Recent Postshttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/Recent Posts.en-usListen to "Show Me The Way" Feat. Aloe Blacc, the brand new single from Dilated Peopleshttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1933http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1933<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="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/158151357&amp;color=ff5500" width="100%" height="166"></iframe> <br /><br /> Pre-order <em>Directors of Photography</em> now via: <br /><br /><strong> iTunes:</strong> http://bit.ly/DOPitunes<br /><strong> Amazon:</strong> http://bit.ly/DOPamz<br /><strong>Fifth Element: </strong> http://bit.ly/DOP_FE</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 -0500Brother Ali releases new music paired with new shirts!http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1872http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1872<p>Played like a cassette tape, Side A and Side B, <em>Left in the Deck</em> is ten grimy unreleased demos <strong>Brother Ali</strong> recorded on a handheld mic in basements and hotel rooms around the world with beats made by Jake One.<br /> <br /> On the <strong>War and Peace Tour</strong>, buy any Brother Ali shirt and you'll get a digital download card!<br /> <br /> <strong>Pre-order the new "Cassette" t-shirt from Fifth Element,</strong> and you will receive an instant mp3 digital download of Brother Ali's Left In The Deck NOW. Ship date: 10/10/13.<br /> <br /> <object width="690" height="518" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/VGwNhGV26L0?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/VGwNhGV26L0?hl=en_US&amp;version=3" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /> <br /> <strong>Cassette Shirt </strong><br /> <br /> <br /> <strong>Megaphone Shirt :</strong><br /> </p><p><strong>Brother Ali:</strong> BrotherAli.com | Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | Instagram | Myspace<br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Google+ | Instagram | Flickr | Soundcloud | Myspace</p>RhymesayersThu, 05 Sep 2013 11:52:00 -0500Fifth Element's Parking Lot Sale - TODAY!http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1867http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1867<p>Every summer, <strong>Fifth Element</strong> in Uptown Minneapolis hosts an annual Parking Lot Sale. With every sale comes new and exclusive items that you can't get anywhere else. <strong>TODAY from 11am to 7pm Central time</strong>, get incredible deals on merchandise, music, and more! Get down with some live music from local artists, and kick it with our homie Prof who will be hosting.<br /> <br /> Check out a few of the products you can save on below, then head to <strong>Fifth Element Online</strong> for more information or stop by the shop. Doors are open!<br /> <br /> <strong>NEW Rhymesayers Items:</strong><br /> Travis Millard x RSE shirts <br /> Atmosphere "Cone Head" maroon windbreaker<br /> Atmosphere "Onemosphere" shirt <br /> Rhymesayers Griffin Tank Top <br /> <br /> <strong>Rhymesayers Clothing Sale</strong>:<br /> Rhymesayers "Collegiate" T-shirt - $10<br /> Rhymesayers "Crest" Tank Top - $14.99<br /> Rhymesayers "Crest" Dog Shirt...</p>RhymesayersSat, 24 Aug 2013 11:24:00 -0500Fifth Element/Rhymesayers End Of The World Sale - TODAY!http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1693http://mail.youcantimagine.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 -0600Grieves & Budo Meet & Greet at Fifth Element this Sunday!http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1659http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1659<p>This Sunday at <strong>Fifth Element</strong> in uptown Minneapolis, you can meet <strong>Grieves &amp; Budo</strong>!</p><p>Come to the store from 1pm to 3pm to meet the guys, hang out, and scoop up some new music.</p><p>RSVP on Facebook</p><p>Read a new interview with Grieves at <strong>City Pages</strong>.</p><p>You can buy <em><strong>Together/Apart</strong> </em>from Fifth Element, iTunes, Amazon, Best Buy and your favorite local independent retailer or music store. <br /> <br /> <object width="693" height="390" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/ChRlRRvXMjg?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/ChRlRRvXMjg?version=3&amp;hl=en_US" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /><br /> <strong>Grieves:</strong> GrievesMusic.com | Twitter | Facebook | Google+ | Myspace | Ping<br /> <strong>Budo</strong>: BudoBeats.com | Twitter | Facebook | Myspace | Ping<br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Google+ | Flickr | Soundcloud | Myspace</p>RhymesayersFri, 02 Nov 2012 15:31:00 -0500Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color is in stores now!http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1598http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1598<p><strong>Brother Ali</strong>'s<strong> </strong>brand new album <em><strong>Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color </strong></em>dropped last week and is available for purchase on<strong> iTunes</strong> , from <strong>Fifth Element, Amazon</strong>, and your favorite local independent or chain music retailer. This new album is produced entirely by heavy-hitter <strong>Jake One<strong> </strong></strong>and features appearances from Dr. Cornel West, Amir Sulaiman, Choklate, and Tone Trezure.</p><p>If you picked up a physical CD or Vinyl copy, take a picture with the album and post on Instagram and Twitter with the hashtahg #MIADIC! Join some of your favorite artists and fellow die-hard fans in supporting one of this year's already highly acclaimed releases.</p><p>Check out reviews of the new album on Pitchfork and HipHopDX.</p><p>Ali is touring this year with his brand new band Blank Tape Beloved. Check out the dates below and do...</p>RhymesayersSun, 23 Sep 2012 15:40:00 -0500Brother Ali's new album available now!http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1591http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1591<p><strong>Brother Ali</strong>'s first full length album since 2009 is finally here! <strong><em>Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color</em></strong> is produced entirely by <strong>Jake One</strong> and features Dr. Cornel West, Amir Sulaiman, Choklate, and Tone Trezure. The album is available for purchase on<strong> iTunes</strong> , from <strong>Fifth Element, Amazon</strong>, and your favorite local independent or chain music retailer. If you can't find it at a store near you - please let us know! Check out the physical packaging in this new video and then stream the entire album below via YouTube.</p><p><object width="693" height="390" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/vLC4xqPUkLs?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/vLC4xqPUkLs?version=3&amp;hl=en_US" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object></p><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/videoseries?list=PL714A5AAD09905600&amp;hl=en_US" width="693" height="390"></iframe></p><p>The tour hits Austin, TX tonight and before the show you can find Brother Ali at a Free/All Ages in-store performance &amp; signing at Waterloo Records at 5pm. Get there early!</p><p><strong>The Mourning in America Tour:</strong></p><p><strong>*With Homeboy Sandman, DJ Sosa</strong><br /> 09.18 - Austin, TX @ Mohawk: Buy Tickets<br /> 09.20 - ...</p>RhymesayersMon, 17 Sep 2012 23:21:00 -0500Video: The Story Behind Brother Ali's Mourning in America and Dreaming in Colorhttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1566http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1566<p>Starting today on <strong>Brother Ali</strong>'s Facebook page, he's giving you an inside look at each song on the upcoming album!<em><strong> </strong></em><strong>CLICK HERE</strong><em><strong> </strong></em>to watch the very first video explaining "Letter To My Countrymen" feat. Dr. Cornel West.</p><p><em><strong>Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color</strong></em> drops September 18th. <strong></strong></p><p><strong>Pre-order your iTunes Deluxe Digital copy starting today</strong>, includes bonus songs and a PDF with lyrics and artwork! <strong></strong></p><p><strong>Pre-order CD or Vinyl</strong> from Fifth Element and bundle with an exclusive t-shirt to save.</p><p><strong>Brother Ali:</strong> BrotherAli.com | Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | Myspace | Ping<br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Google+ | Flickr | Soundcloud | Myspace</p>RhymesayersTue, 04 Sep 2012 11:41:00 -0500Complex Magazine premieres new Brother Ali track "Mourning in America"http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1536http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1536<p><strong>Complex Magazine</strong> just premiered the newest track from<strong> Brother Ali</strong>'s upcoming album <em><strong>Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color</strong></em>. Listen below and <strong>buy on iTunes</strong> or <strong>pre-order the album from Fifth Element</strong> to get the track today. The album drops in a little over a month on September 18th! <strong>Pre-order an iTunes Deluxe Digital copy</strong> that includes bonus songs and a PDF with lyrics and artwork!