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  • Watch: Killer Mike raps in defense of elder rights on 'South Park'

    Watch: Killer Mike raps in defense of elder rights on 'South Park'

    Killer Mike, one half of the critically acclaimed hip hop duo Run The Jewels appeared in a montage (watch here) on the most recent episode of South Park.  The rights of the elderly are the cause being rapped about here by Killer Mike, who over recent years has been a leading voice in bringing...
  • Future Islands and Run the Jewels set to headline Hopscotch Music Festival

    Future Islands and Run the Jewels set to headline Hopscotch Music Festival

    The Raleigh, N.C. based music festival that highlights local music, Hopscotch Music Festival, is returning for its eighth year. The festival will take place in downtown Raleigh from Sept. 7-10. Hopscotch will feature more than 120 acts including headliners Solange, Future Islands, Run the Jewels...
  • Lorde, Katy Perry, The Jacksons and many more big name artists were all revealed on to be Glastonbury's 2017 lineup on Thursday morning. 

    Katy Perry, The Jacksons, The xx and Lorde all added Glastonbury’s loaded 2017 lineup

    Well, that escalated quickly! Up until this point, Glastonbury Festival had already given music fans around the world a reason to mark their calendars and buy their plane tickets when they revealed that the Foo Fighters, Radiohead and Ed Sheeran would all be headlining the enormous five-day event in...
  • Watch Run The Jewels on 'The Tonight Show' and at Terminal 5

    Watch Run The Jewels on 'The Tonight Show' and at Terminal 5

    Hip-hop crusaders Run The Jewels stopped into 30 Rock on Friday for a performance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon." Killer Mike and El-P busted out “Legend Has It” off their latest full-length studio album RTJ3. Just before the song’s breakdown, the duo got the crowd involved to chant...
  • Run The Jewels' Killer Mike was recognized by the state of Georgia on Friday for his work on improving the water infrastructure in his homet

    Run The Jewels’ Killer Mike honored by state of Georgia

    Don’t let the name fool you, Run The Jewels’ rapper Killer Mike is a much nicer guy than his stage name implies. So nice in fact, that his work as a social activist to improve the water infrastructure in his hometown of Atlanta was officially recognized by the state on Friday. The Georgia State...
  • Watch: Run the Jewels are calmly forceful on NPR

    Watch: Run the Jewels are calmly forceful on NPR

    Run the Jewels stopped by NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series last week to deliver their musical message with strong vibes and a nice glint of hope. With the help of a small audience and some E&J brandy, El-P and Killer Mike rolled through their songs "Talk to Me," "Legend Has It," and "A Report to...
  • Jesse Seilhan

    Run The Jewels prove they aren't sell outs at sold out Shrine show

    It would be an understatement to declare hip-hop as being in a transition period. While new faces like Migos and Future are riding high alongside those that have commanded respect this entire decade, the dominant sound that runs through the scene has changed dramatically from chart topper to chart...
  • Run the Jewels, Arab Strap and more added to 2017 Field Day festival lineup

    Run the Jewels, Arab Strap and more added to 2017 Field Day festival lineup

    The 2017 Field Day music festival is shaping up to be one of 2017 hottest shows. On Jan. 24, the event’s organizers announced that American rap superstars Run the Jewels, English rapper Lady Leshurr and Scottish indie rock band Arab Strap have been added to the bill. Those leading lights will join...
  • See 'Run The Jewels 3' in a whole new light with the ARTJ app

    See 'Run The Jewels 3' in a whole new light with the ARTJ app

    Always on the cutting edge, Run The Jewels is perpetually reinventing what musical promotion looks like. Their latest attempt comes in ARTJ, an augmented reality app that virtually interacts with album art. Specifically Run The Jewels 3, which physically drops today.   After picking up the vinyl, CD...
  • 5 times Run the Jewels told it like it is in their music videos

    5 times Run the Jewels told it like it is in their music videos

    El-P and Killer Mike of Run The Jewels have never been known to hold their tongues. From politics to police brutality, they have often spoke out against social injustice in both their music and their personal lives. Serving as the voices of the people, they never shy away from controversy, rather...
  • Pittsburgh’s Stage AE to host Run The Jewels

    Pittsburgh’s Stage AE to host Run The Jewels

    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...
  • Run The Jewels announces return of radio show and adds new tour dates

    Run The Jewels announces return of radio show and adds new tour dates

     Run The Jewels released Run The Jewels 3 a little bit early, because they could see that the world needed something to believe in on Christmas day. Now, the dynamic duo has announced that they will kick off the second season of their radio show, WRTJ on Friday, Jan. 6 at 5 p.m. EST on Beats...
  • 5 can't miss concerts in Nashville during January

    5 can't miss concerts in Nashville during January

    The holiday season is over and Nashville's concert calendar is pivoting from holiday content to winter tour stops in January. While January isn't as packed as some months, there's still plenty to choose from in Music City, from country legends to hip hop supergroups to all-star jams. These five...
  • Run the Jewels drop 'RTJ3' as early Christmas present to fans: Listen

    Run the Jewels drop 'RTJ3' as early Christmas present to fans: Listen

    Run the Jewels fans who went to bed early on Christmas Eve are about to wake up to some new music in their stockings. Arriving nearly three weeks ahead of its announced release date of Jan. 13, Run the Jewels dropped their highly anticipated new album Run the Jewels 3 late on Christmas Eve. The new...
  • Run the Jewels tease third album with concert clip

    Run the Jewels tease third album with concert clip

    Ahead of the release of their third self-titled album, rap supergroup Run the Jewels has released a teaser to whet fans appetites. Posted to YouTube on Dec. 20, the 34-second clip features the duo performing part of their latest single “Legend Has It" live in concert, as well as some brief behind...
  • NOS Primavera Sound's 2017 lineup includes Bon Iver, Justice, and Run The Jewels. 

    Bon Iver, Aphex Twin, Justice, and Run The Jewels lead NOS Primavera Sound 2017 lineup

    Just under a month ago, Barcelona’s Primavera Sound released their impressively loaded lineup which features Bon Iver, Frank Ocean, Van Morrison, and The xx just to name a few. A week following the festival in Spain, Primavera will head to Porto, Portugal, to host what looks to be an equally awesome...
  • RTJ performed at the 2016 Game Awards

    Watch: Run The Jewels perform 'Talk to Me' and 'Nobody Speak' live at The Game Awards 2016

    The same day as they announced new album RTJ3, Run The Jewels delivered a lively performance at the 2016 Game Awards in Los Angeles.  The duo performed the second single from said forthcoming album, “Talk To Me.” RTJ also busted out their politically charged collaboration with DJ Shadow, “Nobody...
  • RTJ3 is set for release January 13.

    Run The Jewels announce a new album 'RTJ3'

    The highly anticipated new album from Killer Mike and El-P, collectively known as Run The Jewels, has a release date.  RTJ3 will see a worldwide digital release on January 13 with physical copies available in North America the same date and internationally on January 20.  RTJ3 will be available in a...
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