Run the Jewels
Run the Jewels, also known as RTJ, is an American hip hop duo formed by rapper/producer El-P and rapper Killer Mike. They gained recognition with their debut studio album, Run the Jewels, which was released as a free digital download in 2013. The album received critical acclaim and established them as a force to be reckoned with in the music industry.
In 2014, Run the Jewels followed up with their second album, Run the Jewels 2. This release further solidified their reputation for delivering powerful and thought-provoking lyrics over innovative beats. Critics praised their unique sound and socially conscious themes.
The duo's third album, Run the Jewels 3, was digitally released in 2016 and later made available physically in 2017. Once again, they received widespread acclaim for their boundary-pushing music that seamlessly blends genres and tackles important issues such as social injustice and political corruption.