Recent Posts Posts.en-usRECAP: Dilated Peoples' Directors of Photography Album Release Party<p>Missed <strong>Dilated Peoples</strong>' release party at <strong>The Whisky</strong> in LA the other night? Check out our recap video below!<br /><br /> <object width="560" height="315" data=";version=3" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value=";version=3" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object><br /><br />Pick up Dilated's latest album <strong><em>Directors of Photography</em></strong>, available now:<br /> iTunes:<br /> Amazon:<br /> Fifth Element: <br /><br /> Looking for a local record store carrying the album? Try our store locator at</p>RhymesayersFri, 15 Aug 2014 09:00:00 -0500New Dates Added to Atmosphere's North of Hell Tour<p><strong>Atmosphere</strong> has extended their North of Hell tour into November. <strong>Prof</strong>, <strong>deM atlaS</strong>,<strong> </strong>and <strong>DJ Fundo</strong> are along for the fun, except where noted. <br /><br /> Check out newly announced dates below and full list North of Hell 2014 tour dates.<strong>Tickets for added tour dates go on sale this Friday, August 15, 2014 starting at 10:00am local time. </strong><br /><br /> November 4 - Columbia, MO - The Blue Note - tickets<br /> November 5 - Tulsa, OK - Cain's Ballroom - tickets<br /> November 6 - Little Rock, AR - Juanita's Cantina - tickets<br /> November 7 - Austin, TX - Fun Fun Fun Festival <strong></strong> - tickets<br /> November 9 - Dallas, TX - House of Blues - tickets<br /> November 10 - Houston, TX - House of Blues - tickets<br /> November 11 - New Orleans, LA - Tipitina's - tickets<br /> November 12 - Atlanta, GA - Center Stage - tickets<br /> November 14 - Richmond, VA - The National - tic...</p>RhymesayersWed, 13 Aug 2014 10:12:00 -0500Directors of Photography Out Now!<p><strong>HAPPY<em> DIRECTORS OF PHOTOGRAPHY </em>DAY! </strong><br /><br /><strong> Dilated Peoples</strong>' new album comes out TODAY. Purchase now: <br /><br /> iTunes:<br /> Fifth Element:<br /> <br /><br /> Don't forget to support your local stores, as well! We've put together a store locator for you to find <strong>#DirectorsOfPhotography</strong> →</p>RhymesayersTue, 12 Aug 2014 11:33:00 -0500Dilated Peoples - Focus Found<p>Listen to <strong>Dilated Peoples</strong> talk about the album title and a few of the tracks in part 3 of our interview series:</p><p><iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe></p>RhymesayersWed, 06 Aug 2014 09:00:00 -0500Listen to Dilated Peoples' Directors of Photography One Week Early!<p>Take a listen to <strong>Dilated Peoples</strong>' new album <strong><em>Directors of Photography</em></strong> one week early on Pandora! Click here to begin the stream.</p><p>If you like what you hear, please show your support and pre-order the album:</p><p>Amazon:<br />iTunes:<br />Fifth Element:</p><p><strong><em>Directors of Photography</em> drops August 12, 2014 via Rhymesayers Entertainment.</strong></p>RhymesayersTue, 05 Aug 2014 11:00:00 -0500Dilated Peoples - Deep Focus<p><strong>Dilated Peoples</strong> talk about the process of making <strong><em>Directors of Photography</em></strong>.</p><p><iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe></p><p>Pre-order <em>Directors of Photography</em> now and get the first single "Good As Gone" instantly via:<br /><strong> iTunes:</strong><br /><strong> Amazon:</strong> <br /><br /> Pre-order <em>Directors of Photography</em> now via Fifth Element to get the new singles "Good As Gone" and "Show Me The Way" instantly and receive an exclusive autographed photo print, PLUS bundle your pre-order with a limited edition, Fifth Element exclusive Dilated Peoples t-shirt or zip hoodie:<br /><br /><strong> Fifth Element: </strong> <br /><br /><strong> The brand new album from Dilated Peoples, Directors of Photography, is due out 8.12.14 on Rhymesayers Entertainment.</strong></p>RhymesayersWed, 30 Jul 2014 09:00:00 -0500Get inside your copy of Directors of Photography before it arrives at your door!