</p><p>A brief message from Brother Ali:<br /> <em>"The condition of truth to allow suffering to speak"</em> -Dr. Cornel West<br /> "This title track off of my new album is an observation on the culture of murder and death and our society. It's also a critique of our hypocrisy as it relates to the taking of innocent lives. Power to the peaceful..."</p><p><iframe src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F55860612&amp;secret_token=s-pFxXj" width="100%" height="166"></iframe></p><p><strong>Don't miss Brother Ali near you starting next month!<br /> *With Homeboy Sandman, DJ Sosa</strong><br /> 09.12 - ...</p>RhymesayersTue, 14 Aug 2012 10:46:00 -0500Video: Brother Ali prepares for the Mourning in America Tourhttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1531http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1531<p>While recently in Los Angeles rehearsing and playing with new band <strong>Blank Tape Beloved</strong>, <strong>Brother Ali </strong>sat down with Clement &amp; Co. to explain more about the live band aspect, what it's like working together, and what fans can expect on tour this year. Check it out below and get your tickets NOW for the show nearest you. Pre-Order <em><strong>Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color </strong></em>Now! <strong>Pre-order an iTunes Deluxe Digital copy</strong> that includes bonus songs and a PDF with lyrics and artwork!</p><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/hynoRtsH_eI" width="693" height="390"></iframe></p><p><strong><br /> *With Homeboy Sandman, DJ Sosa</strong><br /> 09.12 - San Luis Obispo, CA @ SLO Brewing: Buy Tickets<br /> 09.13 - Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room: Buy Tickets<br /> 09.14 - La Jolla, CA @ Porter's Pub: Buy Tickets<br /> 09.15 - Tempe, AZ @ Club Red: Buy Tickets<br /> 09.16 - Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater: Buy Tickets<br /> 09.17 - Dallas, TX @ Trees: Buy ...</p>RhymesayersThu, 09 Aug 2012 11:09:00 -0500Pre-order Brother Ali's new album today!http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1527http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1527<p><strong></strong></p><p><strong></strong></p><p><em><strong>Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color </strong></em>arrives on September 18th, 2012 at a retailer near you! Check out the video below where <strong>Brother Ali</strong> and <strong>Jake One</strong> discuss the creation of the album and their process, and more.<em><strong> Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color</strong></em> is now available for exclusive pre-order from Fifth Element. Pre-Order Now!</p><p><object width="693" height="390" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/M6g-hB2dAbE?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/M6g-hB2dAbE?version=3&amp;hl=en_US" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object></p><p><strong>Don't miss Brother Ali on the road this summer on The Mourning in America Tour!<br /> *With Homeboy Sandman, DJ Sosa</strong><br /> 09.12 - San Luis Obispo, CA @ SLO Brewing: Buy Tickets<br /> 09.13 - Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room: Buy Tickets<br /> 09.14 - La Jolla, CA @ Porter's Pub: Buy Tickets<br /> 09.15 - Tempe, AZ @ Club Red: Buy Tickets<br /> 09.16 - Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater: Buy Tickets<br /> 09.17 - Dallas, TX @ Trees: Buy Tickets<br /> 09.18 - Austin, TX @ Mohawk: Buy Tickets<br /> 09.20 - Birm...</p>RhymesayersSun, 05 Aug 2012 11:17:00 -0500Behind Brother Ali's Mourning in America and Dreaming in Colorhttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1483http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1483<p><strong>Brother Ali</strong> and <strong>Jake One</strong> recently sat down while recording in Seattle, WA to discuss the brand new album <em><strong>Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color</strong></em>. Check out the video below!</p><p><em><strong>Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color</strong></em> is now available for CD and Vinyl pre-order from Fifth Element. Pre-Order Now! <strong>Pre-order an iTunes Deluxe Digital copy</strong> that includes bonus songs and a PDF with lyrics and artwork!</p><p><object width="693" height="390" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/M6g-hB2dAbE?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/M6g-hB2dAbE?version=3&amp;hl=en_US" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object></p><p><strong>Don't miss Brother Ali on the road this summer on The Mourning in America Tour!<br /> *With Homeboy Sandman, DJ Sosa</strong><br /> 09.12 - San Luis Obispo, CA @ SLO Brewing: Buy Tickets<br /> 09.13 - Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room: Buy Tickets<br /> 09.14 - La Jolla, CA @ Porter's Pub: Buy Tickets<br /> 09.15 - Tempe, AZ @ Club Red: Buy Tickets<br /> 09.16 - Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater: Buy Tickets<br /> 09.17 - Dallas, TX @ Trees: Buy T...</p>RhymesayersMon, 09 Jul 2012 09:59:00 -0500AllHipHop.com premieres Brother Ali - "Stop The Press", first track from new albumhttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1461http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1461<p><strong>AllHipHop.com just premiered</strong> the first track from <strong>Brother Ali</strong>'s upcoming album <em><strong>Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color</strong></em>, dropping September 18th, 2012. Click the album cover image below to listen to the track or stream below!</p><p>The album is now available for CD and Vinyl pre-order from Fifth Element. Pre-Order Now! <strong>Pre-order an iTunes Deluxe Digital copy</strong> that includes bonus songs and a PDF with lyrics and artwork!</p><p>Your pre-order comes with an instant download of "Stop The Press", an autograph, a sticker, and you can add the FE exclusive "Flag" shirt to save big!<br /><br /></p><p><iframe src="http://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F50112889&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%" height="166"></iframe><br /><br />Tracklisting:</p><p>01. Letter To My Countrymen feat. Dr. Cornel West<br />02. Only Life I Know<br /> 03. Stop The Press <br />04. Mourning In America<br />05. Gather Round feat. Amir Sulaiman<br />06. Work Everyday <br />07. Need a Knot <br />08. Won More Hit <br />09. Say Amen<br />10. Fajr...</p>RhymesayersTue, 19 Jun 2012 10:10:00 -0500Soundset 2012 shirts are available at Fifth Elementhttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1434http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1434<p><strong>Don't sleep on picking up one of these shirts!</strong></p><p><strong>If you couldn't make it to the merch tent to scoop up a limited edition Soundset 2012 t-shirt, head on down to Fifth Element on 2411 Hennepin Ave. S. in Minneapolis to get your very own today! Check out all the designs and click on your favorite to buy now!</strong></p><p> <br /></p>RhymesayersMon, 28 May 2012 11:33:00 -0500Soundset 2012 is TODAY!http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1433http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1433<p><strong>SOUNDSET 2012 is finally here!<br /></strong></p><p><strong>Tickets are available at the gates today for $60. Gates open at 11am.</strong></p><p><strong> <object width="693" height="389" 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></strong></p><p>Soundset 2012 is your official Midwest kick-off of the summer with nine hours of the best independent Hip Hop music in one day. It all goes down at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, MN . Confirmed artists for Soundset 2012 include:</p><p dir="ltr"><strong>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, BdotC...</strong></p>RhymesayersSun, 27 May 2012 06:35:00 -0500Today is the last day for $41 Reduced Price Soundset tickets!http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1427http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1427<p>Don't sleep! The Soundset 2012 ticket price goes up to $46 tomorrow! <strong></strong></p><p><strong>Buy Now Online at TicketWeb or at Fifth Element to SAVE MONEY. Start your summer off right!</strong></p><p><strong></strong> <object width="685" height="395" 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></p><p>Tickets for the <strong>Official Afterparty</strong> at First Avenue featuring the Get Cryphy DJs and special surprise guest performances are also available now at Fifth Element, The Depot, and eTix. RSVP now.