AKOO is not just any clothing line anymore; the brand just launched a short film that addresses today’s society and a lot of the social justice issues we’re facing. The film is narrated by Killer Mike and features a few pieces from their Holiday and Spring ’16 collection. Topics from the flick include black-on-black crime, racism, police brutality and much more. […]
During his introductory speech for Sanders, he admits that after extensive research of the hopeful, he believes Sanders is the right man for the job. Speaking with Huff Post Live, Mike even says Sanders is the extension of the late Dr. Martin Luther King.
President Obama was able to mobilize youth voters of color in unprecedented numbers through hip-hop and other venues. Can the 2016 presidential candidates do the same?
Stephen A. Smith's comments on the Black Lives Matter movement rattled many on Twitter, including hip-hop artists and activists Killer Mike and Talib Kweli.
Rapper and recording artist Killer Mike recently joined the conversation on the Rachel Dolezal controversy and he’s making some killer points (no pun intended). Mike did not defend Dolezal’s actions, but he did bring up a point that people seem to be overlooking in the midst of all the gossip. He joked about how the Black community was willing to […]
Killer Mike is gearing up to give a lecture at MIT this weekend, but that’s not stopping him from dropping new music videos. The Atlanta emcee releases the visuals for his 2011 PL3DGE track “Ric Flair.” Obviously you’re wondering why it’s taken him four years to release the video, but all you need to know is he […]
We can’t think of a better emcee to give a lecture on race relations than Killer Mike. With racial tensions bowling over in America, Killer Mike of Run The Jewels has been an advocate for improving race relations and bringing awareness to systemic racism and oppression. So it’s really no surprise that Killer Mike will be […]
It’s been an emotional ride in America. Last night, a grand jury of 12 individuals decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of unarmed teenager Mike Brown. The decision immediately sparked protests in Ferguson, as well as cities across the nation, including New York City, Los Angeles, Oakland, Chicago, Seattle, and […]
Have you ever seen a treadmill rap battle? If you haven’t, here’s your chance. On an episode of The Eric Andre Show, rappers Action Bronson and Killer Mike engaged in the world’s first treadmill rap battle, which is quite comical. Take a peep at the short clip above. [Gawker] It was a big night at Usher‘s “UR Experience” L.A. […]
Rap duo Run The Jewels have been making waves lately with their self-titled sophmore album. To top it all off, Killer Mike and El-P have made it on Letterman for a special Halloween performance of “Early” off their latest album, which is available for free. Check out the performance above. [Rap-Up] This is different. A pianist named Dejan Lazic sent a […]
Well, isn’t this a pleasant surprise. RTJ2 was supposed to come out on October 27th on Mass Appeal records. But Killer Mike and El-P, who collectively are Run the Jewels, said fuck that, and released the album early. FOR FREE. Why? Who knows. Don’t ask questions. JUST DOWNLOAD. [runthejewels] The super talented Tamar Braxton hooked up with Future for her new […]