April 8, 2014 in Music, New, Video by

Illmaculate – Take a Hit (Music Video)

Illmac

+59-19   Illmaculate slipped in a midnight drop of his new video for Take a Hit, off Clay Pigeons. The video features a cold appearance by DJ Fatboy, money, blood and guns. What’s not to like? Check it out.

April 1, 2014 in Music, Rain Drops by

HALFMANHALF – Over (Low Limit Remix)

Over

+32-21   Yesterday was a big day for Portland veteran HALFMANHALF, who celebrated a birthday (Illmaculate joked it was his 56th) and released a remix of Over, a track from his collaborative work with G Force (aka Calvin Valentine), Glow. The original link for Glow is no longer functional, but he’s also reloaded that impressive album

March 25, 2014 in Music, Rain Drops by

Illmaculate & OnlyOne – Almost Feat. Milc & Stewart Villain (prod. By Chase Moore)

Illmac

+51-21   Whoa! With names like this working together, do you even have to ask if its dope?

March 13, 2014 in Features, Interviews, Politics by

Illmaculate on OPB

Illmac

+58-29   In a recent interview with Portland rapper Illmaculate and public information officer Sgt. Pete Simpson, OPB’s Think Out Loud delved into the increasingly documented Blue Monk incident. Definitely a good listen if you’re about that podcast life.

March 11, 2014 in Album Reviews, Music, News, Rain Drops by

Illmaculate – Clay Pigeons

Illmac

+49-37   Stop what you’re doing! Illmac is about to rap! The St. Johns front runner drops his latest project, Clay Pigeons, amidst a deluge of press coverage that hit a fever pitch at the start of the month at The Blue Monk. The new offering surrounds the earlier released Trainspotting and Know My Name (featuring Big K) with 18 original

March 4, 2014 in Music, New, Rain Drops, Rap Life by

Illmaculate – Trainspotting (Prod. by Chase Moore)

20140305-071217.jpg

+59-39   Fresh off of an interesting interview with OPB’s Think Out Loud radio program (and an even more interesting appearance at Portland’s Blue Monk last Saturday), PDX’s battle rap legend Illmaculate releases a little frustration on his new single Trainspotting ahead of the release of his new album Clay Pigeons, due 3/11.   Chase’s drums

March 4, 2014 in News by

PDX City Auditor Launches Review Of Blue Monk Incident

police-brutality-clip-art_422402

+65-38   Apparently, all of the fussing finally did something… Maybe. The City’s Independent Review Board has launched an investigation into the happening’s of Saturday night’s now notorious fiasco at the Blue Monk in which 20+ armed police surrounded the venue in a seemingly desperate attempt to start trouble at a rap show. If that last

March 3, 2014 in Features, Interviews, Op-Eds, Politics by

Police Come To Hip Hop Show, Ruin Night For Everyone, Including Themselves

Blue Monk

+67-25   So, Luck One was in town on Saturday. When he got on stage at The Blue Monk around 11-ish, he was definitely in his element. The crowd was already hyped, women were happy to see him, the show was sold out and Portland Police Dept. had already pissed him off. Luck lives for this

February 20, 2014 in Music, Rain Drops by

Illmaculate – Do Not Disturb

Illmac2

+41-16   Illmaculate has been buzzing lately, which is great because his new LP, Clay Pigeons drops March 11th. His single, Do Not Disturb, is a heady reality check from the lyrical veteran over a synth-heavy concoction from Chase Moore.

January 14, 2014 in Music, Rain Drops by

Bleep Bloop – Tilt ft. Load B, Illmaculate, OnlyOne

Load B Gang

+53-32   Load B, Illmaculate and Only One? Yes please. Check out the dope collab laid over Bleep Bloop’s production. Enjoy! Shoutout to Dan Lafferman over at Booty And Bass!