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Run The Jewels Made Their Debut On 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert'

Killer Mike and El P rocked "Angel Duster" on 'Late Night With Stephen Colbert.'

This is a good indicator that Stephen Colbert's musical guests are going to be Lit all year long.

READ: Run The Jewels Make It Rain During Wet Set At Brooklyn Northside Festival

Killer Mike and El-P came together last night to rock the set of the new The Late Show for the very first time. The fellas were back by Brooklyn based band TV On The Radio as they performed “Angel Duster” from RTJ 2.

READ: Banksy Interviewed Run The Jewels And The Conversation Is Just As Interesting As Expected

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Schoolboy Q and Kid Cudi Present Poignant Video For "Dangerous"

Schoolboy Q dropped a very important new visual for his song “Dangerous.” The track, which features Kid Cudi, is featured on his recent album CrasH Talk. The video is short, but extremely poignant.

The over two-minute clip, which was directed by Alexandre Moors, features two men sitting in a car behind a building. They later hop out to follow two men, who begin to run after realizing they’re being followed. A man is shot, and he attempts to crawl away before the screen flashes the quote, “An eye for an eye leaves the whole world blind.” Gunshots are heard while the quote is seen. The ending is something you’ll have to watch through the video above.

Schoolboy’s album was released on Friday, Apr. 26, and features the likes of artists such as Travis Scott, Ty Dolla $ign, 21 Savage and more. He noted in an interview with GQ that his TDE comrades Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock inspired him to work on his album, which he admitted he recorded through a period of lows in his life.

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Lupe Fiasco Holds Down Longtime Friend Chill With Unreleased Gem "Run Game" (Video)

Nearly a year after the release of his latest album Drogas Wave, Lupe Fiasco has returned with the visuals for a record called “Run Game.” The track is part of a compilation of unreleased songs that will all be released on Chill’s Spotlight, which was created by 1st and 15th Entertainment.

Initially, “Run Game” was made near the beginning of Lupe’s career—circa 2006. “We recorded this single back when I was just starting out,” Fiasco said in a statement. “Chill was heavily involved in the early days of my career, and I’m glad he’s highlighting it with this new project.”

In the visuals, a budding young rapper gets a first eye look at the luxurious trappings of the music industry. Like party nights at the studio, fancy cars and beautiful women. His life completely transforms from the moment he puts on these black sun glasses on he finds at his humble home. The feel of the video is reminiscent of the early 2000’s, from its fashion to its aesthetic—it definitely brings back the nostalgia of those days.

Lupe has been working with Charles “Chill” Patton since he was 17 years-old. “I first started working with Lupe when he was about 17, I had just gotten off the Up in Smoke tour and he was hanging with some cats I knew” Chill said. “I heard Lu in the studio and it was some of the hottest shit I ever heard. I immediately grabbed him and put him in some cyphers, and everything took off from there.”

In an interview with VIBE earlier this year, Lupe revealed that Patton has still been managing his career despite being in prison since his 2006 album The Cool. He admitted the arrangement made certain things difficult, but he's  still comfortable with the decision because of all Patton has done for him.

"I’m a loyal dude, man. Chill has done a lot for me so we are family from the streets to the music business, to the corporate business, everything planned. If it wasn't for him I would not have this entrepreneurial [spirit]," Lupe said. "There is no way to pay that back, so my loyalty to him is kind of unquestioned, and whatever that means for monetary success is negligible."

Watch the video for “Run Game” above.

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Premiere: El Alfa And J Alvarez Pay Homage To The Muchachos In "Me Da La Mismo" Video

El Alfa and J Alvarez have created a cheeky anthem for all the hard working dudes whose girlfriends don’t appreciate them. The video for their latest single “Me Da Lo Mismo,” is dotted with scenes in colorful supermarkets and desert-like props, the video looks like a screenshot of Coachella posting Instagram accounts.

With a mélange of intricate beats and auto-tune voices, El Alfa has put the Dominican Republic’s dembow genre on the map, garnering attention from mainstream America and its artists. He’s collaborated with Cardi B on “Mi Mami”  and has worked with mega-producer Diplo on singles like “TecnoBow.”

And he’s also getting praise from producers that predominantly dominate the reggaeton scene in Puerto Rico and abroad. “That music that El Alfa and Mozart La Para and all these guys are doing over there, that’s what’s popping right now,” Tainy, a well known who has worked with Bad Bunny,” told Rolling Stone. “It feels like you’re on a vacation over there. The Dominican Republic has so much talent. They deserve that respect.”

Watch the video for "Me Da Lo Mismo" above.

 

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