Recent Posts Posts.en-usPre-order Hail Mary Mallon’s Bestiary NOW; Watch New Video!<p>Today, we launched the pre-order for <strong>Hail Mary Mallon</strong>’s sophomore release, <strong><em>Bestiary</em></strong>. To coincide with this news, we released the video for the lead single, “Jonathan”, directed by Rob Shaw. <br /><br /> <iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe> <br /><br /><em> "Our video for 'Jonathan' was shot on location in an Arcade, the Forest, the Desert, the Sky, and the Ocean. It is the best video you will ever see for our song 'Jonathan'" </em><br />-- Hail Mary Mallon <br /><br /><strong> Hail Mary Mallon - <em>Bestiary</em><br /> Available For Pre-Order NOW! </strong><br /><br /> •<strong> iTunes:</strong><br /> Pre-order <em>Bestiary</em> from <strong>iTunes</strong> to get the first single, "Jonathan" instantly! <br /><br /> • <strong>Fifth Element:</strong><br /> Pre-order <em>Bestiary</em> from <strong>Fifth Element</strong> to get the first single, "Jonathan" instantly! <strong>PLUS -</strong> Every Fifth Element pre-order will come autographed by Aesop Rock and Rob Sonic, packaged with an exclusive Hail Mar...</p>RhymesayersTue, 09 Sep 2014 11:00:00 -0500RECAP: Dilated Peoples' Directors of Photography Album Release Party<p>Missed <strong>Dilated Peoples</strong>' release party at <strong>The Whisky</strong> in LA the other night? Check out our recap video below!<br /><br /> <object width="560" height="315" data=";version=3" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value=";version=3" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /><br />Pick up Dilated's latest album <strong><em>Directors of Photography</em></strong>, available now:<br /> iTunes:<br /> Amazon:<br /> Fifth Element: <br /><br /> Looking for a local record store carrying the album? Try our store locator at</p>RhymesayersFri, 15 Aug 2014 09:00:00 -0500New Dates Added to Atmosphere's North of Hell Tour<p><strong>Atmosphere</strong> has extended their North of Hell tour into November. <strong>Prof</strong>, <strong>deM atlaS</strong>,<strong> </strong>and <strong>DJ Fundo</strong> are along for the fun, except where noted. <br /><br /> Check out newly announced dates below and full list North of Hell 2014 tour dates.<strong>Tickets for added tour dates go on sale this Friday, August 15, 2014 starting at 10:00am local time. </strong><br /><br /> November 4 - Columbia, MO - The Blue Note - tickets<br /> November 5 - Tulsa, OK - Cain's Ballroom - tickets<br /> November 6 - Little Rock, AR - Juanita's Cantina - tickets<br /> November 7 - Austin, TX - Fun Fun Fun Festival <strong></strong> - tickets<br /> November 9 - Dallas, TX - House of Blues - tickets<br /> November 10 - Houston, TX - House of Blues - tickets<br /> November 11 - New Orleans, LA - Tipitina's - tickets<br /> November 12 - Atlanta, GA - Center Stage - tickets<br /> November 14 - Richmond, VA - The National - tic...</p>RhymesayersWed, 13 Aug 2014 10:12:00 -0500Directors of Photography Out Now!<p><strong>HAPPY<em> DIRECTORS OF PHOTOGRAPHY </em>DAY! </strong><br /><br /><strong> Dilated Peoples</strong>' new album comes out TODAY. Purchase now: <br /><br /> iTunes:<br /> Fifth Element:<br /> <br /><br /> Don't forget to support your local stores, as well! We've put together a store locator for you to find <strong>#DirectorsOfPhotography</strong> →</p>RhymesayersTue, 12 Aug 2014 11:33:00 -0500Dilated Peoples - Focus Found<p>Listen to <strong>Dilated Peoples</strong> talk about the album title and a few of the tracks in part 3 of our interview series:</p><p><iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe></p>RhymesayersWed, 06 Aug 2014 09:00:00 -0500Listen to Dilated Peoples' Directors of Photography One Week Early!<p>Take a listen to <strong>Dilated Peoples</strong>' new album <strong><em>Directors of Photography</em></strong> one week early on Pandora! Click here to begin the stream.</p><p>If you like what you hear, please show your support and pre-order the album:</p><p>Amazon:<br />iTunes:<br />Fifth Element:</p><p><strong><em>Directors of Photography</em> drops August 12, 2014 via Rhymesayers Entertainment.</strong></p>RhymesayersTue, 05 Aug 2014 11:00:00 -0500Dilated Peoples - Deep Focus<p><strong>Dilated Peoples</strong> talk about the process of making <strong><em>Directors of Photography</em></strong>.