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15 October, 2011 6:49 pm

Oh snap! “Cause the best one….is the S one”.

26 September, 2011 6:27 pm

Sluggo and friends perform for a huge crowd at The Greek in Los Angeles.

13 July, 2011 7:37 pm

Third single and video from Slug and company’s The Family Sign LP.

14 June, 2011 10:00 pm

Fresh off the heels of their brand new album, The Family Sign, their landmark headlining performance at the Soundset Festival and a well-received Bonnaroo appearance, Atmosphere are announcing another string of live dates with label-mates Evidence and DJ Babu (of Dilated Peoples), Blueprint, and Prof. The tightly knit crew will bring a multi-faceted set of [cont.]

2 May, 2011 4:46 am

Slug from Atmosphere talks with Karmaloop discussing being independent, new blood in hip-hop, and boycotting cocaine.

26 April, 2011 6:09 pm

Easily one of the greatest promo discs we ever released, this CD collects many of Mr. Dibbs legendary prank phone calls. Very much inspired by The Jerky Boys, Dibbs and company go in on several unsuspecting marks with 16 tracks of brutal hilarity. This promo was used for his 2003 Rhymesayers release, The 30th Song. [cont.]

25 April, 2011 10:37 pm

Atmosphere has been evolving over the last few years. The group’s recent work (When Life Give You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold and To All My Friends, Blood Makes the Blade Holy), has taken the raw, personal and often bizarre nature of their earlier material and turned it into something more reflective, mature and [cont.]

19 April, 2011 4:31 am

This track comes from RSE’s Record Store Day vinyl picture disk, which may or may not turn up at the Fifth Element Online Store, sooner or later. Shout out to 900 Bats. #wedontneednohook [Audio clip: view full post to listen] LISTEN: Atmosphere + Aesop Rock – “Which Way Is Up”

14 April, 2011 4:29 am

Great video from Atmosphere off of the brand new “The Family Sign” album. That teacher is holding up pictures of a Slug and an Ant…interesting. Check for Brother Ali servin’ ‘em up sloppy.

23 March, 2011 12:09 am

RSE previews a new joint from Atmosphere’s The Family Sign LP, due April 12th. The second clip features the first video, “Just For Show”, which dropped earlier this month. RSE has a special bonus CD offer if you pre-order the album direct from their Fifth Element outlet.

14 February, 2011 7:37 pm

Atmosphere will head out on 21 date US and Canadian tour this April entitled “The Family Tour”. They will be joined by Rhymesayers family members Blueprint, Grieves with Budo, Sab The Artist & DJ Abilities.  “The Family Tour” will directly support Atmosphere’s April 12th release The Family Sign. A limited amount of fan pre-sale tickets [cont.]

13 February, 2011 1:41 pm

RSE revealed the cover art, tracklist, and synopsis for Atmosphere’s seventh studio LP, The Family Sign, due April 12th. Here’s what we know: Atmosphere returns with their 7th official studio album and the newest addition to their unparalleled body of work. The Family Sign comes from a place well refined and firmly planted, from a [cont.]

13 February, 2011 12:14 pm

“I spit slugs like Sean Daley”, says A.G. Word is, this is a bit of a salute to the new Slug + A.G. collaboration recoded for Andre’s upcoming Berri TV LP, as seen above. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] A.G. – “Trying To Find A Balance (Freestyle)”

2 February, 2011 10:40 am

Another one from Sluggo and the boys, to celebrate the group’s Minnesota tour. Listen and download below, courtesy of RSE.

8 November, 2010 1:39 am

RSE tells us: Our friend, artist & merch guy Isaac took photos on tour of our friends. We took those photos and made this video for “Best Day” off the new double ep To All My Friends, Blood Makes The Blade Holy. If you haven’t picked up a copy yet make sure you grab it [cont.]

26 October, 2010 6:11 am

UGHH got the drop on the first look at photographer Dan Monick’s Seven Years With Atmosphere & Rhymesayers photo book, which ships November 16th. There will be two editions – regular and a signed and numbered limited to 1500 copies package including an RSE compilation CD and Atmosphere 10″ vinyl which is set to include “never [cont.]

13 October, 2010 5:15 am

Slug, the MC for one of hip hop’s longest running and consistently interesting groups, has switched his style up. On Atmosphere’s When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold, he became a third person storyteller. Previously, he’d given us some of the most personal, raw and vivid lyrical content of anyone who has [cont.]

2 October, 2010 7:41 pm

Atmosphere Live in Vegas (House of Blues) from HipHopSite.Com on Vimeo. DJ Pizzo caught this video from backstage of Slug absolutely wrecking shit at House of Blues last night…. Here’s to brews and good conversation after with Slug, Blueprint, Musab, and the crew.

10 September, 2010 4:35 am

Slug jumps on Microphone Mathematics, a new web series from Kevin Beecham and Carnage, hosted by Fifth Element Online.

26 July, 2010 9:05 pm

Isn’t it time to see Atmosphere live again? Catch them at any of the following dates with Blueprint, Mudkids, DJ Rare Groove, and Grieves & Budo. Tour dates For Atmosphere: 09/08 – Madison, WI – Orpheum Theatre* 09/09 – Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theater* 09/10 – Indianapolis, IN – The Vogue Theatre** 09/11 – Covington, [cont.]

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