"Somehow, every time I come out there's a whole new group of people that just discovers me," he says. "It would be easy for someone who's been doing it as long as I've been doing it to get into a niche where you just have the fans who were following you when you were hot for the first time. I've been lucky enough for some reason to be born again with this record. It could have gone a different way."

EL-P + MR. MOTHERFUCKING ESQUIRE + KILLER MIKE + DESPOT | Paradise Rock Club, 967 Comm Ave, Boston | July 11 @ 8 pm | 18+ | $20 | 617.562.8800 or thedise.com 

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