January 26, 2017 in Music, New, Rain Drops by

Jazz Crimes – The Last Artful Dodgr (Prod. By Neill Von Tally)

We all know that the duo of Neill Von Tally and The Last Artful Dodgr is an artfully crafted pair that comprises of dope beats with an eclectic sound. Usually, the song is set in the present day and time. This time however, the two Portland artists take us back to a boozy, jazzy and

January 17, 2017 in Music, Rain Drops, Video by

Dead Phone Dummies – WE [VIDEO]

I’d been hearing about these Dead Phone Dummiez, but after doing a little research, I’m seeing some major potential. The PDX/Vancouver camp is ripe with talent and creativity, and I’m excited to announce that they’ll be bringing their high-intensity set to February’s edition of TheTHESIS, joining Bocha and Foday for a show full of deep

January 17, 2017 in Music, Rain Drops by

A-RU$$ – Private Party (Prod. by Robodruma)

Cover photo by Michael Magnuson A-RU$$ didn’t skip a beat heading into the new year. PDX’s most swagged out singer is right back at it, dropping new heat barely a month after the release of his EP, you know who you are.  The skillful soprano has really upped his marketing, picking up over 6,000 Soundcloud plays

January 1, 2017 in Music, Rain Drops by

DANIELSEVENTWO – Nowadays

DANIELSEVENTWO, rap, stoned, nowadays, Portland, music

December 28, 2016 in Music, New, Rain Drops, Video by

Caverns – The Last Artful Dodgr [VIDEO]

Fresh off of Sways Universe, The Last Artful Dodgr has been making moves to say to the least. Not to mention her and local songstress Blossom recently backed up Amine on his latest Jimmy Fallon performance as well as rocking a sold out Roseland crowd with him last night. But yeah, so what right? To everyone

December 22, 2016 in Music, Rain Drops by

TSpoon ft Larry June – Big Money [VIDEO]

TSpoon keeping it lit is nothing new. The PDX vet, known for high energy swag raps and ferocious features heads to The Bay for his latest video release, swooping up the ever-influential Larry June to cut up over a slap by Nonstop. A creative heist video compliments the upbeat knock, showing off Spoon’s high-end street

December 21, 2016 in Music, Rain Drops by

Donte Peace – Disrespectful

Donte Peace may not be the most popular rapper in Seattle, but it’s tough to find many more skilled. His latest release, Disrespectful, is an excellent showing, putting his gritty style and clever wordplay on display. An ill nineties-styled beat by Tcustomz gives the single an old-school trap feel. Word is that Donte is working on a

December 12, 2016 in Music, Rain Drops, Video, Women by

Gifted Gab ft. Mic Capes – Same Shit/Different Day [MUSIC VIDEO]

Can’t really go wrong when you put two of the Northwest’s all-time greatest lyricists on a track, and these new visuals – courtesy of Lord Burgundy – come as an added bonus. Traversing the streets of PDX, the duo of Mic Capes and Gifted Gab gear up and spit hot lava alongside some of the city’s most iconic landmarks. WOHM’s Renée Lopez and

December 7, 2016 in Music, Rain Drops, Video by

Prince Hyph ft. Foday – Make It [MUSIC VIDEO]

Over a pitched adjusted version of the I Got 5 On It instrumental, St. Johns vet Prince Hyph links with New Portland upstart Foday for an upbeat and catchy single in Make It. Complete with a eye-popping video from Justin Gabriel, the single turns an old summer classic and gives it a wintery NW feel. Check it out!

December 6, 2016 in Music, Rain Drops, Video by

Drae Steves – Next Up [MUSIC VIDEO]

Cover photo by Christopher Garcia Valle Squares hate Drae Steves‘ provacotive lyrics, but everybody loves the swag. A rare talent and NE legend, Steves recently did the damn thing at TheTHESIS, and his video for Next Up, has been making its rounds on the internet. Looking more and more like his dad every day, the young Portland