RUN THE JEWELS Release Music Video For “Close Your Eyes (And Count To Fuck)”

RTJewelsRun The Jewels, the rap duo featuring El-P and Killer Mike have released a music video for their collaborative track with Zack de la Rocha of Rage Against The Machine. The track is titled “Close Your Eyes (And Count To Fuck)”. The video exhibits expression of police brutality and racial profiling, all of which was summed up by the video’s director AG Rojas. You can see the video as well as read Rojas’ blurb below.       Continue reading

I’m Down With EL-P’s Video For “Stay Down”

El-P has released a new music for his track “Stay Down” which is featured on his stellar new album, Cancer 4 Cure. The video shows El-P and Jaleel Bunton (TV on the Radio), portraying Nick Diamonds, performing a show. The crowd absolutely hate El-P while they go ape shit for Jaleel/Nick. It’s a pretty ridiculous video and features a guest appearance from Mr. Killums, the squirrel who starred in the video for “The Full Retard”. Anyway, I will quite running my mouth and let you get to it!

-Lane Oliver

Review: EL-P-“Cancer 4 Cure”

By Lane Oliver

The first time you listen to Cancer 4 Cure you will be reminded of why he is known as El Producto. On El-P’s fourth full length record, the rapper takes his dense futuristic production style and incendiary word play to a whole new level. If you have ever denied this man’s virtuosity in the past then you will take all of that back when you listen to this beast.

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Generic Mid Year Post: Lane’s Favorite Releases of 2012…So Far

It’s currently July which means that 2012 is half way over. Just like any other run of the mill music blogger, I want to share with you the releases that have stuck with me for the past 6 months. So far, 2012 has brought me a plethora of good music but these few releases below have not been able to release their grip on me. In fact, some of these records grew on me quite a bit.  I could go into detail on why I loved this releases but since I am lazy today, I’ll let the songs speak for themselves. Check them out and tell me what you think:

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KILLER MIKE Releases New Music Video (NSFW)

Killer Mike has released his new music video/mini film for his song “Big Beast”. The song comes from his stellar new album R.A.P. Music, which is one of the better hip-hop records to come out this year in my opinion. This video has everything you love: car chases, robberies, tongues being cut out, bodies being cut in half and strippers eating entrails. So yeah, it’s NSFW but it’s fucking awesome. Check it out below!

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Watch EL-P On The Late Show With David Letterman

EL-P recently performed “Stay Down” from his new album Cancer For Cure  on The Late Show With David Letterman. The dude really puts on a killer performance and his backing band really adds to it. I have already heard this album and it’s  definitely one of the better hip-hop releases this year. Check out his performance below.

Stream the album here.

-Lane Oliver