Aug 15, 2013
Killer Mike & El-P brought Run the Jewels & friends to Webster Hall...
Performing their free album in just about its entirety, taking one break in the middle to perform 2012's "Tougher Colder Killer" with Despot, it stands a strong argument for how great the album's sequencing is--it translated perfectly to a live setting.
The week in music: August 7-14, 2013
Run the Jewels : EL-P and Killer Mike Run the Jewels is a new collaborative album between Killer Mike and El-P.
Antwon's Twisted Vision: Sex Rap, Punk Vibes, and Kid Rock
It's Valentine's Day, and Antwon is on the roof of his San Jose apartment tweeting about Kid Rock.
WCHL-AM Chapel Hill
The Beast brings "Orchestral Hip-Hop" to UNC
"With hip-hop guidelines I state I never liked authority / when sales control stats I place no faith in the majority." Independent Hip-Hop icon El-P spit those bars in the Company Flow Song "Vital Nerve." Even as the line between commercial and underground hip-hop becomes more blurred, this Saturday at the Kenan Music Center on UNC's campus you ... (more)
This is the one article I work on all year. I maintain a Google document where I list, rank and compile every new album I hear every year, constantly reordering as certain albums grow on my ears and others fall from grace.