Bring It Back: The Orphanage (Slug x Aesop Rock x Illogic x Blueprint x Eyedea) - Obsolete

Considering I'm heading out to catch Atmosphere (for like the 20th time haha), Blueprint, Budo and Grieves at the House of Blues in a few hours; I figured I'd shed some light on this joint. The Orphanage is/was a loose collective that included Slug, Blueprint, Aesop Rock, Eyedea and Illogic. Sadly, the group never officially released any projects (and I think it's safe to say that every single indie hip hop fan is still disappointed to this day). We did atleast get a few tracks/freestyles though. This one in particular can be found on Blueprint's 2003 release, The Weightroom.

DOWNLOAD: The Orphanage - Obsolete | Medaifire

BONUS: The Orphanage Freestyle pt.2 | Mediafire
- Off Sage Francis' Sick of Waiting Tables.

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  • limassacre


  • Green Monster

    Shake is there anyway you can resize that picture so we can use it for cover art?

  • Graham Lynn

    That freestyle is....god damn i mean DAMN

    Anyone peep the Sage and Apathy Freestyle when sage dropped the line "Big Pun was never undeground.....but he is now"

    COT DAMN!!!

  • @Green Monster

    no problem. it's in the post now.

  • shibby5589

    I saw the Atmosphere show on Tuesday in Sacramento. Needless to say, it blew my socks onto my ass. Blueprint and Atmosphere are so good live.

  • that's DJ Abilities not Eyedea.

  • tron

    ^abilities, eyedea...all white people look alike. and they kinda look similar in that pic. but "obsolete" was the shit. too bad they never dropped that orphanage shit.

  • Kal

    The beat, lyrics, good gosh on some dope shit
    On a hardrive somewhere hope to god there is a stash of Orphange tracks ready to leak.. like how CRS recorded 5 tracks but we only heard 2. A fan can dream eh

  • Dope, nice post

  • skeme

    its a shame the never put out an album

  • skeme


  • internet rap critic

    That Sage and Apathy style is awesome. That was the stuff that got me into hip-hop.

    I love how Sage laughs/yells after that Big Pun line.

  • ak

    I had these frees on my old pc but lost them and couldn't find it anywhere. This shit made my day

  • Alteez

    The entire Break of Dawn freestyle is dope as shit; Where is "Hold Mine" Shake?

  • Can someone let these whiteboy wanna be wrappers know that there already is a group named orphanage. And they are Wu FAM. Just ask 4th Disciple and Lord Superb. Son u whiteys are messing with the wu.

  • JD


  • David

    Damn I was gonna see them tomorrow! But I couldn't make it for multiple reasons.. I'm so pissed

  • i seen them at concert in vegas it was awesome

  • ML

    yea....i second Alteeze...."Hold Mine" is their gem. THAT should be posted

  • dopeness haven't heard this shit in years

  • Anyone have lyrics?

  • kene_eye

    You cant have the orphanage without Eyedea (RIP)

  • mertso

    how can i download this cd?

    • Chad Howe

      They never released an actual album, every track in existence by the orphanage was a feature on a solo album of one of the members of the group.


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