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
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...
Bocha: 'Blang' [Video Premiere]Joel Sommer - Oct 4, 2017
Have some freaky, funky, fresh fun with Bocha's new cut, featuring production by Sxlxmxn and visuals by Riley Brown.
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After several guest appearances on The Thesis stage, the Portland rapper pulls his first headlining set alongside Dead Phone Dummiez, Foday and resident DJ, Verbz. Don’t miss the show on February 2!
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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