Atmosphere and Brother Ali showed Australia why they’re the masters of underground hip hop

Being a hip-hop fan in Australia before today’s saturation of triple j feature albums and Spotify playlists was a full-time job. In the late ’90s and early ’00s there was a limited variety of viable, quality hip-hop to be found on mainstream radio or music television. The internet was around,...

How comic books spawned one of hip-hop’s underground pioneers

Back in the 2000s, during the reign of club-friendly gangster-rap, you spent a lot of time defending hip-hop as more than a music genre about bitches, guns and drugs – the go-to source of “real hip-hop” would be the burgeoning independent underground scene in the States. One of the first...

Atmosphere & Evidence Australian Tour 2012 Announced

An Atmosphere & Evidence Australian Tour for 2012 has been announced, the first time Atmosphere has visited Australia since 2009. Hailing from Minneapolis, Minnesota, Atmosphere has been a driving force in independent Hip Hop for twenty years. Rapper Slug (Sean Daley) and DJ/Producer Ant (Anthony Davis) were the first to...