Posts tagged "killer mike"

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, …
By: 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…
By: 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 event…
By: 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…
By: 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.
By: 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 iTune…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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 i…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: Colin Joyce / November 23, 2014

The 10 Best Answers From Run the Jewels’ Reddit AMA

Run the Jewel's Killer Mike and El-P took to Reddit Monday afternoon for an Ask Me Anything, and hilariously attempted to answer…
By: James Grebey / November 3, 2014

Review: Run the Jewels’ Incendiary ‘Run the Jewels 2′

In a decidedly low-key year for rabble-rousing rap, long-cranky stalwarts El-P and Killer Mike return as the incendiary duo Run the Jewels just i…
By: Dan Weiss / October 28, 2014

‘Run the Jewels 2′ Is Out, Repeat, ‘Run the Jewels 2′ Is Out

Isn't it just like Run the Jewels to drop one of the year's most anticipated albums after midnight on a Thursday? With an unsanctioned…
By: Andrew Unterberger / October 24, 2014

The ‘Meow the Jewels’ Trailer Is Here and It’s Pawsome

Meow the Jewels — a Run the Jewels 2 remix project using nothing but cat sounds — may seem like a catnip-inspired fever dream, but the project…
By: James Grebey / October 16, 2014

Run the Jewels Agree to Make an Album Out of Cat Noises and Donate the Money

Run the Jewels have teasing us with streams of "Oh My Darling Don't Cry" and "Blockbuster Night Part 1," but Killer Mike and El-P…
By: Colin Stutz / September 17, 2014

Q&A: Run the Jewels on the Tragedy in Ferguson and Racist Idiots

It's been a hectic week for Run the Jewels. In the span of a few days, the duo of Killer Mike and El-P played a…
By: Dan Reilly / August 22, 2014

Run the Jewels Preview Second Album ‘RJT2′ With ‘Blockbuster Night Part 1′

Killer Mike has been busy sharing his thoughts on the tragdy in Ferguson, Missouri with op-eds and a CNN appearance, but behind…
By: Dan Reilly / August 21, 2014

Killer Mike Pens Another Powerful Op-Ed About Abusive Cops and Ferguson’s Unrest

Last week, Killer Mike published a short essay to Instagram begging for humanity in the wake of the death of…
By: Colin Joyce / August 19, 2014

Read Killer Mike’s Moving Essay About Slain Missouri Teen Michael Brown

The tragic fatal shooting of unarmed 17-year-old Michael Brown by a Missouri policeman has sparked both great upheaval in the local area and…
By: Colin Joyce / August 12, 2014
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