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74 Artists On Their Favorite Tom Petty Song

I once got busted trying to steal a magazine from my hometown library. The 8/8/91 issue of Rolling Stone apparently had one of those sensors…
Scott Lapatine | October 4, 2017 - 12:39 pm

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

More El-P stories

Watch Run The Jewels Perform “Thursday In The Danger Room” On Colbert

After the day Kanye West just had, Killer Mike's NRA video doesn't seem so bad! It's been an eventful few weeks for Run The Jewels,…
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2018 - 9:19 am

El-P To Score Al Capone Biopic Fonzo

For upwards of 20 years, El-P, the indie-rap innovator and one half of Run The Jewels, has been making clanking, sputtering, avant-garde rap beats that…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2018 - 10:18 am

El-P Shares Rejected Blade Runner 2049 Trailer Score

El-P, indie-rap production mastermind and one half of Run The Jewels, has lately been dropping a lot of hints on Twitter about a mysterious film-score…
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2018 - 2:29 pm

El-P Defends Killer Mike Over NRA Video

This past weekend, Killer Mike appeared in an interview on the National Rifle Association's online television channel, defending the idea of black gun ownership and…
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2018 - 9:45 am

Run The Jewels – “Oh Mama” Video (Feat. Rick & Morty)

Run The Jewels are currently touring North America's finest hockey arenas alongside Lorde, which might explain why the duo of Killer Mike and El-P do…
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2018 - 10:57 am

Run The Jewels Are Your Record Store Day 2018 Ambassadors

Every year, the people behind Record Store Day pick one famous artist to help them advance the cause of getting people into brick-and-mortar stores to…
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2018 - 10:39 am

Run The Jewels – “Call Ticketron” Video

Run The Jewels teased their "Call Ticketron" video earlier this week with an elaborate website hinting at chaos in New York City. Now it's here,…
Chris DeVille | December 15, 2017 - 12:27 pm

Statik Selektah – “Put Jewels On It” (Feat. Run The Jewels)

Producer Statik Selektah is putting out a new album next month, and today he's shared a single called "Put Jewels On It" that features none…
James Rettig | November 2, 2017 - 4:40 pm

Run The Jewels – “Mean Demeanor”

Run The Jewels have a new song on the FIFA 18 soundtrack -- the game comes out tomorrow -- and today a commercial has been…
James Rettig | September 28, 2017 - 1:11 pm

Hear A Clip From El-P’s “Rejected” Blade Runner 2049 Trailer Score

El-P says he was asked to compose a score for the trailer to the upcoming Blade Runner 2049, but his score was either rejected or…
Peter Helman | September 23, 2017 - 12:47 pm

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
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