Featured RJD2 stories


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


The 5 Best Moments Of Firefly 2015 Sunday

After three days of cloud cover, Firefly's final outing unfolded entirely in the hot, hot sun. The crowds thickened up, too, which made maneuvering around…
Patrick Hosken | June 22, 2015 - 2:18 pm


The 25 69 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2010

This year in music was great and we'rea gonna let it finish (sorry), but in terms of notable album releases the ship has sailed. No…
Amrit Singh | November 24, 2009 - 5:41 pm

More RJD2 stories

RJD2 – “The Sheboygan Left” Video

Soulful producer RJD2 recently dropped his excellent album Dame Fortune, and it's full of instrumental wandering from an eclectic melding of genres. One of the…
Collin Robinson | May 2, 2016 - 3:40 pm

Stream RJD2 Dame Fortune

RJD2, the veteran maker of contemplative beats and the man responsible for composing the Mad Men theme, is back again next week with a new…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2016 - 11:01 am

RJD2 – “We Come Alive” (Feat. Son Little)

Versatile producer RJ Krohn, better known as RJD2, is in full promo mode for his imminent album Dame Fortune. Thus far he's offered the stellar…
Collin Robinson | March 2, 2016 - 10:19 am

RJD2 – “The Sheboygan Left”

Genre-blending Philly producer RJD2 is prepping to drop his latest solo LP Dame Fortune this spring. He's already unleashed the soulful lead single "Peace of
Collin Robinson | February 11, 2016 - 10:38 am

RJD2 – “Peace Of What”

Versatile Philly producer RJD2 was almost criminally slept on in 2015. The title of his collab album STS x RJD2 with fellow Philadelphian rapper STS…
Collin Robinson | January 6, 2016 - 12:30 pm

Lushlife – “Body Double”

Hazy Philadelphia rapper/producer Lushlife aka Raj Haldar has announced his new album Ritualize will be out 2/19 next year via Western Vinyl. Back in 2012…
Caitlin White | October 5, 2015 - 11:51 am

STS x RJD2 – “Doin’ It Right” Video

What the hell is going on in Philadelphia lately? It seems like every time I turn around there's another incredible punk act or all-girl band
Caitlin White | May 19, 2015 - 5:55 pm

STS x RJD2 – “420”

Eclectic Philadelphia producer RJD2 has teamed with Atlanta-raised, Philly-based rapper STS for an entire collaborative album intuitively titled STS x RJD2. Previously they shared the…
Caitlin White | April 20, 2015 - 3:05 pm

RJD2 – “20 Grand Palace”

The Brooklyn-based recording studio Converse Rubber Tracks recently announced that they will be hosting a free sample library that musicians around the world will be…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 2, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Beck Turned Down Multiple Offers To Write The Mad Men Theme

You know the Mad Men theme; you love the Mad Men theme. Perhaps you know it's an RJD2 beat called "A Beautiful Mine" originally used…
Chris DeVille | February 19, 2014 - 4:37 pm

RJD2 – “Descended From Myth” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

RJD2's 2013 LP More Is Than Isn't found the Columbus-seasoned, Philly-situated musician in fine form, compiling a bunch of the exultant horn-laden breakbeats that made…
Chris DeVille | January 14, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Stream RJD2 More Is Than Isn’t + “Her Majesty’s Socialist Request” Video

Around the turn of the millennium, RJD2 made his name with a flurry of grimy yet colorful hip-hop productions for powerhouse backpacker hip-hop labels like…
Chris DeVille | September 30, 2013 - 1:25 pm

RJD2 – “Temperamental” (Feat. Phonte Coleman)

Though RJD2's first single for More Is Than Isn't (his first album in three years) was typically instrumental, we knew that there would be collaborations…
Miles Bowe | September 17, 2013 - 10:58 am
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