New Run The Jewels Songs, Mixtapes & Videos


30 Best Hip-Hop and R&B Albums of the Decade (So Far), Ranked [Feature ]

The music landscape has changed tremendously since the dawn of our current decade as the internet and streaming have altered the way we consume music and given rise to the almighty playlist, casting doubts over the... Read More


The Improbable Story of How Trackstar Became Run The Jewels’ DJ [Feature ]

Imagine placing a cold call to your favorite rap artist, expecting to be sent to a voicemail, but instead, they pick up. Do you hang up? Do you stay on the line? What do you say? For Madison, Wisconsin native Gabe... Read More


4 Hip-Hop Songs Actually “Fighting The System” That You Won’t See at the VMAs [Feature ]

MTV recently released their nominations for this year’s VMA Awards, which—much like the GRAMMYs—have ebbed and flowed in their relevance within the hip-hop community since their formation back in 1984. As... Read More


From Rae Sremmurd to Run The Jewels, Why We Need More Hip-Hop Duos [Feature ]

We need more hip-hop duos. Besides the sheer ear candy that is produced when two skilled emcees trade bars on a track, a duo is an organic breeding ground for talent. Think OutKast, Black Star, Mobb Deep and UGK.... Read More


Killer Mike on Pre-Run The Jewels Solo Career: “That Shit’s Fucking Lonely” [Feature ]

In honor of the five-year anniversaries of their last solo albums, Killer Mike (R.A.P. Music) and El-P (Cancer 4 Cure) recently sat down for an interview with Mass Appeal to discuss the genesis of Run The Jewels and the... Read More


Holy Sh*t You Need to Hear Danger Mouse’s “Chase Me” With Big Boi & Run The Jewels [Feature ]

Last August, Big Boi announced that he and Killer Mike were working on a collaborative EP. Obviously, that project has not yet seen the light of day, but that hasn't stopped the longtime collaborators and ATL veterans... Read More


“Make Me Look Good”: El-P’s Triumphant New York Homecoming [Feature ]

“This is as good as it gets.” Six years ago, El-P was authoring “Drones Over Brooklyn”—a disturbingly accurate depiction of how 2017 has unfolded so far. The native New Yorker embodies a... Read More


Killer Mike, Lil Uzi Vert & The Difference Between Loving & Hating Rap [Feature ]

Killer Mike has been a professional rapper for the past 14 years, and, thanks to the rise of Run The Jewels, he's more successful now than he's ever been at any point in his career. Earlier this month, while in Los... Read More


5 Best Hip-Hop Album Series, Ranked [Feature ]

It's an extremely difficult task to create an album that's excellent, timeless and unforgettable. Trying to carry that magic over to multiple albums, all connected in one continuous series, is an even more... Read More


Killer Mike Estimates the Incredible Amount of Weed Smoked During ‘RTJ3’ Sessions [Feature ]

If you’ve encountered Killer Mike in any manner over the course of his nearly 25-year career, you’ve probably quickly realized his affinity for weed. Marijuana mentions are heavy in most of his music,... Read More


How Killer Mike’s ‘R.A.P. Music’ Created The Blueprint For Run The Jewels [Feature ]

Rap is home to several great three-album runs. Despite outliers like A Tribe Called Quest's People’s Instinctive Travels-The Low End Theory-Midnight Marauders, Danny Brown's XXX-Old-Atrocity... Read More


Run The Jewels Released ‘RTJ3’ For Free, Still Sold 22k Copies [Feature ]

Run The Jewels decided to release their outstanding new album RTJ3 on Christmas Eve, nearly three full weeks before its originally scheduled due date, but their decision to call an audible has paid off big time. Despite... Read More


Imagining a Killer Mike & Logic Collaborative Album [Feature ]

The collaborative nature of hip-hop has always been one of my favorite parts of the culture. Throughout our travels into the digital era, that nature has been expedited to the point where Twitter and Instagram are now... Read More


Holy Sh*t You Need To Hear This DJ Shadow x Run The Jewels Mash-Up Mixtape [Feature ]

Ever since their introduction in 2013, Killer Mike and El-P’s supergroup Run The Jewels has been an absolute force to be reckoned with. Over the course of their three albums—four if you include Mike's El-P... Read More


Run The Jewels ‘Run The Jewels 3’ 1 Listen Album Review [Feature ]

Every encounter with a new acquaintance has the potential to be life-changing. The introduction of Killer Mike and El-P took place in 2011, setting off a chain reaction of events that eventually lead the two veteran... Read More