</p><p>Use hashtag #Soundset when tweeting to join the discussion!</p><p>Listen to the Official Soundset 2012 Playlist on Spotify to get familiar with this year's artists: http://spoti.fi/ss12playlist<br /><br /><strong>Soundset:</strong> SoundsetFestival.com | Facebook | Twitter | Google+<br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Google+ | Flickr | Soundcloud | Myspace</p>RhymesayersSun, 20 May 2012 09:54:00 -0500Brother Ali drops new video and track, "Not A Day Goes By"http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1400http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1400<p>Complex Mag just premiered the latest video and track from <strong>Brother Ali</strong>! <strong>Jake One</strong> produced the beat, so you know it's going to be a dope track! Check out the video below and download the MP3 for free.</p><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/M13sOLyn0ec" width="693" height="382"></iframe></p><p>Video directed by Dave Wilson, Director of Photography: Ryan Thompson, Producers: Ryan Thompson and Dan Cummings</p><p>Want to see Ali live? You can catch him in Europe next week or hosting Soundset 2012 in Minnesota. More dates to come!</p><p><strong>10.05.12</strong> - London, UK @ XOYO: Buy Tickets<br /> <strong>11.05.12</strong> - Manchester, UK @ The Roadhouse: Buy Tickets<br /> <strong>12.05.12</strong> - Bristol, UK @ The Thekla: Buy Tickets<br /> <strong>13.05.12</strong> - Brighton, UK @ Green Door Store: Buy Tickets<br /> <strong>15.05.12</strong> - Amsterdam, NL @ Melkweg: Buy Tickets<br /> <strong>16.05.12</strong> - Paris, FR @ Le Divan Du Monde: Buy Tickets<br /> <strong>17.05.12</strong> - Berlin, DE @ Festsaal Kreuzberg: Buy Tickets<br /> <strong>18.05.12...</strong></p>RhymesayersWed, 02 May 2012 08:10:00 -0500Brother Ali releases FREE 7 song EP, The Bite Marked Hearthttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1288http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1288<p><strong>Brother Ali</strong> is offering up a FREE 7 song EP for your listening pleasure. <em><strong>The Bite Marked Heart</strong></em> features <strong>Phonte</strong> , <strong>Stokley Williams</strong> , Singer/songwriter <strong>Nikki Jean</strong> and <strong>Aby Wolf</strong>. Beats provided by <strong>Jake One</strong> and <strong>Ant</strong>. Ali is currently putting the finishing touches on his 6th studio album <em><strong>Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color</strong></em>. Join the conversation on twitter - #thebitemarkedheart.</p><p><strong>Stream below, or DOWNLOAD for FREE</strong>. <br /> <br /> <object width="425" height="425" data="https://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Fplaylists%2F1618852%3Fsecret_token%3Ds-PiMf5&amp;auto_play=false&amp;player_type=artwork&amp;color=d3d3d3" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="https://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Fplaylists%2F1618852%3Fsecret_token%3Ds-PiMf5&amp;auto_play=false&amp;player_type=artwork&amp;color=d3d3d3" /></object><br /><br /> <br />Check out the video below for "Shine On", produced by Jake One and featuring Nikki Jean. <br /> <object width="693" height="382" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/TFcUyzpgkyw?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/TFcUyzpgkyw?version=3&amp;hl=en_US" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /> Directed by Dave Wilson. DP: Ryan Thompson. Gaffer: Dave Underhill. Producer/AD: John Cromwell. Featuring: Liv Meadows. Shot On Location at Heidi's Restaurant.</p><p>Stay tuned for more from Brother Ali in 2012! Don't miss him in Europe this May. <br /> <br /> <strong>Brother Ali:</strong> BrotherAli.com | Facebook | Twit...</p>RhymesayersMon, 13 Feb 2012 11:44:00 -0600Brother Ali releases new video for "Shine On"http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1287http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1287<p>Check out the new video for Brother Ali's new song "Shine On" featuring Nikki Jean! <em><strong>The Bite Marked Heart</strong></em> drops Monday, February 13th.<br /> <br /><object width="693" height="382" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/TFcUyzpgkyw?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/TFcUyzpgkyw?version=3&amp;hl=en_US" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /> Directed by Dave Wilson. DP: Ryan Thompson. Gaffer: Dave Underhill. Producer/AD: John Cromwell. Featuring: Liv Meadows. Shot On Location at Heidi's Restaurant.</p><p>Enter your email below for a FREE download of the track, produced by Jake One.</p><p><iframe src="http://emailunlock.com/rhymesayers/brother-ali-shine-on/widget" width="300" height="400"></iframe></p><p>Stay tuned for more from Brother Ali in 2012! Don't miss him in Europe this May. <br /> <br /> <strong>Brother Ali:</strong> BrotherAli.com | Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | Myspace | Ping <strong></strong><br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Google+ | Flickr | Soundcloud | Myspace</p>RhymesayersFri, 10 Feb 2012 13:58:00 -0600Brother Ali drops new track and video: "Writer's Block"http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1244http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/1244<p>As <strong>Brother Ali</strong> and <strong>Jake One</strong> put the finishing touches on his upcoming new album <em><strong>Mourning In America and Dreaming In Color</strong></em>, the two start the year off right with a free new track titled "Writer's Block"...enjoy!</p><p><object width="693" height="382" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/06qWAClqh9I?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/06qWAClqh9I?version=3&amp;hl=en_US&amp;hd=1" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /> Video Directed by Dave Wilson. Director of Photography: Ryan Thompson</p><p>Click here to download MP3. Buy on iTunes.</p><p>Stay tuned for more from <strong>Brother Ali</strong> in 2012!</p><p><strong>Brother Ali:</strong> BrotherAli.com | Facebook | Twitter | Google+ |  Myspace | Ping<br /> <strong></strong><strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Google+ | Flickr | Soundcloud | Myspace</p>RhymesayersTue, 03 Jan 2012 09:19:00 -0600Freeway featured on CNN's Belief Blog - "How Islam shaped one rap artist"http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/713http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/713<p><strong>Freeway</strong> is featured on CNN's Belief Blog today, in an article called "How Islam shaped one rap artist". Peep the quick excerpt below, watch the video, and read the whole article HERE on CNN.com.</p><p><em>"It’s noon on a Friday, and the parking lot at Al-Aqsa Islamic Society in North Philadelphia is quickly filling up.<br />One of Philadelphia's best-known rap artists, Freeway, jumps out of a black sport utility vehicle and dashes through the pouring rain to the prayer hall inside.</em></p><p><em>Islam has been a part of his life since he was a teenager.  Yet it wasn’t until adulthood that his faith changed who he was an artist.</em></p><p><em>'My faith means everything to me; it’s the thing that keeps me going every day,' the father of two said. 'It’s my core, it’s my soul.'"</em></p><p><object id="ep" width="416" height="374" data="http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_416x234_embed.swf?context=embed&amp;videoId=living/2011/03/25/freeway.muslim.rapper.cnn" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="wmode" value="transparent" /><param name="bgcolor" value="#000000" /><param name="src" value="http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_416x234_embed.swf?context=embed&amp;videoId=living/2011/03/25/freeway.muslim.rapper.cnn" /></object></p><p><strong>Freeway:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<strong></strong><br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook...</p>RhymesayersSat, 26 Mar 2011 13:09:00 -0500Rhymesayers announce limited 12" picture disc for Record Store Dayhttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/685http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/685<p>The annual Record Store Day is in one month - April 16th, 2011! Please support independent labels, music, and retailers and help us celebrate!