A Cop Burns His Badge & Uniform In Atmosphere’s “Pure Evil” Video

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Atmosphere Address Police Brutality w: Politically-Charged %22Pure Evil%22 Video

Atmosphere Address Police Brutality w: Politically-Charged %22Pure Evil%22 Video

Next Friday, August 12th, Atmosphere will deliver their ninth studio album Fishing Blues. The album is slated to feature an impressive roster of guest spots including MF DOOM, Kool Keith and fellow Rhymesayers signee, Aesop Rock. Today the Minnesotan duo release their latest visual treatment for the politically-charged single “Pure Evil,” where a police officer burns his badge and uniform in the face of countless murders perpetrated by the fraternal order sworn to protect those they slay. You can watch it down below. Pre-orders for Atmosphere’s new album are underway via iTunes, but you can get an early listen on Pandora today.

Tour Dates:
8.06 – Gilford, NH @ Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion ^
8.13 – Somerset, WI @ Summer Set Music & Camping Festival +
9.02 – Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheater ^^
9.08 – Winnipeg, MB @ Garrick Centre **
9.09 – Saskatoon, SK @ O’Brian’s Event Centre **
9.10 – Calgary, AB @ One Love Music Festival +
9.11 – Edmonton, AB @ Union Hall **
9.13 – Victoria, BC @ Sugar Nightclub (SOLD OUT) *
9.14 – Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom (SOLD OUT) *
9.15 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox Sodo *
9.17 – Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater *
9.18 – Bend, OR @ Midtown Ballroom *
9.19 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater *
9.20 – San Francisco, CA @ The Masonic *
9.23 – San Diego, CA @ Observatory North Park *
9.24 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Shrine Outdoors ***
9.26 – Tempe, AZ @ The Marquee *
9.28 – Santa Fe, NM @ Santa Fe Brewing Company *
9.30 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex *
10.01 – Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory *
10.02 – Missoula, MT @ The Wilma *
10.03 – Billings, MT @ Babcock Theatre *
10.05 – Fargo, ND @ Fargo Civic Center *
10.06 – Omaha, NE @ Sokol Auditorium *
10.07 – Madison, WI – Orpheum Theater
10.08 – Nashville, TN @ Municipal Auditorium ^
10.22 – Cincinnati, OH @ Ubahn Festival +
11.02 – Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection *
11.03 – Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theatre *
11.04 – Toronto, ON @ Sound Academy *
11.05 – London, ON @ London Music Hall *
11.07 – Montreal, QC @ Fairmount Theatre *
11.09 – Portland, ME @ State Theatre *
11.10 – Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground *
11.11 – New Haven, CT @ Toad’s Place *
11.12 – Philadelphia, PA @ TLA *
11.14 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club *
11.15 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall *
11.17 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues *
11.18 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE *
11.19 – Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues *
11.21 – Chicago, IL @ Concord Music Hall *
11.22 – Chicago, IL @ Concord Music Hall *

+ Festival Tour Date
^ Supporting Pretty Lights
^^ Brother Ali, Lifter Puller, Lizzo, Plain Ole Bill & Last Word
* Brother Ali, deM atlaS, Plain Ole Bill & Last Word
** Brother Ali, Plain Ole Bill & Last Word
*** Dilated Peoples, Aesop Rock, Brother Ali, deM atlaS, Plain Ole Bill & Last Word

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