Run the Jewels were attacked onstage at SXSW

Outdoor performance took place at the fest’s Spotify House.

Photo: Leah Lombardi

On the Monday of this year’s SXSW Festival, Run the Jewels were attacked on stage midway through a performance at Spotify House.

Killer Mike and El-P came into confrontation with a person running on stage - first he goes for Mike, then he turns his attention to El-P, before being warded off stage by bouncers and both members of the group. Post-invasion, footage shows the individual being punched by security, with Killer Mike starting a “fuck boy” chant.

El-P went onto address the situation post-performance, saying “sorry for the brief interruption” on Twitter.

Watch footage of the incident below.

Don't fuck with @RUNTHEJEWELS #ForRealTho #TheSpotifyHouse #SXSW #WeLive #SpotifyHouse

A video posted by djfreeverse (@djfreeverse) on

Go to sleep trying to Run Them Jewels! #SXSW #RunTheJewels #CashThat #SpotifyHouse

A video posted by djfreeverse (@djfreeverse) on

#killermike then starts a fuck boy chant. #runthejewels #fuckboy #spotifyhouse #sxsw

A video posted by Ida (@i.da_) on

Tags: SXSW, News, Festivals

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