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Go To Hell!

Open Mike Eagle has been making waves in the weirdo Los Angeles hip hop community for years as a solo MC and a member of Hellfyre Club. On une 26, Mike will drop a new album, 4NML HSPTL, on Fake Four. I’ve heard Mike’s music called nerd rap, avant-garde, and a number of other silly titles. We prefer good hip hop. “Cobra Commander” is the first track off of 4NML HSPTL and features Danny Brown. It’s funny, wonky and oddly intellectual. Stream and download below.

Open Mike Eagle just gave his fans a nice stopgap as we wait for his next EP, set for a June release. The Rent Party Extension EP is a nice 5-track effort from the HellFyre Club member with a mix of previously heard material and unreleased cuts. From Mike’s mouth:

Rent Party Revolution is a song I wrote about and for all the folks I know with hyperactive minds that live in a world that isnt designed to inspire their potential. Its my story of growing up a “smart kid” and being led to believe that that was all I’d ever need to achieve all the things i thought i wanted in life. This EP is an extension of that theme. Its for all the broke nerds out there. i got together with some of my favorite freethinkers (hot sugar, milo, eagle nebula, and more) to make some grown, broke nerd theme musics. lets all get together and over analyze something.

Broke nerd theme music indeed. Download the tape over at Okayplayer and be on the lookout for the LP in June. Find the tracklist after the jump.

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