The Perceptionists

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The Perceptionists
OriginBoston, Massachusetts, U.S.
GenresHip hop
Years active2004–present
Labels
Associated actsEl-P
MembersMr. Lif
Akrobatik
Past membersDJ Fakts One

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

Members[edit]

Current[edit]

Former[edit]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Live albums[edit]

  • Live and Direct (2005)

Remix albums[edit]

  • Low Resolution (2018)

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. ^ Rimas, Andrew (October 2005). "Rock This Way". Boston. Archived from the original on October 30, 2016. Retrieved April 20, 2016.
  2. ^ Gonzales, Matt (February 22, 2005). "The Perceptionists". PopMatters. Archived from the original on August 10, 2014. Retrieved April 20, 2016.
  3. ^ Serwer, Jesse (March 23, 2005). "The Perceptionists: Triple Play". XLR8R. Archived from the original on September 19, 2015. Retrieved April 20, 2016.
  4. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Black Dialogue - The Perceptionists". AllMusic. Archived from the original on May 25, 2013. Retrieved July 9, 2017.
  5. ^ a b Capobianco, Ken (July 20, 2017). "With Perceptionists' long-awaited reunion, perspectives have changed, chemistry hasn't". The Boston Globe. Archived from the original on July 29, 2017. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  6. ^ a b c Mason, Stewart. "The Perceptionists - Biography". AllMusic. Archived from the original on September 22, 2017. Retrieved May 11, 2019.

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