|Founders||Sean Daley (Slug), Anthony Davis (Ant), Musab Saad (Sab the Artist), Brent Sayers (Siddiq)|
|Notable Artists||Atmosphere, Eyedea & Abilities, Brother Ali, Aesop Rock, Blueprint, BK-One|
|Notable Releases||Evidence (2022), Atmosphere (2006)|
|Distribution Partners||Fat Beats, Epitaph, Warner, ADA|
|First Release||'Record Store Day 2011 Picture Disc' (April 16, 2011)|
|Latest Release||KMD - 'Black Bastards' (reissue, set for release on March 31, 2023)|
Rhymesayers Entertainment: A Brief Overview
In the heart of Minneapolis, Minnesota, the birthplace of a unique musical revolution stood Rhymesayers Entertainment. Also known as RSE, this American independent hip-hop record label sprung up in 1995.
It was brewed from the creative minds of Sean Daley (Slug), Anthony Davis (Ant), Musab Saad (Sab the Artist), and Brent Sayers (Siddiq).
Founding Members and Formation of Rhymesayers
Since its inception, Rhymesayers has been a beacon for local talent. With a firm belief in hometown heroes like Atmosphere, Eyedea & Abilities, and Brother Ali, it has created a platform that champions raw talent and encourages growth.
Promotion of Local Talent by Rhymesayers
Rhymesayers didn't stop at their own backyard. Their reach extended to both coasts, introducing new artists to their roster along the way. It's been over two decades of producing hip-hop music that resonates with fans due to its brutally honest approach.
Expansion and Inclusion of Artists from Both Coasts
Aesop Rock, Blueprint, BK-One are some notable musicians associated with Rhymesayers Entertainment. The label's discography is brimming with works by Evidence in 2022 and Atmosphere in 2006.
Rhymesayers: Two Decades of Significant Hip-Hop Music
Rhymesayer's journey as an independent label has not been without its hurdles. But through strategic distribution deals with Fat Beats, Epitaph, Warner and ADA among others they've managed to navigate these challenges.
Survival Strategy for Rhymesayers as an Independent Label
Their growth is also evident through their expansion into retail markets spanning from New York to Los Angeles, Atlanta, Amsterdam all the way to Tokyo!
Growth through Distribution Deals and Retail Expansion
The first album under the Rhymesayer title was unveiled on April 16th of 2011 - aptly named 'Record Store Day 2011 Picture Disc'. Their most recent release is KMD - 'Black Bastards', all set to hit the shelves on March 31st ,2023.
Rhyme Sayer's Debuts with 'Record Store Day 2011 Picture Disc'
Rhyme Sayer's journey so far has been marked by their commitment towards quality over quantity. This philosophy has made them stand out as an influential figure in independent record labels and artist management companies.
Quality Over Quantity: The Philosophy Behind Rhymesayers' Success
What sets Rhyme Sayer apart is their dedication towards quality rather than quantity which has established them as a leading independent record label and artist management company.