Recent Postshttp://www.rhymesayers.com/Recent Posts.en-usMinnesota: Win FREE Tickets To See Grieves, PLUS EXCLUSIVE MEET & GREET!http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1949http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1949<p>Here is your special chance to win free tickets to see <strong>Grieves</strong>, plus an intimate meet &amp; greet with him before the concert! <br /><br /><strong> Fifth Element</strong> has arranged this rare opportunity for a select few lucky fans to meet Grieves when he's in Minneapolis. 6 lucky winners will attend an intimate, face-to-face meeting with Grieves at First Avenue, before the venue opens to the public, PLUS a free pair of tickets to stay and enjoy the concert! <br /><br /><strong> For your chance to win, stop by Fifth Element to enter the drawing before 6pm on Sunday, October 5th. </strong><br /><br /><strong> Already bought tickets to see Grieves in concert?</strong> Thanks for the early support! You should still come enter the drawing, for your chance to win access to the meet &amp; greet. If you win, you'll still win a pair of tickets too, but you can just give the extra ticke...</p>RhymesayersWed, 01 Oct 2014 16:00:00 -0500New Atmosphere Merch Itemshttp://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1929http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1929<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 -0500Soundset 2014 Wrap-Uphttp://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1925http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1925<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="http://www.youtube.com/embed/13GGcE3IWqg" width="560" height="315"></iframe><br /><br />Share your Soundset feedback with us on this Facebook thread here or email us at info@soundsetfestival.com. <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 -0500Fifth Element's Parking Lot Sale is this Saturday in Minneapolis!http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1866http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1866<p>This Saturday at <strong>Fifth Element</strong> in Uptown Minneapolis, it's about to get real! From 11am to 7pm, get incredible deals on Rhymesayers merchandise, music, pet clothes, and more! There will be live music from favorite local artists, and the day will be hosted by our homie Prof. Check out a few of the products you can save on below, then head to <strong>Fifth Element Online</strong> for more information and we'll see you on 24th and Hennepin in a few days.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p><object width="690" height="518" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/n6YaiXRk5Fw?hl=en_US&amp;version=3" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/n6YaiXRk5Fw?hl=en_US&amp;version=3" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object></p>RhymesayersTue, 20 Aug 2013 13:00:00 -0500Soundset 2013 - TODAY!http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1813http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1813<p><strong>TOMORROW is Soundset 2013!</strong></p><p>A limited amount of tickets will be available at the gates. They open at 11:00AM, so get there EARLY to get tickets if you haven't bought them yet.</p><p><strong>This year we welcome:</strong> <strong>Atmosphere, Snoop Dogg, Mac Miller, Tech N9ne, Busta Rhymes, Brother Ali, Juicy J, P.O.S, Schoolboy Q, Aesop Rock with Rob Sonic &amp; DJ Big Wiz, Joey Bada$$, Step Brothers , Sean Price, A$AP Ferg, Dizzy Wright, Apollo Brown &amp; Guilty Simpson, R.A. The Rugged Man, Abstract Rude &amp; Musab, Melo D—Beat Junkies, Diamond D , Kid Koala, Skratch Bastid, Psalm One &amp; Oh No, The Reminders, Mixed Blood Majority, The Chalice, Open Mike Eagle, Greg Grease, Haphduzn, Meta, Major G, DJ Top Speed, Dan Speak, Jimmy2Times, Verb X, DJ Mad Mardigan, DJ Lean Rock and Edison.</strong></p><p><em>Hosted by Sway Calloway, Blueprint, J Pratt.</em></p><p>Wit...</p>RhymesayersSun, 26 May 2013 00:31:00 -0500TWO WEEKS until Soundset 2013http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1800http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1800<p><strong>We thought we'd shoot out a quick reminder that Soundset 2013 is in only TWO WEEKS.</strong></p><p>Get those tickets, people! Buy now: http://bit.ly/ss13tix or in-store at Fifth Element. </p><p>RSVP on Facebook. <em><strong>Find out who's playing:</strong></em></p><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/fIxek0zOp8M" width="690" height="405"></iframe></p>RhymesayersSun, 12 May 2013 10:40:00 -0500Watch: Soundset 2013 - Let's Go!http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1791http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1791<p>Tickets are on sale online at <strong>www.ticketweb.com</strong> and <strong>Fifth Element </strong>. General admission tickets are $49 . VIP tickets are SOLD OUT. RSVP on Facebook.