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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This week's countdown is below, and you can listen to a playlist of all our 5 Best Songs on Spotify. More »
Tags: Music, Sorry, Killer Mike, Run The Jewels, Squid, The 5 Best Songs Of The Week, Braids, El-p, Dua Lipa


Run The Jewels – “Ooh LA LA” (Feat. DJ Premier & Greg Nice)

At one point Run The Jewels promised RTJ4 would be out before Coachella. Thanks to coronavirus, Coachella is postponed, and the rest of the music industry is in chaos. Chaos, though, is RTJ's natural element, so it's good that they're rolling this shit out. More »
Tags: Music, Coachella, Killer Mike, Run The Jewels, El-p, DJ Premier, Gang Starr, Greg Nice, Nice & Smooth


Run The Jewels – “The Yankee And The Brave”

Yesterday, Run The Jewels offered up a preview of their new album on Instagram, and today they've released a whole new song. It's called "The Yankee And The Brave." … More »
Tags: Music, Killer Mike, Run The Jewels, El-p


Run The Jewels Preview RTJ4 On Instagram

Although Run The Jewels do show up on the occasional Danny Brown song or superhero movie soundtrack, it's been over three years since RTJ3 came out. Last month, though, El-P announced that RTJ4 was finished. And today, he's taken to Instagram to preview a track from the album. More »
Tags: Video, Music, Killer Mike, Run The Jewels, El-p, Danny Brown


Run the Jewels’ New Album is “Done”

Killer Mike and El-P are ready to rock again!
Tags: News, Jazz, Killer Mike, Run The Jewels, El-p


Danny Brown – “3 Tearz” (Feat. Run The Jewels) Video

Late last year, rap instigator Danny Brown released his excellent uknowhatimsayin¿ LP. The album didn't include a whole lot of guest-rappers. There's really only one all-star throwdown, but that one is pretty special. On "3 Tearz," Brown teams up with his old comrades in the firebreathing duo Run The Jewels, and … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Killer Mike, Run The Jewels, El-p, Danny Brown, Colin Read, Tearz Brown


Stream Music Inspired By The Film Roma Featuring Patti Smith, El-P, T Bone Burnett, Ibeyi, & More

Alfonso Cuarón's Roma is a fantastic movie, but it doesn't exactly seem like the type of film that would lend itself to the celebrity soundtrack treatment. But that's exactly what Music Inspired By The Film Roma is: a collection of notables contributing songs that they say were inspired by the movie. I'm sure some of … More »
Tags: Music, Beck, Alfonso Cuarón, Patti Smith, Roma, Album Stream, El-p, Dj Shadow, Laura Marling, T Bone Burnett, Asaf Avidan, Billie Eilish, Ibeyi, Unkle, Jessie Reyez, Sonido Gallo Negro


El-P Calls Out Spotify For Not Protecting Artists Against Fraud

Run The Jewels rapper and producer El-P is calling out Spotify for what he alleges to be a lack of protection against fraud on the platform. The musician recently took to Twitter to respond to a fan who noticed that music from another artist had been included on the El-P artist page. “No matter how … More »
Tags: Spotify, Music, News, El-p, Not Protecting Artists Against Fraud


Run The Jewels – “Let’s Go (The Royal We)”

There's a new Run The Jewels song, "Let's Go (The Royal We)," featured in the post-credits stinger of the new Tom Hardy-starring superhero movie Venom. But that new song is actually based on a piece of music that El-P wrote for another big movie, as the rapper and producer revealed during an interview … More »
Tags: Music, Killer Mike, Run The Jewels, Tom Hardy, El-p


Bun B – “Myself” (Feat. Run The Jewels)

10 or 15 years ago, if someone would've told me that there would've been a Bun B solo album with an El-P guest verse, I might've had a heart attack. But that's where we are. Different strains of underground rap converge all the time. And Bun B, the Texan rap originator, plays host to Run … More »
Tags: Music, Killer Mike, Run The Jewels, El-p, Bun B


Watch Run The Jewels Perform “Thursday In The Danger Room” On Colbert

After the day Kanye West just had, Killer Mike's NRA video doesn't seem so bad! It's been an eventful few weeks for Run The Jewels, the duo of Mike and El-P. They wrapped up their opening stint on Lorde's arena tour, they dealt with the fallout of that NRA video, and they announced that … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Lorde, Stephen Colbert, Colbert, Killer Mike, Run The Jewels, El-p, Nra, Mike


El-P To Score Al Capone Biopic Fonzo

For upwards of 20 years, El-P, the indie-rap innovator and one half of Run The Jewels, has been making clanking, sputtering, avant-garde rap beats that sounded like the score to some imaginary dystopic sci-fi movie. And now El-P is getting to score an actual movie, though not a dystopic sci-fi one. Instead, he's doing the … More »
Tags: Music, News, Run The Jewels, El-p, Fonzo


El-P Shares Rejected Blade Runner 2049 Trailer Score

El-P, indie-rap production mastermind and one half of Run The Jewels, has lately been dropping a lot of hints on Twitter about a mysterious film-score project that he's been working on. If you've been paying attention to El's work since his discordant, mind-altering Company Flow or Def Jux days, you know that El's always been …
Tags: Music, El-p, Blade Runner 2049


El-P on Killer Mike NRA controversy: "will not ever turn my back on this man"

