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There’s a great funny-because-it’s-true joke in Wayne’s World that captures how the rest of the U.S. views Delaware. Wayne finds himself in front of a green screen in his show’s fancy new studio, and upon being “magically whisked away” to the state, he doesn’t know what to say past, “Hi, I’m in Delaware.” What do… More »

By its early reputation and the sheer nature of it, Bonnaroo should be a complete mess. But the staff are universally nice and the people who attend are typically good all-around, too. It’s a sprawling, often muddy festival that can be overwhelming for its wealth of choices, but it’s so well-run and so laid-back that… More »

After spending some more time at Primavera, it’s just striking how civilized of a festival it is. Things are reasonably priced! You spend the whole time looking out at the water! You can wear a jacket at night! For a festival that goes until sunrise, people do a surprising job of keeping their shit together,… More »

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12 Memorable Moments From FYF Fest 2015

FYF is a weird festival. Tucked away at LA’s Exposition Park, tucked away towards the end of the summer—this isn’t one of the big blockbuster…
Ryan Leas | August 24, 2015 - 2:18 pm
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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
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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
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Banksy Announces Dismaland “Bemusement Park” With Run The Jewels, Savages, Massive Attack, & More

Banksy's latest art installation will take the form of an amusement park -- dubbed the Dismaland "bemusement park" -- in Weston, England. The exhibition will…
James Rettig | August 20, 2015 - 10:42 am

Report From Flow Festival 2015

Though it originally started as a tiny, local, more jazz-focused festival, Helsinki's Flow has grown into something different by 2015. It had record attendance thi…
Ryan Leas | August 17, 2015 - 1:27 pm
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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
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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
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Photos: Project Pabst 2015

Project Pabst took place this past weekend in Portland’s South Waterfront District, and the lineup boasted a collection of acts both young and old. Blondie,…
Stereogum | July 20, 2015 - 1:01 pm
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6 Memorable Moments From Pitchfork Fest 2015 Sunday

It can be easy to feel beaten-down and bedraggled on the third day of a three-day festival, especially if you’re not a teenager anymore. And…
Tom Breihan | July 20, 2015 - 10:42 am
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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
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Run The Jewels Announce Beats 1 Radio Show WRTJ, Begins Tonight

Run The Jewels join the long list of artists that will have their own Beats 1 radio show. The rap duo has just announced that…
James Rettig | July 3, 2015 - 11:37 am

Killer Mike Declares Himself A Write-In Candidate For Georgia’s State Legislature

Run The Jewels' Killer Mike declared himself a write-in candidate for state representative in Georgia's District 55 via Instagram today. The Atlanta native's activism ha…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 15, 2015 - 5:36 pm
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Photos: Run The Jewels, Sleigh Bells, Vince Staples @ 50 Kent, Brooklyn 6/14/15

While a lot of New Yorkers headed down south for Bonnaroo, those left behind had the opportunity to check out dozens of shows at Brooklyn'…
Stereogum | June 15, 2015 - 12:52 pm

Watch Run The Jewels Bring Nas To The Stage At Northside Fest

Run The Jewels closed out this weekend's Northside Festival in Brooklyn at 50 Kent, and they brought out Nas during their set to perform hi…
James Rettig | June 15, 2015 - 9:57 am

El-P Says NERVO’s “Hey Ricky” Dance Rips Off Run The Jewels

At this point, Run The Jewels’ album artwork is considered iconic. I went to a birthday party a few weeks ago and overheard a friend…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 11, 2015 - 6:04 pm
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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
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Adult Swim Announces 2015 Singles Series With Danny Brown, Chromatics, Run The Jewels, FlyLo, Sia x SOPHIE, & More

Adult Swim's annual singles series is back for the sixth time starting next week, and as usual the Cartoon Network offshoot has rounded up a…
Chris DeVille | June 5, 2015 - 12:01 pm
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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
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