</p><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/fIxek0zOp8M" width="690" height="388"></iframe></p><p>Confirmed artists for Soundset 2013 include:</p><p><strong>Atmosphere, Snoop Dogg, Mac Miller, Tech N9ne, Busta Rhymes, Brother Ali, Juicy J, P.O.S, Schoolboy Q, Aesop Rock with Rob Sonic &amp; DJ Big Wiz, Joey Bada$$, Step Brothers , Sean Price, A$AP Ferg, Dizzy Wright, Apollo Brown &amp; Guilty Simpson, R.A. The Rugged Man, Abstract Rude &amp; Musab, Melo D – Beat Junkies, Diamond D , Kid Koala, Skratch Bastid, Psalm One &amp; Oh No, The Reminders, Mixed Blood Majority, The Chalice, Open Mike Eagle, Greg Grease, Haphduzn, Meta, Major G, DJ Top Speed, Dan Speak, Jimmy2Times, Verb X, DJ Mad Mardigan, DJ Lean Rock and Edison.</strong><br /> <br /> <strong>Hosted by Sway Calloway, Blueprint, J Pratt.</strong></p><p>RSV...</p>RhymesayersFri, 03 May 2013 11:50:00 -0500Fifth Element/Rhymesayers End Of The World Sale - TODAY!http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1693http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1693<p><em><strong> </strong></em></p><p><strong>50% Off All Regular Priced Rhymesayers Items! All CDs, Vinyl, Clothing, Accessories…Everything. Great deals, right?!<br /></strong></p><p><strong>This sale is ONLINE at FifthElementOnline.com and IN-STORE<strong>. </strong>Pricing ends tonight, Friday 12/21 at 11:59pm.</strong> <strong>All these deals will be available in-store from 11am-7pm<strong> </strong>today only.<br /></strong></p><p>Those who believe they will wake on the 22nd per usual, unscathed, can do so knowing they got a great deal in the process. Those who don’t believe, they’ll probably feel happy to be alive, but then experience a moment of regret when they realize they passed on such a great opportunity! Delivery By X-Mas NOT guaranteed!</p><p><strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Google+ | Instagram | Flickr | Soundcloud | Myspace</p>RhymesayersFri, 21 Dec 2012 10:08:00 -0600Last Of The Record Buyers - "Collaboration's" The Key, available only at Fifth Elementhttp://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1448http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1448<p><strong>Last Of The Record Buyers </strong>is a Producer based event created by Kevin Beacham and Brandon Allday . After 5 years of hosting a series of production events at various locations including 4 Years as a monthly Twin Cities event, Scribble Jam, Soundset, Dinkytowner, Institute Of Production &amp; Recording, and Fifth Element, they are now excited to announce their first compilation, "Collaboration's The Key". Kevin and Brandon reached out to a wide range of Producers, MCs, and DJs to come out with 21 unique collaborations. In most all of the cases Kevin Beacham and Brandon Allday linked the artists together in an attempt to get people to work with artists they had never connected with, creating unique opportunities. The result is an impressive collection of songs ranging from boom-bap hip hop, con...</p>RhymesayersWed, 06 Jun 2012 10:54:00 -0500Who's playing Soundset 2012?http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1415http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1415<p>Do you know who's playing Soundset 2012? Check out the new video below and get your tickets TODAY!</p><p>Buy Online via TicketWeb or at Fifth Element . General Admission: $4 , VIP Tickets : $90 </p><p><object width="693" height="382" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/_lUJIp8EcZc?version=3&amp;hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/_lUJIp8EcZc?version=3&amp;hl=en_US" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object></p><p>Lineup : Atmosphere, Lupe Fiasco, Ghostface Killah &amp; Raekwon, Kendrick Lamar, Aesop Rock with Rob Sonic &amp; Dj Big Wiz, P.O.S, Macklemore &amp; Ryan Lewis, Grieves &amp; Budo, Danny Brown, Big K.R.I.T, Evidence, Prof with DJ Fundo, Action Bronson, DJ Premier, I Self Devine, Astronautalis, Bambu, J-Zone , Medusa, Chief Kamachi, Grynch, Chuuwee, Paten Locke and Willie Evans Jr. are DUMBTRON, Villa Rosa , The Tribe &amp; Big Cats, Audio Perm, Long Doe , Auddio Draggon , Tomorrow Genius, BdotCroc, DJ Stage One, DJ Kool AKIEM, LAST WORD, Kid Cut Up, Superbrush427, DIVINCI , Los Boogie. Hosted by Brother Ali, MaLLY, and J ...</p>RhymesayersFri, 11 May 2012 13:51:00 -0500Rhymesayers & IPR launch first ever Rhymesayers College Scholarshiphttp://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1298http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1298<p><strong>Rhymesayers &amp; IPR</strong> are preparing to launch the first Rhymesayers College Scholarship!