Soulcrate

Blossoming during an age in which independent hip-hop was creating its own self industry and much of the Midwest was watching artists put their cities on the map, Soulcrate Music took the model to a new plateau. DJ Absolute and siblings Attention Def and Dirt Dee built their following from scratch in their hometown of Sioux Falls, SD, focusing on creating a new style of energetic music with a high regard for soul and classic hip-hop. The trio quickly found itself opening local shows for national heavyweights from Atmosphere, Macklemore, 311, and The Spill Canvas. Their following at home exploded, selling out 400-500 capacity venues as a must-see headliner.

Soon focus turned to regional touring and the trio caught the attention of Black Clover Records, who took their road show national. The Heartland Panic, released in 2010, served as a ground-breaking effort that lifted Soulcrate to a new height. With a new album and new support, they toured relentlessly, and continually sold out hometown venues with capacities nearing 1000. Their hard work paid off when Soulcrate was offered a spot on Rhymesayers’ Soundset Festival in 2011, featuring acts like Big Boi and De La Soul. In 2012, they released The Kick Rocks Collection EP and co-headlined a Midwest Tour with Minneapolis’ Prof.

After years of touring, the group took a break to focus on writing and recording their upcoming album, Welcome Back From Wherever You’ve Been, released in September 2013. Soulcrate has also taken on one of the biggest feats of their career, planning not just a hometown headlining show, but an outdoor block party. The That Sounds Decent! concert featured Soulcrate with Later Babes, P.O.S., Culture Cry Wolf, and other locals and was their biggest self-made show to date.

Past Shows


Oct
10
th
2014
Mainroom
Oct
10
th
2014
Mainroom

Grieves

with Soulcrate, Unknown Prophets and sol
Dec
7
th
2013
Triple Rock Social Club
Dec
7
th
2013
Triple Rock Social Club

Soulcrate

with MaLLy and RP HOOKS
Sep
7
th
2013
Cabooze Outdoor Plaza
Sep
7
th
2013
Cabooze Outdoor Plaza

Prof

with Run The Jewels, Evidence, Fashawn and more!
May
26
th
2012
7th St Entry
May
26
th
2012
7th St Entry

Soulcrate

with PHANTOM BALANCE, Botzy and Sapient
Sep
9
th
2011
Mainroom
Sep
9
th
2011
Mainroom

DJ FUNDO and Prof

with Blueprint, Soulcrate and Get Cryphy
Aug
19
th
2011
7th St Entry
Aug
19
th
2011
7th St Entry

Soulcrate

with MaLLy, Wide Eyes and DJ LAST WORD

More Shows

Mar
26
th
First Avenue

DragonForce

Jul
3
rd
Target Center

Rage Against the Machine

with Run The Jewels
Mar
5
th
Fine Line
canceled

L'Impératrice

May
29
th
Surly Brewing Festival Field

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