+33-25 As part of the Red Bull Sound Select live music showcase, Portland’s own Illmaculate and TxE will be opening for Big Freedia on September 2nd at Holocene. Summer is almost over, so take advantage of this opportunity to get out and enjoy some live tunes. When you RSVP here, tickets are only $3.
+47-29 A day (or 5) late but short zero bars is The Norths ‘bullet proof tiger with wings’ Vs a St. Louis representer Aye Verb. To keep it 100 I knew a lil bit about the battle scene when Grind Time was running it, but I don’t really anything now days namely who Aye Verb
+44-24 Gotta love how Illmac always looks bored when everyone else is rockin’… I guess battle habits die hard. The Portland rep goes bananas on the third verse of this Mission Underground video feature, making words do things they are not supposed to. No more talk, just watch. Shout out Team Backpack.
+51-24 Nefe Stone is not technically a hip-hop artist, but he gets it. He recently put together a cool, reggae inspired collaboration with Portland high-fliers Luck One, Cool Nutz, Mikey Vegas and Illmaculate. Haven’t seen all these guys together since the Blue Monk situation, and I don’t think I’ve ever heard them all on a
+39-31 They’re a little late but FOX 12 decided to join the city’s latest discussion about hip-hop and the police. The FOX 12 piece features interviews with Illmaculate and Cool Nutz, as well as a discussion with a police officer. Generally, you’d look for some more depth from a story this far removed from the
+49-27 North Portland’s OG flag carrier continues on the campaign for his latest project release, Clay Pigeons, with a video for the OnlyOne assisted WoodStock inspired by TV, hippies, blunts and good old American anti-government protests. Once you ingest that, do yourself a favor and watch Take A Hit if you haven’t done so already, its
+45-17 Saturday was a big night for Northwest hip-hop. Despite the perception that Portlanders don’t turn out for local rap shows, the Alhambra Theater was definitely buzzing for Illmaculate’s Clay Pigeons Release Party. The event, hosted by Cool Nutz, started off on a high note with a set from Load B. Granted, we could
Northwest hip-hop is buzzing now more than it has been in a very very long time. Good music and controversy have been shedding light on the region and the artists doing big things here. We here at WOHM are all about giving props where they’re due so here is a list of artists who are doing their
+68-21 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.
+37-24 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