El-P’s Perfect Response to an iTunes Comment About RTJ Releasing Free Music [Feature ]

On Christmas Eve, Run The Jewels surprised fans by releasing their new RTJ3 album three weeks early.  While the album was made available for digital purchase on iTunes, as well as for stream on Spotify and Apple... Read More


Run The Jewels Surprise Fans With Early Release of ‘RTJ3’ [Feature ]

Six months ago, when news broke that El-P and Killer Mike were planning on releasing RTJ3 before the end of 2016, we were f**king hyped. Despite delivering outstanding singles in "Talk to Me," "2100" and "Legend Has It,"... Read More


7 Best Rap Protest Songs of 2016 [Feature ]

Over the last couple weeks, I’ve seen a few memes on my Twitter timeline that compare how we entered 2016—smiling and happy—with how the year has ended: an absolute mess. They’re obviously meant to be... Read More


Holy Sh*t You Need to Hear Run The Jewels’ New Single “Legend Has It” [Feature ]

Throughout the last several years, Run The Jewels have become more than just a musical group. For many of their fans—myself included—they’ve also taken on the role of satirical philosophers, helping to fill... Read More


Run The Jewels Ease Your Post-Trump Pain With the Defiant “2100” [Feature ]

When villains rise and the Bat-Signal lights up Gotham’s skyline, Bruce Wayne suits up and saves the city. When real-life bad guys bully their way into power, El-P and Killer Mike are the hip-hop heroes we can count... Read More


Run The Jewels Announce 2017 ‘Run The World Tour’, Get Excited [Feature ]

It’s been just over a year since we last received a full-length release from Killer Mike and El-P together as Run The Jewels, but the two have far from fallen silent. Jamie and Mikey kept their names buzzing over... Read More


Killer Mike Says RTJ’s “Talk to Me” is the “Soundtrack to WW3 & the Apocalypse” [Feature ]

I may have already detailed Adult Swim’s huge contribution to hip-hop in the past, but I think they’re owed another “thank you.” For those not in the know, Killer Mike and El-P were first introduced... Read More


El-P Confirms #RTJ3 is “Almost Finished,” We Need This Album [Feature ]

It’s no secret that El-P and Killer Mike are unabashedly political. In fact, it's a large part of their narrative as Run The Jewels. Indeed, they are extremely blunt about their views: Killer Mike recently... Read More


Holy Sh*t You Need To Watch DJ Shadow & Run The Jewels’ “Nobody Speak” Video [Feature ]

For those not in the know, sampling master DJ Shadow recently released his first album in five years, the ambitious The Mountain Will Fall. Shadow is still surfing on a wave of legendary status achieved by his... Read More


Run the Jewels Are Angry About Kevin Hart’s “Run the Jewels” Movie & They Should Be [Feature ]

There's only one Run the Jewels. Killer Mike and El-P's rap group has cemented the name as their own since their breakthrough project three years ago, but they'll soon have competition on the big screen as a Kevin... Read More


Run the Jewels Want to Drop “RTJ3” This Year, Get F*cking Hyped [Feature ]

Like so many great things, as much as I love Run the Jewels, it didn't take long for me to take them for granted. I still remember when "Banana Clipper" first came out three years ago now and my brain started melting out... Read More


Best Indie Hip-Hop Record of 2015: Run the Jewels’ “Close Your Eyes” #BOTBAwards [Feature ]

[Welcome to the 2015 edition of the Best of the Booth Awards, DJBooth's annual selection of the best music of the year. For a more detailed explanation and a full list of all the categories and winners, click here.] 2015... Read More


Run The Jewels - Meowrly ft. BOOTS [Stream]

This past Friday, on their WRTJ Beats 1 radio program, El-P and Killer Mike debuted Meowrly, a remix featuring and produced by BOOTS, which is the first taste of their upcoming Meow The Jewels album, a remixed version of RTJ2... Read More


Run The Jewels - Bust No Moves ft. CUZ [Stream]

Fresh off of the release of their music video for Early last Friday, Run The Jewels officially releases Bust No Moves, a record many readers may be familiar with as it was first available back in mid-April as a vinyl... Read More


Run The Jewels - Early ft. BOOTS [Stream]

Run The Jewels, the duo of Killer Mike and El-P, may have had one of the most critically acclaimed albums of last year with RTJ2, but are already hard at work, not only on RTJ3 but also their cat-based Meow The Jewels remix... Read More


Run the Jewels ft. Zack De La Rocha - Close Your Eyes (And Count to F*ck) [Stream]

