Top 50 of 2016: Part 3 (30-21)

30. Run The Jewels – Run the Jewels 3 Release date: December 25, 2016  Hip-hop power-duo El-P and Killer Mike spent most of 2016 riding the success of last year’s RJT2, while also teasing fans and hinting at third album sometime in the future. And along with Santa Claus’ arrival bringing gifts, the veteran pair left their third instalment under the trees of fans with a free download on Christmas morning. Sneaking their way onto the Top 50, Run the Jewels have held on to their hard-hitting combination. With El-P once again…

Run the Jewels – RTJ2

4/5 El-P and Killer Mike have been making music together since 2012, featuring each other on their respective work and collaborating together. In 2013, they decided to join forces and form Run the Jewels.  The duo are now on to their sophomore album, keeping their hands stuck in a gun and fist position for RTJ2. Killer Mike hypes up the album in the interlude of the first track Jeopardy, but the album really takes off on the second track “Oh My Darling Don’t Cry“ with bass-pumping, electronic-infused beats produced by El-P, and skull-crushing rap verses from both. The…