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Run The Jewels' El-P Responds to Kevin Hart Film 'Run The Jewels'

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Run the Jewels

The name of Kevin Hart's forthcoming action-comedy Run The Jewels isn't sitting too well with real-life rappers Run The Jewels.

On Tuesday night (June 21), El-P, who makes up one half of the rap duo with Killer Mike, shared his thoughts about the movie on Twitter after a fan prodded him for a response. "If you're going to make a movie and you decide to call it "Run The Jewels" why would you not at least CALL THE BAND?," one tweeter wrote, to which El-P responded, "prolly lost or number. its cool we'll be calling them." 

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El-P followed up with another tweet that read, "excuse me while I go starve a savage pack of lawyers for 7 days."

According to THR, the flick follows a group of failed rappers (unrelated to Run The Jewels) who "attempt to rob an eccentric hip-hop mogul." Hart has also signed to produce the Universal film via his Hartbeat Productions company. No release date for Run The Jewels has been announced. 

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Billboard has reached out to reps for Run The Jewels and Kevin Hart for comment. 


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