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Run the Jewels

RTJ 3 (Run the Jewels Inc.)

Sunday ACL Fest Record Reviews

Manifesto of mayhem, beastly bi-metro duo Run the Jewels further fuses El-P and Killer Mike into a two-headed lyrical monstrosity. Directly confronting "masters" of the universe and their often deadly institutions with gallows humor and perforating sincerity, the producer/MC pairing advocates (if necessary) social unrest on "Thieves! (Screamed the Ghost)" and announce themselves as maimers of the contextual via "A Report to the Shareholders/Kill Your Masters." Their best work and most politicized, RTJ 3 is the battle cry of triumphant satyrs looking for a bloody good time. (6:15pm, Honda stage)

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