Stage AE will host hip hop supergroup Run The Jewels: Run The World Tour on Friday, Jan. 13. Also on the bill, which is set to kick off at 8 p.m., are special guests The Gaslamp Killer, Gangsta Boo, Nick Hook, and Cuz.
Run The Jewels, which features rapper/producer El-P and rapper Killer Mike, will celebrate the physical release of highly anticipated third studio LP, Run The Jewels 3, on Jan. 13 via Run The Jewels, Inc. The album, which was released digitally back on Christmas Eve, has spawned three singles: “Talk to Me,” “2100,” and “Legend Has It.” Run The Jewels 3, which reached No. 35 on the Billboard 200, features guest appearances from Danny Brown, Joi Gilliam, Trina, Boots, Tunde Adebimpe, and Kamasi Washington.
The Gaslamp Killer, a Los Angeles, California-based avante-garde DJ, released his debut full-length, Breakthrough, in September 2012 via Brainfeeder. The album, which is supported by lead single “Flange Face,” features guest appearances from Gonjasufi, Daedelus, Samiyam, and more.The anthem “Nissim” is featured in “Grand Theft Auto V.”
Memphis, Tennessee’s Gangsta Boo, the sole female and original member of Three 6 Mafia, is best known for the rap hits “Where Dem Dollas At!?,” “Love Don’t Live (U Abandoned Me),” “Can I Get Paid (Stripper’s Anthem),” and “Sippin & Spinnin.” The rapper has most recently released a series of mixtapes, including Street Ringers: Volumes 1 & 2, Still Gangsta: The Memphis Queen Is Back, and Gangsta Rock.
New York City-based producer Nick Hook, who has previously collaborated with Run The Jewels, is supporting his 16-track LP, Relationships, released back in November through Fool’s Gold. The LP features guest collaborators 21 Savage, Novelist, Prefuse 73, the late DJ Rashad, and more.
General Admission tickets are available for $30 and may be purchased online. All tickets previously purchased for Mr. Smalls Theatre will be honored at the door. Stage AE is located at 400 North Shore Drive in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, visit Run The Jewels’ website and PromoWest’s website.