El P + Killer Mike = Run The Jewels. In case you’ve been living under a rock, rap’s most dangerous duo teamed up with Fool’s Gold for a free album, which you can download today at foolsgoldrecs.com/runthejewels. Ten tracks of speaker obliterating beats and razor sharp verses, laced with searingly honest emotion and pitch black humor. The shit BANGS. And did we mention our limited edition RTJ vinyl and merch? Run ’em baby. Read More
Danny Brown takes on North Korea, soggy cereal, Frank Sinatra, cats, and other important topics for Pitchfork’s Over/Under. Check it out, and for more opinionated FG rappers, peep Run The Jewels’ contribution to the series after the jump. Read More
El-P and Killer Mike announced their Run The Jewels collab with a snippet of “Banana Clipper” in April, then watched their joint LP quickly become the most anticipated rap record of the summer. The dynamic duo keeps fans excited with the full version of “Banana Clipper” – complete with a closing verse from ATL legend Big Boi – premiered today by Miss Info.
Download the track, check out some footage of El, Mike, and Big recording “Banana Clipper” together at Nick Hook’s studio in Brooklyn, and check all the Run The Jewels North American tour dates at foolsgoldrecs.com/runthejewels. Stay tuned for the free album download and deluxe 2xLP vinyl edition on Fool’s Gold this June!
After a scene stealing guest appearance on Loosies, El-P returns to Fool’s Gold as half of Run The Jewels, his new supergroup with ATL hero Killer Mike. Pitchfork just premiered the new track “Get It,” along with the group’s summer tour dates, where they will be joined by Despot and Kool AD. Stay tuned for more news on the full length Run The Jewels LP, which Fool’s Gold will be presenting as a free download this June, along with a limited edition physical release and other rad items. It’s a stick up…