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Run The Jewels

Run the Jewels are hip-hop’s preeminent anti-oppressor, anti-sucker,
anti-wack-shit menace: the party band for the revolution or the
apocalypse, whichever comes first. A collaboration between two
veteran rhyme-slayers — Brooklyn’s El-P and Atlanta’s Killer Mike —
Run the Jewels have gone from a whim-driven underground rap project to a worldwide sensation, headlining festivals, topping critics polls, nabbing Grammy nominations, soundtracking movie trailers and
striking fear in any group unfortunate enough to follow them on a
concert stage.

Mixing the industrial grime of New York City with the vibrant bounce
of the dirty South, Run the Jewels forge hip-hop’s future while adhering
to the core tenets of its bedrock: gymnastic displays of skills, incendiary political rhetoric, furious scratch solos, merciless braggadocio, battle-honed assholery, R-rated punchlines and a back-and-forth that brings the interplay of the shell-toe Adidas era screaming into our contemporary nightmare.