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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

40% of this week's videos are on the list entirely because of the sketch-comedy chops of Gucci Mane. If he does not host Saturday Night
Tom Breihan | December 9, 2016 - 2:09 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Right now, our busiest comments section is a heated debate over whether a white lady is racist for dancing with black men in her music…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2014 - 12:32 pm

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Atmosphere – “Virgo” Video

Atmosphere have just announced a new album. Mi Vida Local, the long-running Minneapolis underground rap duo's eighth studio album and first since 2016's Fishing Blues,…
Peter Helman | August 23, 2018 - 11:32 am

Soundset 2018 Lineup

Every year, Atmosphere, the long-running and cult-beloved Minneapolis underground rap institution, curate and headline Soundset, their own Minneapolis festival. As the festival has grown throughout…
Tom Breihan | February 28, 2018 - 10:46 am

Soundset 2017 Lineup

Ever since 2008, Minneapolis underground rap stalwarts have been bringing Soundset, their big one-day rap festival, to Minnesota every summer. And every summer, it's gotten…
Tom Breihan | March 1, 2017 - 10:51 am

Atmosphere – “A Long Hello” Video

Thus far this year, long-running Minnesota underground rap duo Atmosphere have released their new album Fishing Blues and made striking videos for its tracks "Ringo,"
Tom Breihan | December 5, 2016 - 1:35 pm

Atmosphere – “Seismic Waves” Video

Minnesotan rap duo Atmosphere have released a video for "Seismic Waves" from August's Fishing Blues. The Kron-directed clip depicts a prison riot in one continuous…
Bruce Hamilton | November 1, 2016 - 2:31 pm

Atmosphere – “Pure Evil” (Feat. I.B.E) Video

Minneapolis rap veterans Atmosphere are releasing their new album Fishing Blues at the end of next week. We've already heard lead single "Ringo" and "No
Peter Helman | August 5, 2016 - 9:17 pm

Atmosphere – “No Biggie”

The Minneapolis-based rap duo Atmosphere will release a new album next month titled Fishing Blues, and we heard its debut single "Ringo" back in June.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 29, 2016 - 11:54 am

Atmosphere – “Ringo” Video

In August, Minneapolis hip hop duo Atmosphere will release Fishing Blues, their seventh studio album. Spanning 18 tracks the album features appearances from DOOM, Aesop…
Zac Gelfand | June 22, 2016 - 1:15 pm

Atmosphere – “Windows” (Feat. Prof)

Minneapolis rap duo Atmosphere are headlining their very own Soundset festival at the end of the month, and they've just shared a new single in…
Peter Helman | May 10, 2016 - 10:13 pm

Soundset 2016 Lineup

For the better part of a decade, Minneapolis rap indie Rhymesayers has been bringing its one-day rap festival Soundset to Minnesota. Rhymesayers big dogs Atmosphere…
Tom Breihan | March 1, 2016 - 11:47 am

Atmosphere – “Salma Hayek”

Veteran duo Atmosphere and the rest of indie rap stalwart Rhymesayers have been active leading up to the label's 20th anniversary. Aesop Rock recently dropped
Collin Robinson | February 26, 2016 - 5:15 pm

Atmosphere – “This Lonely Rose” (Feat. Aesop Rock & Blueprint)

Indie-rap superfriends unite! Next month, Minneapolis underground veterans Atmosphere will headline a huge 20th-anniversary show for their Rhymesayers label at the Target Center, their hometown…
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2015 - 11:37 am

Atmosphere – “Sunshine” Video

This year, Rhymesayers, the label founded by the long-running Minneapolis underground rap duo Atmosphere, turns 20. And to celebrate that anniversary, Atmosphere have made a…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2015 - 1:32 pm

Artist Portraits From Governors Ball 2015

New York City hosted the annual Governors Ball Music Festival on Randall's Island this past weekend. Our local staff attended the three-day event, and you…
Stereogum | June 8, 2015 - 1:12 pm
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