Daily Archives: July 29, 2011

Atmosphere Announce Additional Tour Dates

To the delight of fans, Atmosphere has announced that they will add a second leg to their “The Family Vacation Tour” this summer, which kicks off next week with a highly anticipated performance at Lollapalooza. Joined by Rhymesayers artists and veteran MCs Blueprint and Evidence, the iconic indie rap heroes will continue their touring late into September adding stops in the Midwest and South. Blueprint will be supporting the dates with a set largely drawn from his most recent release, Adventures In Counter-Culture, which straddles dance and hip-hop. Also hitting the stage is Evidence, who will be releasing his highly anticipated Rhymesayers debut Cats & Dogs on September 27th.

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DELS-Capsize

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“Capsize” is from UK emcee’s DELS recently released debut album GOB. DELS is holding a contest, currently underway, which allows aspiring producers to upload their original music to the Big Dada website. At the contest’s close, DELS, along with the Big Dada staff will listen to the twenty most popular tracks, as determined by view and play counts. Upon selecting the winner, DELS will rap over the instrumental, and Big Dada will release the song through their site. For more information, including rules and guidelines for entering the contest, head over to http://www.bigdada.com/dels-vocal/ This fall, DELS will also be hitting the road in support of GOB, performing throughout France and the UK. Tickets are on sale now and more information can be found here:http://www.seetickets.com/Tour/DELS

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Odd Future Announce 1st National Tour + Tyler, The Creator VMA Nominations

There isn’t much to say that hasn’t already been said about Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All. The press either love them or love to hate them and keep an eye on their movement as the group continues to surprise the public at every turn along the way.

Nearly a dozen members deep, the Los Angeles collective has been releasing music, videos, art, and has established a presence over the past couple years that most charting artists will never fulfill in their entire careers. Everyone from Beyonce to Jay Z to Pharrell have been supportive or even collaborated with members of the group and shared their praise. Tyler, The Creator was recently featured on a single / video with his rap favorite “Pusha T” while the group’s singing member “Frank Ocean” has contributed to the new Beyonce album and Kanye West / Jay Z’s “Watch The Throne” album. The rap / production duo of Hodgy Beats & Left Brain aka MellowHype have hit the charts with their “Blackenedwhite” release on Fat Possum while Tyler, The Creator’s “Goblin” LP is on it’s way to breaking 100k in record sales in only a few short months of its release on XL Recordings. His video’s climb to the million mark on you tube almost the moment they hit the web.

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Rapper Rah Digga’s Smartphone Battle Rap Application Straight Spittin’ Now Available On All Platforms

(New York, NY – July 29, 2011) Veteran rapper and former First Lady of Busta Rhymes’ Flipmode Squad Rah Digga and Appalachian Apps are proud to announce a new smartphone application that allows users to battle rap each other, the first of its kind for Android, iPhone, Blackberry, and Nokia. Users all over the world can create profiles, buy beat packages, and earn the chance to even battle against bona fide rap celebrities.

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BK-One To Release Brazilian-Inspired EP On Rhymesayers

Minneapolis DJ/producer BK-One has announced the follow up to his Brazilian inspired opus, 2009’s Rádio Do Canibal. The forthcoming EP, dropping on Rhymesayers Entertainment August 30th, is comprised of remixes of the album cut “Tema Do Canibal”. With contributions from the legendary MF Doom, Brazilian maestro Arthur Verocai, West Coast producer Exile, Chicago’s Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, famed São Paulo percussionist Helcio Milito and many more, BK has assembled a worldly collection of talent to reinterpret his music.

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