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The 10 Best Run The Jewels Songs

Run The Jewels always made it easy to root for them. Two artists with very different backgrounds and milieus, joining together in their late 30s…
Ryan Leas | June 30, 2020 - 10:43 am

The Week In Pop

Four Years And One Remix Later, SAINt JHN’s “Roses” Is A Global Smash

For months it's been approaching from afar, like some dot on the horizon growing larger as it comes careening into focus. Remixed into an electronic…
Chris DeVille | June 15, 2020 - 5:34 pm

Album List

The 50 Best Albums Of 2020 So Far

You've seen the memes. It's only been five months and 2020 has already been a historical shitshow of a year. Thousands and thousands died while…
Stereogum | June 10, 2020 - 9:30 am

More Killer Mike stories

Travis Barker & Run The Jewels – “Forever”

Run The Jewels just released their monstrous, long-awaited album RTJ4 last month, and that should be enough Killer Mike and El-P verses to sit around…
Tom Breihan | July 31, 2020 - 9:56 am

Black Thought – “Thought Vs. Everybody”

It's been six long years since the Roots released their last album, ...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin. Since then, there's been plenty of talk…
Ryan Leas | July 10, 2020 - 11:12 am

The Week In Pop

Four Years And One Remix Later, SAINt JHN’s “Roses” Is A Global Smash

For months it's been approaching from afar, like some dot on the horizon growing larger as it comes careening into focus. Remixed into an electronic…
Chris DeVille | June 15, 2020 - 5:34 pm

The Week In Pop

RMR Has It

It was the giddiest kind of what the fuck: a black man in gold fronts, a ski mask, and a bulletproof vest, surrounded by peers…
Chris DeVille | June 8, 2020 - 4:54 pm

Watch Killer Mike Discuss Protests, Destruction Of Property On Real Time With Bill Maher

Last weekend, Killer Mike, who just put out the powerful new Run The Jewels album RTJ4 with El-P, gave a speech urging protesters in his…
Peter Helman | June 6, 2020 - 12:40 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Sometimes you need to be reminded just how powerful a song can be -- when it clarifies, or responds to, or rips open a moment…
Stereogum | June 5, 2020 - 5:02 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Run The Jewels RTJ4

The first song on RTJ4 climaxes with a police standoff. "I got one round left, 100 cops outside," Killer Mike raps. "I could shoot at…
Chris DeVille | June 4, 2020 - 4:27 pm

Stream Run The Jewels’ New Album RTJ4

Run The Jewels have released their new album, RTJ4, a couple days early. (It was scheduled to come out on Friday.) "Fuck it, why wait,"
James Rettig | June 3, 2020 - 12:10 pm

Run The Jewels – “A Few Words For The Firing Squad (Radiation)”

This weekend, Run The Jewels will release RTJ4, their hotly anticipated fourth album. The lead-up to the album release has been chaotic. RTJ have been…
Tom Breihan | June 1, 2020 - 11:25 am

Watch Killer Mike’s Speech To Protesters At Atlanta Mayor’s Press Conference

Killer Mike spoke at a press conference held by Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms last night in response to the widespread protests in the wake…
Peter Helman | May 30, 2020 - 11:02 am

Run The Jewels Share RTJ4 Release Date, Tracklist

Run The Jewels were supposed to be in the middle of a giant tour right now, opening for a reunited Rage Against The Machine. That…
James Rettig | May 12, 2020 - 12:02 pm

Run The Jewels Throw A Death-To-Capitalism Party In The Great “Ooh LA LA” Video

We were supposed to have RTJ4 by now. It was not to be. Run The Jewels, the brick-throwing duo of Killer Mike and El-P, are…
Tom Breihan | April 27, 2020 - 12:18 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | March 27, 2020 - 5:27 pm
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