</p><p>This year independent hip hop and independent retail join forces as <strong>Rhymesayers</strong> brings an exclusive <strong>12" picture disc to Record Store Day</strong>. The limited run of <strong>1000 hand-numbered pieces</strong> is perfect for any collector and music lover and includes a <strong>digital download card</strong> to satisfy any audiophile's needs. You'll find <strong>6 brand new, exclusive and unreleased tracks</strong> from <strong>Atmosphere</strong> featuring <strong>Aesop Rock</strong>, <strong>Brother Ali</strong>, <strong>Evidence</strong> of Dilated Peoples, <strong>P.O.S</strong>, <strong>Blueprint</strong> featuring <strong>Zero Star</strong>, and <strong>Grieves &amp; Budo</strong>.These tracks are only available on this 12", and will give you a taste of what to expect from all these artists in 2011! The picture disc was designed by Ohio ar...</p>RhymesayersTue, 15 Mar 2011 15:12:00 -0500Video: Peter Parker interviews Freeway in Minneapolishttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/602http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/602<p>Mr. Peter Parker sits down with <strong>Freeway</strong> last night before the show in Minneapolis with <strong>Jake One</strong> and discusses his upcoming projects and work with Rhymesayers!</p><p><object width="560" height="340" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/OqY4sYlOa4I?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/OqY4sYlOa4I?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US&amp;hd=1" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object></p><p><strong>Freeway:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Jake One:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace <br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace | Soundcloud</p>RhymesayersTue, 18 Jan 2011 15:11:00 -06002010 Rhymesayers Recaphttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/584http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/584<p><strong>Freeway and Jake One -<em>The Stimulus Package</em></strong><em></em></p><p><strong>Philly Freeway</strong> and <strong>Jake One</strong> teamed up in February 2010 to bring you <em>The Stimulus Package, </em>a 15 track collaboration. The money-themed packaging was chosen as one of hip-hop's 50 Greatest album covers by Complex Mag . It received rave reviews and has ended up on many Best of 2010 lists like Complex Mag! To celebrate the release of the album, Free and Jake had a few release parties, check the video from Philly here. Peep the videos for "You Know What I Mean" and "She Makes Me Feel Alright" off the album as well as "Beautiful Music" produced by Jake One, and then grab some cooking tips from Freeway and Jake.<br /> <br /> <br />Buy <em><strong> </strong></em>now: Fifth Element | iTunes | Amazon<br /><br /> <object width="480" height="385" data="http://www.youtube.com/p/F4E31AF09B337191?hl=en_US&amp;fs=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/p/F4E31AF09B337191?hl=en_US&amp;fs=1" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /> <object width="479" height="297" data="http://media.mtvnservices.com/mgid:uma:video:mtv.com:547194" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="flashvars" value="configParams=vid%3D547194%26uri%3Dmgid%3Auma%3Avideo%3Amtv.com%3A547194" /><param name="src" value="http://media.mtvnservices.com/mgid:uma:video:mtv.com:547194" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object></p><p>Free and Jake played the Paid Dues Festival with fellow Rhymesayer <strong>P.O.S.</strong> in April 2010, as well as...</p>RhymesayersFri, 31 Dec 2010 17:20:00 -0600Vote for Rhymesayers in Urb's Best of 2010 Readers Pollhttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/545http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/545<p>Urb Magazine is running their Annual "Best Of" Readers Poll right now and several Rhymesayers artists have been nominated this year.</p><p>Head over to Urb.com to vote for your favorites now or you can click on the individual links below to vote for specific categories. Don't see an artist, song, or item you want on the list? Go ahead and write your own in the bottom of each voting box! Make sure to click "Submit" when you're done with each section.</p><p><strong>Atmosphere</strong> is in the running for Best Album of 2010 as well as Best Hip-Hop Artist of 2010.</p><p>The dynamic duo of <strong>Freeway</strong> &amp; <strong>Jake One</strong> are also in the mix! <em>The Stimulus Package</em> is also a choice for Best Album of 2010, and Best Collaboration of 2010!</p><p>Also, we'd love to see <strong>Soundset</strong> make some noise - please write in <strong>Soundset</strong> "Add Your Own" at the bottom of t...</p>RhymesayersWed, 01 Dec 2010 21:51:00 -0600MTV Reviews Freeway & Jake One's "Beautiful Music"http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/472http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/472<p>Our friends over at MTV gave the new Freeway &amp; Jake One track "Beautiful Music" a nice write up. You can read the full post over on MTV's music blog. If you haven't seen the video or heard the track watch it and download it free down below... <br /><br /> <object width="560" height="340" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/RZTJ0EQ1kZg?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/RZTJ0EQ1kZg?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US&amp;hd=1" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /><br /> <strong>Download:</strong> Beautiful Music <br /><br /> <strong>Freeway:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Jake One:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace <br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace</p>RhymesayersMon, 11 Oct 2010 22:42:00 -0500Freeway & Jake One drop "Beautiful Music"http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/444http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/444<p>Freeway dropped "<strong>Beautiful Music</strong>" which was produced by Jake One, as an exclusive today over at Nahright.com. Peep the video &amp; download the track at Nahright.com <br /><br /> <strong>Freeway:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Jake One:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace <br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace</p>RhymesayersTue, 28 Sep 2010 14:38:00 -0500Freeway & Jake One in "Hip-Hop's 50 Greatest Album Covers"http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/429http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/429<p>Our friends over at Complex Mag made a list of their 50 favorite album covers and Freeway and Jake One's <em>The Stimulus Package</em> made the cut! Check out the rest of the article here on Complex's list.</p><p><br /> <strong></strong></p><p><strong>Grab a physical copy of the album: </strong><br />Fifth Element Online <br />Amazon.com </p><p><br /><strong>A quick, hands-on look at the packaging: </strong><br /> <object width="640" height="385" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/M9Q3gAR7Jj8?fs=1&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/M9Q3gAR7Jj8?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /><br /> <strong>Freeway:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Jake One:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace <br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace</p>RhymesayersMon, 20 Sep 2010 19:26:00 -0500Freeway & Jake One kick off European Tour tomorrow!http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/380http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/380<p>Freeway &amp; Jake One kick off their European Tour tomorrow to support their latest album <em>The Stimulus Package</em>. They'll be performing at several music festivals as well as playing some headlining shows while they're there. For complete tour details check out Free &amp; Jake's tour schedule. <br /><br /> 08.19 - Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic @ Hip Hop Kemp<br /> 08.20 - Biel, Switzerland @ Royal Arena<br /> 08.21 - Tampere, Finland @ Blockfest<br /> 08.23 - Paris, France @ Nouveau Casino<br /> 08.24 - Hamburg, Germany @ Ubel &amp; Gefahrlich<br /> 08.25 - Berlin, Germany @ Lido<br /> 08.27 - Oslo, Norway @ Bla<br /> 08.28 - Munster, Germany @ Skaters Palace <br /><br /> <strong>Freeway:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Jake One:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace <br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace</p>RhymesayersWed, 18 Aug 2010 16:33:00 -0500Video: Freeway makes a 'hood' grilled cheesehttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/362http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/362<p>Last week Freeway &amp; Jake One's track "Throw Your Hands Up" off their latest album <em>The Stimulus Package</em> was featured on Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory on MTV. If you missed the episode you can check it out right now over at MTV. <br /><br /> In the episode <strong>Rob Dyrdek</strong> created a grilled cheese sandwich which cost over $250 to create, peep the video below where <strong>Freeway</strong> shows you how to make a 'hood' grilled cheese sandwich. <br /><br /> <object