El-P returns with an instant classic! Independent rap icon EL-P releases his long awaited new solo album, 'Cancer For Cure', at his new home, Fat Possum / Turnstile.
The new album marks his first full length rap album since 2007's critically acclaimed 'I'll Sleep When You're Dead', though EL-P's rap trajectory has been on a steady ascent following a prolific year that saw high profile appearances on Das Racist's mixtape and debut album, a hugely buzzed adult swim single 'Drones Over Bklyn', a verse on one of the year's biggest online hits (Mr. Muthafuckin' Exquire's 'Huzzah', among several other honors.
The record is arriving hot on the heals of the new Killer Mike album R.A.P. Music, which EL-P produced in full and is already making huge noise with its first single 'Big Beast (featuring Bun B, T.I. and Trouble)', which was awarded Pitchfork's rare best new track designation.