Slug of Atmosphere The murder of Marissa Mathy-Zvaifler forever changed the rapper Slug of Atmosphere. In June of 2003, Marissa, age 16, attended an Atmosphere concert in Albuquerque, New Mexico. That night the venue's janitor promised he would introduce Marissa to Slug, luring her backstage, ... More >>
How was your Record Store Day? Did you relive the simple bygone joys of exchanging physical money for a cold hard physical artifact that you could display proudly in your home and, if need be, use as a doorstop or coaster? If you didn't make it to a participating retailer to pick up the six ... More >>
By Dan Leroy 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 ... More >>
The Undisputed Truth (Rhymesayers Entertainment)
If only the SuicideGirls' wildly popular soft-porn Web site translated into a decent stage show
Alias' gentle nature informs both his beats and his personality. Just don't tell the rest of hip hop's gruff elite.
The End of the Beginning ()
Hip hop's Atmosphere hails from an unlikely place -- Minnesota