The Sound

  Hip hop supergroup Run the Jewels — comprised of Killer Mike and El-P — have been busy this holiday season, and surprise-dropped their third album, 'Run the Jewels 3'.

Killer Mike and El-P have released a new Run the Jewels song in the wake of Trump’s election. The song features Jordan Asher aka Boots, who can also be heard on Run the Jewels 2. “For our friends. For our family. For everyone who is hurting or scared right now,” the duo said in an […]

The 2016 Adult Swim Single Series is here, and the cable network has just unveiled the lineup. Included in this year’s curation is Run The Jewels, Flying Lotus, Rae Sremmurd and more, with a series start date of this Wednesday (May 25). Stay tuned as Adult Swim releases a brand new free song each week, […]

Run the Jewels have lent their track “Oh My Darling (Don’t Cry)” to the soundtrack trailer for Marvel comic series Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet. Ta-Nehisi Coates makes an appearance in Part 1, breaking down key characters and the tribulations faced by the nation of Wakanda. From Rolling Stone: “T’Challa has lost his greatest ally, his sister […]

The Sound

The only thing that would’ve made RTJ2 even better is cat sounds. Fortunately, hip-hop’s best working duo obliged. After a year of work, Run The Jewels’ Meow The Jewels remix is finally here. The project comes with production assistance from the likes of Just Blaze, Prince Paul, Portishead’s Geoff Barrow and The Alchemist. The download is available here and the […]

Killer Mike recently weighed in on whether or not he believes Kanye West is the “greatest living rock star in the world.” During an interview with British graffiti artist and political activist Banksy for The Guardian, Killer Mike threw in an unlikely comparison. “Kanye [West] is amazing and may be the greatest rock star in […]

Fantastic Four is about to get the Run the Jewels treatment. El-P from the duo composed music for the end credits of the Marvel film. Josh Tank, the movie’s director, tweeted about the “incredible instrumental” El-P made for the film. El-P will join the ranks of RZA and Pharrell Williams, who’ve scored films previously. Fantastic […]

Killer Mike turns 40 today, and, as we can imagine he has been for years, he gets to celebrate 4/20 doubly because of the occasion. It’s been something like 15 years since Mike trickled onto the music scene through an association with Outkast, specifically Big Boi. After pounding out half-a-dozen albums in a nine-year span between 2003 and […]


If you found 2014 a bit lacking in music star power, then 2015 will be your year. The recently departed year had a majority of its premier releases stacked into the last quarter. This year will probably see releases from Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Lil Wayne and others. In other words, there are many […]

Following up on a bigger-than-ever 2014, Killer Mike and El-P as Run The Jewels have been tapped as an opening act for rocker Jack White at Madison Square Garden later this month. White is playing the legendary venue on January 30, and yesterday his record label Third Man Records announced the news about RTJ. The […]


Killer Mike and El-P have their hands full for the new year as they plan on creating their next Run The Jewels project, Meow The Jewels. The effort, which began as a joke, is now a full-fledged project with backing from fans. “In January, we begin constructing Meow The Jewels,” El-P said via Twitter. “Updates soon.” Although the […]


“We’re going to burn this motherfucker to the ground.” Killer Mike grabbed the microphone and hold of the crowd in NYC for a set of sold out shows, and never let go until he dropped it.      Stage 48 was rocked to its foundations by hardcore hip-hop duo Run The Jewels. The duo, consisting of emcee […]