Run The Jewels '2100' Featuring Boots Released After Donald Trump Victory
Run The Jewels have released a brand new song "2100" featuring their longtime collaborator Boots. The song wasn't supposed to be released for a little while longer and may be a part of RTJ3, but in the wake of Donald Trump's stunning victory in the Presidential Race, the group felt they had to respond with some music.
The song has an apocalyptic tone to it and they waste any time getting right to the doom and gloom message that many are feeling.
"How long before the hate that we hold / Lead us to another Holocaust?" asks Killer Mike in his first two lines.
Then they try and both inspire and help the listener try and deal with a hellish time that for many would be this election outcome.
"I'm here to tell you don't let em tell you what's right wrong / Make love, smoke kush, fight, or laugh hard, and live long / That's the antidote / You defeat the devil when you hold onto hope," raps Killer Mike in the third verse.
Boots' soothing hook brings the whole song together.
This was released in response to Trump's upset victory of Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Presidential Race. They wrote a little message to their fans to keep going.
"For our friends. for our family. for everyone who is hurting or scared right now. here is a song we wrote months ago. we weren't planning on releasing it yet but... well it feels right, now. its about fear and its about love and its about wanting more for all of us. its called 2100. we hope it finds you well."
Listen to the song below and stay tuned for more information on RTJ3. Find details on the North American leg of their world tour here.