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Run the Jewels Return with 'RTJ4' When We Need Them Most

Run the Jewels have always had a taste for action-movie hyperbole, but as they've powered through their careers, the lines between slapstick and real have almost ceased to exist.

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Run the Jewels' Verbal Broadsides Mix the Personal and Political

The dilemma across 2016 lay in how much politics to include in a creative project that began as a way for a pair of middle-aged solo artists to blow off steam and have fun making rap music together.

Randall Roberts
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DJ Shadow feat. Run the Jewels - "Nobody Speak" (Singles Going Steady)

DJ Shadow's electronic beats add an extra layer of cinematic thrill to the track, giving us the no-holds-barred musical catharsis we all deserve for sticking it out through 2016.

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Panorama Peaks with Sounds of Silver

Panorama closes out its first edition with the monumental return of LCD Soundsystem and an awkward performance by Sia.

Silas Valentino
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Run the Jewels: Meow the Jewels

The jewel runners go full Cheezburger, pointing claws and snatching collars in the finest feline-based album in the history of everdom.

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Run the Jewels - "Rubble Kings Theme (Dynamite)" (Singles Going Steady)

I think most would be content to here Killer Mike and El-P rap the phone book at this point, but I for one am glad to hear a non-cat related Run the Jewels project come out this year.

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Northside Festival 2015: Run the Jewels & The Very Best + Heems (Photos)

Northside festival serves as the unofficial start of summer in Brooklyn as it brings a ton of (often free) music, film and tech events.

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Run the Jewels, Mac DeMarco, and More Hop in the Black Cab for Field Day

The back of a London black cab may not be the most spacious of venues, but artists like Run the Jewels know how to make the best of it.

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Run the Jewels - "Early" (video)

Socially conscious and musically inventive in the way we've come to expect from Run the Jewels, the animated video to "Early" is a real ear and eye-grabber.

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Counterbalance: Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 2

One of 2014's most acclaimed albums is a dense, challenging effort from two wily veterans. Profanities and profundities abound in this week's Counterbalance.

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Run the Jewels feat. Zack De La Rocha - "Close Your Eyes (And Count To Fuck)" (video)

Run the Jewels take a track from their highly acclaimed Run the Jewels 2 LP and set it to a video that documents the rough reality of police violence in the United States.

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The Best Albums of 2014

From Polish black metal to mind-blowing progressive R&B and electronic music, 2014's best albums certainly have something for everyone.

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Run the Jewels - "Blockbuster Night Part 1" (audio)

Run the Jewels (El-P and Killer Mike) have dropped a cut from their forthcoming Run the Jewels 2, "Blockbuster Night Part 1".

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The Artists of the Year: 2013 Edition

It was a year of thrilling comebacks from legends like My Bloody Valentine and David Bowie as well the launch of major new talents like Lorde and Kacey Musgraves. These artists had the biggest impact on the shape of music in 2013.

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Run the Jewels (El-P and Killer Mike) - "Get It" (stream)

The new song from hip-hop odd couple El-P and Killer Mike continues the synergy found on their outstanding 2012 solo efforts, finding the duo sliding into a masterful, sinister comfort zone that's the equivalent of two super villains doing battle over the world right before they decide to conquer it together.

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