OutKast may have reunited, but there’s no new album on the horizon. Who knows if we’ll ever get a Watch the Throne 2 from Jay and ‘Ye. Good thing we have Run the Jewels, the goofy yet prolific duo featuring El-P and Killer Mike. They’re set to release RTJ2, the follow-up to 2013’s debut Run the Jewels, on Oct. 27.
The duo seemed like an odd pairing when they first started working together. El-P lent his brand of dense, industrial rap beats to Killer Mike’s 2012 LP R.A.P. Music, a record full of the rapper’s signature Southern wordplay. The collaboration led them to form Run the Jewels and offer their debut as a free download. The record took off, Run the Jewels dominated the festival circuit, and now they’re back—and boasting their well-known style of stoner humor. READ FULL STORY