RUN THE JEWELS Last Night

I took my cousin Nacho to see Run the Jewels last night. He’s only here for a month so I figured I’d surprise him with a very American experience, a rap concert. Openers are rarely more than filler but Gangsta Boo and The Gaslamp Killer both made me a fan of their music. Gaslamp Killer especially. He made magic happen with his DJ booth. “My grandmother’s Syrian,” he said. “My grandfather’s Turkish. If it wasn’t for this government, I wouldn’t be here. We will survive this shit. This country was made by immigrants. Latinos and Latinas, African Americans, Chinese, Arabs, …