LISTEN: El-P announces new album ‘Cancer for Cure’ & single ‘The Full Retard’

Obvious Fantastic Damage hero El-P has today finally announced the details of is new album ‘Cancer for Cure’, the long awaited follow-up to 2007’s triumph ‘I’ll Sleep When You’re Dead’. Hell yes! The LP is slated for release on 22nd May 2012 via new label home Fat Possum (man, I do still miss Def Jux … Continue reading

LISTEN: Mach Five – ‘Molly (On My Tongue)’ feat. Danny Brown

Mach Five just announced a new EP – the brilliantly titled ‘Rachet Shit’. Check this first offering from the release, ‘Molly (On My Tongue)’ feat. Fan Dam favourite Danny Brown:     Free download here (via 2dopeboyz)

LISTEN: Kendrick Lamar ‘Cartoon & Cereal’ (feat. Gunplay)

Man, Kendrick Lamar is absolutely killing it at the moment. Seriously some of the most interesting hip-hop of recent times (along with Shabazz Palaces – check them both in our end-of-year list). A few days ago he dropped this 7-minute abstract brain melter, on a totally different vibe from everything we’ve heard from him so … Continue reading

LISTEN: Quakers (Portishead’s Geoff Barrow feat. Guilty Simpson & MED)

Straight from Stones Throw HQ comes Quakers, a new hip-hop collective boasting an impressive 35 members, based around three key producers: Fuzzface (better known as Portishead’s Geoff Barrow), 7-Stu-7 (Portishead’s engineer) and renowned Australian producer Katalyst. Their new self-titled double album drops 27th March 2012 via Stones Throw, and features collabs with Prince Po, The … Continue reading

LISTEN: MF DOOM x Jneiro Jarel = JJ DOOM

Absolutely HUGE news. Fan Dam favourite MF DOOM has teamed up with fellow Lex Records artist Jneiro Jarel (together named JJ DOOM, obvz). The pair have a new album ‘KEY TO THE KUFFS’ slated for release ‘soon’. Check out ‘BANISHED’, a taster from the release below:

LISTEN: Ras G & Open Mike Eagle ‘Warhorn’

New joint from Brainfeeder‘s Ras G and LA-based Open Mike Eagle. This shit is for a good cause, namely a hip-hop teaching program in Uganda, so download and then get donating y’all. Open Mike explains more: “I’ve been selected along with Brainfeeder artist Ras G to travel to the african nation of Uganda to teach … Continue reading

LISTEN: The Return of Earl Sweatshirt

Previously awol member of the LA hiphop collective Odd Future Thebe Kgositsile, aka Earl Sweatshirt, appears to have genuinely returned despite previous false claims of his reemergence back in November. Earl has been notably absent pretty much since the group began attracting attention, which is a shame ‘cos he was fucking good. After a slew … Continue reading


The legendary El-P has just put up an uncensored version of his new track ‘Drones Over BKLYN’ for free download. Check. This. Shit. Out.


Our very own resident, SIGMUND FRUED, has a brand new free download up on the Speech Fewapy website. He’s releasing 6 free singles in a series called THE UNCANNY BEATS, one each month between March – August. The third one, ‘I See’, is available now. Get on it.     Stalk him here: Facebook | … Continue reading