</p><p><iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe></p><p>Pre-order <em>Directors of Photography</em> now and get the first single "Good As Gone" instantly via:<br /><strong> iTunes:</strong><br /><strong> Amazon:</strong> <br /><br /> Pre-order <em>Directors of Photography</em> now via Fifth Element to get the new singles "Good As Gone" and "Show Me The Way" instantly and receive an exclusive autographed photo print, PLUS bundle your pre-order with a limited edition, Fifth Element exclusive Dilated Peoples t-shirt or zip hoodie:<br /><br /><strong> Fifth Element: </strong> <br /><br /><strong> The brand new album from Dilated Peoples, Directors of Photography, is due out 8.12.14 on Rhymesayers Entertainment.</strong></p>RhymesayersWed, 30 Jul 2014 09:00:00 -0500Get inside your copy of Directors of Photography before it arrives at your door!<p>Get your eyes on the packaging for <strong><em>Directors of Photography</em></strong>! <br /><br /> <iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe> <br /><br /><strong> CD packaging</strong> includes full color custom printed digi-pak with a gold foil stamped pocket containing 20 full color photo inserts. PLUS a special camera lens disc and full album lyrics. <br /><br /><strong> LP packaging</strong> includes custom printed gatefold jacket with spot gloss finish, double transparent clear vinyl, and 2-panel insert containing full album lyrics. PLUS custom printed labels and free digital download card. <br /><br /><strong> Pre-Order <em>Directors of Photography </em>now via: </strong><br /><br /><strong> iTunes:</strong><br /><strong> Amazon:</strong><br /><strong> Fifth Element:</strong> <br /><br /> Pre-order <em>Directors of Photography</em> now via Fifth Element and receive an exclusive autographed photo print, PLUS bundle your pre-order with a limited edition, Fifth Element ...</p>RhymesayersMon, 28 Jul 2014 09:00:00 -0500Brother Ali's Home Away From Home Tickets On Sale Now!<p>Starting in September, <strong>Brother Ali</strong> will be hitting the road across North America for his Home Away From Home Tour with <strong>Bambu</strong>, <strong>DJ LAST WORD</strong>, and <strong>MaLLy</strong>. Tickets go on sale TODAY at 12pm CST.</p><p>September 12 - Iowa City, IA - Gabe's - Tickets<br /> September 13 - Omaha, NE - Waiting Room - Tickets<br /> September 14 - Lawrence, KS - Granada - Tickets<br /> September 16 - Colorado Springs, CO - Black Sheep - Tickets<br /> September 18 - Boulder, CO - Fox Theatre - Tickets<br /> September 19 - Fort Collins, CO - The Aggie - Tickets<br /> September 20 - Salt Lake City, UT - Urban Lounge - Tickets<br /> September 21 - Ketchum, ID - Whisky Jacques - Tickets<br /> September 23 - Seattle, WA - Crocodile - Tickets<br /> September 24 - Vancouver, BC - Biltmore Cabaret - Tickets<br /> September 26 - Bellingham, WA - Wild Buffalo - Tickets<br /> September 27 - Portland...</p>RhymesayersFri, 25 Jul 2014 12:00:00 -0500Brother Ali Hits The Road This Fall!<p><strong>Brother Ali</strong> will be hitting the road starting this September for his Home Away From Home Tour, featuring <strong>Bambu</strong> and <strong>DJ LAST WORD</strong>, hosted by <strong>MaLLy</strong>.</p><p><strong> Tickets will go on sale THIS FRIDAY, July 25th, at 12pm CST. </strong></p><p>September 12 - Iowa City, IA - Gabe's<br /> September 13 - Omaha, NE - Waiting Room<br />September 14 - Lawrence, KS - Granada <br />September 16 - Colorado Springs, CO - Black Sheep<br /> September 18 - Boulder, CO - Fox Theatre<br /> September 19 - Fort Collins, CO - The Aggie<br /> September 20 - Salt Lake City, UT - Urban Lounge<br /> September 21 - Ketchum, ID - Whisky Jacques<br /> September 23 - Seattle, WA - Crocodile<br />September 24 - Vancouver, BC - Biltmore Cabaret<br /> September 26 - Bellingham, WA - Wild Buffalo<br /> September 27 - Portland, OR - Hawthorne<br /> September 28 - Eugene, OR - WOW Hall<br /> September 30 - Santa Cruz, CA - Catalys...