I'll Sleep When You're Dead


I'll Sleep When You're Dead, the second solo LP from Def Jux honcho El-P, is the Rap & Hip-Hop album for February 2020. The album is here on black and red marble vinyl.

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Exclusive Features
color Black and Red Marble
foil stamped Yes
Other Features
exclusive VMP Exclusive
jacket type Heavyweight Gatefold
label Fat Possum
pressing location GZ Vinyl
release type Reissue
By the Numbers

2 lp
original release year
45 rpm
12 inch
vinyl size

Trudging through the cityscape, dragging from a cigarette, contemplating everything. It’s another day in New York City, and no one will turn when they hear you scream. The voices in your head refuse to ceasefire. This is where El-P calls home, and where I’ll Sleep When You’re Dead renders the darkest thoughts in living color. It’s a slugfest album with enough density to find beauty in the meat grinder, and enough heart to turn any man’s sleeve scarlet. It’s a late late-aughts record that charges into every facet of impending doom, sparing no detail from the near-future as we rejoice in the name of every day the world manages not to kill us, too. This is hip-hop of the flesh, the brimstone; El walks us down every winding corner, daring us to find love on a prison ship and ask God for another favor.


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