When the tracklist for Run The Jewels' just-released album Run The Jewels 2 surfaced earlier this year, it came as somewhat of a shock when we learned that there was no "Pt. 2" to the already-released "Blockbuster Night Pt. 1" on the standard edition.
As far as song titles go, Run The Jewels may have just dropped the best of the year thus far. The amazingly-titled "Close Your Eyes (And Count To Fuck)" also features erstwhile Rage Against The Machine frontman Zach De La Rocha, and it's taken from RTJ's upcoming second album.
After hearing a short snippet of this new Run The Jewels single, "Blockbuster Night Pt. 1", in July, we now have the full audio thanks to Mass Appeal. Along with the new single, we get word on the duo's upcoming album RTJ2 and a release date.
Power duo El-P and Killer Mike (known collectively as Run The Jewels) have been teasing their sophomore album on Twitter for a while by sharing one-liners accompanied by the #RTJ2 hashtag, and now we've got a bit of music to go with those future song lyrics.
As Killer Mike and El-P, known as Run The Jewels, end up on many year-end lists for their collaborative project of the same name, they've decided to release (sort of-- it leaked, and they went with it) a previously unreleased cut that didn't make the LP.
Quotable Lyrics"Really fell out the lane with this shit Man, print this shit: I'm a misfit Got a style from the guts of the most irrational beast in the district Born to the next gen system Slow water drip to the temple to live in a prison When the walls don't appear to your vision One floor down from that mall's
Give 36" Chain a listen - it's a new offering from Run The Jewels (Killer Mike & El-P). It was dropped on Friday, June 7th, 2013. Run The Jewels (Killer Mike & El-P)'s musical situation is improving with every new release, and 36" Chain will most definitely help the cause.
Bump Get It, the latest cut from Run The Jewels (Killer Mike & El-P). It was released on Monday, April 29th, 2013. Things are improving for Run The Jewels (Killer Mike & El-P) with each new offering, and Get It is certainly no exception.