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Get Involved, Internet: help Run The Jewels remix RTJ2 using cat sounds

via Kickstarter

RTJ2 isn’t due for another month, but there’s already a Kickstarter in place for a special remix of the forthcoming Run The Jewels album. A fan of the duo has set up “Meow The Jewels” with this pretty straightforward mission statement: “I really want my two favorite artists, Killer Mike and El-P, to remix ‘Run The Jewels 2’ with all cat sounds for the music. #MTJ.” Killer Mike and El-P have apparently taken this anonymous fan up on their challenge, and have agreed to actually make the album if the goal is met.

The funding goal is set at $45,100, with a deadline of October 28. Gifts for backers include digital copies of the album ($10), official MTJ catnip ($50), having your own cat’s noises on the record ($1000), and a limited edition vinyl copy “autographed by Mike and El-P and maybe a cat” ($5000). El-P announced via Twitter that he intends to donate any profits from Meow The Jewels to “somewhere that will directly benefit the families of Eric Garner and Mike Brown.”

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Run The Jewels released a single from the upcoming, non-feline version of RTJ2 last week, so if you want to know what Meow The Jewels will sound like, imagine this, but with cats.

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