</p>RhymesayersMon, 21 Jul 2014 11:00:00 -0500Grieves Drops "Recluse" Video + "A Different Kind of Wild" Tour Dates<p>Today, our friends at <strong>The A.V. Club</strong> premiered <strong>Grieves</strong>' brand new video for "Recluse". Directed by Maria Juranic, this is the third video installment from his March 2014 release, <strong>Winter &amp; The Wolves</strong>. Asked what the video was about, Grieves simply stated, "Recluse is a song that stems from these crazy-ass hangovers I get. The older I get, the worse they become. They shouldn't have made whiskey taste so good." <br /><br /> Watch "Recluse" now! <br /><br /> <iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe> <br /><br /> Continuing on his tireless grind, Grieves also just announced a slew of new tour dates with his "A Different Kind Of Wild Tour", hitting the US and Canada this October! <strong>Tickets go on sale this Friday, July 18th! </strong><br /><br /> October 2 - Victoria, BC - Upstairs Cabaret<br /> October 3 - Vancouver, BC - Fortune Sound Club<br /> October 5 - Edmonton, AB - Brixx<br /> October 6 - Calgary, AB ...</p>RhymesayersTue, 15 Jul 2014 11:00:00 -0500Listen to "Show Me The Way" Feat. Aloe Blacc, the brand new single from Dilated Peoples<p>Today, <strong>Noisey</strong> premiered "Show Me The Way", the brand new single from <strong>Dilated Peoples'</strong> forthcoming album <strong><em>Directors of Photography</em></strong>. The rhythmic single features the harmony of guest vocalist <strong>Aloe Blacc</strong> paired with a refreshing backdrop produced by beatsmith <strong>Jake One</strong>. "Show Me The Way" is available via iTunes NOW HERE. <br /><br /> <iframe src=";color=ff5500" width="100%" height="166"></iframe> <br /><br /> Pre-order <em>Directors of Photography</em> now via: <br /><br /><strong> iTunes:</strong><br /><strong> Amazon:</strong><br /><strong>Fifth Element: </strong></p><p>Pre-order <em>Directors of Photography</em> now via Fifth Element and receive an exclusive autographed photo print, PLUS bundle your pre-order with a limited edition, Fifth Element exclusive Dilated Peoples t-shirt or zip hoodie.<br /><br /> The brand new album from Dilated Peoples, <em>Directors of Photography</em>, is due out 8.12.14 on Rhymesayers Entertainmen...</p>RhymesayersMon, 14 Jul 2014 11:00:00 -0500Watch deM atlaS' "Lucille" Video<p>THANK YOU all for helping support <strong>deM atlaS</strong>' <strong><em>Charle Brwn</em></strong> project! WATCH the video for "Lucille" below. <br /><br /> LISTEN to <em>Charle Brwn</em> on SoundCloud: <br /><br /> Catch him on tour with <strong>Atmosphere</strong> and <strong>PROF</strong> starting August 23rd!</p><p><br /><br /><iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe></p>RhymesayersThu, 10 Jul 2014 11:00:00 -0500MLB Target All-Star Concert Ticket Giveaways!<p>Want a chance to win tickets to the <strong>MLB Target All-Star Concert </strong>with<strong> Imagine Dragons</strong> and <strong>Atmosphere</strong> on <strong>July 12th</strong> at the <strong>TCF Bank Stadium</strong> in <strong>Minneapolis</strong>? <br /><br /> Starting today , we'll have chances for you to win tickets through our social media outlets! <br /><br /><strong> HERE ARE THE RULES:</strong></p><p>•  <strong>Limit will be tickets per winner. </strong>Winners will be chosen randomly. <br />•  <strong>Anyone that enters to win multiple times will be disqualified. </strong><br />•  ALL tickets will be available for pick up at Fifth Element <strong><em>ONLY</em></strong> on <strong>Saturday, July 12</strong> from 11am to 4pm.<br />•  <strong>For Twitter:</strong> You will need to be following @rhymesayers and @fifthelementrse. If chosen to win, we will be DM'ing you from those accounts with a email address to contact to confirm your tickets.<br />•  <strong>For Instagram:</strong> Keep an eye on your IG Direct inbox! We will contact you f...</p>RhymesayersSat, 05 Jul 2014 10:00:00 -0500Atmosphere Adds European Dates to North of Hell Tour<p>European dates have been added to <strong>Atmosphere</strong>'s tour schedule in October. Tickets for these will go on sale <strong>Friday, June 27th</strong>. <br /><br /> October 2 - Glasgow, UK - ABC2<br /> October 3 - Manchester, UK - Club Academy<br /> October 5 - London, UK - Koko<br /> October 6 - Birmingham, UK - The Library<br /> October 7 - Bristol, UK - Trinity Centre<br /> October 8 - Brighton, UK - Concorde 2<br /> October 10 - Amsterdam, NL - Melkweg <br /> October 11 - Zurich, CH - Rote Fabrik <br /> October 12 - Paris, FR - La Machine du Moulin-Rouge<br /> October 14 - Hamburg, DE - Uebel&amp;Gefaehrlich<br /> October 15 - Brussels, BE - VK<br /> October 16 - Cologne, DE - Bahnhof Ehrenfeld<br /> October 17 - Berlin, DE - C-Club<br /> October 20 - Stockholm, SE - Debaser Strand<br /> October 21 - Gothenburg, SE - Pustervik<br /> October 22 - Malmo, SE - KB<br /> October 23 - Oslo, NO - Vulkan<br /> October 24 - Copenhag...