El-P‘s hot streak continues. With two of the year’s most critically celebrated albums under his belt already, the curmudgeonly Brooklynite slaps his signature retro-future synths and jackhammer drums on his remix of the fittingly titled “Hammer Dance”–the latest single from pure rap’s Voltron, Slaughterhouse. El’s driving beat sounds like the best apocalyptic party any of us will ever have the pleasure of attending, a propulsive foundation for Joell Ortiz, Crooked I, Joe Budden, and Royce da 5’9″ to build razor sharp flows atop. Top 40 music “Hammer Dance” certainly isn’t, but if you need a soundtrack to suffocating heat, El-P’s got the prescription. Stream below and look out for Slaughterhouse’s second full length, Welcome To: Our House, dropping 8/28 on Shady Records.

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