I wrote the last one of these columns almost a month ago, so this is really the five best videos of the last three weeks. Don’t worry, though. Not that many videos came out during the holiday, and most of the ones that did come out weren’t that good. Some of them were, though, including … More »
Having recently added a Grammy and three studio albums to their list of achievements, Run the Jewels are one of contemporary hip hop’s most acclaimed acts. In their newest video for “Call Ticketron,” directed by Brian and Brad Palmer, the duo — comprised of Killer Mike and El-P — journey through an post apocalyptic Madison Square Garden after discovering that their “sold out” headlining show is actually empty.
Viewers can call the emergency tip line from the video’s “newscast” at (646) 846-RTJ3, but the only auditory feedback that is received are some jumbled snippets from the clip.
For those who enjoy laser shooting tarantulas and doom laden lighting schemes, Run the Jewels are here to satisfy.
Run The Jewels teased their “Call Ticketron” video earlier this week with an elaborate website hinting at chaos in New York City. Now it’s here, and it’s indeed about a hostile alien invasion in Midtown Manhattan. Unfortunately for El-P, Killer Mike, and DJ Trackstar, it hits right when RTJ are about to encore at … More »