Mass Appeal: “Mike and El-P head to Graffiti’s SWAG Shop in Atlanta, Georgia and talk to four kids about real shit: girls vs. boys’ intelligence, Iggy Azalea, non-violent drug offenses, and more. Don’t sleep on the wisdom of the youth.”
From the critically acclaimed RTJ2 LP. Directed by RuffMercy.
World champions Killer Mike and El-P perform live in Paris, France. Amazing HD recorded footage, none that iPhone / Blackberry camera bullshit.
What better way to kick off 2015 than with some news on Run The Jewels’ “all cat sounds” remix album Meow The Jewels. Apparently, these sampled meows are provided by internet celebucat Lil Bub. The album will feature remixes of the original RTJ2 tracks by Just Blaze, Alchemist, Prince Paul, Geoff Barrow (Portishead), Baauer, Dan [cont.]
Following our reveal of the best major label hip-hop albums of 2014 earlier in the week, we now present our favorite indie LP’s of the year. As per usual, it was hard to find 10 inclusions for the major label list, and hard to narrow it down to only 10 on the indie list. 10. [cont.]
Bonus, check out the Run The Jewels inspired Marvel Comic book covers for Deadpool and Howard The Duck. Current Marvel EIC Axel Alonso is apparently a huge fan of the group.
“Oh My Darling (Don’t Cry)” is the second single off of Run The Jewels 2. Directed by Timothy Saccenti. In the second clip, the El-P auditions cats for Meow The Jewels.
RTJ2 is available now.
If you caught J-Zone’s recent article, Can We Finally Bury The Word “Hater?”, one of the takeaways from it was that hip-hop has completely lost its edge. Everyone is so afraid to hurt their “brand,” that rap music is no longer “scary” in his words, and never challenges the status quo. Sure, there’s plenty of [cont.]
Fantastic interview with Jamie and Mike of Run The Jewels on NPR’s Microphone Check. Ali Shaheed Muhammad is absent this episode, unfortunately.
Hosted by Run The Jewels, the official tour mixtape from RTJ’s DJ, Trackstar, collects a lot of loose material from Killer Mike and El-Producto.
From the album A Lesson Unlearnt. Directed by Peter Lawrie Winfield & Storme Whitby Grubb.
From their self-titled sophomore album, Run The Jewels 2, Killer Mike and El-P perform “Early.” Review on the way.
Killer Mike and El-P’s Run The Jewels 2 is available now for free download, or for purchase on iTunes. HipHopSite.Com review coming soon. Their last one got @@@@@.
We can’t wait for October 27th.
A message from Jamie and Mike: Last year we gave you Run The Jewels and in exchange we asked for an email. Since then we haven’t been in touch unless you’ve seen us at a show, talked to us on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram, bumped in to us at a bar, sold us weed, etc [cont.]
On the heels of a Summer festival run and Canadian headlining dates, Run The Jewels, the hip hop dream team of El-P and Killer Mike, have announced an extensive headlining tour with Ratking and Despot in support of their massively anticipated sophomore album RTJ2, set to arrive as a free download (via www.runthejewels.net), as well [cont.]
Here’s the first snippet from Killer Mike and El-P’s Run The Jewels 2 project, due sometime this year. Beat reminds us of some old Company Flow ish…
Killer Mike and El-P will form as Run The Jewels for a 13 city North american tour, throughout the U.S. and Canada. They are currently working on their second album, which will include collaborations with Zach De La Rocha and Travis Barker. Dates below: 07-31 Salt Lake City, UT – Pioneer Park * 08-02 Chicago, [cont.]
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- DJ Kay Slay – “I Declare War” (feat. Styles P, Sheek Louch, Vado, Raekwon, & Rell)
- Maverick Sabre – “We Don’t Wanna Be” (feat. Joey Bada$$)
- Cannibal Ox – “Blade: Art of Ox” (feat. Artifacts & U-God; prod. Black Milk)
- Asher Roth – “Blow Your Head” (prod. Nottz)