December Vinyl Sale

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For a limited time, you will be able to get Blueprint’s latest two vinyl releases for just $30 total. That’s right, both the orange King No Crown 2XLP and the blue Vigilante Genesis LP (produced by Aesop Rock) for just $30 total.

  • Both released come with Digital Download card
  • Orange double vinyl and Blue single vinyl (w/ instrumentals)
  • Two bonus digital download albums included: The Lost Freestyle Album and Knight Takes Queen. Previous promo-only items.

Order yours HERE.

The Importance of Ownership

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is joined on his Super Duty Tough Work podcast this week by Supastition to talk about The Importance of Ownership:

Although the discussion of art in the media tends to center around the quality of the art itself, very rarely is the topic of ownership brought up. Well, this week the most infamous podcast on planet earth dives deep into the importance of ownership, especially as it relates to creative people. We give you five bulletproof reasons that ownership is important for everyone to understand and consider. This episode was recorded on location in Atlanta while Blueprint was traveling for business. Friend of the show and veteran MC Supastition co-hosts this episode.

Listen here: Continue Reading →

How to Approach People You Want to Work With

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Here is the latest episode of Blueprint and Illogic’s podcast, Super Duty Tough Work:

Whether it’s somebody with a household name or a local celebrity, we all come across people we want to meet and work with. The problem, is how do we approach them without making a fool out of ourselves? In this episode of the most infamous podcast on planet earth we dive deep and give you some rock solid rules for approaching the people you want to work with. These rules should help you become more successful before, during, and after you step to them. Let’s go!

Listen here: Continue Reading →

DJ Criminal featuring Blueprint “Leave me Alone” Music Video

Turntablist and producer DJ Criminal just released the first single “Leave Me Alone” that features Blueprint. The project is a FREE and made entirely from samples of the band Phish. You can download the single and get the album from DJ Criminal’s bandcamp page.

Blueprint is now doing guest features again.  For more information, e-mail him HERE

Thanks for the support

Blueprint guest appearance on “Fuck Ya Whole Crew (Remix)” with Darrrio Lamont

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This is a posse cut of epic proportions that just dropped the other day. It features a lot of Columbus talent, the “Fuck Ya Whole Crew” remix by Columbus MC Darrio Lamont.

Here’s the official lineup of MCs on it (in order of appearance): Nes Wordz, Trek, King Ezz, Sam Rothstein, Dominique Larue, C10, Blueprint, Bo. (Formely Catalyst), & Darrio Lamont.

And here are Blueprint’s lyrics, for those interested: Continue Reading →

Blueprint Announces Vigilante Genesis Tour Dates

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Hot off the heels of his new Vigilante Genesis EP, Blueprint has just announced a week of West Coast tour dates.  Here are the tour dates:

Wednesday June 29th – Los Angeles, CA @ The Dragonfly | Event Page
Thursday June 30th – San Francisco, CA @ Thee Parkside | Event Page
Friday July 1st – Hood River, OR @ Underground Music Station | Event Page
Saturday July 2nd – Seattle, WA @ Factory Luxe | Event Page
Sunday July 3rd – Portland, OR @ Refuge PDX | Event Page

If you live on the West Coast, we hope to see you all out at one of these shows. To help ensure these shows are a success, please join the event page and invite as many friends to the show as possible.

Thanks for your support!

Listen to Vigilante Genesis Album Stream Now!

 

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Since Blueprint’s new Vigilante Genesis EP (produced by Aesop Rock) will be released this Friday May 25th.  We decided to allow our fans to listen to the album in it’s entirety before it’s officially release date:

Order your copy on colored Vinyl, CD, or Deluxe Digital here

Thanks for your support!

Listen to the first single “Graffiti Writer Killed” from Vigilante Genesis EP

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As we stated last week, we would be releasing the first single from Vigilante Genesis this week. Well, here it is. “Graffiti Writer Killed” gives a deep look at the chemistry between Blueprint on the storytelling and Aesop Rock on the production. Listen for yourself and get ready for May 27th.

