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1/5 3 18.75%
2/5 1 6.25%
3/5 2 12.50%
4/5 6 37.50%
5/5 4 25.00%
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Old 03-17-2017, 04:09 PM   #61 (permalink)
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Pitchfork Live series - perform at Terminal 5

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Old 03-20-2017, 04:06 PM   #62 (permalink)
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Might turn out I'm full of ****, as I have little prior experience with hip-hop. But I've listened to both RTJ2 and RTJ3, and while RTJ2 is the more brutal album, RTJ3 isn't in any way a weaker release. In fact, artistically, it represents a great leap forward for Run the Jewels. While RTJ2 was just an unadulterated assault on practically every hypocrite ever, RTJ3 seemed more like a clear rallying cry against specific ills. An example: in RTJ2, "****boys" fell under fire. Who is a ****boy? Anyone full of ****, really. But in RTJ3, it's pretty clear who's being attacked: oppressors.

Now, can I say which album has the strongest tracks? Not really, as I'd need to give the two albums a couple more listens. But no matter which one is more enjoyable, it's difficult to deny that Run the Jewels are progressing.
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Old 03-24-2017, 01:33 PM   #63 (permalink)
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Agree or disagree: Zach de la Rocha would make a great permanent 3rd member of RTJ.
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Old 03-24-2017, 01:39 PM   #64 (permalink)
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hm... i think he's great but i don't think he's up to El or Mike's level, i could definitely go for an album done with him though. i'm expecting El to do most of the production on his solo album, whenever that comes out.
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Old 03-24-2017, 01:53 PM   #65 (permalink)
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Def waiting for that solo.
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Old 03-24-2017, 10:51 PM   #66 (permalink)
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Agree or disagree: Zach de la Rocha would make a great permanent 3rd member of RTJ.

Zach works well in RTJ because he matches their intensity but has a different style. His two verses are also as effective as they are because they stand out from everything else both on those songs, and on the record as a whole. You get him on as a permanent member, and I'm not sure he can keep up the level from his two features, combined with the fact that he's no longer that ace in the hole.

While I think Zach has an incredible verse on Kill Your Masters, that fact that he wasn't credited and came on as a total surprise is what made that song for me.
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Old 03-31-2017, 11:27 AM   #67 (permalink)
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i can see myself over time liking these run the jewels albums a lot more

edit: this has came true 5 months later

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