1. Does Run The Jewels Have a Case Against Apple's New MacBook Ad?

    July 25, 2014 11:24 AM EDT On July 22, Apple released a new "Stickers" ad for the MacBook Air. Soundtracked by Glasgow producer Hudson Mohawke 's latest banger, "Chimes," the clip whips through a series of short clips of some stock and recognizable ...

  2. Backbeat: Killer Mike & El-P's 'Run the Jewels Toothpaste,' Twinkie The Kid's Sweet Comeback; Secretly Label Group's Group Shot @P4K Fest

    July 26, 2013 4:30 PM EDT The eighth annual Pitchfork Music Festival celebrated what seemed its biggest year yet July 19-21 with attendance in excess of 54,000 across three days at Chicago's Union Park, bigger headliners in Bjork and R. Kelly  and a record roster ...

  3. El-P

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  4. Chart Juice: J. Cole, Missy Elliott, Nicki Minaj Reach Top 10

    June 01, 2012 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Usher still reigns supreme as "Climax," his Diplo -produced hit, continues to top the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. J. Cole , Missy Elliott and Nicki Minaj , meanwhile, enter the tally's top 10. Elliott and Minaj each log their 12th to ...

  5. Killer Mike Teams With Adult Swim For 'R.A.P. Music' Album

    May 15, 2012 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 For rapper Killer Mike , independence is key. The Atlanta native born Michael Render launched his career with 2003's "Monster" (Columbia Records), but label issues delayed the highly anticipated follow-up. Three years later, in Novemb ...

  6. Andy Hull - Interview - SXSW 2012

    Andy Hull - Interview - SXSW 2012

    March 22, 2012 2:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Andy Hull - Interview - SXSW 2012 interview , zoroaster , max on the street , Washed Out , Tommy Stinson , SXSW , andy hull , El-P , DInosaur Jr , Killer Mike Videos Andy Hull Dinosaur Jr El-P Interview Killer Mike Tommy Stinson Tommy Stinson Washed ...

  7. Tommy Stinson - Interview - SXSW 2012

    Tommy Stinson - Interview - SXSW 2012

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  8. Max on the Street - Interview - SXSW 2012

    Max on the Street - Interview - SXSW 2012

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  9. Killer Mike - Interview - SXSW 2012

    Killer Mike - Interview - SXSW 2012

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  10. Washed Out - Interview - SXSW 2012

    Washed Out - Interview - SXSW 2012

    March 21, 2012 11:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Washed Out - Interview - SXSW 2012 interview , Washed Out , SXSW , El-P , El-P , Interview , Washed Out Videos El-P Interview Washed Out ...

  11. EL-P - Interview - SXSW 2012

    EL-P - Interview - SXSW 2012

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  12. Mr. Muthaf---in' eXquire, Others Explain How to Create Video Hits With Social Media, Engagement at SXSW Panel

    March 15, 2012 10:57 AM EDT Mr. Muthaf---in' eXquire sure seems to have figured out the formula of turning music videos into music industry successes: relentlessness. The rapper, a panelist at Wednesday's "Importance of Online Video and Social Media" disc ...

  13. Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog Part 2

    March 14, 2012 2:06 PM EDT Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog March 17, 2012 | Person ON the Street Man on the Street: Fred Mills, Editor, Blurt Magazine Fred Mills, Editor, Blurt Magazine Billboard.biz: What's the best band/artist you've seen yet? Fred Mills: Br ...

  14. Das Racist Premieres Wacky 'Michael Jackson' Video: Watch

    September 12, 2011 1:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Das Racist 's new single is titled simply "Michael Jackson," and most of its video parodies MJ's 1991 clip for "Black or White," complete with a Moonwalking Michael impersonator. It also features homage to "The Sim ...

  15. Billboard Bits: Taylor Swift, John Mayer, Pet Shop Boys, Eminem and More

    February 03, 2010 4:23 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. Taylor Swift may not have broken any Grammy Awards records with her trophy haul on Sunday night, but she did manage to break an actual Grammy. Price for r ...

  16. Business Matters: Definitive Jux, Vivendi, Guy Hands and More

    February 03, 2010 12:00 AM EST Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. Follow Billboard senior analyst Glenn Peoples on Twitter at twitter.com/billboardglenn . -- Hip hop label Definitive Jux is going on a hiatus. As ...

  17. Cassettes Won't Listen

    January 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jason Drake is the director of marketing at hip-hop indie Definitive Jux, but in his spare time, he's making electronic pop gems with a lo-fi rock bent under the moniker Cassettes Won't Listen. Jason Drake is the director of marketing at h ...

  18. AAIM Endorses Net Neutrality Cause

    April 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The American Assn. of Independent Music (AAIM) has leant its voice to the Future of Music Coalition's Rock the Net campaign in favor of net neutrality. A host of indie labels and artists, including Bloodshot, Merge, Ted Leo and El-P, have alr ...

  19. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    March 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Modest Mouse lands a Smith for the follow-up to its 2004 breakthrough, Joss Stone re-introduces herself with the help of Raphael Saadiq, three country vets pool their talents for a new album and Every Indie hip-hop star El-P's "I'll S ...

  20. Wu-Tang Checks In With The Underground

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Compilations rarely get labels or retailers excited these days. Yet when Babygrande Records founder Chuck Wilson received a pitch on an album that combines the production talents of Wu-Tang Clan membe Compilations rarely get labels or retailers exci ...

  21. Hot Product

    March 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Prefuse 73 'Silence' Is Golden Barcelona-based artist Scott Herren steers his Prefuse 73 project in a new direction on "Surrounded by Silence," due this week from Warp Records. The set de-emphasizes Herren's warm, instrument ...

  22. El-P Wades Through 'High Water'

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Former Company Flow MC and Definitive Jux label founder El-P takes a turn into jazz on "High Water," due Feb. 17 as part of Thirsty Ear's Blue series. Former Company Flow MC and Definitive Jux label founder El-P takes a turn into jazz ...

  23. Breaking & Entering

    October 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Peaches, Aesop Rock and Give Up The Ghost. DIRTY PEACHES: There's an element of performance art in the sex-obsessed electro-rap of Peaches. In concert she dre ...

  24. Breaking & Entering

    May 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: RJD2, Opeth, Craig Morgan, and Forty Foot Echo. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. CUT-AND-PASTE MO ...

  25. Billboard Bits: Ivy, Backstreet Boys, Company Flow

    February 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Ivy, Fountains Of Wayne, Backstreet Boys, Company Flow, Zack De La Rocha, Verve Pipe New York-based pop act Ivy has signed with Nettwerk for North American distribution after failing to renegotiate with Sony/550 Music. Led by French-born Dom ...