Preorder your copy of Vigilante Genesis HERE

Blueprint Explains the Backstory to this 2001 Photograph With Aesop Rock

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Since we posted this 2001 picture of Blueprint and Aesop Rock last week on our Vigilante Genesis preorder page, we’ve received a few inquiries for details behind the picture.  We decided to get a quote from Blueprint to explain the backstory because, as they say, a picture is worth a thousand words. Continue Reading →

Blueprint Gives First Sneak Peak into Vigilante Genesis in Super Duty Tough Work Podcast

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ince yesterday’s announcement, there has been a lot of questions about the origin of Blueprint’s new Vigilante Genesis project (produced by Aesop Rock) that’s due out May 27th on Weightless Recordings.  Some of these initial questions regarding the projects inspiration and origin were answered on this week’s episode of Blueprint and Illogic’s podcast Super Duty Tough Work.  In a change of format, Illogic starts out the episode by interviewing Blueprint about Vigilante Genesis.  Here’s one of the gems from the interview: Continue Reading →

Additional Shows Added to the King No Crown Tour

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Blueprint announces the next set of tour dates in support of his upcoming solo release King No Crown, due out April 28 on Weightless Recordings. The King No Crown tour will have special guest Supastition and DJ Rare Groove along for the journey.  Below, is the list of additional shows. Get your advanced tickets via the links below.

Sun. June 21st – Grand Junction, CO @ Mesa Theater | http://on.fb.me/1xev2YB
Wed. June 24th – Los Angeles, CA @ Dragonfly | http://on.fb.me/1K6RrZU
Fri. June 26th – Reno, NV @ Holland Project | http://on.fb.me/1DQmgzU
Sat. June 27th – Santa Cruz, CA @ Blue Lagoon | http://on.fb.me/1bxL8TO
Sun. June 28th – San Francisco, CA @ Honey Hive | http://on.fb.me/1OIRLis
Mon. June 29th – Lake Tahoe, CA @ Whiskey Dick’s | http://on.fb.me/1DQmCqj
Wed. July 1st – Eugene, OR @ Lucky’s | http://on.fb.me/1aTBKsz
Thur. July 2nd – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Lounge | http://on.fb.me/1d2qeNg
Fri. July 3rd – Juneau, Ak @ Rendevous Bar | http://on.fb.me/1Plsuge
Sat. July 4th – Sitka, Ak @ Bayview Restaurant & Bar | http://on.fb.me/1HuFRZ4
Sun. July 5th – Seattle, WA @ Nectar | http://on.fb.me/1G9bGT1
Tue. July 7th – Boise, ID @ Shredder | http://on.fb.me/1JeDcVm
Wed. July 8th – Idaho Falls, ID @ Sickhouse | http://on.fb.me/1GkcZBb
Thur. July 9th – Missoula, MT @ The Real Lounge | http://on.fb.me/1yUz21H
Fri. July 10th – Great Falls, MT @ Machinery Row | http://on.fb.me/1EgwQl7
Sat. July 11th – Minot, ND @ Souris River Brewery | http://on.fb.me/1Ga6v5b
Tue. July 14th – Duluth, MN @ Red Herrig Lounge | http://on.fb.me/1byxeko
Wed. July 15th – Sioux Falls, SD @ Billy Frogs | http://on.fb.me/1DDYYKu
Thur. July 16th – Lincoln, NE @ Bourbon Theatre | http://on.fb.me/1GlFUYg
Fri. July 17th – Minneapolis, MN @ Icehouse | http://on.fb.me/1K7WB87
Mon. July 20th – Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room | http://on.fb.me/1bl7gAd
Thur. July 23rd – Osh Kosh, WI @ Reptile Palace | http://on.fb.me/1Ga7eDm
Fri. July 24th – Traverse City, MI @ The Hollow | http://on.fb.me/1Jg44o3
Tue. July 28th – Manchester, NH @ The Shaskeen | http://on.fb.me/1DlSSiJ
Wed. July 29th – Portland, ME @ Asylum | http://on.fb.me/1d3wLaw
Thur. July 30th – Boston, MA @ Middle East Upstairs | http://on.fb.me/1QmZ8j9
Fri. July 31st – Buffalo, NY @ Studio at The Waiting Room | http://on.fb.me/1Dg8F1c

Order King No Crown HERE

Thank you for the continued support. Spread the word and we will see you at a show!!

Blueprint “Great Eyedeas Never Die” Music Video

Today we are happy to release the next video and single “Great Eyedeas Never Die” from Blueprint’s upcoming album King No Crown. This is a great song that will move many as Blueprint takes the opportunity to express his feelings about his friend and Rhymesayers label mate Micheal Larsen aka Eyedea.

Download the single here.