Hip Hop Update
Written by Pete Banjo on February 24, 2013
2013 has been good to us so far in terms of new hip hop and hip hop acts performing in Oregon!Big act ASAP Rocky dropped his new album LIVELOVEASAP in January and it receiving pretty good reviews. Kendrick Lamar just dropped the video for Poetic Justice this week featuring Drake. Frank Ocean received the Grammy for best urban contemporary album. Earl Sweatshirt and Tyler, The Creator have albums coming out this spring. Dr. Dre and Schoolboy Q will also be dropping much anticipated albums. At Sasquatch music festival right here in the northwest, the likes of Killer Mike, Death Grips, Earl Sweatshirt, and Ab Soul will all be performing! Hasan Salaam, Rocky Rivera, Rebel Diaz, Jasiri X, and Dead Prez performed at the WOW Hall in Eugene just last weekend! Also, be sure to check out music from Cody Chesnutt, Michael Kiwanuka, and Ziggy Marley!