This Thursday, May 4 at Kelly's Olympian, we're bringing you a special producers-themed Thesis lineup headlined by Portland master Stewart Villain. Villain, or just Stew as he's affectionately called around town, is known by many as the hardest working man in Rose City hip-hop and was recently named as an in-house producer for EYRST. In preparation for this month's show, I asked Stew for a list of his favorite beats... read more
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If you are going to indulge in black culture, then you must truly honor the bodies behind the art. If you see beauty in "Brown Skin," then take Bocha's words to heart.
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...
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