Mike Killer

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A union supporter stands outside the Amazon fulfilment centre in Bessemer, Alabama, where some employees are unhappy about the work conditions. Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/AFP via Getty

In the summer of 2018, after months of speculation, Amazon announced it was coming to Bessemer, Alabama, in the United States. The decision to open a(...)

Police detain a protester in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday night. Photograph:   Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images

As the sun rose on the city of Atlanta, the empty streets contained hints of the devastation that unfolded the night before.  Burned-out trash c(...)

Big Boi: “This music is actually far ahead of its time, because we do so much wild s**t”

“Those are nice socks. Do you like colourful socks?” This is the first thing Big Boi says when we meet, eyeing up my (admittedly gorgeous) footwear. (...)

Tkay Maidza: “You always wonder if what you do is good enough, so when someone like Killer Mike comes along, it’s so cool”

On stage, Tkay Maidza means business. A tiny Zimbabwe-born, Australia-reared whirlwind of energy, Maidza stalks the stage kicking ass and taking name(...)

A festival goer at Longitude in Marlay Park, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Run the Jewels If there’s one thing clear from Run the Jewel’s performance at Longitude, it’s that they are having as much fun, if not more, onstage (...)

Beyonce performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show at Levi's Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

*In the course of a 1983 interview widely circulated after his death, David Bowie took MTV reporter Mark Goodman to task for that station’s reluctanc(...)

There is more than one way to skin a cat. Nearly 3,000 RTJ fans contributed to a crowdfunding campaign to make this remixed version of El-(...)

Killer Mike and El-P of Run the Jewels performing in Glasgow. Photograph:  Ross Gilmore/Redferns,  Getty Images

Taking to the stage against the fanfare blare of Queen’s We Are the Champions, are Run the Jewels swaggeringly self-assured, full of quirky wit, or(...)

“I’ve always seen rappers as liberators.” Killer Mike (right) with collaborator MC El-P.

If you are looking for a hip-hop act to step up and take a good, hard look at American society, it looks increasingly as if Killer Mike is your man. O(...)

It’s the return of the diamond geezers. El-P and Killer Mike worked together on each other’s solo albums back in 2012 and the mavericks obviously f(...)

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