Run The Jewels
Run The Jewels, aka El-P and Killer Mike, have shared a new single called “Rubble Kings Theme (Dynamite)”. The track serves as the first piece of music from the soundtrack to Rubble Kings, a new documentary set to be released at the end of the month by Mass Appeal. In typical RTJ fashion, the song finds the two MCs trading syncopated flows over menacing production, all tied together by a choppy vocal sample in the hook exclaiming “d-d-d-d-d-d-dynamite”.
Stream the new song and read the lyrics after the jump.
This summer was a miracle. I started off with almost no plans and ended up going to London with my dad, spending the Fourth of July at the beach with my best friends, and interning with my aunt in Washington (D.C.). I think the biggest lesson I learned from these travels is that it is not about where you go, it is about who you’re with. “Beach Is Better” is not saying that weekend at the beach with my friends was my best trip. It is saying that you can make a “beach” wherever you go. And that’s always better.
- How Sad – Indian Summer
- Run the Jewels – Sea Legs
- Netherfriends – Uptown Boys
- Step Rockets – Kisser
- Jay Z – Beach Is Better
- Astronomyy – Things I’d Do for U
- Left Boy – Laying in the Snow
- Dewy Sinatra – I Need Love
- PARTYNEXTDOOR – Right Now
- Boy/friend – SOTL
- Shadow Shadow – Riviera
- Tor Miller – Headlights
- Sam Smith – Safe with Me
- Austin Paul – V V
- Dylan Owen – The Window Seat
- Noah Slee – Can’t Stop
- Bartoven – Domestics
- KYLE – Sex & Super Smash Bros
- denitia and sene. – stupid world.
Damn, I think this shit’s gonna hit the fan.
This is the first music I downloaded when I set foot in the lobby of my London hotel around 10 days ago. I have been a fan of El-P‘s work for an embarrassingly short amount of time (since 2012′s Cancer 4 Cure) and for some reason I have never gotten around to Killer Mike‘s discography, but still I knew that this Run The Jewels album would be a highlight of the year. The two veteran MCs seem to push each other to the limit on each joint and prove just how precise and interesting rap music can be. The project is fun and smart and produced masterfully and rapped beautifully.