Run The Jewels Surprise Release Their New RTJ3 Album As A Free Christmas Gift (Audio)

Since their inception, Run The Jewels have always put their fans first. They released both their first and second eponymous albums for free, in addition to selling them for digital download, and promised to do the same for their third installment. Earlier this month, the duo of Killer Mike and El-P announced that their new album would arrive digitally on January 13, followed up by CD and vinyl copies on January 20.

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Well, it turns out Mike and El-P have pulled a fast one, in the best possible way. Tonight (December 24), they have made all of Run The Jewels 3 available for free and full stream. Guests on the album include Trina, Boots, saxophonist Kamasi Washington (Kendrick Lamar) and Danny Brown. In addition to the album’s 15 tracks, the playlist includes 3 videos, one of which is the announcement of phase 1 of their upcoming world tour, along with the North America dates.

Here is the full tracklist:

1. Down ft. Joi Gilliam
2. Talk to Me
3. Legend Has It
4. Call Ticketron
5. Hey Kids (Bumaye) ft. Danny Brown
6. Stay Gold
7. Don’t Get Captured
8. Thieves! (Screamed the Ghost) ft. Tunde Adebimpe
9. 2100 ft. Boots
10. Panther Like a Panther (Miracle Mix) ft. Trinadan
11. Everybody Stay Calm
12. Oh Mama
13. Thursday in the Danger Room ft. Kamasi Washington
14. Report to the Shareholders/Kill Your Masters

Merry Christmas to all from Mike, El-P and Ambrosia For Heads.