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Run The Jewels announce second album

By | Published on Friday 22 August 2014

Run The Jewels

Run The Jewels have announced that they will release a new album, ‘RTJ2′, through Nas’ Mass Appeal label on 28 Oct. The album will feature appearances from Rage Against The Machine’s Zach De La Rocha and Blink 182’s Travis Barker.

Announcing the record, producer El-P said: “We are very excited to bring you the next chapter of Run The Jewels via the good folks at Mass Appeal. We can make no promises about the safety of any animals involved in the creation of this record”.

Rapper Killer Mike then insisted: “It is the best rap group album since ‘RTJ1’!”

And who could argue with that? You can get a taste of the album from lead track ‘Blockbuster Night Part 1’, which is streaming here:

Meanwhile, Killer Mike has been offering his thoughts on the ongoing situation in Ferguson, Missouri, where people have been protesting the police shooting of an unarmed teenager last week. As well as an opinion piece for Billboard on the subject, he has also turned up on CNN: