Join moderator DJ Klyph as he prompts artist Karma Riviera, artist Fish Martinez, journalist Jenni Moore and promoter Anthony Sanchez to share their takes on the state of our local hip-hop scene.
Packed show tomorrow night feat:
Precise - Chicago
Mic Capes - Portland
Infinit - Portland
Wynne - Portland
Mic Check PDX February
Tune in to XRAY FM at 107.1FM and 91.1FM Portland and www.xray.fm worldwide
We're excited to announce our DJs for the evening! Join us and dance the night away with a DJ set from Shannon Funchess(LIGHT ASYLUM, The Knife) and DJ Klyph (host of XRAY FM's Welcome to the Neighborhood and curator of WTTN Live! at THE WORKS during TBA:15 and TBA:16). This promises to be a night you'll never forget.
These? Blacks...heads ain't ready!
Special guests live in studio this Saturday night on Welcome to the Neighborhood including Eyrst recording artist The Last Artful, Dodgr along with veteran MC and Neighborhood resident Libretto and for the first time in a long time The Kid Espi!
Dodgr and Bretto will be performing at the September edition of Mic Check and this one promises to be special.
Libretto is an artist who works non-stop combining entertainment and education with lyrical dexterity as seen on his latest release Gangsta Jazz Vol. 2.
The Kid Espi is a long time supporter of WTTN as well as the larger northwest hip-hop community as the man who created what is considered a go-to resource for the local scene in We Out Here Magazine. He's hitting the stage September 30th at Kraftworks in Salem and it'll be good to catch up with this artist who we haven't heard from in a minute.
Tune in this Saturday night from 8-10pm pst to 107.1FM & 91.1FM in the Portland metro area, stream the show live at www.xray.fm worldwide or on the XRAY FM mobile app.
Email the show during the broadcast with questions & comments for the artists at firstname.lastname@example.org of text the show at 971-22-KXRY
Tomorrow night on XRAY FM Welcome to the Neighborhood, special guests include Mic Capes speaking on his upcoming release "Concrete Dreams", Cee Goods speaking on his latest release "Good Vibes" and Cash Hollistah speaking on his latest single "Jump"
Tune in to XRAY at 107.1FM & 91.1FM in the Portland metro area, stream online at www.xray.fm, listen on the XRAY FM mobile app for Android or iPhone.
1nce again we're back as a part of the Portland Institute of Contemporary Art - Time Based Art Festival [TBA:16].
Brought to you by XRAY FM the all ages event will feature performances Portland producer Trox, Oakland transplant, NW Emcee Brookfield Duece, regular contributor to the WTTN radio show Matty and closing out the evening evening DJ/Producer/MC Ohmega Watts.
Tickets are available now at the TBA festival website and they're going fast!
Peace world! This week on Welcome to the Neighborhood on XRAY FM we'll be giving away a pair of tickets to see Curren$y at the Hawthorne Theater courtesy of Brookfield Duece. The concert is Saturday June 25th so tune in for your chance to win... along with some other surprises.
Also on the show, Mic Capes passes through to speak on performing at the new monthly event "Mic Check" that's happening every last Thursday at The White Eagle. We'll see if we can also get some updates on his new project "Concrete Dreams"
A great show, so be sure to tune in Saturday from 8-10pm to 107.1FM & 91.1FM in Portland and www.xray.fm worldwide! Also streaming on the XRAY FM mobile app.
Peace! Hot show this week on WTTN, so cancel your plans and get ready to tune in!
Portland based producer DaiN has been quietly putting in work for a minute and 2016 is that year that he's finally letting us get a taste of what he's been cooking. First up is the collaboration with Jon Belz, the Portland MC who's work ethic is ridiculous and is one the dopest lyricists in the game.
They'll be premiering the project "Ghost Dog EP" this week on XRAY FM with some special surprises! Catch these artists live in studio 8pm on 107.1FM & 91.1FM and www.xray.fm or the XRAY FM mobile app.
Also Aaron from the Sneaker Cart and Mac Smiff from We Out Here Magazine are going to pass through to speak on the NE Portland Saturday Market.
So many reasons to tune in!!!!
See you in the Neighborhood.
This week on Welcome to the Neighborhood, Oakland transplant Brookfield Duece passes through to speak on the transition up north, the continuing story of Boondock Saints and performing in the PDX!
