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Thursday, October 22, 2015

Moment of Truth: Run The Jewels at TIMF in Photos

Posted By on Thu, Oct 22, 2015 at 1:13 PM

click to enlarge BAMM! - ADRIAN SPINELLI
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  • BAMM!


You gotta hand it to Run The Jewels. They've gotten a lot of people excited about hip-hop again, and many for the first time. Their sophomore album, Run The Jewels 2, has endeared itself to hip-hop heads and indie kids alike. So when Killer Mike and El-P descended upon Treasure Island Music Festival this past Saturday, the crowd was hyped.


And waddaya know, these dudes delivered in style. There's a unique charisma with this pair that never sacrifices the notion of real hip-hop, but instead, makes it hella fun to bounce with 'em. Killer Mike shouted out a slew of Bay Area greats, including Q-Bert, who jumped on the tables during the set. In fact, Q-Bert and El-P have a long-standing history that El-P told us about in our interview with them last year. Below, check out Moment of Truth's photo gallery from a killer set on the island this past Saturday:

click to enlarge Crowd gettin hyped - ADRIAN SPINELLI
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  • Crowd gettin hyped

click to enlarge "Thank you Steph Curry; Respect Mac Dre; RIP Jacka" — Killer Mike, Bay Area supporter - ADRIAN SPINELLI
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  • "Thank you Steph Curry; Respect Mac Dre; RIP Jacka" — Killer Mike, Bay Area supporter

click to enlarge "Hold up!" - ADRIAN SPINELLI
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  • "Hold up!"

click to enlarge El-P, still spittin' since the 90's - ADRIAN SPINELLI
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  • El-P, still spittin' since the 90's

click to enlarge Front row jewel runners - JUSTIN YEE
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  • Front row jewel runners

click to enlarge Killer Mike, gifted dancer - ADRIAN SPINELLI
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  • Killer Mike, gifted dancer

click to enlarge Here's that charisma I was talkin' about - ADRIAN SPINELLI
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  • Here's that charisma I was talkin' about

click to enlarge No fuckboi zone. - ADRIAN SPINELLI
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  • No fuckboi zone.

click to enlarge "Critics wanna mention that they miss when hip-hop was rappin'/ Motherfuckah, if you did, then Killer Mike'd be platinum." — Kendrick Lamar - ADRIAN SPINELLI
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  • "Critics wanna mention that they miss when hip-hop was rappin'/ Motherfuckah, if you did, then Killer Mike'd be platinum." — Kendrick Lamar

click to enlarge A surprise guest appearance with Big Grams - JUSTIN YEE
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  • A surprise guest appearance with Big Grams

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