</p><p>If you'll be at one of Atmosphere's Welcome To Minnesota Tour shows head to the merch table to look for a brochure about the program to learn more.</p><p>More details about the program and scholarship coming soon!</p><p><strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Google+ | Flickr | Soundcloud | Myspace</p>RhymesayersSat, 18 Feb 2012 10:02:00 -0600Get ready for Fifth Element's Black Friday Sale!http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1182http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1182<p>For several years now, <strong>Fifth Element</strong>, the official retailer of Rhymesayers Entertainment, has been providing fans local and abroad great deals on new and classic Rhymesayers gear, music, and accessories for their annual Black Friday Sale. 2011 is no different. Check out the RSE-related deals below and we'll see you on the 25th.</p><p><strong>*Rhymesayers 4GB USB Drive loaded with Headshots Vol. 1-6:</strong> An exclusive deal ONLY at the FE Black Friday Sale.<br /></p><p><strong>*Rhymesayers Rorschach T-Shirt &amp; Poster launch</strong>: Another FE Black Friday exclusive. You can pick yours up in-store on Black Friday or pre-order today!<br /></p><p><strong>*Rhymesayers Youth shirts</strong> - $10 styles and Youth classics:<br /> <object width="300" height="225" data="http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=109615" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="flashvars" value="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2F37351669%40N08%2Fsets%2F72157628112934298%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2F37351669%40N08%2Fsets%2F72157628112934298%2F&amp;set_id=72157628112934298&amp;jump_to=" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="src" value="http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=109615" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><object width="300" height="225" data="http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=109615" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="flashvars" value="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2F37351669%40N08%2Fsets%2F72157628112945298%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2F37351669%40N08%2Fsets%2F72157628112945298%2F&amp;set_id=72157628112945298&amp;jump_to=" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="src" value="http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=109615" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /> Featuring new <strong>Atmosphere</strong> "You Are My Family" &amp; "Tu Eres Mi Familia" onesies &amp; youth shirts:<br /></p><p><strong>*Rhymesayers Catalog CDs at $9.99</strong>: Need to scoop up that J...</p>RhymesayersWed, 16 Nov 2011 15:46:00 -0600Get your new Rhymesayers "Crest" shirt today! http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1008http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/1008<p>We're happy to announce our brand new line of Rhymesayers shirt designs, now available for pre-order.</p><p>Need some new clothes for Fall? Fifth Element and Rhymesayers are ready to hook you up!</p><p>Check out the NEW "Crest" shirts below, available in 5 different colorways in Mens and Womens sizes. With five styles to choose from, there's at least one style for everyone. Some color variations may be limited so make sure to pre-order your favorite today!</p><p>Look for the White shirt on The Family Vacation Tour with Atmosphere, Evidence, and Blueprint, starting up again in less than two weeks.</p><p>Hit the links below to Pre-Order your shirt today! Shirts will start shipping on October 24th.</p><table border="0" cellpadding="5"><tbody><tr><td width="184"></td><td width="184"></td></tr><tr><td height="50" valign="top"><p>"Crest" White<br /> Mens | Womens</p></td><td height="50" valign="top">"Crest" Gray<br /> Mens | Womens</td></tr><tr><td width="184"></td><td width="184"></td></tr><tr><td height="50" valign="top">"Crest" Green<br /> Mens | Womens</td><td height="50" valign="top">"Crest" Navy<br /> Mens | Womens</td></tr><tr><td width="184"></td><td width="184"></td></tr><tr><td height="50" valign="top">"Crest" Black<br /> M...</td></tr></tbody></table>RhymesayersThu, 01 Sep 2011 15:48:00 -0500Video: Soundset 2011 Fifth Element Stage Highlightshttp://www.rhymesayers.com/news/956http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/956<p>Here's the wrap up video from The <strong>Fifth Element Stage</strong> at Soundset 2011, shot and edited by <strong>One Light Collective</strong>.</p><p>Check out the video below and read more from Kevin Beacham at the Fifth Element Blog!