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, the endlessly badass duo of Killer Mike and El-P, is called “Rubble Kings Theme (Dynamite).” It comes from the soundtrack to Rubble Kings, a new documentary about Bronx gangs in the ’70s. RTJ collaborator Little Shalimar, and it also features contributions from people like Bun B, Ka, and Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire. “Rubble Kings Theme (Dynamite)” has a lurching dinosaur-stomp beat (from Shalimar, not El-P), and it has both Mike and El absolutely tearing things to pieces before that beat takes over and gets a full uninterrupted instrumental minute at the end. The whole song pretty much grabs you by the hair and throws you across the street. Listen to it and watch the Rubble Kings trailer below.
The Rubble Kings soundtrack is out 10/30 on Mass Appeal. Download “Rubble Kings Theme (Dynamite),” and all the other Adult Swim singles from this summer, at the Adult Swim website. That sample at the beginning is Killer Mike quoting a great scene from 80 Blocks From Tiffany’s, another documentary about Bronx gangs in the ’70s.