With the exception of a couple of blogs, I didn’t see too much about the recent release of Atmosphere’s You Can’t Imagine How Much Fun We’re Having.

I just jumped into it yesterday, and I’m starting to feel it. I may have to take back my statement that Blackalicious’ The Craft is the lone standout hip-hop album of the year. I always feel like I have to be in a certain mood to listen to Slug, but I think the guy is a talent sorely needed in the genre. (Despite what Pitchfork says; by the way, I’m giving Pitchfork a 0.4 for that really lame play-on words to open the review.)

Be sure to check the track That Night, which recounts the story of a 16-year-old girl who was raped and killed at an Atmosphere show in Albuquerque. Read a news story about the incident here.

Atmosphere | Get Fly
Atmosphere | That Night

4 thoughts on “Atmosphere”

  1. yeah, this is great stuff. damn. i particularly like the gospel in Get Fly. Thanks!

    p.s. thanks also for reminding me how much fun Kris Kross was (tha playground y’all) … Maybe i’ll have to go dig out Poison by Bell Biv Devoe!

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