width="512" height="319" data="http://media.mtvnservices.com/mgid:uma:video:mtv.com:547194" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="flashvars" value="configParams=vid%3D547194%26uri%3Dmgid%3Auma%3Avideo%3Amtv.com%3A547194" /><param name="src" value="http://media.mtvnservices.com/mgid:uma:video:mtv.com:547194" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /><br /> Grab your copy of <em>The Stimulus Package</em> at Fifth Element &amp; iTunes today! <br /><br /> <strong>Freeway:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Jake One:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace <br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace</p>RhymesayersMon, 02 Aug 2010 20:52:00 -0500Freeway & Jake One: "Throw Your Hands Up" featured on Fantasy Factory on MTVhttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/357http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/357<p>Last night Freeway &amp; Jake One's track "Throw Your Hands Up" off their latest album <em>The Stimulus Package</em> was featured on the latest episode Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory on MTV. If you missed the episode you can check it out right now over at MTV. <br /><br /> Stay tuned tonight for a very special video from <strong>Freeway &amp; Jake One</strong>. <br /><br /> Grab your copy of <em>The Stimulus Package</em> at Fifth Element &amp; iTunes today! <br /><br /> <strong>Freeway:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Jake One:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace <br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace</p>RhymesayersTue, 27 Jul 2010 16:27:00 -0500Complex names "The Stimulus Package" one of 2010's best 25 records (so far)http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/346http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/346<p>"First the Roc breakup, then Freeway’s second album doesn’t sell so well, and the next thing you know he’s signed to indie powerhouse Rhymesayers Ent. . Fresh off his pilgrimage to Mecca, Free teamed up with the underrated Jake One to put out a middle of the road indie/mainstream record that’s probably a sign of things to come thanks to declining record sales. With Jake in his corner, and a number of quality guest verses, Free is able to let that beat breathe without worrying about exhausting a listener with his trademark gruff delivery. Don’t let the ridiculously dope artwork fool you, the record is nowhere nearly as money-obsessed as it would suggest. Much like Free’s stellar debut, great production and Free’s nuanced lyrics make The Stimulus Package the right record for the right tim...</p>RhymesayersTue, 13 Jul 2010 20:48:00 -0500Soundset Wrap Uphttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/322http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/322<p>With over 17,000 people in attendance this was our most successful Soundset yet! We'd like to thank all of the artists who performed, everyone who worked behind the scenes and of course you our dedicated and loyal fans for making Soundset an amazing success! If you missed any coverage of the event head over to www.soundsetfestival.com or check out the pictures on our flickr page. Stay tuned for some exclusive video and additional Soundset updates! <br /><br /> BK-One wanted to share his "Soundset Practice Sessions" mix with you which you can download right here. <br /><br /> <strong>Soundset:</strong> SoundsetFestival.com | Twitter | Facebook | Myspace</p>RhymesayersFri, 04 Jun 2010 15:06:00 -0500The Official 2010 Soundset Site Map!http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/309http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/309<p> <br /><br /> <strong>Soundset RSVP:</strong> Facebook | Twitter<br /><strong>After Party RSVP:</strong> Facebook<br /><br /> Buy your Soundset Festival &amp; After Party tickets online through Ticketmaster or walk up through Fifth Element in Minneapolis! <br /><br /> Make sure you follow, fan or text "SS2010" to #66937 for Soundset updates and your chance to win! <br /><br /> <strong>Soundset:</strong> SoundsetFestival.com | Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace</p>RhymesayersSat, 22 May 2010 04:58:00 -0500Video: Freeway interview with Los Angeles Leakershttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/303http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/303<p>Freeway sat down with Los Angeles Leakers to discuss his latest album The Stimulus Package. Check it out below... <br /><br /> <object width="560" height="340" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/-APzlFVQylE&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/-APzlFVQylE&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /><br /> Buy tickets to see <strong>Freeway &amp; Jake One</strong> at Soundset from Ticketmaster or walk up through Fifth Element in Minneapolis! <br /><br /> <strong>Freeway:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Jake One:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace <br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace</p>RhymesayersThu, 13 May 2010 17:57:00 -0500Video: Freeway & Jake One Premiere "She Makes Me Feel Alright"http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/295http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/295<p>Coming off the success of their critically acclaimed album <em>The Stimulus Package</em>, Freeway &amp; Jake One return to Minnesota to rock the 2010 Soundset Festival main stage. <br /><br /> <strong>Free &amp; Jake</strong> have been busy supporting the release of the new record. They been playing shows together all over the country and have been getting some great press for the album. <strong>Freeway</strong> landed the cover of Murder Dog Magazine &amp; hopped in the ride with Pitchfork.TV to discuss the album. Both <strong>Free &amp; Jake</strong> appeared at this years SXSW music festival in Austin, TX. <br /><br /> Today in conjunction with MTV Jams' "Philly Day" <strong>Freeway &amp; Jake One</strong> premiere their highly anticipated video for "She Makes Me Feel Alright" which you can watch below. You can tune into <strong>MTV Jams</strong> or head over to Twitter.com/MTVJams for more updates on "Philly Day". <br /><br /> <object width="512" height="319" data="http://media.mtvnservices.com/mgid:uma:video:mtv.com:511531" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="flashvars" value="configParams=id%3D1638222%26vid%3D511531%26uri%3Dmgid%3Auma%3Avideo%3Amtv.com%3A511531" /><param name="src" value="http://media.mtvnservices.com/mgid:uma:video:mtv.com:511531" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /><br /> D...</p>RhymesayersSun, 02 May 2010 15:27:00 -0500Do you know who’s playing at Soundset 2010?http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/291http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/291<p><object width="560" height="340" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/zSQEGyUsAbQ&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/zSQEGyUsAbQ&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /><br /> Rhymesayers Entertainment and Rose Presents bring you the third annual Soundset Festival Sunday, May 30th 2010: the official Midwest kick-off of the summer with nine hours of the best independent Hip Hop music in one day. It all goes down at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, MN . <br /><br /> Confirmed artists for Soundset 2010 include: Atmosphere, Method Man &amp; Redman, Brother Ali, Hieroglyphics featuring Del The Funky Homosapien, Souls of Mischief, Casual and Pep Love, P.O.S, Murs, Freeway &amp; Jake One, Eyedea &amp; Abilities, Wiz Khalifa, Cage, DJ Rob Swift, Grieves &amp; Budo, 45 King, People Under The Stairs, BK One, DJ Revolution, Dessa, Yelawolf, Fashawn, Themselves, Busdriver, Toki Wright, Solillaquists of Sound, Prof with Rahzwell, Cecil Otter, Dark Time Sunshine, Ernest Rhodes, A.R.M , Mike Dreams, I.B....