24 episodes

Open Mike Eagle Sits down with the legendary creators in hip-hop to discuss their life, impact, and legacy over the course of a season. Season one covers DJ Prince Paul (De La Soul, Handsome Boy Modeling School). Season two covers El-P (Company Flow, Run the Jewels) Brought to you by Stony Island Audio.
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Open Mike Eagle Sits down with the legendary creators in hip-hop to discuss their life, impact, and legacy over the course of a season. Season one covers DJ Prince Paul (De La Soul, Handsome Boy Modeling School). Season two covers El-P (Company Flow, Run the Jewels) Brought to you by Stony Island Audio.
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    Season Finale: RTJ 4 and more

    Season Finale: RTJ 4 and more

    on the final episode of this season we link with El-P for one last conversation. we cover RTJ 4, High Water, Little Johnny from the Hospitul and more. Is there another solo project in the cards? how does El feel about the battles he's waged in his career? hear the answers here.
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    • 1 hr 24 min
    Run the Jewels 3

    Run the Jewels 3

    in 2016 El-P and Killer Mike released their third LP as Run the Jewels. With their impact and fan base now fully galvanized and the problems of the world beginning to escalate, the duo responds by pouring more of their humanity into the music. And with this vulnerability comes a heightened sense of risk
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    • 1 hr
    Run the Jewels 2

    Run the Jewels 2

    In 2014 El-P and Killer Mike released their second full length as Run The Jewels. While they knew that the energy and sound of RTJ was undeniable, it was the second release that truly catapulted the duo to worldwide popularity. Along with the success came brand new challenges.
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Run The Jewels

    Run The Jewels

    Off the heels of producing Killer Mike's breakthrough album R.A.P. Music, El-P and Mike decide to join forces for an entire project that was intended to be a one-off. This is the story of their reinvention/evolution in forming the duo that would change both of their careers: Run the Jewels
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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Cancer 4 Cure

    Cancer 4 Cure

    In 2012 after the dissolution of his record label Def Jux and the death of his friend and collaborator Camu Tao, El-P released his 3rd solo album Cancer 4 Cure. The album chronicles El-P at one of his lowest points and though he made it thinking it might be his last project, it changed the course of his entire career.
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music

    Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music

    In this episode El-P tells the story of the LP that serves as the origin of Run The Jewels. in 2012 Williams Street Records (part of Adult Swim) paired El with Killer Mike to produce an album. The bombastic LP combined the sounds of both artists and changed the course of both of their careers in its wake.
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    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

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981 Ratings

981 Ratings

FenixReBornMusic ,

History

Love the deep dives and the questions that they have for the artist. I’m a life long listener. Love it keep it up!

Bob Schmaltz ,

Music, culture, art, humor, hip hop heads. NOT TO BE IGNORED

Earbud up, or whatever, and listen to the most entertaining and knowledgeable conversations hosted with creatives who have shaped the hip hop culture we live in today, hosted by the INIMITABLE Open Mike Eagle. DO NOT SLEEP ON SEASON 1 with the UNPARALLELED DJ PRINCE PAUL.

Wink Wink 11111 ,

Best podcast in a long time

Mike- thank you for doing this. The in depth look into the creative process and this history of these records is amazing. I wish it was longer! I’ve always wondered about Def jux and when it ended- it was cool to hear it from the source. Great job!

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