So far, the musical guests on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert have been a little hit or miss, with the newly minted late-night bridesmaid hosting an intense and melodic medley by Kendrick Lamar and an awkwardly colored noise jam by the Dead Weather. Last night, though, the Late Show kicked it up a notch, hosting not only Run The Jewels, but also TV On The Radio, who served as Killer Mike and El-P’s backing band. Performing “Angel Duster,” the duo brought the heat to Colbert, something you don’t often hear about a group backed up by a bunch of string players. The sound of the actual track is massive—something that’s probably aided by the roughly 45 other musicians on stage—but it’s still sonically on point, and that’s always good for late night.
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