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
Watch Burn Money Music's Bridge City Cypher feat. Bocha, YoungShirtMayne, Danny Sky and Donte Thomas [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Jul 11, 2019
Never failing to deliver freshness from Portland's hip-hop scene, watch the latest cypher now and then don't miss Danny Sky rocking a set at PDX Pop Now! on July 20.
Artist to Watch: Donte Thomas Readies His Summer SwagMac Smiff - May 14, 2019
The young rapper has been sitting on his colorful sophomore release for a minute now. With all of the elements nearly in place, get ready to hear a polished piece of stylish Portland hip-hop this...
Watch Burn Money Music's Latest Bridge City Cypher feat. KayelaJ, Swiggle Mandela, Nick B and Rc $pitta [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Aug 27, 2018
Bringing together four hot, young hip-hop artists, Burn Money's cypher series delivers a sampling of what's good in Portland's rap scene. Catch KayelaJ rocking The Thesis at Kelly's on September 6.
Vortex Partners with The Thesis; Donte Thomas Set to Headline First ThursdayBlake Hickman - Sep 29, 2016
Vortex is proud to join We Out Here Magazine in presenting the First Thursday bastion for local hip-hop. Don't miss the October edition of The Thesis on October 6 at Kelly’s Olympian featuring Mic...
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