<p>Get your eyes on the packaging for <strong><em>Directors of Photography</em></strong>! <br /><br /> <iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe> <br /><br /><strong> CD packaging</strong> includes full color custom printed digi-pak with a gold foil stamped pocket containing 20 full color photo inserts. PLUS a special camera lens disc and full album lyrics. <br /><br /><strong> LP packaging</strong> includes custom printed gatefold jacket with spot gloss finish, double transparent clear vinyl, and 2-panel insert containing full album lyrics. PLUS custom printed labels and free digital download card. <br /><br /><strong> Pre-Order <em>Directors of Photography </em>now via: </strong><br /><br /><strong> iTunes:</strong><br /><strong> Amazon:</strong><br /><strong> Fifth Element:</strong> <br /><br /> Pre-order <em>Directors of Photography</em> now via Fifth Element and receive an exclusive autographed photo print, PLUS bundle your pre-order with a limited edition, Fifth Element ...</p>RhymesayersMon, 28 Jul 2014 09:00:00 -0500Brother Ali's Home Away From Home Tickets On Sale Now!<p>Starting in September, <strong>Brother Ali</strong> will be hitting the road across North America for his Home Away From Home Tour with <strong>Bambu</strong>, <strong>DJ LAST WORD</strong>, and <strong>MaLLy</strong>. Tickets go on sale TODAY at 12pm CST.</p><p>September 12 - Iowa City, IA - Gabe's - Tickets<br /> September 13 - Omaha, NE - Waiting Room - Tickets<br /> September 14 - Lawrence, KS - Granada - Tickets<br /> September 16 - Colorado Springs, CO - Black Sheep - Tickets<br /> September 18 - Boulder, CO - Fox Theatre - Tickets<br /> September 19 - Fort Collins, CO - The Aggie - Tickets<br /> September 20 - Salt Lake City, UT - Urban Lounge - Tickets<br /> September 21 - Ketchum, ID - Whisky Jacques - Tickets<br /> September 23 - Seattle, WA - Crocodile - Tickets<br /> September 24 - Vancouver, BC - Biltmore Cabaret - Tickets<br /> September 26 - Bellingham, WA - Wild Buffalo - Tickets<br /> September 27 - Portland...</p>RhymesayersFri, 25 Jul 2014 12:00:00 -0500Brother Ali Hits The Road This Fall!<p><strong>Brother Ali</strong> will be hitting the road starting this September for his Home Away From Home Tour, featuring <strong>Bambu</strong> and <strong>DJ LAST WORD</strong>, hosted by <strong>MaLLy</strong>.</p><p><strong> Tickets will go on sale THIS FRIDAY, July 25th, at 12pm CST. </strong></p><p>September 12 - Iowa City, IA - Gabe's<br /> September 13 - Omaha, NE - Waiting Room<br />September 14 - Lawrence, KS - Granada <br />September 16 - Colorado Springs, CO - Black Sheep<br /> September 18 - Boulder, CO - Fox Theatre<br /> September 19 - Fort Collins, CO - The Aggie<br /> September 20 - Salt Lake City, UT - Urban Lounge<br /> September 21 - Ketchum, ID - Whisky Jacques<br /> September 23 - Seattle, WA - Crocodile<br />September 24 - Vancouver, BC - Biltmore Cabaret<br /> September 26 - Bellingham, WA - Wild Buffalo<br /> September 27 - Portland, OR - Hawthorne<br /> September 28 - Eugene, OR - WOW Hall<br /> September 30 - Santa Cruz, CA - Catalys...</p>RhymesayersMon, 21 Jul 2014 11:00:00 -0500Grieves Drops "Recluse" Video + "A Different Kind of Wild" Tour Dates<p>Today, our friends at <strong>The A.V. Club</strong> premiered <strong>Grieves</strong>' brand new video for "Recluse". Directed by Maria Juranic, this is the third video installment from his March 2014 release, <strong>Winter &amp; The Wolves</strong>. Asked what the video was about, Grieves simply stated, "Recluse is a song that stems from these crazy-ass hangovers I get. The older I get, the worse they become. They shouldn't have made whiskey taste so good." <br /><br /> Watch "Recluse" now! <br /><br /> <iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe> <br /><br /> Continuing on his tireless grind, Grieves also just announced a slew of new tour dates with his "A Different Kind Of Wild Tour", hitting the US and Canada this October! <strong>Tickets go on sale this Friday, July 18th! </strong><br /><br /> October 2 - Victoria, BC - Upstairs Cabaret<br /> October 3 - Vancouver, BC - Fortune Sound Club<br /> October 5 - Edmonton, AB - Brixx<br /> October 6 - Calgary, AB ...