You Can't Imagine How Much They Spent on Booze
class=img_thumbleft> Last Thursday'sAtmosphere
listening party at theKitty Cat Klub
was novel, if not unprecedented, for being an invite-only event focused on a local group. Partaking of the open bar, members of theRhymesayers
hip-hop collectives mingled with a broad cross-section of local industry and media. "This album is going to be huge," saidRoss Raihala
of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, asYou Can't Imagine How Much Fun We're Having
(due October 4) played over the speakers. (This is the studio album, not the promised live one.) The real news came during a Q&A with rapper Slug and mustachioed producerAnt
. Ant, who has never toured with Atmosphere before, willhit the road
this fall asDJ for the group
, doing half a set with Slug before the MC's live backing band comes out. "I'm going to buy a house, motherfucker," said Ant. "He could get fired after a week," said Slug.
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