The Perceptionists

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The Perceptionists
OriginBoston, Massachusetts, United States
GenresHip hop
Years active2004–present
LabelsDefinitive Jux Mello Music Group
Associated actsEl-P
MembersMr. Lif
Akrobatik
Past membersDJ Fakts One

The Perceptionists is an American hip hop duo from Boston, Massachusetts.[1] The group initially had three members: Mr. Lif, Akrobatik, and DJ Fakts One who retired in 2016.[2] The group was signed to the Definitive Jux label.[3] In 2005, the trio released an album, Black Dialogue.[4] In 2017, they released their second album Resolution, with Mr. Lif & Akrobatik as the only two members of the group performing on the album.[5]

Members[edit]

  • Mr. Lif (Jeffrey Haynes) – rapper (2004-present)
  • Akrobatik (Jared Bridgeman) – rapper (2004-present)
  • DJ Fakts One (Jason Goler) – producer, DJ (2004-2016)[6]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Live albums[edit]

  • Live and Direct (2005)

Mixtapes[edit]

  • The Razor (2004)

Singles[edit]

  • "Medical Aid" (2004)
  • "Memorial Day" b/w "Career Finders" (2004)
  • "Blo" b/w "Let's Move!" (2005)
  • "Black Dialogue" b/w "5 O'Clock" (2005)
  • "The Razor" (2005)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ducker, Jesse (October 2, 2017). "INTERVIEW: Mr. Lif & Akrobatik Revive The Perceptionists, Restore Our Faith in Hip-Hop". Albumism. Retrieved October 2, 2017.
  2. ^ Ducker, Jesse (October 2, 2017). "INTERVIEW: Mr. Lif & Akrobatik Revive The Perceptionists, Restore Our Faith in Hip-Hop". Albumism. Retrieved October 2, 2017.
  3. ^ Serwer, Jesse (March 23, 2005). "The Perceptionists: Triple Play". XLR8R. Retrieved April 20, 2016.
  4. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Black Dialogue - The Perceptionists". AllMusic. Retrieved July 9, 2017.
  5. ^ "With Perceptionists' long-awaited reunion, perspectives have changed, chemistry hasn't". BostonGlobe.com. 2017-07-20. Retrieved 2017-07-29.
  6. ^ Mason, Stewart. "The Perceptionists - Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved July 9, 2017.

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