</p>RhymesayersTue, 15 Jul 2014 11:00:00 -0500Listen to "Show Me The Way" Feat. Aloe Blacc, the brand new single from Dilated Peoples<p>Today, <strong>Noisey</strong> premiered "Show Me The Way", the brand new single from <strong>Dilated Peoples'</strong> forthcoming album <strong><em>Directors of Photography</em></strong>. The rhythmic single features the harmony of guest vocalist <strong>Aloe Blacc</strong> paired with a refreshing backdrop produced by beatsmith <strong>Jake One</strong>. "Show Me The Way" is available via iTunes NOW HERE. <br /><br /> <iframe src=";color=ff5500" width="100%" height="166"></iframe> <br /><br /> Pre-order <em>Directors of Photography</em> now via: <br /><br /><strong> iTunes:</strong><br /><strong> Amazon:</strong><br /><strong>Fifth Element: </strong></p><p>Pre-order <em>Directors of Photography</em> now via Fifth Element and receive an exclusive autographed photo print, PLUS bundle your pre-order with a limited edition, Fifth Element exclusive Dilated Peoples t-shirt or zip hoodie.<br /><br /> The brand new album from Dilated Peoples, <em>Directors of Photography</em>, is due out 8.12.14 on Rhymesayers Entertainmen...</p>RhymesayersMon, 14 Jul 2014 11:00:00 -0500Watch deM atlaS' "Lucille" Video<p>THANK YOU all for helping support <strong>deM atlaS</strong>' <strong><em>Charle Brwn</em></strong> project! WATCH the video for "Lucille" below. <br /><br /> LISTEN to <em>Charle Brwn</em> on SoundCloud: <br /><br /> Catch him on tour with <strong>Atmosphere</strong> and <strong>PROF</strong> starting August 23rd!</p><p><br /><br /><iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe></p>RhymesayersThu, 10 Jul 2014 11:00:00 -0500MLB Target All-Star Concert Ticket Giveaways!<p>Want a chance to win tickets to the <strong>MLB Target All-Star Concert </strong>with<strong> Imagine Dragons</strong> and <strong>Atmosphere</strong> on <strong>July 12th</strong> at the <strong>TCF Bank Stadium</strong> in <strong>Minneapolis</strong>? <br /><br /> Starting today , we'll have chances for you to win tickets through our social media outlets! <br /><br /><strong> HERE ARE THE RULES:</strong></p><p>•  <strong>Limit will be tickets per winner. </strong>Winners will be chosen randomly. <br />•  <strong>Anyone that enters to win multiple times will be disqualified. </strong><br />•  ALL tickets will be available for pick up at Fifth Element <strong><em>ONLY</em></strong> on <strong>Saturday, July 12</strong> from 11am to 4pm.<br />•  <strong>For Twitter:</strong> You will need to be following @rhymesayers and @fifthelementrse. If chosen to win, we will be DM'ing you from those accounts with a email address to contact to confirm your tickets.<br />•  <strong>For Instagram:</strong> Keep an eye on your IG Direct inbox! We will contact you f...</p>RhymesayersSat, 05 Jul 2014 10:00:00 -0500Atmosphere Adds European Dates to North of Hell Tour<p>European dates have been added to <strong>Atmosphere</strong>'s tour schedule in October. Tickets for these will go on sale <strong>Friday, June 27th</strong>. <br /><br /> October 2 - Glasgow, UK - ABC2<br /> October 3 - Manchester, UK - Club Academy<br /> October 5 - London, UK - Koko<br /> October 6 - Birmingham, UK - The Library<br /> October 7 - Bristol, UK - Trinity Centre<br /> October 8 - Brighton, UK - Concorde 2<br /> October 10 - Amsterdam, NL - Melkweg <br /> October 11 - Zurich, CH - Rote Fabrik <br /> October 12 - Paris, FR - La Machine du Moulin-Rouge<br /> October 14 - Hamburg, DE - Uebel&amp;Gefaehrlich<br /> October 15 - Brussels, BE - VK<br /> October 16 - Cologne, DE - Bahnhof Ehrenfeld<br /> October 17 - Berlin, DE - C-Club<br /> October 20 - Stockholm, SE - Debaser Strand<br /> October 21 - Gothenburg, SE - Pustervik<br /> October 22 - Malmo, SE - KB<br /> October 23 - Oslo, NO - Vulkan<br /> October 24 - Copenhag...</p>RhymesayersThu, 26 Jun 2014 03:00:00 -0500New Atmosphere Merch Items<p><strong>Atmosphere </strong>recently launched four new designs in a variety of colors and sizes. <br /><br /> All items have been officially released online <strong>TODAY</strong> at our official store, <strong>Fifth Element</strong>. Get yours <strong>NOW</strong>, while supplies last or pick up on the road at a city near you on the Atmosphere North of Hell Tour!</p>RhymesayersWed, 18 Jun 2014 10:00:00 -0500Pre-order Dilated Peoples' Directors of Photography NOW; Watch New Video<p>Today, we announced the release date for <strong>Dilated Peoples</strong>' debut on Rhymesayers, <strong><em>Directors of Photography</em></strong>. To coincide with the announcement, we launched the first video and single, “Good As Gone,” produced by the legendary <strong>DJ Premier</strong>. The new single serves as a re-introduction to Dilated Peoples.