Atmosphere

Atmosphere’s Slug Talks ‘The Family Sign,’ Respects Eminem
There is something to be said for straight-no-chaser honesty. For outspoken lyricist Slug, a member of the influential Minneapolis hip-hop act Atmosphere, it has always been a hallmark of his triumphant and, at times, turbulent career. As a duo -- his partner Ant serves as both DJ and producer -- he…
The Roots, N.E.R.D., Murs Land on ‘Fight Night’ Soundtrack
Video game company EA Sports has announced that its new game 'Fight Night Champion' will feature an almost entirely indie hip-hop soundtrack, including underground heroes Murs, Black Milk, Atmosphere and El-P.
The boxing game allows gamers to enter the ring as one of over 50 fighting legend…
Family and Former Label Plan Memorial Services for Eyedea
Though the cause of his death is still unknown, a memorial has been organized to celebrate rapper Eyedea's life this week.
Fans of the Minnesota rapper, who died at age 28 on October 16, will be able to pay their respects at a public wake on Thursday, October 29, from 7:30 to 10PM at the Crowne…
Acclaimed Indie Rapper Eyedea Dead at 28
Respected indie rapper Eyedea died this weekend at the age of 28. The Minneapolis MC, born Michael Larsen, was discovered by his mother early Sunday morning, and news of his death hit the internet in a matter of hours.
"It is with great pain and sadness that I tell you my son Mikey has pas…
Atmosphere Leads Rhymesayers Tour
Ladies and gentleman, grab your backpacks. Atmosphere is hitting the road this fall for a full Rhymesayers trek that's being dubbed the 'To All My Friends' tour. Starting on September 8 in Madison, WI, the bill also features labelmates Blueprint, Grieves & Budo and DJ Rare Gro…
Murs Parts Ways with Label, Releasing Punk Album
According to reports, Bay Area rapper Murs has been released from his contract at Warner Brothers. Murs, who is known for his independent hustle, having previously moved significant units on his own, with crew Living Legends and as an artist on larger indie label Def Jux, released his major label de…
Atmosphere Climbs Up the Industry Ladder
In a time when most rappers are working at UPS and indie label owners are heading back to business school, Minnesota hip hop heroes Atmosphere have consistently proven that it just takes time. The duo's buzz has increased, which has resulted in a boost in record sales...