Below the Heavens is the first collaborative studio album by American rapper Blu and hip hop producerExile, who are also referred to as Blu & Exile, released July 17, 2007 on independent record label Sound in Color. It serves as Blu's debut album, while Exile had previously released his solo album Dirty Science and two albums as a member of the duo Emanon.
Blu provides rap vocals on all of the album's songs, while Exile produces all of the songs and raps just on the bonus track "I Am..". In addition, the album features guest performers Ta'Raach, Aloe Blacc, Miguel and Joseph. The album received generally positive reviews from critics and is widely considered an underground classic, many labeled Blu a "rising star" due to the album.
Below The Heavens has been reissued twice since going out of print in 2009. In 2011, the album was reissued on Vinyl Call Records. On January 21, 2014, the album was reissued on Fat Beats Records on compact disc with three bonus tracks, limited edition cassette with one bonus track and vinyl with a 7 inch vinyl with two unreleased instrumentals.