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The Best Portland Hip-Hop Of 2014

OPB | Dec. 19, 2014 9:16 a.m.

We sit down with Mac Smiff of We Out Here Magazine to hear about the top hip-hop artists that came out of Portland in 2014.

Music | Arts | local | Technology | Entertainment | State of Wonder

May 17, 2014

OPB | May 17, 2014 noon

State of Wonder returns with more arts coverage in Oregon. Marco Beneveto, George Saunders, Classical Up Close and more...

Music | Think Out Loud

A Dive Into The Hip-Hop Scene In St. Johns

OPB | March 11, 2014 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland's St. Johns neighborhood is the epicenter of a growing hip-hop scene.

Music | Think Out Loud

Are Hip-Hop Shows Targeted By Portland Police?

OPB | March 4, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland MCs say police arbitrarily harass people who attend hip-hop shows, but PPB says they are concerned about large crowds of all kinds.

Music | Think Out Loud

Gang Of Four's Dave Allen Is Rethinking The Music Industry

OPB | Feb. 27, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: Dave Allen wants to help create a new, more robust music industry, and he thinks its possible through new streaming service Beats Music.

Music | local | Think Out Loud

Slater Smith's Quest To Visit All Of Oregon's State Parks

OPB | Nov. 22, 2013 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: Portland musician, Slater Smith, sets out to play a song in each of Oregon's state parks. We'll find out what happened.

Arts | Music | Entertainment | Think Out Loud

Portland band "The Slants" Takes Trademark Case to Court

OPB | Oct. 24, 2013 12:40 p.m.

THURSDAY: Four years after their initial application to trademark their name was denied, the Portland band "The Slants" are taking their case to the federal court of appeals.