Run The Jewels is what you would get if BIg K.R.I.T. and Trent Reznor hooked up, and if Trent could rap. Their second album, Run The Jewels 2 is a bombastic record filled with zippy one liners, earth shattering beats and friendship. Killer Mike and El-P not only created an album that is sounds sonically better than their first project, but they did it the way they wanted to. They released their music for free on their site, and garnered the respect of publications and MC’s everywhere. Without further ado, this weeks’ album is RTJ 2! Continue reading Album Of The Week – Run The Jewels 2
In a smoke-filled room, with bodies packed into the venue like sardines, a sold out show of people eagerly awaited the main headlining act, Run The Jewels. With their new IPA “Stay Gold” flowing through the lungs of so many people and the energy of Gaslamp Killer, Nick Hook, Gangsta Boo, and Cuz Lightyear’s explosive performances still lingering it the air, chants of R-T-J filled the air.
Killer Mike and El-P(roducto) couldn’t wait until January 13th to release their third album. As a Christmas present to their loyal fans, they dropped the album in all of its glory. The album is just under 45 minutes, longer than both Run The Jewels and Run The Jewels 2. A more in depth review of the album will be posted here within a week, but until then, listen to the album here and watch this funny sketch of them planning the album release here. Continue reading Run The Jewels 3 is here!
Hip-hop duo Run The Jewels release another single, presumably off of their highly anticipated album Run The Jewels 3. You can listen to the song, 2100 feat Boots, here. Production wise, it is a slight departure from their traditional style, but it sounds just as good as any of their other songs, if not better. Continue reading Run The Jewels debut new single “2100” feat BOOTS
On the second anniversary of their sophomore album “Run The Jewels 2”, rap duo Killer Mike and El-P(roducto) release the first official single off their highly anticipated album “Run The Jewels 3”. The single was released on the Adult Swim “Singles Program”, a program that hosts singles for various artists. A link to the song on SoundCloud can be found here. Continue reading Run The Jewels release new single “Talk To Me”
In the past ten years there has been a large resurgence in vinyl records. Yes, those old discs that your parents probably have stored in an attic are making a massive comeback, but why? What is so great about vinyl records, and why are the making a comeback? Continue reading Let The Needle Drop – The Vinyl Resurgence