Also Eryst will be in the building with Maze Koroma making his first visit to the Neighborhood speaking on his latest release Osiris, the label's visit to SXSW and what's up with The Renaissance Coalition
The newest addition to the Eyrst family Calvin Valentine will also be back in the Neighborhood after performing at the XRAY/WOHM monthly event The Thesis.
Tune in from 8-10pm to 107.1FM & 91.1FM in the Portland metro area and www.xray.fm worldwide. You can also tune in via the XRAY FM mobil app.
This week on Welcome to the Neighborhood, NW artists and frequent guest Matty is back at XRAY FM in preparation
Peace world! Coming up on WTTN on XRAY FM, NW DJ and Film maker DJ Zimmie will be back in the Neighborhood to catch us up on the latest with "Soundtrack: The Story of The DJ" which of course will include stories of traveling the planet to get video footage of some of the worlds best DJs. Check the trailer:
Plus on this episode we finally get to chop it up with NW vocalist Nehemiah as he preps to release his latest project "Organic Root" and he gets us set for upcoming live performances right here in the Rose City.
Also I'll be giving away a pair of tickets to see Scarface at the Hawthorne Theater on Wednesday February 24th!
Tune in to Welcome to the Neighborhood on Saturday February 6th from 8-10pm for great music, great conversations and your chance to win.
Portland Emcee Kevin Jeffrey recently release "Quietly Loud", a project that features quality production and positive lyrical content. He makes his first visit to the Neighborhood to speak on the recording and give listeners a look behind the process.
Also on this weeks episode, Chicago Emcee Mario Street passes through the Neighborhood to update the fans on The Royal Movement.
Tune in this week to 107.1FM & 91.1FM or www.xray.fm from 8-10pm pacific time
This week on WTTN, Detroit MCs OSI and IseQold of The Regiment pass through the Neighborhood speaking on their latest release The aRchives! We'll play selected joints, hear whats upcoming for the MCs and more.
Also on the episode I'll be giving away a pair of tix to see Cali MC Vince Staples at the Hawthorne Theater on February 28th (big ups to Mike Thrasher Presents)
And finally, I'm looking forward to having New York MC Realio Sparzwell aka Irealz live in the Neighborhood speaking on his latest single "Quartz Crystal Rap"
Be sure to tune in to XRAY FM in Portland from 8-10pm pacific on 107.1FM or 91.1FM and streaming live online at www.xray.fm
The front man for Portland's Speaker Minds, Randal Wyatt, will be a guest on WTTN to speak on the new project Gumbo Grooves. We'll be giving away a pair of tickets to the album release show in January at Star Theater.
Also on this episode, an interview with Seattle artist Poet.
Tune in to 107.1FM & 91.1FM in Portland or stream live online at www.xray.fm worldwide
Yo! Koncept & J57 have a new project out titled The Fuel.
Vocab Slick is on the Slap Frost Tour and is coming to Rose Bar in Portland.
Tune in to Welcome to the Neighborhood on 107.1FM or 91.1FM in Portland Or. and www.xray.fm worldwide to hear from both artists! 8-10pm pacific time. #GoAheadAndTellAFriend
Portland Oregon's DJ Fatboy will be back in the Neighborhood this week! He's been busy as the tour DJ for E-40, holding down events with Cool Nutz and entertaining the masses. Tune in to catch up with the latest.
Also this week Tacoma MC by way of Orlando Florida Prep will make his first visit to the Neighborhood. He's co-signed by Stewart Villain so you know he's nice.
We'll be doing a give away of an original DJ Klyph three7 LIMITED T (size large), a WTTN key chain and a copy of Infinit On Tha Beat courtesy of Portland MC Infinitrakz.
Be sure to tune in from 8-10pm to 107.1FM or 91.1FM in Portland Oregon or www.xray.fm worldwide!
This week in Welcome to the Neighborhood, Elton Cray will be live in studio talking about the work he's been doing with the live band The Pariahs.
Also this week, Casey G of The Bad Tenants will be in the Neighborhood speaking on their latest release "Mostly People".
Be sure to tune in to XRAY FM 0n 107.1 and 91.1FM in Portland and www.xray.fm worldwide from 8-10pm pacific time.
...getting ready for the 1st annual Portland Oregon Hip Hop Day on Welcome to the Neighborhood.