|Founder||Sean Daley (Slug)
Anthony Davis (Ant)
Musab Saad (Sab the Artist)
Brent Sayers (Siddiq)
|Distributor(s)||Warner Music Group|
|Country of origin||United States|
Rhymesayers Entertainment (sometimes abbreviated as RSE) is an American hip hop record label based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It was co-founded in 1995 by Sean Daley (Slug), Anthony Davis (Ant), Musab Saad (Sab the Artist) and Brent Sayers (Siddiq). Beginning in 2008, Rhymesayers Entertainment sponsors the annual Soundset Music Festival, a popular attraction that takes place over Memorial Day weekend in Minneapolis, MN.
Artists currently promoted include
- Aesop Rock
- Atmosphere (Slug and Ant)
- Brother Ali
- deM atlaS
- Dilated Peoples (DJ Babu, Evidence and Rakaa)
- Eyedea & Abilities
- Face Candy (Eyedea, Kristoff Krane, J.T. Bates and Casey O'Brien)
- Felt (Murs and Slug)
- Hail Mary Mallon (Aesop Rock, DJ Big Wiz and Rob Sonic)
- I Self Devine
- Micranots (I Self Devine and DJ Kool Akiem)
- Semi.Official (I Self Devine and DJ Abilities)
- Soul Position (Blueprint]] and RJD2)
- Step Brothers (The Alchemist and Evidence)
- The Uncluded (Aesop Rock and Kimya Dawson)
Archived artists include
- Artists formerly signed to the label include
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