Coachella was feeling the bern over the weekend. Run The Jewels, most notably one half of the duo Killer Mike, have been stumping for the presidential candidate for months out at rallies and on social media. Bernie Sanders repaid the pair with one of the more interesting special guest spots at Coachella, introducing the "Close Your Eyes" duo with a 45 second speech. He unfortunately didn't go for a guitar solo or jam out on the drums, but he was doing in spirit. In addition to the video appearance by their favorite candidate in the desert, Run The Jewels are capitalizing on the press by unveiling the sexual and buddy music video for the Run The Jewels 2 single "Love Again" featuring Gangsta Boo.
Introducing the pair, Bernie reflects on the friendship he has created with Run The Jewels, especially Killer Mike. He shouts out El-P, saying he would like to get to know him a bit more and wants them to keep on making more music.
That wasn't it for Run The Jewels. They had plenty more special guests who were there in person like DJ Shadow, Gangsta Boo, Despot, Gary Clark Jr. and even Nas.
The new video is one of the odder things you will see today. If you have the urge to go pollenate some flowers, don't feel ashamed of yourself. The video, created by Jash, is all close-ups of various bugs getting it on with flowers and keeping the cycle of life going.
This all happened right after the Bernie Sanders campaign had gone ahead and planned their own music festival in Southern California on Thursday and Friday called Bernie Chella because Bernie is for the kids. The lineup had performances from the likes of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros frontman Alex Ebert, Moses Summey, Zoe Kravitz, Shepard Fairey and many others.