</p><p>Already well-known for their classic sound, they've been tirelessly honing their skills on solo projects since their last group offering. Together again, they're set to deliver their best work yet.</p><p><iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe> <br /><br /> The video, directed by<strong> Andrew Melby</strong> &amp;<strong> Evidence</strong>, takes place in the sunny California desert and along the coast line. Visually, "Good As Gone" plays out like a barrage of Instagram-worthy frames and showcases their skills as <em>Directors of Photography</em>. <br /><br /> Pre-order <em>Directors of Photography</em> now and get the...</p>RhymesayersMon, 16 Jun 2014 17:21:00 -0500Atmosphere's North of Hell Tour— US Leg!<p>For those who have been wishing <strong>Atmosphere</strong> would bring their North of Hell Tour with <strong>Prof</strong>, <strong>deM atlaS</strong>, and <strong>DJ Fundo </strong>across the States... you got it! <br /><br /> Aside from a few select dates, tickets go on sale <strong>this Friday, June 13th, <em>starting at</em> 9am Local Time</strong>. <br /><br /> August 23 - Des Moines, IA - Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheatre *<br /> August 24 - Sioux Falls, SD - The District *<br /> August 26 - Lincoln, NE - Bourbon Theatre *<br /> August 27 - Lawrence, KS - Granada Theater *<br /> August 29 - Morrison, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheater - On Sale Now<br /> <br /> August 30 - Albuquerque, NM - Villa Hispana <br /> August 31 - Tucson, AZ - Rialto Theatre *<br /> September 1 - Tempe, AZ - Marquee Theatre *<br /> September 3 - Las Vegas, NV - Brooklyn Bowl *<br /> September 4 - San Diego, CA - House of Blues *<br /> September 5 - Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Palladium - <strong>S...</strong></p>RhymesayersTue, 10 Jun 2014 12:00:00 -0500Atmosphere's "We Ain't Gonna Die Today"<p><em>"our good friend blueprint shot a video for us for one of the songs on our new album. we ain't gonna die today. starring bobby silver &amp; dj rare groove. pass it on."</em><br /> - Slug, Atmosphere <br /><br /> Purchase <strong>Atmosphere</strong>'s latest release <strong><em>Southsiders</em></strong> now:<br />- iTunes<br />- Fifth Element<br />- Amazon<br />- Best Buy<br />- Google Play</p>RhymesayersTue, 10 Jun 2014 09:00:00 -0500Soundset 2014 Wrap-Up<p>We just wanted to thank ALL of YOU for helping make this Soundset the biggest in our seven year's history and the first time ever we SOLD OUT in advance! Re-live your memories with our recap video:</p><p><iframe src="" width="560" height="315"></iframe><br /><br />Share your Soundset feedback with us on this Facebook thread here or email us at <br /><br /> See you next year! <br /><br /> Follow <strong>#Soundset </strong>social media and don't miss out on any 2014 recaps or 2015 announcements: <br />Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Tumblr | Google+</p><p> </p>RhymesayersWed, 04 Jun 2014 10:31:00 -0500Dilated Peoples On Tour - Summer 2014<p><strong>Dilated Peoples</strong> are about to hit the road this summer in Europe and the US!</p><p><strong><span >EUROPE:</span></strong></p><p>06.20.14- Wohlen, Switzerland- Festivalgelände<br /> 06.21.14- London, England- Brixton Academy<br /> 06.22.14- Villeurbanne, France -Le Transbordeur<br /> 06.23.14- Toulouse, France- La Dynamo<br /> 06.26.14- London, UK -Scala<br /> 06.27.14- Brussels, Belgium- Colour Cafe Festival<br /> 06.28.14- Tilburg, Netherlands- Mundial<br /> 06.29.14- Paris, France- 7-15 Avenue de la Porte de la Villette<br /> 07.02.14- Moscow, Russia- The Theatre<br /> 07.04.14- Roskilde, Denmark- Roskilde Festival<br /> 07.05.14- Stuttgart, Germany -Hip Hop Open<br /> 07.06.14- Koln, Germany -Summerjam</p><p><strong><span >UNITED STATES :</span></strong></p><p>07.09.14 -Seattle, WA -The Showbox<br /> 07.10.14 -Eugene, OR -Cuthbert Amphitheater<br /> 07.11.14 -Berkely, CA -Greek Theatre-U.C. Berkeley<br /> 07.12.14 -Los Angeles, CA -Greek Theatre<br /> 07.13.14 ...</p>RhymesayersThu, 29 May 2014 11:30:00 -0500