Run the Jewels have shared “Ooh La La,” the latest preview of their forthcoming album, Run the Jewels 4.
The track’s infectious hook (“Ooh la la, ah, oui oui”) is built around a sample of Greg Nice’s vocals from Gang Starr’s 1992 song, “DWYCK.” RTJ’s El-P and Killer Mike jump in later with verses that reference Ricky Martin’s global hit “Livin’ la Vida Loca” and “Shimmy Shimmy Ya” by the late Ol’ Dirty Bastard.
“Ol’ Dirty Bastard, go in your jaw, shimmy shimmy ya / Got the semi in the hemi, go and gimme, gimme, ya / Pugilistic, my linguistics are Jeru the Damaja / And I rap it pornographic, bitch, set up the camera,” Killer Mike spits.
“Ooh La La” is the latest preview of Run the Jewels’ forthcoming album, Run the Jewels 4, following “Yankee and the Brave (ep 4).” The record is expected to arrive later this year.
Listen to “Ooh La La” here: