A Deep Dive On Run The Jewels' Latest, 'RTJ4' : All Songs Considered We break format on this week's show for a deeper discussion of RTJ4, an album that speaks directly to both current and historic racism in America, police violence and systemic oppression.
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New Music Friday: Run The Jewels

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New Music Friday: Run The Jewels

New Music Friday: Run The Jewels

New Music Friday: Run The Jewels

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Killer Mike (left) and EL-P of Run The Jewels. Their new album is RTJ4. Timothy Saccenti/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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We're breaking format on this week's show to spend more time digging into the music and themes on the latest album from the rap duo Run The Jewels. RTJ4 is a brilliantly conceived and produced examination of both current and historic racism in America, police violence and systemic oppression. It shudders with outrage, but also with the love and joy of brotherhood and resistance. Joining us for this discussion is:

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