Only a handful of UK hip hop producers can match Endemic’s achievements and profile. Whether it’s working with members from two of the greatest rap groups of all time (Wu Tang Clan & Boot Camp Clik), or dropping albums with EMI Music & Duckdown Records, Endemic is, according to SBTV.COM, “One of the top producers the UK has produced in the last decade”.
Now, residing full time now in New York City, Demic is preparing to drop his sophomore album “Terminal Illness vol 2” on December 10, 2013, on his own No Cure Records| IDC Entertainment. The album features another group of top notch talent including: Masta Killa, Cappadonna, Tragedy Khadafi, Afu Ra, Skyzoo, among many others.
“I wanted to live in New York with the next album,” explains Endemic of the inspiration for this current disc. “My music is so New York influenced sonically, that it made sense to be in the city.” Plus Demic adds that many of the same artists where down to collaborate again. “There will definitely be a part 3 to complete the trilogy!”
Endemic is hardly new to the scene. In March of 2009 the UK born beat maker released his debut album “Terminal Illness,” featuring emcees such as Sean Price, Planet Asia, Hell Razah, Killah Priest and UK based artists C Mone, M9, & Triple Darkness. The disc was released on Money Maker/EMI Music, making Endemic one of the few UK music acts to achieve major label distribution in the USA.
“Terminal Illness” was received very well by fans and national media outlets worldwide. In fact, Demic was flown out to New York by the label to undertake a promo tour for the album, performing in stores such as the legendary Fat Beats in Manhattan, and appearing on many big NYC radio stations such as the DJ Eclipse show on WNYU.