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Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Run The Jewels RTJ3

Up until now, the story of Run The Jewels has been one of breathless, visceral forward motion. In the five years since Adult Swim music…
Chris DeVille | December 26, 2016 - 8:43 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Another week over, another exciting revelation to reckon with. Here's one: Did you know that there are actually four distinct species of giraffe? For a…
Stereogum | September 9, 2016 - 5:21 pm

2014 In Review

Run The Jewels, YG, And The Magnetic Appeal Of Male Friendship

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…
Chris DeVille | December 5, 2014 - 9:59 am

More El-P stories

Watch Run The Jewels Bring Trina & Joi Gilliam To The Kimmel Stage

Run The Jewels released RTJ3 about seven months ago, and they're still on their late-night TV grind promoting it. Last night that meant a visit…
Chris DeVille | July 21, 2017 - 11:05 am

Watch Run The Jewels Go Deep Into Their History, Share Crowdsurfing Horror Stories On Desus & Mero

Run The Jewels stopped by Viceland's Desus & Mero talk show last night for a characteristically entertaining interview. After a look back at the duo's…
Chris DeVille | March 29, 2017 - 9:25 am

Watch Run The Jewels Talk Weed, Bernie Sanders, Meow The Jewels On The Daily Show

Killer Mike and El-P are, collectively, one hell of a great musical force. And they're also two of the great talkers working in music today.
Tom Breihan | March 1, 2017 - 8:48 am

Hear Run The Jewels Get Quizzed About Rabbis On Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!

Run The Jewels were the guests on today's episode of NPR's weekly quiz show Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!, on which they had to answer several…
Peter Helman | January 28, 2017 - 5:47 pm

Watch Run The Jewels Debut RTJ3 Tracks At Philly Tour Opener

Run The Jewels dropped RTJ3 a few weeks before its scheduled release date, and now they're about to embark on a massive tour in support…
James Rettig | January 12, 2017 - 11:01 am

Stream/Download Run The Jewels RTJ3

It's a Christmas fucking miracle! Killer Mike and El-P weren't supposed to release RTJ3, their highly anticipated third album under the name Run The Jewels,…
Peter Helman | December 24, 2016 - 11:55 pm

Watch Run The Jewels Perform At The Video Game Awards

El-P and Killer Mike of Run The Jewels are both playable characters in Gears Of War 4, and tonight, the duo performed at the Game…
Peter Helman | December 1, 2016 - 10:15 pm

Run The Jewels – “Legend Has It”

Run The Jewels have revealed another song from the heavily anticipated RTJ3, "Legend Has It," as well as the cover art. Both are pretty awesome.
Chris DeVille | December 1, 2016 - 11:12 am

Run The Jewels – “2100” (Feat. Boots)

RTJ3 might not be here yet, but Run The Jewels still are. Killer Mike and El-P have just shared "2100," a new RTJ song featuring…
Peter Helman | November 9, 2016 - 7:40 pm

Run The Jewels Announce 2017 North American Tour, Become Playable Gears Of War Characters

Run The Jewels are one of those live shows you absolutely need to see, preferably in a packed and sweaty club, so you should consider…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2016 - 10:28 am

Watch Run The Jewels & Stephen Colbert Do “The Halloween Wiggle”

Run The Jewels are the featured guests on tonight's episode of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, and the first sketch to surface with them…
James Rettig | October 27, 2016 - 5:40 pm

El-P: “Every Word For RTJ3 Has Now Officially Been Recorded”

Run The Jewels stated back in March that a 2016 release for RTJ3 was "achievable." And given El-P's latest update on the album, it seems…
Chris DeVille | September 27, 2016 - 11:37 am

Zack De La Rocha – “Digging For Windows” (Prod. El-P)

Around the time Rage Against The Machine first broke up in 2000, frontman Zack De La Rocha went to work on a solo album, recording…
Tom Breihan | September 8, 2016 - 8:41 am
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