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Finding The GOAT Group: Run The Jewels vs. Boogie Down Productions. Who Is Better?

“Finding the GOAT Group,” the fourth installment of Ambrosia For Heads’ annual competition series features Hip-Hop’s greatest collectives vying for the #1 spot. Sixty-two groups have been pre-selected by a panel of experts, and one slot will be reserved for a wild-card entry (which has been determined), including the possibility... Read more

Finding The GOAT Group: Slaughterhouse vs. Run The Jewels. Who Is Better?

“Finding the GOAT Group,” the fourth installment of Ambrosia For Heads’s annual battle series features Hip-Hop’s greatest collectives vying for the #1 spot. Sixty-two groups have been pre-selected by a panel of experts, and one slot will be reserved for a wild-card entry, including the possibility for write-in candidates, to... Read more

Finding The GOAT: Eve vs. Cam’ron…Who You Got?

As we continue the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time), we are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick up a mic. We will take over 35 years of Hip-Hop into consideration, pairing special match-ups in a sequence not... Read more

Run The Jewels Crashes The Party On Until The Ribbon Breaks’ New One (Video)

'Cause Heads can't get enough... Beginning with 2013's self-titled album, Until The Ribbon Breaks worked with Run The Jewels ("Job Well Done"). Now, just following the last 10 days' bum-rush of RTJ2, Killer Mike and El-P return the favor, and collide with the British Electronic band for their single, "Revolution... Read more

For A Band As Colorful As Run The Jewels, Of Course There Would Be A Great Art Challenge…

Last week, Run The Jewels released their second album in as many years, both of which were available for free stream. In the case of RTJ2, the Mass Appeal Records retail release was also given away for free, open to the public, whether they opt to financially support or not. What... Read more

Cam’ron, Wiz Khalifa & Smoke DZA Can Touch The Sky Sitting Down (Video)

Following last week's (October 23) "Touch The Sky" release from 1st Of The Month, Vol. 5, Cam'ron, Wiz Khalifa, and Smoke DZA shared the visual. Thematically, all three independent Hip-Hop icons decided to sit this one down. From couches and chairs (Cam's notably being on top of a Harlem high-rise),... Read more

Run The Jewels Makes Blockbuster Night A Double Feature (Audio)

On Friday (October 24) Killer Mike & El-P slammed down RTJ2 for full stream and free download. Available for purchase too, the Mass Appeal Records effort (what up, Nas!) garnered rapid acclaim from Heads who enjoyed Mike's fervor, El's sarcasm, Bigga's charisma, and Producto's futuristic beats. So why not have... Read more

Cam’ron Touches The Sky With Wiz Khalifa & Smoke DZA (Audio)

Cam'ron is one of the most influential MCs of the wave right now. Both Wiz Khalifa and Smoke DZA, who had loose ties to Dipset since battling J.R. Writer in the early 2000s, owe a lot to Killa Cam. The irreverence, the humor, the style of the Harlem, New York... Read more

Run The Jewels’ RTJ2’s Tracklist Features An Ode To Akinyele & Zack de la Rocha

After dominating a wealth of 2013 Year-End Lists, Killer Mike & El-P's Run The Jewels battery is recharged with RTJD2, due on October 28. Today, the Fort Greene, Brooklyn-to-Adamsville, Atlanta connect unveiled their tracklisting. Late '90s Rock Heads may appreciate that guests include Zack de la Rocha (Rage Against The... Read more

The Roots’ Never Gets A Live Choral Flip, With DJ A-Trak On The Cut (Video)

Released yesterday, The Roots' ...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin steps further in the direction that the group has been heading since parting ways with MCA/Geffen Records a decade ago. Dark, thoughtful, and often veiled in the perspectives and voices of others, the Philadelphia group is making quite different music... Read more

Killer Mike & El-P Made The Perfect Visual Companion To Run The Jewels’ Title Track (Video)

When Heads pressed play on Killer Mike & El-P's Run The Jewels album (by the newly-formed group of the same name) last year, things got a lil' heavy. Hard raps, hazy beats, big bass, and an energy that lived up to the title of an album demanding somebody to hand... Read more

Cam’ron Comes Back To His Mid-2000s Glory With A-Trak On Humphrey (Audio)

Around the same time Cam'ron and Kanye West were crossing paths in Baseline and Roc The Mic Studios in New York City, A-Trak was 'Ye's DJ. The mid-2000s found Cam famously at the Roc for a three solo album deal, while Kanye's own career skyrocketed. Shortly thereafter, A-Trak, who had... Read more

Danny Brown Serves Lyrical Dope From An Old School Cadillac (Video)

Danny Brown's Old was one of 2013's many polarizing releases in the Rap genre. Detroit, Michigan's Danny has a unique style and delivery that calls some Heads back to early '90s, and makes others cringe. In "Dope Song," Danny gives a visual explanation to vast influences, ranging from The Pharcyde... Read more

Killer Mike & El-P Recruit Blue Sky Black Death For An Official Run The Jewels Remix (Audio)

Killer Mike & El-P's Run The Jewels bullied 2013 year-end lists far and wide. This came after 2012's dominance from both Hip-Hop artists on solo projects, R.A.P. and Cancer4Cure, respectively. Although their official debut group LP, Run The Jewels was released to free stream online long before it was available... Read more

Killer Mike & El-P’s Run The Jewels Team With Big Boi To Bring The Toys Out (Video)

Just as was the case with last year's "Big Beast," Killer Mike & El-P know how to show Southern style in their collaboration's visuals. The Dungeon Family reunion of "Banana Clipper" with Outkast's Big Boi is no exception. Muscle cars and burning rubber color this potent track from one of... Read more