Via facebook.com/AtmosphereAtmosphere The Family Vacation Tour With Blueprint and Evidence Fillmore, Miami Beach Friday, September 17, 2011 Last night, quintessential emo-rapper MC Slug and his longtime producer Ant brought the latest incarnation of their Atmosphere project to the stage at the F ... More >>
Atmosphere's MC Slug knows what to do when life hands you lemons.The sensitive MC has always been a rare figure in hip-hop. While the early 2000s did see a spike in "politically conscious" backpack rappers like Talib Kweli and Mos Def (both of whom took a page from Common's socio-empathetic rhy ... More >>
And the live show announcements just keep pouring in. Early yesterday, Sweat Records announced that Ted Leo and the Pharmacists will be performing at Churchill's Pub. And word on the street is the Junior Boys will be making their first stop in the Magic City since they played the Vagabond in Oc ... More >>
The backlash against Atmosphere is puzzling. Wasn't it just a few years ago that Slug and Ant were THE darlings of the underground hip hop movement? Anyone non-commercial hip-hop fan had an Atmosphere sticker or two on their car, or at least rocked a Lucy Ford CD. Fast forward to today, and mo ... More >>
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A couple of weeks ago, an expert on the Harry Potter series told an audience of high school kids how lucky they were to have this Big Shared Experience--these seven books and 41,000 words in common. What does Harry Potter have to do with hip-hop in 2008? In an age when many year-end lists should be ... More >>
On the heels of his first top-five album, Atmosphere's Slug reflects on his success.
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