Update: The A.G. Rojas-directed visuals for Run The Jewels Close Your Eyes (And Count to F*ck) single have been added. The guest features Run The Jewels has recruited for its second studio album are few in number, but you... Read More


Run The Jewels - Lie, Cheat, Steal [Stream]

Killer Mike and El-P‘s work together as Run The Jewels  has been praised for its socially-conscious lyrical content, but are they a positive influence on the young’ns? Well, that depends on your point of... Read More


Run the Jewels ft. Michael Winslow - Oh My Darling Don’t Cry [Stream]

Update: The Timothy Saccenti-directed visuals for Run The Jewels’ Oh My Darling Don’t Cry single has been added. I could think of many adjectives to describe Run the Jewels, but “comforting” is definitely not... Read More


Run The Jewels - Blockbuster Night (Part 1) [Stream]

Update: The Trevor Kane-directed visuals for Run The Jewels’ Blockbuster Night (Part 1) single have been added. These are exciting days for Run The Jewels fans; not only have Killer Mike and El-P just announced their... Read More


Until the Ribbon Breaks ft. Run The Jewels - Revolution Indifference [Stream]

When it comes to guest features on Run The Jewels projects, a good rule of thumb is to expect the unexpected; Killer Mike and Read More


Killer Mike & El-P Fu*ked Sh*t the Fu*k Up Again (A Quasi “Run the Jewels 2” Review) [Feature ]

Photo by Kenny Sun Over a year ago, Killer Mike and El-P delivered their Run the Jewels album and fucked shit the fuck up. Fuccbois knew the combination wasn't healthy. They took getting left off your... Read More


Run The Jewels ft. Despot & Wiki - Blockbuster Night (Part 2) [Stream]

In a display of generosity (not to mention marketing savvy), Killer Mike and El-P released their second Run The Jewels LP as a free digital download. Be that as it may, they’re not about to turn away those listeners who... Read More


Run the Jewels ft. Travis Barker - All Due Respect [Stream]

Yesterday, fans of grimy, lyrically-driven hip-hop got a dope surprise when, owing to an unfortunate leak, Apollo Brown and Ras Kass‘s Blasphemy LP was liberated several days early. This morning, another... Read More


Run the Jewels - RTJ2 [Album]

Over a year ago, Killer Mike and El-P delivered their Run the Jewels album and fucked shit the fuck up. Fuccbois knew the combination wasn't healthy. They took getting list off your fuck list personal. They did... Read Full Review


It’s 3 AM On A Friday Morning & RUN THE JEWELS 2 HAS LEAKED!! [Feature ]

Everyone remain calm... Please line up in a calm and orderly fashion... Women and children first.. Because.... Ready? RUN THE JEWELS 2 IS HERE!!!!!! KILLER MIKE!!!!!!!EL-P!!!!!!!!!! RUN THE JEWELS 2 IS HERE!!!!!!!!!!... Read More


Run The Jewels - Run The Jewels [Stream]

If you’re gonna create a self-titled song, you’d better come correct—that is, unless you want a piece of hot garbage to be associated with your name for all eternity. El-P and Killer Mike of Run the Jewels are... Read More


Run The Jewels ft. DJ Q-Bert - Pew Pew Pew [Stream]

Some guns go “bang bang;” others are more like “brrrap.” Killer Mike and El-P of Run The Jewels are apparently packing lasers because, on the first feature of 2014, their nines go “Pew Pew Pew.” In any case, the... Read More


Run The Jewels - Run The Jewels [Album]

Rapper/producer and Def Jux CEO El-P has rejoined forces with veteran ATL rhymesayer Killer Mike to craft a new collaborative full-length. The duo's self-titled debut as Run The Jewels, the project is the follow-up to 2012's... Read More


Run The Jewels (El-P & Killer Mike) - 36” Chain [Stream]

With their debut full-length as Run the Jewels nearing release, El-P and Killer Mike have taken some time out of their busy promotional schedule to craft the inaugural entry in Adult Swim Singles, a newly-launched series of... Read More


Run The Jewels (El-P & Killer Mike) ft. Big Boi - Banana Clipper [Stream]

Maybe its Netflix’s fault for bringing Arrested Development back, but when I saw the title of the latest cut from Run The Jewels, Banana Clipper, I thought it might be named after a tool at the Bluth Banana Stand…alas, I... Read More


Run The Jewels (Killer Mike x El-P) - Get It [Stream & Download]

Did R.A.P. Music, Killer Mike‘s 2012 full-length with El-P, leave you hungry for more? Then you’ll be happy to hear that, not only do the twosome have another project in the works, but they’ve taken their... Read More