Rap - Hip Hop

All the way from Palestine- DAM comes to Portland

Be sure to check out Palestinian hip hop group DAM opening up with Mic Crenshaw for Dead Prez this Thursday at Berbati's Pan- part of Soul'd out Music Festival I will be interviewing DAM and airing pieces of the interview on my April 29th Show.  Check them out again on Frid... Read more

High School for Recording Arts Portland

Airs at: Wed, 04/07/2010 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Circle A Radio
Imagine a high school where art, music and culture are natural components of education rather than stand alone subjects. Where community is unified through celebration of arts and artistic expression. A school where parents and students openly communicate with teachers beca... Read more

Doit weekend listing thanks! Leigh!

  Thursday Commotion and Bounce Brigade @ Goodfoot (funk, Afrobeat, bass, live party tracks) White Light @ Valentines (free disco/electro dance party) Art Spark @ Rontoms (a gathering of artists in PDX to meet and collaborate on possible projects) Girls Rock Camp Benefit Sho... Read more

Pedal with Pride this weekend!

Thursday Starfucker and Lifesavas @ Cleveland High School (music in schools benefit) Soul Nite @ Rotture (monthly soul and r&b dance party) PUFF V @ Clinton St. Theater (5th Annual PDX Underground Film Festival) Telepathe, Nite Jewel, Felshtone, Linger & Quiet @ Holocene (disc... Read more

Interview with Hawaiian hip hop artist Sudden Rush

Airs at: Thu, 06/04/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
APA Compass's Kushlani De Soyza speaks with Hawaiian hip hop artist Sudden Rush. This interview originally aired as part of an APA Compass program about Hawaiian sovereignty and the Akaka Bill. Read more

Memorial lifeisaparty Weekend Listings

  Thanks Leigh!   Bananaz. The documentary movie behind the band The Gorillaz. Unreal footage and music... http://tinyurl.com/dmzq4a   This free ‘Best of Mos Def Mixtape’ by DJ Konflikt. It’s crazy and has me excited for Friday … http://tinyurl.com/pcyzkc   Thursday Flosstra... Read more

Lifeisaparty- The For Reals Summer!! Edition

  ,   The good people that host the dance party Electric Feel (Saturday night @ the Fez Ballroom) are offering FREE entry to anyone that comes to the door before 11pm and says ‘LifeisaParty.’ Townbombing (Friday Night @ Tube) is offering $1 Hi... Read more

Look how The Brown gets down!!! New Free Mixtape Download

A reason to visit Myspace!   Santotzin, local Latino homeboy putting it down!!  Grinding for those behind bars, he has started If This Aint Hell- Books to Prisoners movement. Look out for this! 6/20/2009 8:00 PM at If This Aint Hell [Books To Prisoners Mixtape] Release ... Read more

Super Chron Free Download!!! Happy Monday

The new Super Chron Flight Brothers album "Yoooooo-Super Chron Flight Brothers new album is a free Download!!! These distant cousins of Doom and Vast Aire (Vorgul Mega is definitely in the building here) chop up tales of living good by the seat of your pants in the ghetto. ... Read more

April 18 - Playlist Spotlight

His name is David Ornette Cherry and what a joyful kaleidoscope of sound he and his band members, Organic Roots, created at Jimmy Maks on Thursday, April 16.  Not only was David celebrating his birthday, which was on April 13, but he was celebrating the release of his lates... Read more