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Watch Run The Jewels’ Animated “yankee and the brave (ep. 4)” Music Video



Run The Jewels, photo by Timothy Saccenti

Hip-hop duo Run The Jewels (which consists of El-P and Killer Mike) continue to promote their latest masterpiece, RTJ4, (read our review here), and today have shared a Sean Solomon-directed and Titmouse-animated music video for the new album’s lead0off single, “yankee and the brave (ep. 4).”

Titmouse founder and president, Chris Prynoski, states, “Killer Mike and El-P would f*** up some robot cops in real life, so I consider this animated music video for ‘Yankee and the Brave’ a documentary – that documents the future. The prophecy of Run The Jewels has flowed through the Titmouse animators’ hearts and into their pencils. You can watch it before it happens as magical, moving drawings.”

The animated video follows the group’s acclaimed Holy Calamavote televised concert special, which debuted on Adult Swim and HBO Max. According to a recent press release, “The concert film marked the first-ever performance of RTJ4, and includes special appearances from Pharrell Williams, 2 Chainz, Mavis Staples, Zack de la Rocha, Gangsta Boo, Greg Nice, DJ Cutmaster Swiff, Cochemea Gastelum, and Josh Homme, as well as Eric Andre, who acted as the event’s official Master of Ceremonies.”

Run The Jewels 4 Track Listing:

1. yankee and the brave (ep. 4)
2. ooh la la (feat. Greg Nice & DJ Premier)
3. out of site (feat. 2 Chainz)
4. holy calamafuck
5. goonies vs. E.T.
6. walking in the snow
7. JU$T (feat. Pharrell Williams & Zack de la Rocha)
8. never look back
9. the ground below
10. pulling the pin (feat. Mavis Staples & Josh Homme)
11. a few words for the firing squad (radiation)

Artwork for ‘Run The Jewels 4’ by Run The Jewels

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