</p><p><object width="693" height="410" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/jR_MlC41Ofc?version=3&amp;hl=en_US&amp;hd=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/jR_MlC41Ofc?version=3&amp;hl=en_US&amp;hd=1" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object></p><p><strong>S</strong><strong>oundset:</strong> SoundsetFestival.com | Facebook | Twitter <br /><strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Flickr | Myspace | Soundcloud</p>RhymesayersThu, 04 Aug 2011 12:13:00 -0500Buy your Soundset 2011 tickets today!http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/732http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/732<p>Both General Admission and VIP fan pre-sale tickets are available online from TicketWeb or at Fifth Element, <strong>2411 Hennepin Avenue S., Minneapolis MN 55405 | 612.377.0044</strong>. Tickets available in store only. If you pay with cash or make an additional purchase of any kind there are no fees. If you pay with a credit card a processing fee of $2 per ticket for general admission and $3 per ticket for VIP will be applied. <br /> <br /> Ticket limit 8 per person. <br /><br /> The VIP tickets are $90.00 and include the following amenities:<br /> - limited edition swag bag<br /> - Soundset Festival shirt<br /> - exclusive VIP parking<br /> - separate VIP entrance to the festival grounds<br /> - access to a special exclusive VIP area near the main stage bleacher style seating viewing the main stage<br /> - shaded tent chill area<br /> - meet and greets with artists...</p>RhymesayersMon, 04 Apr 2011 14:00:00 -0500Soundset 2011 Tickets officially on sale today!http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/725http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/725<p>Tickets are available today at 11am local time for <strong>Soundset 2011</strong>!</p><p>Both General Admission and VIP fan pre-sale tickets are available online from TicketWeb or at Fifth Element, <strong>2411 Hennepin Avenue S., Minneapolis MN 55405 | 612.377.0044</strong>. Tickets available in store only. If you pay with cash or make an additional purchase of any kind there are no fees. If you pay with a credit card a processing fee of $2 per ticket for general admission and $3 per ticket for VIP will be applied. <br /> <br /> Ticket limit 8 per person. <br /><br /> The VIP tickets are $90.00 and include the following amenities:<br /> - limited edition swag bag<br /> - Soundset Festival shirt<br /> - exclusive VIP parking<br /> - separate VIP entrance to the festival grounds<br /> - access to a special exclusive VIP area near the main stage bleacher style seating viewing the m...</p>RhymesayersFri, 01 Apr 2011 10:02:00 -0500The RSE Radio Spring Pledge Drive is underway!http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/719http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/719<p>It's that time of year again... for those that are not aware, <strong>Rhymesayers</strong> has a weekly radio show called <strong>RSE Radio</strong> every Saturday night from 9-11PM in Minneapolis on KFAI Fresh Air Community Radio. Twice a year the station conducts a pledge drive to raise money to keep the station alive and running. KFAI is Commercial Free, community supported radio at its finest and is an integral part of the Twin Cities. For those that are familiar, as always, <strong>Rhymesayers</strong> along with <strong>Fifth Element</strong> are providing a special incentive for all those pledging $35 or more.</p><p>This Spring's RSE Grab bag will contain an autographed copy of <strong>Atmosphere</strong>'s upcoming album <em><strong>The Family Sign</strong></em><strong> </strong>, <strong>Blueprint</strong>'s upcoming album <em><strong>Adventures In Counter-Culture </strong></em><em><strong>, </strong></em>the recently released <strong>Los Nativos <em>Electric Machete</em> EP,</strong> and a sampler disc...</p>RhymesayersTue, 29 Mar 2011 12:45:00 -0500RSE Radio Spring Pledge Drive begins this weekend!http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/705http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/705<p>It's that time of year again... for those that are not aware, <strong>Rhymesayers</strong> has a weekly radio show called <strong>RSE Radio</strong> every Saturday night from 9-11PM in Minneapolis on KFAI Fresh Air Community Radio. Twice a year the station conducts a pledge drive to raise money to keep the station alive and running. KFAI is Commercial Free, community supported radio at its finest and is an integral part of the Twin Cities. For those that are familiar, as always, <strong>Rhymesayers</strong> along with <strong>Fifth Element</strong> are providing a special incentive for all those pledging $35 or more.</p><p>This Spring's RSE Grab bag will contain an autographed copy of <strong>Atmosphere</strong>'s upcoming album <em><strong>The Family Sign</strong></em><strong> </strong>, <strong>Blueprint</strong>'s upcoming album <em><strong>Adventures In Counter-Culture </strong></em><em><strong>, </strong></em>the recently released <strong>Los Nativos <em>Electric Machete</em> EP,</strong> and a sampler disc...