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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

Bernie Sanders Was Relieved to Learn Killer Mike Hasn’t Killed Anybody

Post-Trump, Bernie Sanders' failed presidential bid has been one of the many What could've been thoughts in the liberal stage of mourning. In a new…
Brian Josephs / November 22, 2016

Watch Killer Mike Discuss Trump’s Win on The Real

Atlanta rapper Killer Mike—an espoused Democratic Socialist—has been one of the loudest political voices in the music community throughout this election season. After making several…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 9, 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

Killer Mike Turned the Hacked Clinton Campaign E-mails About Him Into Merch

Killer Mike is talented at framing hip-hop as a righteous act of sedition. He's also a really good businessman. Earlier this month, WikiLeaks released…
Brian Josephs / October 27, 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

T.I. Enlists Meek Mill, Killer Mike, Quavo for Us or Else EP

After another horrific week of anti-black police brutality, T.I. decided to make his voice heard by releasing a new EP called Us or Else. T.I. said…
Brian Josephs / September 23, 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

Killer Mike Responds to Allegations of Sexism While Campaigning for Bernie Sanders

Longtime Bernie Sanders advocate and campaigner Killer Mike drew ire from Hillary Clinton supporters after a rally in Atlanta where he quoted activist Jane Elliott:…
Dan Weiss / February 17, 2016

Watch Killer Mike, Bernie Sanders, Cornel West & Nina Turner Discuss MLK Jr.’s Legacy

At this point Killer Mike's support of Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign is well documented, from speaking at rallies to filming and promoting his own conversations…
Colin Stutz / January 17, 2016
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