Atari Blitzkrieg

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Atari Blitzkrieg
Musician Atari Blitzkrieg.jpg
Background information
Also known as Orange Julius, Sub.Stance
Origin Virginia, United States
Genres Alternative Hip Hop, Cyberpunk Rap
Occupations Rapper, Activist
Years active 2006 - Present
Labels Godsendant Music
Sheltered Fallout Records
Associated acts Krohme
Daedelus
Royce Da 5'9
Sadat X
Lord Jamar
Rapper Pooh
Motion Man
Timbo King
Groovie Mann
Vast Aire
C-Rayz Walz
LMNO
Akrobatik
Louis Logic
Roc C
Little Indian
Website [1]

Chris Moore is a Maryland born American hip hop artist who goes by the stage name Atari Blitzkrieg. Currently signed to his own label Godsendant Music, he is known for his heavy use of alliteration, multi-syllabic rhyming schemes and incorporation of various genres into his music.

A review on Music Zeitgeist states, "Atari Blitzkrieg is not a noise-core post-electro-clash/Blade Runner tributary. Evoking something more along the lines of Jedi Mind Tricks sharing kind with Common and maybe even MC. 900 Ft. Jesus, Atari Blitzkrieg is ready too drop a fat collection of eloquence and Cheshire Cat propensity on the sleepy indie music world."[1]

History[edit]

Atari Blitzkrieg is a rapper, poet & musician from the DC metro area; he is of Hispanic and African descent. Atari created his first mixtape in 1995 but didn't release a mainstream project until 2007 with the Rokkonorrottenhell single, featuring hip-hop icon Royce Da 5'9, Groovie Mann from the industrial band My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult and producer Krohme.[1]

Since then, he has been nominated as an URB Next 1000, released close to 200 songs, unveiled 25 EPs, 3 full-length albums, guest appearances on releases from Louis Logic, C-Rayz Walz and Little Indian while working with some of the biggest names in hip-hop; The Game, Lord Jamar, Daedelus, Rapper Pooh, Louis Logic, Vast Aire, Roc C, LMNO, Ryu of Styles of Beyond, Breez Evahflowin, Motion Man and Wildchild to name a few. His lyrical content ranges from current political issues to social inequality to pop-culture to video games.

He is a member of Blood Moon Uprising, a metal band with a heavy anti-political message with guitarists Hidekazu Seki & Matt Coller and Vinyl Pimp Cobras, a rock band with heavy funk and hiphop roots featuring musicians Bionicheart and Digital Fiend.

Atari also devotes his time and his earnings to various charities and non-profit organizations including the American Cancer Society, the Lupus Foundation of America, St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital and Bright Beginnings Inc., a child and family development center that offers a bright start for homeless infants, toddlers and preschoolers, and their families.

Discography[edit]

Albums

  • 2009: Kick, Punch, Fight, Rhyme
  • 2009: 12.31.99
  • 2010: Serial Port Experiments w/ The Digital Fiend

EPs

  • 2007: iGod
  • 2008: Black
  • 2008: <3:lessthanthree
  • 2008: Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
  • 2008: A Hand-Made Soul
  • 2008: The Apollo Creed Episodes
  • 2008: The Apex of Excitement
  • 2008: Apologies for None
  • 2009: The Central Parking Lot Rangers
  • 2009: Ain't Dead Yet
  • 2009: August Plush
  • 2009: Ex Nihilo
  • 2009: 12.30.99
  • 2010: 12.30.99 Black
  • 2010: AlphaBetaC-EP
  • 2010: Perfect Blue
  • 2010: Half Past Midnight
  • 2011: The Moments That Unfold Before Me in Life
  • 2011: Chase the Dragon w/ The Digital Fiend
  • 2011: <3: Lessthanthree Volume 2 - Elevation from the Endless Void of Manufactured Insanity
  • 2011: Super
  • 2012: Magnificent Blitzkrieg w/ magOwl
  • 2012: Dracula Baby and Other Pimp Tales w/ Vinyl Pimp Cobras
  • 2012: Air Christ
  • 2013: Neber Pills w/ Digital Fiend

Singles

  • 2007: Rokkonorrottenhell
  • 2007: The Forsaken 2.0
  • 2008: Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
  • 2008: Morgan Freeman
  • 2009: Subconscious Tales of Dream Kids in Utero
  • 2009: The Central Parking Lot Rangers
  • 2009: WTF!!!
  • 2009: 1-800-Be-Atari
  • 2009: Blood Coffee
  • 2009: New Rose Wilts
  • 2009: Flawed Human Interactions
  • 2009: Damnation Alley
  • 2010: The Hatred to Be
  • 2010: Outta Time
  • 2010: The Maturation of Nothingness (Produced by Daedelus)
  • 2011: Flash the Blitz
  • 2011: Yellow
  • 2011: Super
  • 2012: The Chill
  • 2012: Gowithaflow
  • 2013: Bigfoot
  1. ^ a b http://musiczeitgeist.com/artist-profile-atari-blitzkrieg-is-hip-hops-cheshire-cat/