Lately, you're hearing about Killer Mike because of Run the Jewels, his follow-up collabo with rapper El-P. But before he and El embarked on this project together, there was R.A.P. Music. And now as ever, this track and the message behind it feels appropriate.
Killer Mike and El-P, together known as rap duo Run the Jewels, are having a moment. A very big moment. Their ascent has been unconventional for many reasons, one of which being they're giving away their followup album Run the Jewels 2 for free. I talked to them a little bit about why. (By the way if you haven't…
Killer Mike's R.A.P. Music is one of my favorite albums of the year. "Reagan" has a great, El-P-produced beat. But it's also especially timely in this election year.