</p>RhymesayersTue, 27 Apr 2010 20:12:00 -05002010 Soundset B-Boy & DJ Tenthttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/275http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/275<p>B-boy/DJ Tent Featuring The B-boy/Girl Battle At Soundset Finals. Live on the Turntables: <strong>45 King, DJ Revolution, Rob Swift, Kid Cut Up, DJ Pratt, Plain Ole Bill, &amp; Mike the 2600 King</strong>! Also including a Special Last of The Record Buyers Production Event with <strong>Jake One, Vitamin D, Jel</strong> &amp; a "Live Production Team Showcase" featuring ! Plus Bonus Beats by <strong>Domino , 45 King, Budo, Nicademus, Benzilla, Cory Grindberg, GMO, Sinister Grynch</strong> and more! <br /><br /> <object width="480" height="385" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/8SFGo0-IDf4&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/8SFGo0-IDf4&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /><br /> E-mail SounsetBBoyBattle@gmail.com for more information or to register your crew. <br /><br /> <strong>RSVP:</strong> Facebook | Twitter <br /><br /> Soundset tickets available online at Ticketmaster and walk up at Fifth Element in Minneapolis! <br /><br /> <strong>Soundset:</strong> SoundsetFestival.com | Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace</p>RhymesayersMon, 12 Apr 2010 20:46:00 -0500Catch a FREE ride to Soundsethttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/272http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/272<p>Soundset is officially offering a <strong>FREE</strong> ride to those of you that do not have transportation to Shakopee, MN. <br /><br /> Here's the deal, Soundset will offer a FREE shuttle service from Mall of America at the North Bus Loop direct to Canterbury- dropping off at the entrance to the concert site. We will have 2 buses going every half hour starting at 10:00am. Please note, the pick up location is NOT the MOA transit center. Just look for the orange school buses that say Positive Connection and SOUNDSET. The FREE shuttles run every half hour, with the last bus departing Soundset at 9:30PM. <br /><br /> If you have any questions, please email soundset@rhymesayers.com with subject: Transportation. <br /><br /> To get to MOA on public transportation, check out this link: MetroTransit Trip Planner <br /><br /> <strong>RSVP:</strong> Facebook | Twitter <br /><br /> Soun...</p>RhymesayersThu, 08 Apr 2010 15:39:00 -05002010 Soundset tickets officially on sale!http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/266http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/266<p>Rhymesayers Entertainment and <strong>Rose Presents</strong> bring you the third annual Soundset Festival <strong>Sunday, May 30th 2010</strong>: the official Midwest kick-off of the summer with nine hours of the best independent Hip Hop music in one day. It all goes down at <strong>Canterbury Park in Shakopee, MN</strong> . <br /><br /> Confirmed artists for Soundset 2010 include: <strong>Atmosphere, Method Man &amp; Redman, Brother Ali, Hieroglyphics featuring Del The Funky Homosapien, Souls of Mischief, Casual and Pep Love, P.O.S, Murs, Freeway &amp; Jake One, Eyedea &amp; Abilities, Wiz Khalifa, Cage, DJ Rob Swift, Grieves &amp; Budo, 45 King, People Under The Stairs, BK One, DJ Revolution, Dessa, Yelawolf, Fashawn, Themselves, Busdriver, Toki Wright, Solillaquists of Sound, Prof with Rahzwell, Cecil Otter, Dark Time Sunshine, Ernest Rhodes, A.R.M , Mike Dreams, I.B.E...</strong></p>RhymesayersFri, 02 Apr 2010 14:25:00 -0500Official 2010 Soundset Line Up Announced!http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/263http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/263<p>Rhymesayers Entertainment and <strong>Rose Presents</strong> bring you the third annual Soundset Festival <strong>Sunday, May 30th 2010</strong>: the official Midwest kick-off of the summer with nine hours of the best independent Hip Hop music in one day. It all goes down at <strong>Canterbury Park in Shakopee, MN</strong> . <br /><br /> Confirmed artists for Soundset 2010 include: <strong>Atmosphere, Method Man &amp; Redman, Brother Ali, Hieroglyphics featuring Del The Funky Homosapien, Souls of Mischief, Casual and Pep Love, P.O.S, Murs, Freeway &amp; Jake One, Eyedea &amp; Abilities, Wiz Khalifa, Cage, DJ Rob Swift, Grieves &amp; Budo, 45 King, People Under The Stairs, BK One, DJ Revolution, Dessa, Yelawolf, Fashawn, Themselves, Busdriver, Toki Wright, Solillaquists of Sound, Prof with Rahzwell, Cecil Otter, Dark Time Sunshine, Ernest Rhodes, A.R.M , Mike Dreams, I.B.E...</strong></p>RhymesayersTue, 30 Mar 2010 19:24:00 -0500Freeway, Jake One & POS at Paid Dues next Saturdayhttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/259http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/259<p>Freeway &amp; Jake One and POS with Doomtree will be playing Paid Dues in one week. Tickets are officially on sale and can be purchased from Ticketfly.com. Grab your tickets today and we'll see you next Saturday! <br /><br /> <strong>Freeway:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Jake One:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace <br /> <strong>POS:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /><strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace</p>RhymesayersSat, 27 Mar 2010 18:17:00 -0500Freeway sits down with Baller Status to discuss "The Stimulus Package" & going independenthttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/235http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/235<p>"<em>The hip-hop world is always changing. New rappers come and go every single day. Surviving in this game takes talent, hard work and connections. Just ask Philly rapper Freeway.</em></p><p><em>Freeway came into the game at the height of Jay-Z and Roc-A-Fella Records' success. State Property was a seven-man group from Philadelphia that gave Jay-Z the street credibility he needed and they took on all beefs without hesitation. Freeway said one of the best metaphors ever heard in a diss song against Jay-Z's former mentor Jaz-O: "You like the beer Cain dropped in 'Menace': 40 and Broke."</em></p><p><em>Freeway put out a few almost classic albums during his days at the label Jay-Z built, and then, followed with a few street albums. Today, he is back with one of the brightest up-and-coming producers in the game -- Jake One --...</em></p>RhymesayersMon, 01 Mar 2010 19:38:00 -0600Freeway & Jake One live at Highline Ballroomhttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/230http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/230<p><object width="560" height="340" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/06tn2gM5sgs&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/06tn2gM5sgs&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /><br /> Freeway, Young Chris &amp; Jake one at the Highline Ballroom in New York at the Stimulus Package release party. <br /><br /> Freeway &amp; Jake One's The Stimulus Package is officially in stores now! You can grab your copy from your favorite independent record store, a <strong>Best Buy</strong> or <strong>Target</strong> location near you &amp; online from iTunes &amp; Fifth Element. <br /><br /> <strong>Freeway:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Jake One:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace</p>RhymesayersWed, 24 Feb 2010 22:58:00 -0600Freeway & Jake One - Philly's "Stimulus Package" release party footagehttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/227http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/227<p><object width="640" height="385" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/LIYzFbjNiV0&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/LIYzFbjNiV0&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /><br /> Freeway &amp; Jake One play the last of their Stimulus Package release parties tonight in Boston, MA at the Middle East Downstairs. Full details below... <br /><br /> 02.19.10<br /> Venue: Middle East Downstairs<br /> Address: 472 Massachusetts Ave<br /> City: Boston, MA<br /> Doors: 8:00PM<br /> Ages: 18+<br /> Cost: $12/$15<br /> <strong>Performing: Freeway &amp; Jake One, Termanology, Heddshotts &amp; Resurch</strong> <br /><br /> Buy Tickets <br /><br /> The Stimulus Package is officially in stores now! You can grab your copy from your favorite independent record store, a <strong>Best Buy</strong> or <strong>Target</strong> location near you &amp; online from iTunes &amp; Fifth Element. <br /><br /> <strong>Freeway:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Jake One:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace <br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace</p>RhymesayersFri, 19 Feb 2010 20:05:00 -0600Freeway & Jake One's "The Stimulus Package" in stores today!http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/225http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/225<p><object width="560" height="340" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/FnMIG5YAok0&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/FnMIG5YAok0&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /><br /> Freeway &amp; Jake One officially drop their new album The Stimulus Package today! You can grab your copy of <strong>The Stimulus Package</strong> from your favorite independent record store, a Best Buy or Target location near you &amp; online from iTunes &amp; Fifth Element. <br /><br /> <strong>Freeway:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Jake One:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace <br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace</p>RhymesayersTue, 16 Feb 2010 18:01:00 -0600Video: Freeway live in Providence, RIhttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/224http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/224<p><object