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Killer Mike Defends Kanye West’s Meeting With Trump: “Why Wouldn’t You?”

Over the weekend, Run the Jewels spoke to Channel 4 in the UK about a number of topics, including grime and Kanye West’s controversial meeting…
Taylor Berman / April 3, 2017

Run the Jewels Visit Desus and Mero to Talk Early Years, El-P’s Crowdsurfing Fiancée

Before they left the States to tour behind RTJ3 in Europe, Run the Jewels visited Desus and Mero to share some stories with the Bronx comedians. Over the…
Brian Josephs / March 29, 2017

Video: Run the Jewels – “Legend Has It”

Run the Jewels have released their first music video for their January album RTJ3: a hallucinatory, politically-charged clip for "Legend Has It." Directed by Brian Beletic,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 22, 2017

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

Killer Mike on the Run the Jewels Edit of Richard Spencer Getting Punched: “This Is Amazing”

White nationalist leader Richard Spencer got decked by an anonymous vigilante on Inauguration Day. Ever since, Twitter has been syncing video of the punch to music.
Anna Gaca / January 23, 2017

Watch Zack De La Rocha Join Run the Jewels At Their Trump-Bashing D.C. Show

Run the Jewels were forced to reschedule an earlier January Washington D.C. tour date to last night, which, obviously, led to a show that was…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 20, 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 Will Appear in the Next Season of Portlandia

Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein's Portlandia is known for featuring a cadre of guest stars. The show's upcoming seventh season, set to debut January 5,…
Brian Josephs / December 20, 2016

Run the Jewels Announce RTJ3, Share New Song “Legend Has It”

Maybe 2017 will be a slightly better year than this one ... well, let's not count our chickens. At the very least, it will yield…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 1, 2016
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