</p>RhymesayersThu, 24 Mar 2011 13:11:00 -0500Rhymesayers at SXSW 2011 starting today!http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/683http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/683<p><strong>Rhymesayers</strong> artists will be rocking in Austin, TX for the 2011 South by Southwest Festival starting tomorrow!</p><p>Blueprint, Evidence, Freeway, Grieves w/ Budo, and P.O.S will all be playing this week, and Fifth Element will be doing an Industry Survival Skills Panel with Blueprint and many more as panelists. <br /><br /> Check out the info below and hit Rhymesayers.com/Events for all the details.</p><p><strong>+TODAY+</strong><br /> Blueprint and Grieves w/ Budo - The Agency Group/XXL Mag Showcase @ Mohawk - RSVP on Facebook<br /> POS - Doomtree Records Night @ Flamingo Cantina - RSVP on Facebook</p><p><strong>+03.17.11+</strong><br /> Evidence @ Smokers Club/Vibe Mag Main Stage @ Venue 222 - RSVP on Facebook<br /> POS @ The Current/MPR Showcase @ Austin Convention Center - RSVP on Facebook<br /> Grieves w/ Budo at Copy Cats/Tinderbox Music Day Party @ The Chuggin' Monkey - RSVP...</p>RhymesayersWed, 16 Mar 2011 10:45:00 -0500Rhymesayers at SXSW 2011!http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/678http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/678<p><strong>Rhymesayers</strong> will be in the house in Austin, TX for the 2011 South by Southwest Festival!</p><p>Blueprint, Evidence, Freeway, Grieves w/ Budo, and P.O.S will all be playing next week, and Fifth Element will be doing an Industry Survival Skills Panel with Blueprint and many more as panelists. <br /><br /> Check out the info below and hit Rhymesayers.com/Events for all the details.</p><p><strong>+03.16.11+</strong><br /> Blueprint and Grieves w/ Budo - The Agency Group/XXL Mag Showcase @ Mohawk - RSVP on Facebook<br /> POS - Doomtree Records Night @ Flamingo Cantina - RSVP on Facebook</p><p><strong>+03.17.11+</strong><br /> Evidence @ Smokers Club/Vibe Mag Main Stage @ Venue 222 - RSVP on Facebook<br /> POS @ The Current/MPR Showcase @ Austin Convention Center - RSVP on Facebook<br /> Grieves w/ Budo at Copy Cats/Tinderbox Music Day Party @ The Chuggin' Monkey - RSVP on Facebook </p><p><strong>+03.1...</strong></p>RhymesayersFri, 11 Mar 2011 14:28:00 -0600Rhymesayers & IPR Present - MVStudiohttp://www.rhymesayers.com/news/660http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/660<p><strong>MVStudio </strong> is a program in the downtown Minneapolis public library providing free studio access to the youth of the Twin Cities. <br /><br /><strong>Brother Ali</strong>, <strong>Plain Ole Bill</strong>, and <strong>Kevin Beacham</strong> will be special guests for the launch date helping demonstrate how the program and studio equipment works. It will be an evening of information, live song recording, DJ showcasing, freestyle session and more!</p><p>The event happens March 8th from 5-7pm in Pohlad Hall in the Minneapolis Central Library .</p><p>RSVP on Facebook here!</p><p>More information at HCLIB.org and IPR.edu<br /><br /></p><p><strong>Fifth Element:</strong> FifthElementOnline.com | Twitter | Facebook<strong><br /> Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace | Soundcloud</p>RhymesayersFri, 04 Mar 2011 09:56:00 -0600Fifth Element drops the FE Shirts and Song Collectionhttp://www.rhymesayers.com/news/636http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/636<p><strong>Fifth Element, </strong>in collaboration with <strong>Big Quarters</strong> drop the first package of the FE Shirts &amp; Songs Collection, pairing an exclusive T-shirt and brand new exclusive digital single.</p><p>BUY The new FE “Chips &amp; Cheddar” Shirt Now!</p><p><strong>FE Exclusive Digital Single:</strong><br /> “Money Fucking Money” produced by <strong>Medium Zach</strong> of <strong>Big Quarters </strong>features guest appearances by<strong> I Self Devine</strong>, <strong>Brandon Allday</strong> and <strong>Saint Paul Slim</strong>. The digi-single pack includes: rugged, radio, instrumental and acapella versions.</p><p><strong>FE Limited Shirt:</strong><br /> Limited edition “Chips &amp; Cheddar” screenprinted American Apparel T-shirt, designed by <strong>Alex Smith</strong> </p><p><object width="640" height="390" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/U_P3c07iZFk?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US&amp;hd=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/U_P3c07iZFk?