width="480" height="385" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/DYpeDsPR7AM&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/DYpeDsPR7AM&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /><br /> Freeway jumps on stage in Providence, RI to rock the mic. Droppin some classic hits as well as some new joints off his upcoming album The Stimulus Package which drops tomorrow! <br /><br /> You can catch Freeway &amp; Jake One tonight in Philly, PA at the Trocadero, tomorrow in NYC at the Highline Ballroom and this Friday in Boston, MA at Middle East Club. Grab complete details and ticket info all the Stimulus Package release over at Rhymesayers.com. <br /><br /> <strong>Freeway:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Jake One:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace <br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace</p>RhymesayersMon, 15 Feb 2010 16:38:00 -0600DJ Premier, Statik Selektah, Styles P, Bahamadia, Termanology shout out "The Stimulus Package"http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/221http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/221<p><object width="480" height="385" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/tnvlxLsJxZQ&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/tnvlxLsJxZQ&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /><br /> Freeway catches up with The Clipse, at the Statik Selektah release party in NY. DJ Premier, Statik Selektah, Styles P, Termanology, Bahamadia, and Tek jump on camera to show their support for Freeway &amp; Jake One's upcoming album "The Stimulus Package" which drops 02.16.10. <br /><br /> Pre-order The Stimulus Package now from Fifth Element &amp; <strong>iTunes</strong> - Deluxe | Explicit | Clean | Instrumentals. <br /><br /> <strong>Freeway:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Jake One:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace <br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace</p>RhymesayersThu, 11 Feb 2010 18:32:00 -0600Just HOW BIG IS THE VINYL STIMULUS PACKAGE?http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/216http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/216<p><object width="425" height="344" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/NuSbXdoktAs&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/NuSbXdoktAs&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /><br /> Freeway &amp; Jake One went all out with this package: money green marbled double vinyl, 4 Freeway Bills, 4 Jake One Bills, with lyrics and liner notes on the backsides, a Gate Fold Sleeve, plus a download card with the Instrumentals and MP3s. This unique package was put together by Hip-hop's Iconic Designer, Brent Rollins. <br /><br /> <strong>The Stimulus Package</strong> is available now for pre-order from Fifth Element.<br /><br /> <strong>Every order will be;</strong><br /> •Entered into a drawing for 1 of 5 <strong>$100 CASH</strong> prizes!<br /> • Receive a <em>Fifth Element Stimulus Check</em> signed by Freeway &amp; Jake One, your check will be good for 15% off a future purchase online.<br /> • Receive both <em>The Beat Made Me Do It</em> mixtape &amp; <em>Freelapse</em> mixtape.<br /> • Instant digital download of the leaked track <em>You Know What I Mean</em> 320 kbps. In the download you will get the explicit, edited...</p>RhymesayersMon, 08 Feb 2010 22:58:00 -0600Tickets on sale now for Freeway, Jake One & POS at Paid Dueshttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/215http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/215<p>Freeway &amp; Jake One and POS with Doomtree are playing this years Paid Dues festival. Tickets are officially on sale and can be purchased from Ticketfly.com. Grab your tickets today and we'll see you on April 3rd! <br /><br /> <strong>Freeway:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Jake One:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace <br /> <strong>POS:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /><strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace</p>RhymesayersMon, 08 Feb 2010 16:30:00 -0600Full Stimulus Package release party line up announced!http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/211http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/211<p>We're proud to announce the full line up for all three of Freeway &amp; Jake One's Stimulus Package release parties. Brother Ali has been added to both the Philadelphia &amp; New York parties. You can catch Joell Ortiz in New York as well. Full details for all parties below. Grab your tickets today! <br /><br /> <strong>02.15.10</strong><br /> Venue: Trocadero<br /> Address: 1003 Arch Street<br /> City: Philadelphia, PA<br /> Cost: $15<br /> Ages: 18+<br /> Doors: 8:00PM<br /> Performing: <strong>Freeway &amp; Jake One, State Property, Meek Millz &amp; a special performance by Brother Ali</strong> <br /><br /> <strong>BUY TICKETS</strong> <br /><br /> <strong>02.16.10</strong><br /> Venue: Highline Ballroom<br /> Address: 432 West 16th Street<br /> City: New York, NY<br /> Cost: $13/$15<br /> Ages: All Ages<br /> Doors: 7:00PM<br /> Performing: <strong>Freeway &amp; Jake One, Joell Ortiz &amp; a special performance by Brother Ali</strong> <br /><br /> <strong>BUY TICKETS</strong> <br /><br /> <strong>02.19.10</strong><br /> Venue: The Middle East<br /> Address: 472 Massachusetts ...</p>RhymesayersThu, 04 Feb 2010 23:44:00 -0600Rhymesayers Haiti Benefit at First Avenue one week away!http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/210http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/210<p>Tickets for the Rhymesayers presented Benefit For Haiti are officially on sale now! You can pick up tickets at the following independent record stores; <strong>Fifth Element, The Electric Fetus, Treehouse Records, Road Runner Records, Down In The Valley as well as the First Avenue box office and online through Ticketmaster</strong>! <br /><br /> <br /><br /> <strong>Rhymesayers Presents: A Benefit For Haiti</strong><strong> Tuesday, February 9th 2010<br /> First Ave <br /> Hosted by Slug of Atmosphere<br /> Performances by Brother Ali, Freeway, Sage Francis, Jake One, I Self Devine, Sims, Toki Wright, BK One, B. Dolan, Muja Messiah, Kevin Beacham, and King Otto<br /> $20 | 18+<br /> Buy tickets from: Ticketmaster</strong> <br /><br /> You can read the full press release on Rhymesayers.com <br /><br /> http://www.rhymesayers.com<br /> http://www.fifthelementonline.com<br /> http://www.oxfamamerica.org<br /> http://doctorswithoutbo...</p>RhymesayersWed, 03 Feb 2010 00:36:00 -0600Freeway & Jake One "Stimulus Package" album preview on Billboard.comhttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/209http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/209<p>Freeway, "Stimulus Package" <br /> Release Date: February 16, 2010 <br /><br /> After cutting ties with Roc-a-Fella, Philadelphia rapper Freeway hopes to re-establish his appeal with hardcore hip-hop fans with his first release for Rhymesayers, "Stimulus Package." The album offers a mix of soulful beats courtesy of Jake One, whose initial collaborations with the fiery MC spurred the Seattle producer to oversee the entire set. "The music was coming out so great, we figured we might as well do a whole project. I haven't felt a chemistry with [a producer] like this in a long time," Freeway says. Tracks like "Throw Your Hands Up" recall hard-knock hits like "Flipside," while "Never Gonna Change" and "Free People" are sweeping snapshots of street life. With his major-label period behind him, Freeway plans to ...</p>RhymesayersTue, 02 Feb 2010 23:41:00 -0600Exclusive Freeway & Jake One track on HHDX for Haiti Mixhttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/204http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/204<p>HipHopDX.com is offering up their "Hip Hop Helps Haiti" mixtape now on their website and asking for donations in return. The mixtape features an exclusive Freeway track which was produced by Jake One. This track is not available anywhere else so be sure to download and support those in need by donating money over at HipHopDX.com. <br /><br /> For more info on the Rhymesayers Benefit for Haiti head over to Rhymesayers.com/News <br /><br /> For additional information on Freeway &amp; Jake One or their upcoming album The Stimulus Package click here. <br /><br /> <br /> <strong>Freeway:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Jake One:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace</p>RhymesayersFri, 29 Jan 2010 20:08:00 -0600Tickets on sale now for Haiti Benefit at First Avenue on February 9th!http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/202http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/202<p>Tickets for the Rhymesayers presented Benefit For Haiti are officially on sale today! You can pick up tickets at the following independent record stores; <strong>Fifth Element, The Electric Fetus, Treehouse Records, Road Runner Records, Down In The Valley as well as the First Avenue box office and online through Ticketmaster</strong>! <br /><br /> <br /><br /> <strong>Rhymesayers Presents: A Benefit For Haiti</strong><strong> Tuesday, February 9th 2010<br /> First Ave <br /> Hosted by Slug of Atmosphere<br /> Performances by Brother Ali, Freeway, Sage Francis, Jake One, I Self Devine, Sims, Toki Wright, BK One, B. Dolan, Muja Messiah, Kevin Beacham, and King Otto<br /> $20 | 18+<br /> Buy tickets from: Ticketmaster</strong> <br /><br /> You can read the full press release on Rhymesayers.com <br /><br /> http://www.rhymesayers.com<br /> http://www.fifthelementonline.com<br /> http://www.oxfamamerica.org<br /> http://doctorswithout...