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Run the Jewels Announce First Leg of Run the World Tour

While fans wait for duo’s next album, Killer Mike and El-P reveal slew of live dates

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Run the Jewels will tour North America in early 2017.

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UPDATE: El-P announced that the new Run the Jewels album will be out “1st week of next year at the LATEST.”

Run the Jewels will start the new year with a bang: Killer Mike and El-P will hit the road starting January 11th in Philadelphia. The pair will work their way around the country, make a couple of stops in Canada and wrap up the first portion of the Run the World tour in New York City on February 25th. The Gaslamp Killer, MC Spark Master Tape and CUZ will serve as the duo’s supporting acts. 

Run the Jewels recently released a new track, “Talk To Me,” which will appear on the duo’s next album, Run the Jewels 3. Earlier this fall, El-P made waves when he tweeted, “every word for #RTJ3 has now officially been recorded. [T]he album is almost finished.” But the release date for the project still remains unknown.

This year, the duo can also be found rapping on DJ Shadow’s “Nobody Speak” and “Panther Like a Panther (I’m the Shit),” which appear in the Gears of War 4 trailer. The video game also made El-P and Killer Mike available as playable characters as of November 1st.

Run the Jewels Tour Dates

January 11 – Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
January 12 – Washington, DC @ Echostage
January 13 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theatre
January 14 – Cleveland, OH @ House Of Blues
January 16 – Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
January 17 – Nashville, TN @ Marathon Music Works
January 18 – Norfolk, VA @ The NorVA
January 20 – Raleigh, NC @ The Ritz
January 21 – Atlanta, GA @ The Tabernacle
January 23 – Orlando, FL @ The Beacham Theatre
January 24 – St. Petersburg, FL @ Jannus Live
January 25 – Miami, FL @ The Fillmore at Jackie Gleason
January 29 – Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
January 30 – San Diego, CA @ The Observatory North Park
February 1 – Los Angeles, CA @ Shrine Expo Hall
February 2 – San Jose, CA @ San Jose Civic Auditorium
February 3 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater
February 5 – Arcata, CA @ Van Duzer Theatre at Humboldt State University
February 6 – Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
February 7 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo
February 8 – Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theatre
February 10 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
February 11 – Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium
February 13 – Kansas City, MO @ Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
February 14 – St. Paul, MN @ Myth
February 15 – Madison, WI @ Orpheum Theater
February 17 – Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theatre
February 18 – Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre
February 19 – Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
February 21 – Montreal, QC @ Metropolis
February 22 – Portland, ME @ State Theatre
February 24 – Boston, MA @ House Of Blues
February 25 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5

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