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Anyone can do something once. The early announcements on rap blogs, like this one from HipHopDX, were innocuous enough: “After the critical and commercial success of 2012’s R.A.P. Music, Atlanta, Georgia’s Killer Mike and Brooklyn, New York’s El-P are taking it one step further. While Mike already confirmed a follow-up to the album on the… More »

I don’t know how this is even possible, but Run The Jewels are getting better. They were already a mean motherfucking machine last year, when Killer Mike and El-P got together for their self-titled RTJ debut. These two guys, with vastly different backgrounds but similar mentalities and complementary visions, had somehow found each other. They’d… More »

Killer Mike and El-P are crushing, as Killer Mike and El-P are wont to do.

On a brisk, sunny Friday afternoon in San Francisco, the hip-hop duo known as Run The Jewels is on a giant stage in front of several thousand festival-goers at Golden Gate Park. Having entered to the triumphant strai… More »

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Run The Jewels – “Rubble Kings Theme (Dynamite)”

The last weekly song in this year's Adult Swim Singles program is here, and it's a big one. The latest track from Run The Jewels,…
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2015 - 12:04 pm

Meow The Jewels – “Oh My Darling (Don’t Meow)” Video

Well, Run The Jewels finally did it. They released Meow The Jewels, an entire remix album on which the beats are made up of nothing…
Tom Breihan | October 2, 2015 - 12:38 pm

Download Meow The Jewels For Free

Meow The Jewels, the feline-sampling remix of RTJ2 (last year's best album), is here. This cat rap project began as a joke deluxe edition of…
Scott Lapatine | September 25, 2015 - 10:31 pm

Watch Run The Jewels Perform With Big Boi, T.I., Bun B, Gangsta Boo In Atlanta

Run The Jewels brought out a bunch of guests during their Music Midtown festival in Killer Mike's native Atlanta yesterday. Fellow ATLien Big Boi came…
Peter Helman | September 20, 2015 - 6:09 pm

Meow The Jewels – “Oh My Darling Don’t Meow”

The second full Meow The Jewels track is here! And like "Meowrly" before it, it features El-P and Killer Mike rapping over a beat made…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2015 - 3:52 pm

Watch Run The Jewels Announce More Exciting Spinoffs On Colbert

Run The Jewels are one of the most influential and important rap acts of the last decade, full stop. El-P and Killer Mike officially teamed…
Caitlin White | September 17, 2015 - 11:32 am

Watch Run The Jewels & TV On The Radio Perform “Angel Duster” On Colbert

The week that they released their astonishing RTJ2 album, Run The Jewels gave an intense, triumphant performance of "Early" on Letterman. And now that the…
Tom Breihan | September 16, 2015 - 8:54 am

Watch Run The Jewels Perform At Banksy’s Dismaland

Run The Jewels performed at Dismaland, Banksy's pop-up "bemusement park" in Weston-super-Mare, England, last night. You can watch a few Instagram clips of their performance…
Peter Helman | September 5, 2015 - 11:34 am

Meow The Jewels Is Ready For Mastering

Run The Jewels have taken what started as a joke all the way to the finish line -- Meow The Jewels is ready for mastering.
Caitlin White | August 26, 2015 - 10:16 am

Run The Jewels Hit The Studio With Nas & Zack De La Rocha

Nas released Run The Jewels’ 2014-defining RTJ2 on his Mass Appeal label, and Zack De La Rocha guested on highlight-of-highlights “Close Your Eyes (And Count
Chris DeVille | August 24, 2015 - 2:16 pm

Banksy Interviews Run The Jewels

Run The Jewels are performing at Banksy's pop-up "bemusement park" Dismaland in a couple of weeks, and ahead of that appearance, Banksy interviewed the hip-ho…
Peter Helman | August 22, 2015 - 11:22 am

Killer Mike Speaks On Ferguson: “Riots Work”

Run The Jewels happened to have a show in St. Louis the night that a Ferguson grand jury declined to indict Officer Darren Wilson for…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2015 - 11:29 am

El-P – “Another Body” (From Fantastic Four)

As previously announced, El-P contributed a Philip Glass-inspired instrumental track to the end credits of the new Fantastic Four movie. He premiered the composition during…
Peter Helman | July 25, 2015 - 2:08 pm

Meow The Jewels Adds Massive Attack, Should Be Out In September

Last week, Run The Jewels debuted the Boots-produced "Meowrly," the surprisingly listenable first song from their gloriously bonkers Meow The Jewels remix project. They assembled…
Peter Helman | July 23, 2015 - 7:57 pm

Meow The Jewels – “Meowrly”

The internet is always a crazy place, but sometimes it's crazy and great. After El-P made a joke about remaking Run The Jewels' RTJ2 using…
Peter Helman | July 18, 2015 - 12:18 pm

El-P Scores New Fantastic Four End Credits

As Pitchfork reports, El-P and director Joshua Trank have revealed on Twitter that the Run The Jewels member scored the end credits of the new…
Peter Helman | July 11, 2015 - 12:16 pm

Watch Run The Jewels, Mac DeMarco Perform In A London Taxi

In the long-running "Black Cab Sessions" online video series, artists perform their songs while sitting in the backseats of London taxicabs. Last week, Run The…
Tom Breihan | June 10, 2015 - 1:24 pm

Hear Another Meow The Jewels Snippet

Run The Jewels' perfectly ridiculous, Kickstarter-funded benefit album Meow The Jewels continues to take shape. We still don't know when it's coming out, but soo…
Tom Breihan | June 4, 2015 - 1:35 pm

Stream Sun Kil Moon Universal Themes + Read Mark Kozelek’s Interview With El-P

Sun Kil Moon's Benji followup Universal Themes is available to stream now, a day ahead of its official release. The new record features previously heard…
James Rettig | June 1, 2015 - 8:53 am

Run The Jewels’ Fall Tour Poster Is Awesome

When Run The Jewels get done with their current European and North American mostly-festivals tour, they're hitting the road yet again, doing a string of…
Tom Breihan | May 27, 2015 - 11:51 am
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