</p>RhymesayersWed, 27 Jan 2010 17:18:00 -0600Just How BIG is The Stimulus Package?http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/201http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/201<p>Freeway &amp; Jake One unveiled their new limited edition album artwork today on missinfo.tv. You can head over there now to check it out or watch it below. The album is available now for pre-order from Fifth Element &amp; the hot new single "She Makes Me Feel Alright" is available now on iTunes <br /><br /> <br /><br /> <br /><br /> <br /><br /> <object width="480" height="295" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/M9Q3gAR7Jj8&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/M9Q3gAR7Jj8&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /><br /> Packaging includes four Freeway bills, four Jake One bills, with lyrics and liner notes on the back, a wallet to stuff them into, and a free download card to grab the instrumentals. This unique package was put together by iconic hip-hop designer, Brent Rollins. <br /><br /> <strong>Freeway:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Jake One:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace</p>RhymesayersTue, 26 Jan 2010 22:01:00 -0600RHYMESAYERS ENTERTAINMENT TO HOST CHARITY BENEFIT FOR HAITI, TUESDAY FEBRUARY 9THhttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/200http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/200<p><strong>HOSTED BY SLUG OF ATMOSPHERE AND FEATURING PERFORMANCES FROM BROTHER ALI, FREEWAY &amp; JAKE ONE, SAGE FRANCIS AND MORE AT MINNEAPOLIS’ FIRST AVENUE</strong> <br /><br /> ALL PROCEEDS TO BE DONATED TO THE EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS OF HAITI <br /><br /> "This is one if the greatest tragedies of our lifetime. It's time for all of us to help the people and families who are suffering." <strong>-Brother Ali</strong> <br /><br /> <strong>Rhymesayers Entertainment</strong> &amp; friends are proudly coming together this February 9th, in a time of dire global crisis, to organize a benefit for the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. With an all-star lineup assembled for an epic night of music for a good cause, <strong>100% of the proceeds will be donated to charity!</strong> Featuring performances from <strong>Brother Ali, Freeway &amp; Jake One, Sage Francis &amp; B. Dolan, Jake One, I Self Devine, Sims, Muja Messiah, T...</strong></p>RhymesayersMon, 25 Jan 2010 16:46:00 -0600Exclusive Freeway freestyle on DJBooth.nethttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/199http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/199<p>Head over to DJBooth.net for an exclusive Freeway freestyle. The freestyle was submitted as a part of the DJBooth.net Freestyle Series. The "Trap Door" instrumental was originally released on Jake One's album White Van Music and featured rapperMF DOOM. <br /><br /> Head over to DJBooth.net now to listen, download &amp; vote on the track! <br /><br /> <strong>Freeway:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Jake One:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace <br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace</p>RhymesayersMon, 25 Jan 2010 15:11:00 -0600Freeway talks about the exclusive "Stimulus Package" Pre-Order from Fifth Element!http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/195http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/195<p><object width="480" height="295" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/lsxqw4S5DBg&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/lsxqw4S5DBg&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /><br /> In anticipation of the February 16, 2010 release of FREEWAY &amp; JAKE ONE “The Stimulus Package”,</p><p> </p><p>Rhymesayers’ flagship store, Fifth Element is following suit in Freeway’s efforts to stimulate the Hip-Hop industry. Everyone who pre-orders “The Stimulus Package” at www.fifthelementonline.com will receive a stimulus check courtesy of the Fifth Element. Each will ship to recipients separate from the album and bonus mixtapes. The Fifth Element stimulus checks will be good for 15% off any purchase at Fifth Element. Upping the value, Freeway and Jake One will personally sign each check which will be individually printed with the name of the recipient directly on the ‘pay to the order of’ line. Checks will be mailed separate from the album and bonus mixtapes. Envelopes will be adorned with limit...</p>RhymesayersFri, 15 Jan 2010 20:21:00 -0600Freeway & Jake One deliever The Stimulus Package live this Februaryhttp://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/194http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/194<p>Armed with some of their most dynamic and engaging work to date, Philadelphia-based rapper Freeway and producer Jake One are seizing the moment and setting out to stimulate the hip-hop economy with three album release parties in <strong>New York, Boston</strong>, and <strong>Philadelphia</strong>. The heralded collaboration, The Stimulus Package, marks Freeway's third official album and his first release for Rhymesayers Entertainment, voted best label of the decade by URB Magazine. The album features cameos from industry heavy-weights <strong>Beanie Sigel, Bun B, Raekwon, Birdman</strong> &amp; more and is already garnering attention as one of the strongest releases this year. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 15th 2010. <br /><br /> Freeway will take the stage with the Roots on Monday, March 15th on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon! <br /><br /> THE PHILADELPHIA STI...</p>RhymesayersThu, 14 Jan 2010 18:51:00 -0600Freeway & Jake One - "Know What I Mean" video http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/183http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/183<p>Freeway &amp; Rhymesayers Entertainment drop the first video "Know What I Mean" off of <strong>Freeway &amp; Jake One's</strong> upcoming album The Stimulus Package which hits stores 02.16.10! Pre-order The Stimulus Package now from Fifth Element and download "Know What I Mean" from Rhymesayers Radio or iTunes. <br /><br /> <object width="560" height="340" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/lbHKBN_S0WE&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/lbHKBN_S0WE&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1&amp;" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /><br /> Featuring: Freeway, Jakk Frost, Statik Selektah, Hollewood Playboi &amp; Clemmye <br /><br /> Director: Rik Cordero<br /> Producer: Mike Fox<br /> Cinematograper: Ryo Murakami<br /> Prod Co: Three/21 Films <br /><br /> <strong>Freeway:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace<br /> <strong>Jake One:</strong> Twitter | Facebook | Myspace <br /> <strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Myspace</p>RhymesayersFri, 18 Dec 2009 17:54:00 -0600Download the free Freeway & Jake One track "Know What I Mean"http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/165http://mail.youcantimagine.com/news/165<p>Freeway &amp; Rhymesayers Entertainment are leaking the first track "Know What I Mean" off of <strong>Freeway &amp; Jake One's</strong> upcoming album The Stimulus Package which hits stores 02.16.10! Pre-order The Stimulus Package now from Fifth Element and download "Know What I Mean" from Rhymesayers Radio or iTunes. <br /><br /> <br /><br /> To support the Stimulus Package, Freeway and Jake One are printing their own money. Each album includes Freeway and Jake One bills with Lyrics and Liner notes on the reverse side and are wrapped around a custom digipak that's built like a wallet and held together with a treasury style bellyband. This unique package was put together by Hip-hop's Iconic Designer, <strong>Brent Rollins</strong>. <br /><br /> <strong>Freeway &amp; Jake One</strong> - "THE STIMULUS PACKAGE"<br /> 1. STIMULUS INTRO feat. <strong>Beanie Sigel</strong><br /> 2. THROW YOUR HANDS UP<br /> 3. ONE FOOT IN<br /> ...</p>RhymesayersTue, 01 Dec 2009 23:05:00 -0600