Most of your chances to hear Despot in the last several years have been on features: he made appearances on songs from El-P, Blood Orange, Run The Jewels, and Ratking, as well as remixes of Vampire Weekend and iLoveMakonnen tracks. But the Queens MC released a solo single today titled “House Of Bricks,” which finds him rapping nimbly and fiercely over a bludgeoning beat: this little piggy got a house made of bricks/ hand over hand over hand over fist/ this little piggy got a house made of bricks/ huff and puff, bitch, you ain't blowing down shit. Listen below.
July 13, 2015
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