About Run The Jewels

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Run the Jewels, also known by the initialism RTJ, is an American hip hop supergroup duo consisting of Brooklyn-based rapper and producer El-P and Atlanta-based rapper Killer Mike. They released their critically acclaimed self-titled debut studio album as a free download in 2013 and have since released the follow-up albums Run the Jewels 2 (2014), Run the Jewels 3 (2016), and RTJ4 (2020), all of which have been released for free and received similar acclaim.

History

Formation and Run the Jewels (2011–2013)

The duo were first introduced to each other by Cartoon Network executive Jason DeMarco in 2011. El-P later produced Mike's 2012 album R.A.P. Music, which was soon followed by Mike's appearance on the track "Tougher Colder Killer" from El-P's 2012 albu…Read more on Wikipedia