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.

Blueprint Announces First Round of King No Crown Tour Dates

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Blueprint announces the first 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.  We have listed the first 25 confirmed shows and will let you know when more dates are added.  Get your advanced tickets via the links below.

Sat. May 2nd – Columbus, OH @ Brothers Drake | http://on.fb.me/1xetwWC
Thur. May 21st – Evansville, IN @ PG | http://on.fb.me/1xetA8x
Fri. May 22nd – Harrisburg, PA @ Appalachian Brewing Co  http://on.fb.me/1HwouVk
Sat. May 23rd – Washington, DC – Heaven & Hell | http://on.fb.me/1Iq1rN4
Sun. May 24th – Raleigh, NC @ The Pour House | http://on.fb.me/1N4v0qd
Mon. May 25th – Charlotte, NC @ Snug Harbor | http://on.fb.me/1FT8QVD
Wed. May 27th – Nashville, TN @ The Stone Fox | http://on.fb.me/1bqhNun
Thur. May 28th – Knoxville, TN @ Long Branch | http://on.fb.me/1Cm4Lb6
Fri. May 29th – Boone, NC @ The Local | http://on.fb.me/1Hz8e9A
Sat. May 30th – Asheville, NC @ Timo’s House | http://on.fb.me/1BoSOg2
Sun. May 31st – Columbia, SC @ Back Alley | http://on.fb.me/1HwsJjO
Mon. June 1st – Atlanta, GA @ 529 | http://on.fb.me/1y11j0r
Wed. June 3rd – Gainesville, FL @ The Backyard | http://on.fb.me/1Bgj7Gc
Thur. June 4th – Orlando, FL @ The Social | http://on.fb.me/1ENf2gb
Fri. June 5th – Jacksonville, FL @ Rain Dogs | http://on.fb.me/1bqinrV
Sat. June 6th – Fort Myers Beach, FL @ Nervous Nellie’s | http://on.fb.me/1BKHzP1
Sun. June 7th – Dunedin, FL @ The Dunedin Brewery (FREE SHOW) |http://on.fb.me/1FzPxSw
Fri. June 12th – Austin, TX @ Flamingo Cantina | http://on.fb.me/1bqisMh
Sat. June 13th – San Antonio, TX @ Fitzgerald’s | http://on.fb.me/1BoT2Uw
Sun. June 14th – Fort Worth, TX @ Lola’s | http://on.fb.me/1BoT3Yp
Wed June 17th – Albuquerque, NM @ Burt’s Tiki Lounge | http://on.fb.me/1C7w3Rf
Thur. June 18th – Santa Fe, NM @ The Underground at Evangelo’s |http://on.fb.me/1HzafCF
Fri. June 19th – Colorado Springs, CO @ Flux Capacitor | http://on.fb.me/19hqZ2z
Sat. June 20th – Denver, CO @ Moe’s | http://on.fb.me/1bqiDqQ
Sun. June 21st – Grand Junction, CO @ Mesa Theater | http://on.fb.me/1xev2YB

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

Pre-order Blueprint’s upcoming project King No Crown HERE

Blueprint announces new album, King No Crown on April 28th

It is with much excitement that Weightless Recordings announces the release of Blueprint’s new album, King No Crown on April 28th! Pre-orders for King No Crown are starting today.  The producer/rapper Blueprint has been hard at work the past couple of years working on this record behind the scenes and we believe the project is going to blow you away!

We have signed Orange 2LP Vinyl, CDs, posters, album instrumentals, turntable slipmats, books, and t-shirts available in the pre-order packages.  All CDs and Vinyl will be signed!

Pre-order HERE

 

Blueprint presents “Weightless Classics: Episode 4″

 

Weightless Classics episode 4, the Final Episode (of this series) is available on our Soundcloud page. In this mix you will hear music from: Blueprint, Illogic, Envelope, Zero Star, Latimore Platz and Greenhouse Effect.

Listen below.

Blueprint presents “Weightless Classics: Episode 3”

Weightless Classics episode 3 is available on our Soundcloud page. In this mix you will hear music from: Blueprint, Illogic, Envelope, Zero Star, Latimore Platz and Greenhouse Effect.

Listen below.

Blueprint Announces New Book “What A Night!”

After a brief hiatus Blueprint returns; this time as an author. After successfully writing two books, we are happy to announce What A Night. What a Night details some of Blueprint’s worst show experiences throughout his twelve year career. The stories you will read provide an entertaining insight as to what can happen while touring. You will not be disappointed! Beat the masses and pre-order your edition today.

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Blueprint presents “Weightless Classics: Episode 2”

Weightless Classics episode 2 is available on our Soundcloud page. Be sure to take a listen. We have classics up from 1999 to now from our past and present artists: Blueprint, Illogic, Envelope, Zero Star, Latimore Platz and Greenhouse Effect.

Enjoy the sounds!

Blueprint presents “Weightless Classics: Episode 1”

We are excited to bring you the Weightless Classics mix hosted by Blueprint via SoundCloud! This is the first episode in a four part musical journey through the Weightless Recordings catalog.  You will hear the sounds of Blueprint, Illogic, Envelope, Zero Star, Latimore Platz and Greenhouse Effect. Do us a favor and check out the first journey. Please feel free to download and share!