Mason's first DJ gig was at The University of Vermont in 2003. There, he found real magic in late nights spent at the studio among stacks of records, and that feeling returns to him every time he joins the broadcast at opbmusic. Althogh, Mason enjoys all genres of music, hip hop will always be his first love. Beats, rhymes, cuts and scratches speak to his soul, but opbmusic has helped to expand his musical horizons, and he loves sharing the eclectic mixtapes in his mind with the station's listeners.
Top Three Names of Titles in Music: Blackalicious, A Tribe Called Quest, Brother Ali
Fridays at 11am & 8pm.
Jan. 27, 2016 1 p.m.
Steve Reidell (aka STV SLV) of The Hood Internet chats with opbmusic host Mason Rippey about the art of the remix.
Jan. 7, 2016 11:45 p.m.
Seattle-based electro pop band Beat Connection perform live in our studios and chat with opbmusic's Mason Rippey.
Oct. 22, 2015 1:18 p.m.
Northern California hip-hop crew Blackalicious chat with us about their new album Imani, Vol. 1 and share their new listening picks.
May 28, 2015 3:59 p.m.
The Lifesavas emcee joined us to chat about his new solo release Crooked Straights and the current state of the Portland hip hop scene.