El-P

Watch Run the Jewels Talk “Being Woke” and Bernie Sanders on The Daily Show

Run the Jewels stopped by The Daily Show for an interview last night. Trevor Noah interrogated Killer Mike and El-P about why they don't sell…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 1, 2017

Watch Run the Jewels Get Loose in NPR Tiny Desk Concert Performance

The dynamic-duo charisma of El-P and Killer Mike is even more irresistible onstage than it is on record, and they brought it in spades to…
Andy Cush / February 6, 2017

The Run the Jewels Augmented Reality App ARTJ Is Out Now

Run the Jewels 3 was already made available on digital platforms on Christmas Eve, but today sees the album's physical release. In conjunction, the duo has…
Brian Josephs / January 13, 2017

Review: On RTJ3, Run the Jewels’ Revolutionary Heart Is Still Beating Strong

"No struggle feels futile to the one who’s struggling," musician Tunde Olaniran wrote in his 2015 sci-fi short story "Little Brown Mouse." Describing a mouse…
Brian Josephs / January 4, 2017

Run the Jewels Announce New Season of WRTJ Beats 1 Show

After the surprise release of RTJ3, Run the Jewels are getting ready to relaunch their Beats 1 show WRTJ. They announced that season two will premiere…
Brian Josephs / January 3, 2017

Watch Run the Jewels Talk Album Release Strategy on Portlandia

Run the Jewels' album release strategy has mainly involved surprise early drops—remember Christmas Eve, when they gave us RTJ3 ahead of schedule? But the duo did…
Brian Josephs / December 27, 2016

New Music: Run the Jewels Just Released RTJ3

It turns out Run the Jewels 3's scheduled January 13 release date was too long of a wait for the duo. The pair dropped their new album late night…
Brian Josephs / December 24, 2016

Run the Jewels Release RTJ3 Trailer

The first major hip-hop release scheduled for 2017 is RTJ3, the latest album from chin-checkers-in-crime Killer Mike and El-P. After dropping a few cuts from the…
Brian Josephs / December 22, 2016

Run the Jewels Announce 2017 North American Tour

Run the Jewels are embarking on a 33-date, six-week tour starting in January. Dubbed the "Run the World Tour," the just-announced trek will support the…
Taylor Berman / November 1, 2016

El-P Says Run the Jewels 3 Is Almost Finished

Run the Jewels 3 is one of the year's last anticipated releases, and it looks like the album-making process is entering its home stretch. Run the Jewels' producing…
Brian Josephs / September 27, 2016

The 50 Best Hip-Hop Debut Albums Since ‘Reasonable Doubt’

In honor of the recent 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s debut album, Reasonable Doubt, we’re publishing a series of pieces looking at the rapper’s singular…
SPIN Staff / July 1, 2016

Musicians and Artists Mourn Prince’s Death on Twitter

Update: Sheila E. has issued a brief statement on Prince's death. My heart is broken. There are no words. I love you!
Anna Gaca / April 21, 2016

Let’s All Get Brunch at El-P’s New Bagel Shop

UPDATE: In our carb-fueled frenzy, we did not realize that Frankel's deli co-founder Alex Frankel is also one half of synth duo Holy Ghost! According to this tweet from the band's…
Anna Gaca / April 2, 2016

Run the Jewels Share Immersive Video for ‘Crown’ on ‘New York Times’ Virtual Reality App

Run the Jewels have shared an innovative new music video for their intensely serious Run the Jewels 2 cut "Crown." The visual is immersive and can only…
James Grebey / March 10, 2016

BOOTS Interviewed Run the Jewels’ El-P for Freewheeling ‘Talkhouse Music Podcast’

BOOTS, the increasingly less mysterious producer behind much of 2014's Beyoncé, was on tour with Run the Jewels this year, and he and El-P found time to…
James Grebey / October 14, 2015
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