Posts tagged "run the jewels"

Forget Rihanna — the Best Video With a Social Message Wasn’t Nominated for a VMA

Every year when the MTV VMA nominations happen, several predictable things occur. Chuckleheads on social media make the same, super-original joke about MTV still playing music,…
By: James Grebey / July 21, 2015

Chance the Rapper Has a Beer Now

Chance the Rapper has a new name — Chance the Brewer. Like Queen before him, the Surf ringleader rapper is releasing a specially branded…
By: James Grebey / July 10, 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…
By: 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…
By: Rachel Brodsky / June 24, 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…
By: Brennan Carley / June 15, 2015

Bonnaroo 2015: The 17 Best Things We Saw

SPIN traveled to the 2015 edition of the long-running Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tennessee for four straight days of all manner of musical bliss. Begu…
By: Dan Weiss / June 15, 2015

Bonnaroo 2015: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

We trekked down to Manchester, Tennessee this past weekend to take part in the annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Among the highlights: Live performances by…
By: SPIN Staff / June 15, 2015

Nas Joins Run the Jewels For Blistering ‘Made You Look’ in Brooklyn

Run the Jewels may have given advance warning when they promised a special appearance (no cats, unfortunately) at their Northside Festival headlining set on Sunday, but the…
By: Harley Brown / June 15, 2015

El-P Criticizes DJ Duo NERVO for Allegedly Copying RTJ Gesture

Killer Mike said it best: "You can run the jewels, or lose your fingers." The gun and fist hand gesture is an instantly recognizable emblem of…
By: James Grebey / June 11, 2015

Bonnaroo 2015 Live Stream: Run the Jewels, Courtney Barnett, D’Angelo, and More

Today marks the official start of Bonnaroo, and the Tennessee festival will — for those unlucky enough to not make the trek — live stream…
By: Brennan Carley / June 11, 2015
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