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Aug 13, 2014

New Video: Spekulation - “Home Of The Mighty” f. Perry Porter & Paolo Escobar


Spekulation’s going for the next town anthem with “Home Of The Mighty.” -  Liz

New Video: Atmosphere - “Southsiders”


Slug and Ant are back with another great video to add their the collection. I’m glad to see the good times being had by all again. Speaking of good times, September 13th at Showbox Sodo is going to be a very good time. Tickets are almost sold out! - Josh

New Album: Dilated Peoples - “Directors Of Photography”

Dilated Peoples

In case you missed the big reveal, Dilated Peoples released a new album yesterday. “Directors Of Photography” is the first Dilated album in eight years and they went all out with the packaging.

The first video from the album for the DJ Premier-produced single, “Good As Gone,” appeared on our website back in June. Support Dilated Peoples and the rest of Rhymesayers because they are what this is all about. - Liz

Aug 12, 2014

New Video: Cool Nutz - “Married To This” (Prod. Tope)

Cool Nutz

Off the Portland Legends upcoming album “EMO”. Catch Cool Nutz with Cam’ron, ill Chris, and DJ Swerve at The Roseland Theater August 25th. - Josh



Takin’ It Back Tuesday: Handsome Boy Modeling School - “The World’s Gone Mad”

Handsome Boy Modeling School

Handsome Boy Modeling School is a Dan The Automator and Prince Paul side project from 1999-2004. “The World’s Gone Mad” features Del The Funky Homosapien, Barrington Levy, and Alex Kapranos and is off their second album, “White People.” Dan The Automator and the rest of Deltron 3030 will be at The Showbox on November 5. - Liz

New Video: Chet Faker - “Gold”

Chet Faker

This new Chet Faker video will likely make you want to roller skate, or at least watch ladies roller skate. - Liz

New Music: Hilltop Hoods - “Live & Let Go” feat. Brother Ali & Maverick Sabre

Hilltop Hoods

Hilltop Hoods new album “Walking Under Stars” dropped today and the first single with Brother Ali is fire!! Catch them with Sims and The Bad Tenants on 9/11 at The Crocodile. - Josh

New Album: OCnotes - “808 Punk”


This new project by OC has so many elements to it, that its hard to explain. You best just take a listen to what the master has cooked up this time. -  Josh

New Album: Donte Peace - “Locals Only”

Donte Peace

Donte dropped this last Friday before putting on a great high energy set at The Croc before Soulja Boy. Pick up the project below backed by some great production including the homie Sk8God on one of my faves “GxDBxdy” - Josh

Aug 11, 2014

New Video: Fences - “Arrows” f. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis


Congratulations to everyone involved in the making of this beautiful music video! - Liz