El-P posted a lengthy statement in response to the controversy stirred up by Killer Mike doing a video interview with the NRA. Continue reading… [Author: BrooklynVegan Staff]
Tags: Music, Guns, Killer Mike, Run The Jewels, Music News, El-p, Nra, Hip Hop News, BrooklynVegan Staff


El-P Defends Killer Mike Over NRA Video

This past weekend, Killer Mike appeared in an interview on the National Rifle Association's online television channel, defending the idea of black gun ownership and saying that he wouldn't let his kids participate in the school walkouts in favor of gun control. (He said, jokingly I think, that he told them, "If you walk … More »
Tags: Music, News, Killer Mike, Run The Jewels, El-p, National Rifle Association


Run The Jewels – “Oh Mama” Video (Feat. Rick & Morty)

Run The Jewels are currently touring North America's finest hockey arenas alongside Lorde, which might explain why the duo of Killer Mike and El-P do not appear in their latest music video, for the RTJ3 track "Oh Mama." Instead, they've lined up a suitable pair of replacements: Rick Sanchez and Morty Smith, stars of … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Lorde, North America, Killer Mike, Run The Jewels, El-p, Morty, Rick, Rick & Morty, Rick Sanchez, Morty Smith, Juan Meza-León


Lorde delivers lots of ‘Melodrama’ in a terrific show at Staples Center in Los Angeles

There’s always been something both preternaturally mature and childlike about Lorde, the 21-year-old singer-songwriter who burst onto the international music scene five years ago when her debut single “Royals” surfaced from halfway around the world to top the Billboard charts and eventually win a Grammy for song of the year. The music and lyrics on that songs and “Pure Heroine,” the album from which it came, had the emotional depth of a much older artist but on stage she was still a slightly shy...
Tags: Hollywood, Lorde, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, New Zealand, Yellow Flicker Beat, Coachella, Killer Mike, Staples Center, Southern California, Concerts, Wilson, Glen Hansard, Frank Ocean


New Music: Lorde Feat. Run The Jewels “Supercut (El-P Remix)”

Lorde and Run The Jewels are two names that nobody would have put together, but neither were Killer Mike and El-P until a few years ago. In both cases, they make it work. Ahead of their upcoming tour with the New Zealand songstress, El-P and Mike give Lorde’s Melodrama anthem “Supercut” a special Run The Jewels makeover that should go down a treat on the road. Check out the dates for Lorde’s North American Dance Tour here, featuring Run The Jewels, Mitski, and Tove Styrke. Listen below… ...
Tags: Lorde, New Zealand, Jazz, Killer Mike, Run The Jewels, New Music, El-p, Mitski, Mike, Cristin Milioti, Tove Styrke


Run The Jewels Joins Lorde On “Supercut (Remix)”

The songstress will embark on a stateside tour this week.
Tags: Lorde, Jazz, Killer Mike, Run The Jewels, Songs, El-p


Run the Jewels are the 2018 Record Store Day Ambassadors, making a CBD-infused beer for 4/20

RTJ are also featured on a new BOOTS single. Record Store Day 2018 happens April 21. Continue reading… [Author: Bill Pearis]
Tags: Boots, Music, Beer, Killer Mike, Run The Jewels, Record Store Day, Music News, 420, El-p, Bill Pearis, Cristin Milioti, Hip Hop News


Run The Jewels Are Your Record Store Day 2018 Ambassadors

Every year, the people behind Record Store Day pick one famous artist to help them advance the cause of getting people into brick-and-mortar stores to drop a bunch of money on limited releases once a year. Last year, it was St. Vincent. And this year, the duo of Killer Mike and El-P are doing … More »
Tags: Music, News, Killer Mike, Run The Jewels, Record Store Day, El-p


Win Butler & other musicians respond to Trump's "shithole countries" comments

Win tweeted, "Trump's comments about Haiti reflect nothing on the amazing country, and only on his own racism and xenophobia." Chuck D, El-P and others have also responded. Continue reading… [Author: Jeremy Nifras]
Tags: Music, Lupe Fiasco, Arcade Fire, Win Butler, Donald Trump, Haiti, Music News, Trump, El-p, Chuck D, Hip Hop News, Jeremy Nifras, Chuck D El P


Run the Jewels play an MSG show where things go awry in "Call Ticketron" video

Run the Jewels live at the Garden... and the audience mysteriously disappears. Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
Tags: Garden, Music, Killer Mike, Run The Jewels, Music News, El-p, MSG, Andrew Sacher, Madison Square Garden, Hip Hop News


Run The Jewels – “Call Ticketron” Video

Run The Jewels teased their "Call Ticketron" video earlier this week with an elaborate website hinting at chaos in New York City. Now it's here, and it's indeed about a hostile alien invasion in Midtown Manhattan. Unfortunately for El-P, Killer Mike, and DJ Trackstar, it hits right when RTJ are about to encore at … More »
Tags: Video, Music, New York City, Killer Mike, Run The Jewels, El-p, Midtown Manhattan, Brad Palmer, Brian And Brad Palmer, Brian Palmer


Statik Selektah – “Put Jewels On It” (Feat. Run The Jewels)

Producer Statik Selektah is putting out a new album next month, and today he's shared a single called "Put Jewels On It" that features none other than El-P and Killer Mike of Run The Jewels. The rest of Statik Selektah's album, 8, also features some big-name guests, including 2 Chainz, Wiz Khalifa, Joey Bada$$, Raekwon, … More »
Tags: Music, Killer Mike, Run The Jewels, El-p, Statik Selektah, Chainz Wiz Khalifa Joey Bada Raekwon