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US&amp;hd=1" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object></p><p><br /> </p><p><strong>Fifth Element:</strong> FifthElementOnline.com | Twitter | Facebook<strong><br /> Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace | Soundcloud</p>RhymesayersWed, 16 Feb 2011 10:10:00 -0600Happy MLK Dayhttp://www.rhymesayers.com/news/600http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/600<p>This past Saturday, <strong>RSE Radio</strong> celebrated the birthday of one of the most important civil rights activists and freedom fighters to ever live, <strong>Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.</strong></p><p>The show featured a few musical mash-ups with some of MLK's greatest speeches. You can listen or download from our podcast here: Stream | Download<br /><br />"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."  -Martin Luther King Jr.</p>RhymesayersMon, 17 Jan 2011 10:30:00 -0600Happy New Year from Rhymesayershttp://www.rhymesayers.com/news/586http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/586<p>We just wanted to wish y'all a Happy New Year and thank you for your support this past year!</p><p>Stay tuned for big things in 2011 coming from the RSE camp. In the meantime, peep the 2010 Rhymesayers Recap right here.<br /><br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace | Soundcloud</p>RhymesayersSat, 01 Jan 2011 10:15:00 -0600Fifth Element's Black Friday Sale is this week!http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/532http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/532<p><strong>Fifth Element</strong> will be unveiling more details &amp; programs each day leading up to the big day, peep the basics below, along with a few new announcements!<br /> <br /><strong>Due to popular demand, some of these deals are now available online! Click here for details. </strong><br /> <br /><strong>SPECIAL BLACK FRIDAY HOURS: OPENING AT 9 A.M. WITH EXCLUSIVE DEALS!!</strong><br /> <br />* <strong>Atmosphere</strong> Ticket Giveaway for the 2 First Avenue Shows, 1 pair every 30 minutes, if you come in and make a purchase between 9 am &amp; 11 am you will be entered in a drawing to win a pair of tickets to one of the SOLD OUT Atmosphere Shows. After each drawing the ballot box will be emptied and non-winners will be added to the general giveaway drawings through out the day .<br /> <br />*<strong>Slug</strong> Shoe Sale Part 2! This was a big hit at the Summer Sidewalk Sale, so Sean went back into the shoe vault...</p>RhymesayersSun, 21 Nov 2010 19:54:00 -0600Less than a week left to win tickets to see Atmosphere at First Avenue!http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/527http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/527<p>If you couldn't get tickets for the two SOLD OUT <strong>Atmosphere</strong> shows next weekend, you can still enter to win a pair from <strong>Fifth Element!</strong></p><p>Head to the store and look for the Ballot Box on the counter and fill out a slip and drop it in the box. It's that simple!</p><p>Fifth Element will be ending the contest on Wednesday, November 24th, so make sure to enter before then! The winners will be announced during <strong>Fifth Element's Black Friday Sale on Friday, November, 26th</strong>. Stay tuned for for more info. Make sure you're following <strong>Fifth Element</strong> on Twitter and Facebook so you can keep up with their new products, blog posts, and events.</p><p>You don't want to miss these shows, as there will be special guests performing!</p><p>11.27.10<br /> First Avenue<br /> 701 First Avenue North<br /> Minneapolis, MN<br /> 6:00PM<br /> All Ages<br /> RSVP<br /> <strong>SOLD OUT</strong><br /><br /> 11.28.1...</p>RhymesayersThu, 18 Nov 2010 15:55:00 -0600DJ Abilities, Dark Time Sunshine (feat. Onry Ozzborn), Pigeon John In-Store at Fifth Element on Friday 10/15!http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/476http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/476<p><strong>DJ Abilities</strong> , <strong>Dark Time Sunshine</strong> , and <strong>Pigeon John</strong> will all be performing and signing items this Friday! After the signing they'll be performing at 7th St. Entry.</p><p><strong>10.15.10</strong><strong></strong><br /> Fifth Element In-Store Performance &amp; Signing<br /> Performing: Pigeon John, DJ Abilities, Dark Time Sunshine<br /> Fifth Element<br /> 2411 Hennepin Ave. S. <br /> Minneapolis, MN 55405<br /> 5:30pm<br /> All Ages<br /> FREE!<br />RSVP on Facebook</p><p><strong>10.15.10</strong><br /> Performing: DJ Abilities, Dark Time Sunshine, Pigeon John<br /> 7th St. Entry<br /> 701 1st Ave. N.