, “Love and Respect”

Copenhagen’s artful pop four-piece When Saints Go Machine, whose 2011 LP Konkylie deserved far more praise, have taken an unexpected route with their followup, Infinity Pool, wrangling Atlanta rapper and onetime FADER cover star Killer … read more »

POSTED March 27, 2013 11:53AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,
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Stream: Phaseone, “Hunter”

Adult Swim’s Williams Street Records will release If I Tell U , a new LP from Brooklyn producer Phaseone, on May 7th. Intricately-arranged “Hunter,” the second song we’ve heard from the record, features an ethereal … read more »

POSTED February 21, 2013 11:21AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
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By The Numbers: Big Boi’s Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors

In By The Numbers, FADER looks at a big record release and breaks it down in basic digits. This week, we tackle Big Boi’s second solo album, Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors, out today on … read more »

POSTED December 11, 2012 1:28PM IN BY THE NUMBERS Comments (88) TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,
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Live at Tree Sound: Killer Mike

It’s always a pleasure to link up with our favorite rappers in New York and on the road, but our friends 3 Little Digs, based out of Tree Sound Studios in Atlanta, are enviably close … read more »

POSTED October 4, 2012 10:45AM IN LIVE TAGS: , ,