Recent Posts Posts.en-usBrother Ali heads into the south, talks week four on the "Home Away From Home" tour.<p>The "Home Away From Home" tour is headed into the south this week. <strong>Brother Ali </strong>checks in with us from the tour van and talks about what he's looking forward to this week. <br /><br /> <iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe> <br /><br /><strong> Full list of remaining dates:</strong><br /> October 14 - Austin, TX - Stubb's BBQ <br /> October 15 - Houston, TX - Warehouse Live<br /> October 16 - Dallas, TX - HOB Small Room <br /> October 17 - New Orleans, LA - HOB Parish<br /> October 18 - Birmingham, AL - Workplay<br /> October 20 - Orlando, FL - The Social<br /> October 22 - Pensacola, FL - Vinyl Music Hall<br /> October 23 - Atlanta, GA - Aisle 5<br /> October 24 - Carrboro, NC - Cat's Cradle<br /> October 25 - Richmond, VA - The Broadberry<br /> October 27 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer<br /> October 29 - Brooklyn, NY - Knitting Factory<br /> October 30 - Providence, RI - Met Cafe<br /> October 31 - Boston, MA - Middle East<br /> November 1 - Burl...</p>RhymesayersTue, 14 Oct 2014 11:22:00 -0500Grab your copy of "All We Got" on 7" Limited Vinyl today!<p>Grab your copy of <strong>deM atlaS</strong>' "All We Got" on 7" <strong><em><span >Limited</span></em></strong> Vinyl exclusively from<strong> Fifth Element</strong>. <br /><br /> <iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe> <br /><br /> Buy the 7" vinyl exclusively at Fifth Element online and get "All We Got" instantly as a digital download. <br /><br /><strong> deM atlaS </strong>heads back out on tour starting in Madison on November 1st. <br /> Full list of dates here: <br /><br /><br /><br /><br /> <br /><br /><strong> #AllWeGot</strong></p>RhymesayersMon, 13 Oct 2014 10:13:00 -0500Watch Hail Mary Mallon's "Kiln"!<p>Watch the new <strong>Hail Mary Mallon</strong> video for "Kiln" now! <br /><br /> <iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe><br /><br />Pre-order <strong>Hail Mary Mallon</strong>'s <strong><em>Bestiary</em></strong>, coming November 11th: <br /><br /><strong> iTunes:</strong><br /> Pre-order and get "Jonathan" and "Kiln" instantly!<br /><br /><strong> Fifth Element:</strong><br />- Three different covers are available and your chance to order all three and save is only available through FE!<br />- You can also bundle your order up with Fifth Element exclusive, limited-edition merch. All pre-orders come autographed by Aesop Rock and Rob Sonic, packaged with an exclusive Hail Mary Mallon sticker. Autographs will not be available on MP3 pre-orders unless you bundle it with an exclusive shirt and/or sweatshirt. <br />- Pre-order now and get "Jonathan" and "Kiln" instantly!<br /><br /><strong> Amazon:</strong><br /> Pre-order in physical or digital formats. If you pre-order the MP3 version, you will receive both singles instant...</p>RhymesayersFri, 10 Oct 2014 11:17:00 -0500Go Behind The Scenes With Hail Mary Mallon<p><strong>Hail Mary Mallon</strong> further discuss the making of their new album, <strong><em>Bestiary</em></strong>. This time, <strong>Aesop Rock</strong> and <strong>Rob Sonic </strong>go over the direction of the new album, the concept behind it, and how that all influenced the amazing artwork. <br /><br /> Plus, keep watching for an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Kiln", the upcoming video for their second single off Bestiary. <br /><br /> </p><p><iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe></p>RhymesayersTue, 07 Oct 2014 11:00:00 -0500Watch the new PROF Video for "Farout"!<p>This morning, HipHopDX premiered the new video from <strong>PROF</strong>, for his brand new single, "Farout". <br /><br /> Fresh off tour, PROF wasted no time getting back into the lab, creating new music to share with all his newfound fans and long-time followers. Endlessly exhibiting his skill in a wide range of styles, PROF finds himself crooning on the lighthearted "Farout", a message about all the beautiful ladies in the house. <br /><br /> The video– a midsummer day's dream sequence– is a humorous sketch on the musings of an absentminded carwash attendant. <br /><br /><em> "'Farout' is about a feeling. A happy place. It's a beautiful woman giving you a smile." </em><br />-- PROF <br /><br /><iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe><br /><br /><strong> This track is available for purchase via: </strong><br />iTunes <br />Fifth Element</p>RhymesayersThu, 02 Oct 2014 12:00:00 -0500Minnesota: Win FREE Tickets To See Grieves, PLUS EXCLUSIVE MEET & GREET!<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 -0500Grieves x Fearce Vill x SonReal - "Ain't Nothin"<p><strong>Grieves </strong>put together a new song with recent tour mates <strong>Fearce Vill </strong>and <strong>SonReal </strong>titled "Ain't Nothin" as a "THANK YOU" for coming out to their summer tour! You can listen and download for FREE at <br /><br /> The song is also available for purchase on iTunes and Fifth Element </p>RhymesayersWed, 01 Oct 2014 10:00:00 -0500Behind the Style of Hail Mary Mallon<p>In PART 2 of the <strong>Hail Mary Mallon</strong> interview series, <strong>Aesop Rock</strong> and <strong>Rob Sonic</strong> took a moment to discuss their styles, influences, and more. Check it out in the video below and pre-order <strong><em>Bestiary </em></strong>NOW! Album drops November 11th! <br /><br /> <iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe><br /><br />iTunes:<br /> Fifth Element:<br /> Amazon:</p>RhymesayersTue, 30 Sep 2014 12:44:00 -0500Watch Atmosphere's "My Lady Got Two Men"<p>This morning, Noisey premiered the newest <strong>Atmosphere</strong> video for "My Lady Got Two Men". Watch the video below and check out Noisey's extensive interview with Slug here.</p><p><br /><iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe></p>RhymesayersThu, 25 Sep 2014 11:57:00 -0500Brother Ali Update From The Road<p>Earlier today, <strong>Brother Ali</strong> dropped the first in a series of video updates from the road while on the "Home Away From Home" tour. The updates serve as a look into why Brother Ali considers the cities he picked for this tour his second home. <br /><br /> Brother Ali released a statement detailing the first update: <br /><br /><em> "The first week on The Home Away From Home Tour was incredible. So many great shows, so much love. This week we hit the North West. Here's why Seattle is one of my homes away from home. We're headed to a city near you so get your tix now and we'll SEE YOU SOON. " <br /></em>-Ali <br /><br /> Watch Brother Ali's update on the "Home Away From Home" tour below and get your tickets NOW:</p><p><br /><br /><iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe></p>RhymesayersTue, 23 Sep 2014 11:20:00 -0500Who is Hail Mary Mallon?<p><strong>Hail Mary Mallon </strong>set aside some time to talk with us about their upcoming album, <strong><em>Bestiary</em></strong>. In this interview, <strong>Aesop Rock</strong> and <strong>Rob Sonic</strong> each discuss when they met, how they started working together, why they chose to call themselves Hail Mary Mallon and more. Watch the video now. <br /><br /> <iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe><br /><br /><strong><em>Bestiary</em> is due out 11/11/2014.</strong></p>RhymesayersTue, 23 Sep 2014 11:11:00 -0500Pre-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 -0500