Run the Jewels is one of the most exciting musical projects happening now. The collaboration between Killer Mike and El-P is having something of a heyday, raising an amount of money that surprised even them for a cat-related remix project calledMeow The Jewels
, getting featured everywhere from
. Oh, and the duojust released an album
. The frenzy continues with a graffiti project calledTag The Jewels,
where artists from around the world took on the Run the Jewels logo.
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The artist behind the project, Gamma Acosta, contributed a handful of variations on themes ranging from police violence to religion to Lord of the Rings. The one that's earned the most attention so far is Thrill the Jewels, featuring the duo as the werewolf and zombie from Michael Jackson's "Thriller" video. You can watch it come to life in the timelapse video above.
Acosta is a well-known street artist here in Denver -- you've likely seen his work around town. You can get in touch with him about commissioning your own mural or other artwork through his web site.
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