August 2, 2016 in Music, Video, WOHM Premiere by

Libretto – Jesus Had’a Afro

A student of classic hip-hop, both sonically and lyrically, Libretto released Gangsta Jazz Volume 2 The Album – a follow-up to his popular 2013 project – in early July with the help of his long-time supporters over at The Liquid Beat. Today, we’re proudly debuting the second video from the project, Jesus Had’a Afro. ‘Bretto

July 13, 2016 in Music, WOHM Premiere by

Drae Slapz feat. Rasheed Jamal – One Mo Time

Drae Slapz has had a busy year holding it down as the live DJ for some of Portland’s most exciting hip-hop acts, including Mic Capes, Brookfield Duece, and Lang, as well as maintaining his own Saturday night residency at The Pharmacy. His latest announcement finds the popular performance DJ switching gears though, getting back behind

June 15, 2016 in Music, Video, WOHM Premiere by

Q Dot – Soul Clap [VIDEO]

It’d been a while I’d heard from Q Dot. The hyper-talented indie artist from Federal Way recently reached out to let me know he was dropping some new heat, and boy was he not lying. It’s hard to find quality feel good hip-hop these days but Q Dot seems to do it effortlessly. Soul Clap

May 29, 2016 in Music, WOHM Premiere by

Jon Belz – Drive (Prod. by Jahosh)

Aside from maybe the now retired Thaddeus David, I can’t think of another NW rapper who’s been so aggressive in thier release schedule. It’s really not a quality over quantity thing though; Jon Belz just keeps getting better. Despite having dropped more projects already this year than most artists release in a career, Belz has

May 18, 2016 in Music, Video, WOHM Premiere by

I$$A – 503 WITH MY GOLD [VIDEO]

Portland’s I$$A is back with new music this Friday when he’ll drop his new single, Skidmore Fountain. But first, he’s releasing a video for 503 With My Gold from his EP. Wake Up The Bea(s)t. I$$A flexes his acting chops, playing a man in love with a woman who’s only in love with his lifestyle. Things

May 17, 2016 in Music, WOHM Premiere by

Donte Thomas – Oceans (Prod. by Dupre’)

Portland upstart Donte Thomas turns 22 today, and the STRAY frontman dropped off a full-grown new track today in Oceans, which I’m proud to introduce as a We Out Here Magazine Premiere. Oceans finds Thomas balancing his battle rap roots and pop star dreams in a lyrically nimble ode to the feelings we chase and attribute

May 9, 2016 in Music, WOHM Premiere by

Nate G – Bout It (Prod. by YT808)

Quickly becoming a WOHM-favorite, Nate G returns with new music following his special appearance at #TheTHESIS last Thursday alongside fellow D$C artist Supreme. The new single, Bout It, finds the SE Portland rapper right where we left him – in the trap – making music to grind to. YT808 provides the ambient trap beat as Nate

May 2, 2016 in Music, WOHM Premiere by

Serge Severe – Make It (Prod. by Stewart Villain)

“…I was on the bills with legends, to making bills with legends, now you feel my presence…” Serge Severe is rocking #TheTHESIS this Thursday and he’s got some new material to play with. With a new album shaping up for the Fall, Serge drops off Make It, a lyrical barrage explaining what life is to

April 27, 2016 in Features, Video, WOHM Premiere by

X-Ray Web Series (Season Two)

The story of young Marcus Ray continues as Rostam Productions released the second season of the Portland-based underground rap drama, X-Ray. After finding his voice in season one, the protagonist – played by Mikey Fountaine – faces a new set of obstacles as well as new sources of support as art imitates life. The supporting cast – already

April 15, 2016 in Music, WOHM Premiere by

Karma Rivera – Tacos & Tequila (Prod. by TK Dorian)

“This happy hour with the BARS though / Caused an overdraft fee with Wells Fargo.” Karma Rivera lets her hair down for an unfiltered new WOHM premiere with a Spanish twist in Tacos & Tequila. Produced by Portland’s TK Dorian and mixed by Jordan Cruz (of ReignState), the bouncy, feminist new single shows off Karma’s ever-improving lyrical progression, and