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Despot confirmed to support El-P

We are super hyped to confirm fellow native New York rapper DESPOT will be joining EL-P for his Birmingham show! Despot has rapped acclaimed verses on releases by Das Racist and Mr. Muthafuckin eXquire, performed in front of crowds of all sizes and musical tastes, and made enough money to purchase a diamond-encrusted ring shaped … Continue reading

JUST CONFIRMED: EL-P

We are unbelievably excited to announce NYC underground hip-hop legend EL-P, aka El-Producto, will be hitting Birmingham on Saturday 15th September. This guy is essentially the whole reason we started Fantastic Damage in the first place (in fact, our name is taken from his 2002 album). Consistently one of hip-hop’s most adventurous and unique pioneers, … Continue reading

WATCH: El-P perform ‘The Full Retard’ & tickle Killer Mike [video]

Pitchfork have uploaded a new episode of +1 featuring El-P performing ‘The Full Retard’ at the album release party for his new record ‘Cancer 4 Cure’, coupled with some amusing chat about his weight, and footage of him tickling Killer Mike. Excellent. Watch below:

WATCH: El-P – The Full Retard [video]

So, we may be a little late to this one – sorry guys, but we’ve been busy at Primavera watching everybody cancel – but it is absolutely worth mentioning anyway. El-P has finally dropped a video for his latest single ‘The Full Retard’, and boy, what a video. Seriously one of the best rap clips … Continue reading

LISTEN: El-P – ‘Tougher Colder Killer’ feat. Killer Mike & Despot

You’ve already heard ‘The Full Retard’ (what a banger), from El-P‘s forthcoming record ‘Cancer4Cure’. Now here’s new track ‘Tougher Colder Killer’, featuring ol’ favourites Killer Mike and Despot. Going in hard. F’serious. ‘Cancer4Cure’ drops 22nd May via Fat Possum. Preorders available from Definitive Jux. Killer Mike’s new record ‘R.A.P. Music’ (produced entirely by El-P) drops … Continue reading

WATCH: El-P ‘Cancer For Cure’ Trailer #01 & tracklisting

Following our post on last month’s futuristic banger of a single The Full Retard, El-P has revealed the artwork (above), tracklisting (below) and first trailer (below below) for his long awaited new record ‘Cancer for Cure’. The album drops 22nd May via Fat Possum, and features appearances from Interpol’s Paul Banks, Danny Brown, Mr. Muthafuckin’ … Continue reading

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

Top 20 Music Videos of 2011: #10-1

Following on from yesterdays Best Music Videos of 2011: #20-11 post, we continue the countdown… 10. DELS – ‘Capsize’ Director: Chloe Hayward Another of 2011’s finest British albums, this track by DELS comes from his standout debut LP ‘Gob‘ which was released back in May via the ever impressive Big Dada label. At the helm … Continue reading

FREE EL-P DOWNLOAD: DRONES OVER BKLYN

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.