Run the Jewels are this year’s Record Store Day ambassadors

Record Store Day takes place on April 21st

Run the Jewels have been named as the ambassador’s for 2018’s Record Store Day.

This year’s Record Store Day takes place on April 21st. Previous ambassadors for Record Store Day have included St Vincent, Dave Grohl, Jack White, Metallica, Iggy Pop, Ozzy Osbourne, and Chuck D.

El-P tweeted the news, writing: “BRING ME MY SCEPTER AND CEREMONIAL ROBE, FOR @runjewels ARE THIS YEARS RECORD STORE DAY AMBASSADORS. i was told i can park anywhere now.”

You can see that tweet and the Run the Jewels announcement video below.

The rap duo are currently getting ready to head out on tour with Lorde, Tove Stryke and Mitski.

One Twitter user hit out at El-P for touring with Lorde, writing “Very Punk Rock of You Unc” to which El-P replied: “shit. would it be more punk rock to not play with another musician i respect because someone i dont know doesnt think its “punk” or should i just do what i want to do as per usual? this is the shit that keeps me up at night.”

You can see the interaction below.

You can see the full Lorde tour dates with support from Run the Jewels below.

March
1st Milwaukee, Wisconsin – BMO Harris Bradley Center ! $
2nd St. Louis, Missouri – Chaifetz Arena ! $
3rd Kansas City, Missouri – Sprint Center ! $
5th Denver, Colorado – Pepsi Center ! $
8th Vancouver, British Columbia – Rogers Arena ! $
9th Seattle, Washington – Key Arena at the Seattle Center ! $
10th Portland, Oregon – Moda Center at the Rose Garden ! $
12th Sacramento, California – Golden1 Center !
13th Oakland, California – The Oracle Arena ! $
24th Lincoln, Nebraska – Pinnacle Arena $ ^
25th Des Moines, Iowa- Wells Fargo Arena $ ^
27th Rosemont, Illinois – Allstate Arena $ ^
28th Detroit, Michigan – Little Caesars Arena $ ^
29th Toronto, Ontario – Air Canada Centre $ ^
31st Columbus, Ohio – Schottenstein Center $ ^

April
2nd Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Wells Fargo Center $ ^
3rd Boston, Massachusetts – TD Garden $ ^
4th Brooklyn, New York – Barclays Center $ ^
6th Newark, New Jersey – Prudential Center $ ^
7th Uncasville, Connecticut – Mohegan Sun Arena $ ^
8th Washington, D.C. – The Anthem $ ^
11th Tampa, Florida – Amalie Arena ^
12th Miami, Florida – American Airlines Arena $ ^
14th Duluth, Georgia – Infinite Energy Center $ ^
15th Nashville, Tennessee – Bridgestone Arena $ ^

! with Tove Styrke
$ with Run the Jewels
^ with Mitski

After the tour, Killer Mike is rumoured to be working on a TV show, while El-P is rumoured to be scoring a film. The duo are also planning to work on RTJ4.