The Thesis: 2nd Anniversary | Squads: Donte Thomas, Chief, Heff Boogie, Nick B, and Verbz

Friday, December 2, 2016 - 7pm doors, 9pm show
all ages
$10 day of show
In conjunction with We Out Here Magazine, Vortex is proud to present The Thesis. The monthly hip-hop showcase known for packing out Kelly's Olympian every First Thursday will celebrate day two of its two-year anniversary with a blazing all-ages bill of local beat slingers and rhyme slayers. The Squads showcase on December 2 brings together a list of young PDX squads live at Hoop Dreams (1402 NW Glisan St.) featuring SQD (a fluid crew including Heff Boogie, A-RU$$ and Tugg), STRAY (with Donte Thomas, Chris Lee and Chief), Gutter Family Entertainment (with HV Gutter and Bocha), and RARE VIBE (featuring Drae Slapz, Lang and Nick B), plus expect a special guest set from young producer Deadbrainz. Just $10, show up early—come nod your head to this!

This December, we’ll be celebrating two years of The Thesis with a pair of shows: our typical First Thursday evening at Kelly’s Olympian on December 1 as well as a very special all-ages edition at Hoop Dreams on December 2. I’ve waxed nostalgic about the early history of this event in this space before, but it’s worth noting just how much has changed since the last pair of anniversary shows we threw back in... read more

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