Run The Jewels “Rubble Kings Theme (Dynamite)” Video

If you’re not already up on the awesome, Kickstarter-funded documentary Rubble Kings, now’s your chance to get familiar. The doc tracks gritty ’70s Bronx, amidst deadly gang warfare, graffiti culture, and the eventual rise of hip hop. We caught up with director Shan Nicholson over the summer for an in-depth interview, and a couple months ago dropped lead single off the soundtrack, “Rubble Kings Theme (Dynamite)” via the Adult Swim Singles series, featuring our main guys Run The Jewels.

Now we’ve got a double dose of soundtrack-related goodness, in preparation for the release of Rubble Kings: The Album, a companion record to the film. First, “Rubble Kings Theme (Dynamite)” gets a dope video, pitting two rival gangs (the Rubble Kings and the Javelins) against each other after a young woman is attacked, all animated in the style of artist Ralph Bakshi. Secondly, we’ve released the tracklist for the album, out January 15 via Mass Appeal Records and featuring the likes of Mr. Muthafuckin eXquire, Ghostface Killah, and Ka.

Little Shalimar, who scored the film and executive produced the soundtrack, commented, “The messages of hope and self determination from the film are so applicable to modern times that we felt it was really important to include rappers and singers that young people check today. Our hope is that kids who may have otherwise missed the movie will pick up on it by checking out this album.”

View the tracklist below, and pre-order Rubble Kings: The Album via iTunes.

1. War – Little Shalimar
2. Savage Habits – Bun B, Killer Mike & Cuz Lightyear
3. Warrior Thing – eXquire
4. Bouncy 3 – King Mono
5. The Revolution Might Be Televised – Little Shalimar
6. Delaney Card – Ka
7. Edge of the Edge (Instrumental) – Little Shalimar
8. Rubble Kings Theme (Dynamite) – Run The Jewels
9. Partytime (Jitter Buggin) – Little Shalimar
10. Comes With The Territory – Little Shalimar
11. Same Damn Thang – Ghostface Killah, Boldy James & eXquire
12. The Piano District (Gentrification Boogie) – Little Shalimar
13. Phoenix – Roxiny & Tunde Adebimpe

Related Articles

Features
Features

SUPER… With Gunplay

Video
Video

Run The Jewels Explain Why Riots Are a Viable Protest Tactic

Music
Music

‘Meow The Jewels’ Is Complete and Ready for Mastering

Music
Music

Watch Run The Jewels Perform on ‘The Late Show With Stephen Colbert’

Music
Music

Meow The Jewels “Oh My Darling Don’t Meow” (prod. by Just Blaze)

Music
Music

‘Meow The Jewels’ Is Finally Here!

Ad

Latest News

Banksy News

Goldie Refers to Banksy as “Rob,” People Freak Out

You do realize how many Robs there are in the world, right?
Music

New Music From Vince Staples, dvsn, Heems and More

The Listening Room (June 23, 2017)
2017 Draft Class Sports

The Major Takeaways from the 2017 NBA Draft

Last night we watched men both younger and way more talented than us become way richer than us. Welp
Sizzla-DJ-Khaled News

The Untold Story Behind DJ Khaled and Sizzla’s “I’m So Grateful”

Khaled and Kalonji go way back
Eric B. & Rakim will reunite to celebrate 30th anniversary of Paid In Full. Music

Eric B. & Rakim Announce First Show Together in Over 20 Years

Finally let the rhythm hit 'em
essex-market-featured Art

‘Market Surplus’ Gives a Building on the L.E.S. One Last Jolt Before Demolition

Mural art show features Faust, Lamour Supreme, ELLE and more
Silicon Valley: The Soundtrack is available now. Music

Stream ‘Silicon Valley: The Soundtrack,’ Featuring Nas, Run the Jewels, Wu-Tang ...

A Mass Appeal and HBO collaboration, streaming now
Jay 305 talks about Suga Free's 'Street Gospel' album. Music

Jay 305 Preaches on Suga Free’s Classic ‘Street Gospel’

Chuuch!
Sebastian Gorka News

Trump’s Top Advisor: There’s Only Radical Muslims and Those Soon To Be Radical

Trump's top advisor doesn't confirm he hates Islam, but does tell us he doesn't like hip hop
vince-staples Music Video

Everything’s Up For Interpretation in Vince Staples’ Video for “Rain Come Down”

...except for his feeling about Sprite
Tyler the Creator suggests he may be dropping a project soon. Music

Is It About to Be Tyler SZN?

"7 DAYS BOY"
chance the rapper apologizes to dr. dre News

Chance The Rapper Apologizes to Dr. Dre For Clowning Aftermath

Chance no longer thinks Aftermath "Can't Do Math"
squidnice, trap by my lonely, video, staten island Music Video

Squidnice Drops Sleek New Video for “Trap By My Lonely”

The Craccen gets nice
eto-portrait Music

PREMIERE: Eto “Ritual” prod. by V Don x Kill

That fly or die block shit
Putin/Trump News

Lyin’ Trump: I Don’t Know About Russia Hacking The Election

Everyone Else: They Did
sonic-hedgehog-daily-op Tech/Games

Twenty Six Years Ago, Sonic the Hedgehog Sped Into Our Lives

Gotta go fast!