<br /> Minneapolis, MN 55405<br /> Doors: 9:00pm<br /> 18+<br /> Tickets: $10 Advance/$12 Door<br /> Buy Tickets at Fifth Element, The Depot, First Avenue</p><p><br /><strong>Fifth Element:</strong> FifthElementOnline.com | Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace</p>RhymesayersTue, 12 Oct 2010 20:09:00 -0500RSE Radio Fall Pledge Drive Continues!http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/455http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/455<p>It's that time of year again... for those that are not aware Rhymesayers has a weekly radio show called RSE Radio every Saturday night from 9-11PM in Minneapolis on KFAI Fresh Air Community Radio. Twice a year the station conducts a pledge drive to raise money to keep the station alive. <strong>KFAI</strong> is Commercial Free, community supported radio at its finest and is an integral part of the Twin Cities. For those that are familiar...as always Rhymesayers along with Fifth Element are providing a special incentive for all those pledging $30 or more. We'll be giving away tickets to the Grieves and Budo show on 10/7 at the 7th Street Entry on this week's show!<br /><br /> This Fall's RSE Grab bag will contain an autographed copy of the brand new tour limited double EP release by Atmosphere, "<em>To All My Friends, B...</em></p>RhymesayersSat, 02 Oct 2010 08:54:00 -0500RSE Radio Fall Pledge Drive Starts Tonight!http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/433http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/433<p>It's that time of year again...for those that are not aware, Rhymesayers has a weekly radio show called RSE Radio every Saturday night from 9-11PM in Minneapolis on KFAI Fresh Air Community Radio. Twice a year the station conducts a pledge drive to raise money to keep the station alive. <strong>KFAI</strong> is Commercial Free, community supported radio at its finest and is an integral part of the Twin Cities. For those that are familiar...as always Rhymesayers along with Fifth Element are providing a special incentive for all those pledging $30 or more. We'll have special guests Brother Ali, POS &amp; more hanging out and answering phones, we'll also be debuting some exclusive new music so be sure to tune in and donate! <br /><br /> This Fall's RSE Grab bag will contain an autographed copy of the brand new tour limite...</p>RhymesayersFri, 24 Sep 2010 22:01:00 -0500Sidewalk Sale 2010 Flashback + Back To School Sale On Nowhttp://www.rhymesayers.com/news/404http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/404<p>Just wanted to share some of the flicks and footage we have from last weeks Sidewalk Sale. Thanks again to everyone that came through; customers, fans, artists, friends, interns, and so on. You all helped make it a great day. Hope to see you here for the 2011 Version!</p><p>In the meantime, check out our Back To School Sale that launched today thru 9/12/10. It’s available in the store as well as online:</p><p>-10% off all Rhymesayers, Fifth Element, and MN nice gear!<br /> -Tons of Clearance CDs Vinyl and T-Shirts, as low as $5!!!<br /> -Free Fifth Element Messenger Bag with purchase of $40.00 or more<br /> :</strong></p><p><object width="455" height="281" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/GFrw83DNeuc?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US&amp;rel=0&amp;color1=0x3a3a3a&amp;color2=0x999999" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/GFrw83DNeuc?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US&amp;rel=0&amp;color1=0x3a3a3a&amp;color2=0x999999" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object></p><p><strong> Also, Ben took a bunch of great photos for us:</strong><br /> http://www.flickr.com/photos/benbrlsq/sets/72157624739911927/</p>RhymesayersMon, 06 Sep 2010 21:43:00 -0500Fifth Element: Legendary A.G. in-store appearance tomorrow at 5PMhttp://www.rhymesayers.com/news/351http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/351<p><strong>Fifth Element</strong> &amp; Long Doe Present: The Legendary A.G. in-store appearance tomorrow at 5:00PM in Minneapolis, MN. <br /><br /> Friday July 23rd at 5PM<br /> 2411 Hennepin Ave S, MPLS, MN 55405<br /> All Ages<br /> FREE<br /> For more info: 612-377-0044<br /> A.G.s new album "Everything's Berri" available now at Fifth Element. <br /><br /> <br /> RSVP on Facebook: http://is.gd/dCd81 <br /><br /> <strong>Fifth Element:</strong> FifthElementOnline.com | Twitter | Facebook | Myspace</p>RhymesayersThu, 22 Jul 2010 15:01:00 -0500Fifth Element National Video/Photo Internshiphttp://www.rhymesayers.com/news/345http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/345<p>Fifth Element, the official online and retail store of Rhymesayers Entertainment, is currently offering unpaid Video Internships in select cities; <strong>New York, Philly, Los Angeles, &amp; Bay Area *</strong>. <br /><br /> Select talented individuals will work with <strong>Fifth Element/Rhymesayers</strong> to film interviews &amp; events in your city for our website as well as additional projects. In the process you will gain hands-on experience to how the business works, build your portfolio, networking opportunities, and represent your local scene. <br /><br /> If you are professional, punctual, talented, creative and are looking to work with an established and respected company in the music business read below for how to join the team: <br /><br /> -Qualifications Needed: <br /><br /> HD Ready Video Camera / DSLR <br /> Final Cut Pro / Comparable Editing Software Knowledge<br /> ...