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The Weathermen was an American hip hop production group, formed in 1998 in Middletown, New York, composed of East Coast rappers and producers Cage Kennylz and Masai Bey, until further expanded into a rap group, and included; Aesop Rock, Tame One, Yak Ballz, El-P, Jakki Tha Motamouth, Camu Tao, Copywrite, Vast Aire and Breeze Brewin.[1][2][3][4] The group took its name from the revolutionary organization Weatherman, and its debut album was to be called "The New Left".

The Weathermen
Weathermenlogo.jpg
The Weathermen logo.
Background information
OriginMiddletown, New York
GenresHip hop
Years active
  • 1998–2010
Labels
Associated acts
Past members

Contents

HistoryEdit

American rapper Cage formed The Weathermen, a hip hop collective alongside Camu Tao, El-P, Copywrite, Yak Ballz, Tame One, Breeze Brewin, Jakki tha Motamouth and Vast Aire. The Weathermen released a mixtape in 2003 titled The Conspiracy, on Eastern Conference Records.[5][6] The Conspiracy was to be the last work Cage would record for Eastern Conference, leaving the label over alleged non-payment. In the summer of 2010, Cage announced on his Facebook page the beginning of a collaboration between himself and Aesop Rock called "Two of Every Animal", along with the news that there would be no new Weathermen without Camu Tao.

DiscographyEdit

Mix-tapes
  • “Vampires” (bootleg) (2008)
Singles
  • "Same As It Never Was" (2001)
  • "5 Left in the Clip" (2003)
  • "Reports of a Possible Kidnapping" (2009)
  • "The Only Weathermen Song" (2012) (Digital Single through El-P's bandcamp, originally recorded between 2001-2002)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "My First Time: Aesop Rock Remembers 1996". PigeonsandPlanes. Retrieved 2017-03-03.
  2. ^ "The Artifacts w/ Tame One & El Da Sensei, Why the Emcee & Mc Ducer - Tickets - The Hi Hat - Los Angeles, CA - July 3rd, 2016". The Hi Hat. Retrieved 2017-03-03.
  3. ^ "Cage, Sadistik - Tickets - Club Red - West Theater - Mesa, AZ - February 25th, 2015". Club Red. Retrieved 2017-03-03.
  4. ^ ":: urban smarts . com | the weathermen : the conspiracy mix cd | compilation review ::". www.urbansmarts.com. Retrieved 2017-03-03.
  5. ^ "The Conspiracy - Weathermen | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. 2003-06-03. Retrieved 2016-08-22.
  6. ^ "The Weathermen :: The Conspiracy :: Eastern Conference Records". www.rapreviews.com. Retrieved 2017-03-03.

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