</p>RhymesayersThu, 26 Jun 2014 03:00:00 -0500New Atmosphere Merch Items<p><strong>Atmosphere </strong>recently launched four new designs in a variety of colors and sizes. <br /><br /> All items have been officially released online <strong>TODAY</strong> at our official store, <strong>Fifth Element</strong>. Get yours <strong>NOW</strong>, while supplies last or pick up on the road at a city near you on the Atmosphere North of Hell Tour!</p>RhymesayersWed, 18 Jun 2014 10:00:00 -0500Pre-order Dilated Peoples' Directors of Photography NOW; Watch New Video<p>Today, we announced the release date for <strong>Dilated Peoples</strong>' debut on Rhymesayers, <strong><em>Directors of Photography</em></strong>. To coincide with the announcement, we launched the first video and single, “Good As Gone,” produced by the legendary <strong>DJ Premier</strong>. The new single serves as a re-introduction to Dilated Peoples.</p><p>Already well-known for their classic sound, they've been tirelessly honing their skills on solo projects since their last group offering. Together again, they're set to deliver their best work yet.</p><p><iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe> <br /><br /> The video, directed by<strong> Andrew Melby</strong> &amp;<strong> Evidence</strong>, takes place in the sunny California desert and along the coast line. Visually, "Good As Gone" plays out like a barrage of Instagram-worthy frames and showcases their skills as <em>Directors of Photography</em>. <br /><br /> Pre-order <em>Directors of Photography</em> now and get the...</p>RhymesayersMon, 16 Jun 2014 17:21:00 -0500Atmosphere's North of Hell Tour— US Leg!<p>For those who have been wishing <strong>Atmosphere</strong> would bring their North of Hell Tour with <strong>Prof</strong>, <strong>deM atlaS</strong>, and <strong>DJ Fundo </strong>across the States... you got it! <br /><br /> Aside from a few select dates, tickets go on sale <strong>this Friday, June 13th, <em>starting at</em> 9am Local Time</strong>. <br /><br /> August 23 - Des Moines, IA - Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheatre *<br /> August 24 - Sioux Falls, SD - The District *<br /> August 26 - Lincoln, NE - Bourbon Theatre *<br /> August 27 - Lawrence, KS - Granada Theater *<br /> August 29 - Morrison, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheater - On Sale Now<br /> <br /> August 30 - Albuquerque, NM - Villa Hispana <br /> August 31 - Tucson, AZ - Rialto Theatre *<br /> September 1 - Tempe, AZ - Marquee Theatre *<br /> September 3 - Las Vegas, NV - Brooklyn Bowl *<br /> September 4 - San Diego, CA - House of Blues *<br /> September 5 - Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Palladium - <strong>S...</strong></p>RhymesayersTue, 10 Jun 2014 12:00:00 -0500Atmosphere's "We Ain't Gonna Die Today"<p><em>"our good friend blueprint shot a video for us for one of the songs on our new album. we ain't gonna die today. starring bobby silver &amp; dj rare groove. pass it on."</em><br /> - Slug, Atmosphere <br /><br /> Purchase <strong>Atmosphere</strong>'s latest release <strong><em>Southsiders</em></strong> now:<br />- iTunes<br />- Fifth Element<br />- Amazon<br />- Best Buy<br />- Google Play</p>RhymesayersTue, 10 Jun 2014 09:00:00 -0500Soundset 2014 Wrap-Up<p>We just wanted to thank ALL of YOU for helping make this Soundset the biggest in our seven year's history and the first time ever we SOLD OUT in advance! Re-live your memories with our recap video:</p><p><iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe><br /><br />Share your Soundset feedback with us on this Facebook thread here or email us at <br /><br /> See you next year! <br /><br /> Follow <strong>#Soundset </strong>social media and don't miss out on any 2014 recaps or 2015 announcements: <br />Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Tumblr | Google+</p><p> </p>RhymesayersWed, 04 Jun 2014 10:31:00 -0500