Run The Jewels News

 
  • Cover of Pitchfork Music Festival 2015 Taps ILoveMakonnen, Chance The Rapper, Run The Jewels & More
    Festival season approaches, and today we've received yet another line-up this time for the annual Pitchfork Music Festival that goes down in Chicago. 
  • Cover of Run The Jewels Featured On The Cover Of Two New Marvel Comics
    Over the last couple of months, we've seen hip hop invade a couple of Marvel comics covers, first with Rae Sremmurd making their way into Captain America, and then Birdman boolin' in the bondo with the Kingpin for Spider-Man.
  • Cover of Running The Jewels & The Game: An Argument For Killer Mike As The Top MC Of The Past Three Years
    Ask most Hip-Hop fans who’s been running the rap game the past three years, and the answers would mostly be the same; Kendrick Lamar…Drake…maybe some J. Cole. Even with somewhat of an agreement, there’s no science to this. There’s no exact formula of determining who is on top.
  • Cover of Hottest Albums Of 2014
    In terms of sales, hip hop albums did not do very well this year. As of press time, J. Cole is the only rapper with a gold album this year, and he just sneaked into the fourth quarter with a surprise release. Most of this boils down to a simple lack of "event" albums.
  • Cover of Best Album Covers Of 2014
    In many ways, it's surprising that we're still doing a list like this in 2014, as we've reached a point where music has, almost, gone entirely digital. No one's actually buying physical albums, but we still see album artwork with each release, and we certainly had some compelling examples in 2014.
  • Cover of The Art Of Storytelling: The Best Stories Told In 2014
    There's a lot of bickering about lyrical content in today's rap game--well, that's always been the case. But old-headed purists argue, and will continue to argue, that today's lyricists lack the depth of their long gone favorite MCs. Of course, what you look for in a rapper depends on your personal taste.
  • Cover of Run The Jewels Postpone Show After Their Bus Breaks Down & Merch Trailer Catches On Fire
    Run The Jewels were forced to reschedule a show planned for tonight, at Montreal's Club Soda, after their tour bus not only broke down, but their merch trailer caught fire. 
  • Cover of Run The Jewels Confirm There Will Be "Run The Jewels 3"
    The duo of Killer Mike and El-P may have just released their second project as Run The Jewels, the self-titled Run The Jewels 2, but they're already set their sights on a third instalment, something fans of the duo definitely won't take issue with.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (October 31)
     This week, it dropped: tryna masturbate while listening to #RTJ2 @therealelp @KillerMikeGTO @runjewels pic.twitter.com/LpfWSuFjVX — Cam Fedirko #80 (@c_fedirko) October 30, 2014 Bumpin' Run The Jewels 2 on the way to school this morning... @runjewels @KillerMikeGTO @therealelp pic.twitter.com/aJuxVkOLZI
  • Cover of Review: Run the Jewels' (Killer Mike & El-P) "RTJ2"
    El-P was first brought to Killer Mike's studio to commission a beat, or two, for Mike’s R.A.P.
  • Cover of Nas Previews New J Dilla-Produced Single
    Run The Jewels are earning critical-acclaim from just about every major publication for their new Run The Jewels 2 LP, but the biggest story to come from their fan appreciation night came from an entirely different hip-hop act: Nas.
  • Cover of Run The Jewels Announce Fall Tour Dates For "RTJ2"
    After giving away RTJ2 for free (but you can still support them on iTunes here), Run The Jewels are prepared to take their second album on the road for a slew of tour dates, where they'll be joined by special guest RatKing.
  • Cover of Stream/Download Run The Jewels New Album "Run The Jewels 2"
    Run The Jewels, which consists of Killer Mike and El-P, were originally supposed to release their sophomore album, Run The Jewels 2, on October 27th via Mass Appeal Records, but had a little change in plans.
  • Cover of "Run The Jewels 2" To Be Remixed Using Cat Sounds? [Update: Yes, "Meow The Jewels" Is Happening]
    With Run The Jewels 2 slated to hit retail this October, collaborators Killer Mike & El-P are offering some very interesting online-only exclusives for the fans.
  • Cover of Killer Mike & El-P's "Run The Jewels 2" Album Cover & Tracklist Revealed, Plus New Tour Dates
    A week and half ago Killer Mike and El-P, known together as Run The Jewels, announced a release date for their sophomore self-titled effort Run The Jewels 2, as well as the news that they had signed to Mass Appeal's new imprint.
  • Cover of Run The Jewels Sign To Mass Appeal & Announce "RTJ2" Release Date
    Today we received the new single from Run The Jewels' forthcoming second album, RTJ2, "Blockbuster Night Pt. 1." The record came via Mass Appeal, as well as the announcement that the duo Killer Mike and El-P have signed a deal with Mass Appeal Records.
  • Cover of Killer Mike & El-P Announce "Run The Jewels" Tour Dates
    Back in November the duo of Killer Mike and El-P aka Run The Jewels announced they were working on a new collaborative album, Run The Jewels 2. While we anticipate the new project, they've announced a second run for their "Run The Jewels" tour.
  • Cover of Killer Mike & El-P Announce "Run The Jewels 2"
    We've been hearing rumors of a potential sequel to Killer Mike and El-P's excellent collaborative album Run The Jewels, and the latter has now confirmed them to be true. We're hyped, to say the least. 
  • Cover of Cover Art & Tracklist Revealed For Killer Mike & El-P's "Run The Jewels"
     After already delivering a couple impressive tracks off their upcoming project, the duo consisting of Killer Mike and El-P (Run The Jewels), have revealed the official artwork and tracklisting to their upcoming project of the same name Run The Jewels.
  • Cover of El-P Says Ice Cube's "AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted" Inspired His Work With Killer Mike
    El-P is somewhat of a legend in the underground hip hop game. The Brooklyn rapper/producer co-founded Def Jux in 1999, and has contributed beats and verses to plenty of well-respected releases, including Cannibal Ox's The Cold Vein, Cage's Hell's Winter, and his own group, Company Flow's Funcrusher.
  • Cover of Underrated Audio: April 23-29
    This week there's was some difficulty in deciding what to feature on Underrated Audio, and it wasn't because there was an excess of tracks to choose from, but sadly, the opposite. Nonetheless, we've come through, with five cuts from last week that were not given all their deserved play time.
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