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El-P calls them “a little something for all of you to hold you down in strange times.”

The coronavirus pandemic wrecked Run The Jewels’ tour plans with Rage Against The Machine, but it’s not stopping the duo from releasing new music.

After previewing a song titled “Yankee & The Brave” in an Instagram livestream, El-P and Killer Mike officially dropped the track on Sunday (March 22).

“YANKEE AND THE BRAVE EP.4 the ‘jump the street corona edition,’” El-P wrote via social media. “a little something for all of you to hold you down in strange times.”

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“Yankee & The Brave” gives fans a taste of what to expect on the highly anticipated Run The Jewels 4 LP, which is expected to arrive later this year. Although the duo hasn’t announced a release date for the album, El-P recently indicated those details are coming soon.

“DONT ASK WHEN IT DROPS WE DONT KNOW YET WE WILL SOON IN THE MEANTIME PUNCH A HOLE IN THE WALL TO THIS SHIT,” he declared in an Instagram post on Saturday (March 21).

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RTJ 4 will be the follow-up to Run The Jewels 3, which dropped on Christmas Eve in 2016. Mike and El-P’s upcoming project was first announced in 2018.

Stream Run The Jewels’ “Yankee & The Brave” above.

Source: Run The Jewels Release New Song ‘Yankee & The Brave’ | HipHopDX