RUN THE JEWELS – RTJ3

This was a surprise release that was dropped in our laps for the holidays. To be completely honest, I think they lost some of the steam they had built up with this project. The rhymes are definitely still there as these dudes can spit and can complement each other perfectly. The beats, I think, is where this project is lacking. The first 2 records kind of gave us more of an electronic, boom-bap, futuristic sound to bob our heads to. This one just seems to be lacking a bit in the beats department. I think what this project really lacks is a standout single. It just seems to be a bunch of records thrown together. I guess it is pretty tough to strike gold over and over again. They did it twice but this third one just doesn’t seem to cut it as well as the others did. It’s not to say that it is not a good album. It is just the weakest of the 3 so far.

OVERALL RATING: 3 out of 5 Cheesesteaks

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