Posts tagged "killer mike"

Five Thoughts About ‘Meow the Jewels,’ Because How the Hell Would You Actually Review This?

cant wait to read the first serious review of meow the jewels by some poor bastard who thinks its a serious album. — el-…
James Grebey / September 29, 2015

Banksy Interviews Run the Jewels, All Other Interviews Null and Void

To promote Run the Jewels’ upcoming performance at U.K. artist Banksy’s theme park, “Dismaland,” the “bemusement park” mastermind has interviewed El-P and Killer Mike for The Guardian. A…
Harley Brown / August 22, 2015

Killer Mike Discussed Rap and Race Relations on ‘The Tavis Smiley Show’

Killer Mike, known for his rapping in Run the Jewels and his eloquent writing and speeches on race in America, made an appearance on PBS’ The…
James Grebey / July 1, 2015

Killer Mike Calls the Confederate Flag a Symbol of ‘Traitors and Losers’ in New Essay

Killer Mike has spoken bluntly on race issues many times in the recent past (he recently appeared on the Nightly Show and Real Time With…
Rachel Brodsky / June 24, 2015

Watch Killer Mike Discuss the Rachel Dolezal Situation on ‘The Nightly Show’

He may not technically be eligible to run for Georgia state representative, but Killer Mike is fully equipped to appear on Comedy Central’s Nightly Show, which he…
Rachel Brodsky / June 16, 2015

Run the Jewels’ Killer Mike Wants Your Vote in Tomorrow’s Special Georgia Election

Update: It would seem that this isn’t the beginning of Killer Mike’s political career after all. In a new Instagram video, the rapper explained that he can’t actually run for…
Brennan Carley / June 15, 2015

Watch Killer Mike’s Brilliant ‘Bill Maher’ Segment

Killer Mike has never shied away from sharing his opinion on politically sensitive subjects: Last year, the Run the Jewels rapper publicly protested the highly…
Rachel Brodsky / May 16, 2015

Killer Mike Pens Powerful Op-Ed About Baltimore Riots

Killer Mike has spoken up about race relations before — both verbally and in the Washington Post — and now, in light of this week’s Baltimore riots, the…
Rachel Brodsky / May 1, 2015

Killer Mike Invited to White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Killer Mike has been invited to Washington D.C. for the White House Press Correspondents’ Dinner. The Run the Jewels rapper, who has been very outspoke…
James Grebey / April 23, 2015

Killer Mike Celebrated His Birthday by Dropping the ‘Ric Flair’ Music Video

In celebration of his birthday, which conveniently fell on 4/20, Killer Mike revealed a video for “Ric Flair,” a track from his 2011 disc, Pl3dge. Directed…
Rachel Brodsky / April 21, 2015

Killer Mike and MNDR ‘Lock & Load’ Together for ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ Single

MNDR teamed up with Killer Mike for a new song off of an upcoming album inspired by Grand Theft Auto V (hopefully El-P isn’t jealous).
James Grebey / April 2, 2015

Run the Jewels Just Released the Most Powerful Music Video of the Year

Killer Mike and El-P have been very outspoken about police brutality and race relations in public and in their work, especially since the events in Ferguson,…
James Grebey / March 26, 2015

Killer Mike Suffered a Shoulder Injury From SXSW Attack

It turns out that Monday’s attack on Run the Jewels at SXSW may have done more damage than initially thought. According to reports from NME,…
Colin Joyce / March 22, 2015

Run the Jewels Assaulted While Performing at South By Southwest

As far as bad ideas to have at a concert go, attempting to beat up Killer Mike has to be one of the worst ones.
James Grebey / March 17, 2015

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’: Musicians React on Twitter

If you’re a person with a pulse, you probably already know that Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly has been released on iTunes a full…
Rachel Brodsky / March 16, 2015

The 25 Most Memorable Quotes of 2014

Stuff celebrities say typically falls in a spectrum ranging from "YES" to "WTF." This year was no exception: Lana Del Rey (sort of) wished for…
Rachel Brodsky / December 23, 2014

So Killer Mike Isn’t Planning to Embark on a Speaking Tour of Colleges

Update: SPIN has received word from Killer Mike's publicist that he in fact does not have a college lecture tour planned and does not have a partnershi…
James Grebey / December 10, 2014

Killer Mike Pens Powerful Op-Ed on Rap Music’s Negative Stigma

A week after delivering a powerful speech in St. Louis in response to the Ferguson grand jury ruling, Killer Mike has co-penned an op-ed in USA Today titled “Rap’s poetic…
Rachel Brodsky / December 1, 2014

Killer Mike Gives Emotional Speech Following Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Last night, a St. Louis County prosecuting attorney announced that a grand jury had decided not to indict officer Darren Wilson for fatally shooting unarmed 18-year-old Michael…
James Grebey / November 25, 2014

Killer Mike Releases Mixtape of Forgotten Freestyles ‘Sunday Morning Massacres’

Though he’s busy touring off the release of this month’s Run The Jewels 2, his most recent collaboration with El-P, Killer Mike took some time…
Colin Joyce / November 23, 2014
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