Audio from The Happening 2017 - Portland Love/Hate Relationship with Hip-Hop

In June 0f 2017, a panel of guests gathered at Open Signal in Portland Oregon to discuss the history, current state and future of hip-hop in the city. The panel included writer Jenni Moore of the Portland Mercury, engineer and producer Prince Strickland of Portland Underground Recording, recording artist Karma Rivera and promoter Anthony Sanchez of Runaway Production.

Check out the audio from the panel discussion. 

Onry Ozzborn & Madgesdiq at Mic Check

Next week the monthly hip-hop showcase Mic Check PDX is back at McMenamins White Eagle. This month features two veteran emcees that have been representing the Portland scene non-stop for years.

Onry Ozzborn has put in work as one of the founding members of the northwest collective Oldominion.

He also records with Settle's JFK as Grayskul,

with Chicago producer Zavala as Dark Time Sunshine

aside from releasing solo projects like his latest release c v p ii d.

Also on the bill is Portland emcee Madgesdiq. With rhymes that focus on on belief, awareness and positivity he reps PDX in his art.

The whole Mic Check PDX team will be in the building celebrating music and life [it's also a born-day celebration!]. Get you tix now