RTJ4 (studio album) by Run The Jewels

RTJ4 by Run The Jewels
Year: 2020
Release date: 2020-06-03
Overall rank: 1,573rd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 355 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 10 albums of 2020 (8th)
Award Top 20 albums of the 2020s (11th)
Award Best albums of all time (1,573rd)
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Run The Jewels bestography

RTJ4 is ranked 3rd best out of 6 albums by Run The Jewels on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Run The Jewels is Run The Jewels 2 which is ranked number 394 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 4,877.

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80/100 (from 355 votes)
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06/12/2022 18:07 Thearei30ee  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 34781/100
 
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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 79.8/100, a mean average of 78.5/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 80.0/100. The standard deviation for this album is 15.2.

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75/100
From 04/05/2022 05:31
Decent
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85/100
From 04/02/2022 18:05
Esse duo nunca erra. O encerramento desse álbum é espetacular!
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From 11/04/2021 15:15
Such an old school rap feel to this record! Every song goes harder than the one before.
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95/100
From 09/09/2021 21:13
Best run the jewels album so far
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From 03/07/2021 20:14
This is pretty dope. Been meaning to listen to RTJ for a long time, and I'm glad I did. Will definitely be checking out their other stuff, because this was a really fun record.
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60/100
From 02/26/2021 23:52
It's got that spiritual lyrical feel to it, and equally pretentious beats that do trip, but not enough to break a bone, or convince me I'm not listening to boom bap. Aggression that sounds like purrs next to M.I.A.'s mass murders.
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80/100
From 02/01/2021 12:47
It takes much that a hip hop album nowadays catches my attention and more than just 1-2 songs on an album are outstanding. I listened to hip hop in the 90s and 00s, but in the last 10 years there were barely nothing that was clever, nice to hear and innovative at the same time. But RTJ4 is a different kind of hip hop album. Every song has a special atmosphere, great rap skills, cool melodies. RTJ4 plays on a totally different level than anything else I know in the field of hip hop. I totally understand the hype, and it is justifiably the top hip hop album 2020.
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90/100
From 01/12/2021 21:24
Love the momentum. Walking in the Snow is really topical for 2020. All of the songs are so immediate and catchy, loved it front to back. Great addition to already great discography.

Favorite songs: Walking in the Snow, Ooh La La, JU$T
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50/100
From 01/10/2021 23:55
Have really struggled to get into this one, but can definitely see why many appreciate it. The production qualities are great and whilst the flow is often interesting, there's something about the style of rapping in general that puts me off, I just can't figure out what it is. Killer Mike is clearly by no means a bad rapper, perhaps I just feel his 'exaggerated' rapping style with these beats/production doesn't work?

Who knows, it's a tricky one. The themes are handled well and it's just a shame I can't appreciate a project that has clearly made many people's best of 2020 album lists.
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70/100
From 01/04/2021 20:45
Some sick flows and some great beats. An impressive project but nothing that blew me away. I'm a proponent of most of the subject matter on the album but the preaching doesn't sit perfectly with me. I don't think everything needs to be virtuous for it to be important and I don't think everything necessarily needs to be important.
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