</p>RhymesayersFri, 09 Jul 2010 18:23:00 -0500Fifth Element 5 for $10 Mix & Matchhttp://www.rhymesayers.com/news/321http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/321<p>School is done, the sun is out and it's a prime time for live shows, block parties, bike rides, road trips, and all things of the sort.... There's hardly a better time to "discover" some new music" and we got your back. This one is for those of you who may have just discovered Rhymesayers or those who just never had the loot to throwdown for every release. For the whole month of June you'll be able to <strong>Mix &amp; Match any 5 CDs from the selected list over at Fifth Element for just $10</strong>! The titles range from releases from the earlier years that newer fans might have missed to rare one off projects that may slipped under your radar. Many are artists who are currently in the studio knocking out new projects but haven't had a offical RSE release in a minute so here's an opportunity to get up dat...</p>RhymesayersFri, 04 Jun 2010 21:22:00 -0500B-Boy/Girl Prelims & Artist Black Book Signing this Saturday at Fifth Elementhttp://www.rhymesayers.com/news/314http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/314<p>This Saturday you can catch plenty of pre-Soundset action at Fifth Element in Minneapolis. <br /><br /> From 1PM - 6PM you can catch the B-Boy/Girl Prelims 5 on 5 battle in the parking lot behind <strong>Fifth Element</strong>. The event is free and battles start at 1PM so be sure to get there early! This prelim battle will determine which crews compete at Soundset this year so stop by <strong>Fifth Element</strong> on Saturday to catch all of the action! <br /><br /> We've also got a Black Book Session happening from 8PM-9PM at <strong>Fifth Element</strong> on Saturday with members of The Seventh Letter. It'll give you a chance to check out some work and meet the artists painting the "Live Painting Wall" at <strong>Soundset</strong> the following day! <br /><br /> If you have additional questions about these events feel free to call <strong>Fifth Element</strong> 612.377.0044. <br /><br /> Buy your Soundset Festiva...</p>RhymesayersThu, 27 May 2010 21:38:00 -0500Record Store Day at Fifth Element Today!http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/282http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/282<p>Come through and celebrate a special Soundset Festival x <strong>Record Store Day</strong> event today at Fifth Element in Minneapolis! If you're not familiar with the Indie Record Store "Holiday", Record Store Day is a annual event to show appreciation and honor the importance of Independent Record Stores World Wide! Across the world stores will be doing a variety of events, in stores, &amp; specials. <br /><br /> <strong>FIFTH ELEMENT RECORD STORE DAY EVENT 2010: WITH SPECIAL SOUNDSET DEALS ALL DAY!!</strong><br /> In a time of stores closing at a rapid rate, Fifth Element is as strong as ever with 11 years in the game! We'll be celebrating Record Store Day by showcasing some of the Twin Cities finest and upcoming local talent. <br /><br /> <strong>Freestyles/Short Performances Sets By:</strong> Eyedea, Dessa, A.R.M, Prof &amp; Rahzwell, Longshot, DJ Snuggles, Mike Dreams...</p>RhymesayersSat, 17 Apr 2010 15:26:00 -0500Fifth Element x Soundset x Record Store Day Eventhttp://www.rhymesayers.com/news/274http://www.rhymesayers.com/news/274<p><strong>Record Store Day</strong> is coming up quick! Hopefully all of you are already familiar with the Indie Record Store "Holiday", but just in case: Record Store Day is a annual event to show appreciation and honor the importance of Independent Record Stores World Wide! Across the world stores will be doing a variety of events, in stores, &amp; specials. <br /><br /> <strong>FIFTH ELEMENT RECORD STORE DAY EVENT 2010: WITH SPECIAL SOUNDSET DEALS ALL DAY!!</strong><br /> In a time of stores closing at a rapid rate, Fifth Element is as strong as ever with 11 years in the game! We'll be celebrating Record Store Day by showcasing some of the Twin Cities finest and upcoming local talent. <br /><br /> <strong>Freestyles/Short Performances Sets By:</strong> Eyedea, Dessa, A.R.M, Prof &amp; Rahzwell, Longshot, DJ Snuggles, Mike Dreams, I.B.E, Ernest Rhodes, Yakub and more! <br /><br /> <strong>DJ S...</strong></p>RhymesayersFri, 09 Apr 2010 20:54:00 -0500