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The Tacoma rapper’s latest makes a case for the PNW’s inclusion in the West Coast rap canon.
At their joint album-release party, sample a distinctive but broadening regional sound.
The downcast ambient hip-hop record finds the artist wrestling with the sins of the father.
“We Call it Murder,” speaks to the psychological damage images of brutality are having on children.
The Tacoma artist’s ‘Cage W/Mirrored Bars’ EP attempts to innovate, but lands in a noisy jumble.
The former THEESatisfaction frontwoman plans on keeping the show chill and focusing on the jams.
Seattle Weekly’s 2009 ‘Best MC of the Year’ returns with a sobering new track.
‘Disco Christ’ is a raw, emotional, uncategorizable work of self-exploration.
The animator/MC’s latest has a simple surface that belies its lyrical and structural complexity.
‘Weekend at Fernie’s’ is the latest addition to the city’s new wave of hip-hop.
Take a whiff of the new Tacoma aroma—equal parts Marilyn Manson and flex-ready rap.
On ‘To Venus From Mars,’ he can sing, he can rap, he can sing while he raps.
“I like to sing about love. Not just trying to hit it.”
“I remember going to Disneyland with my homegirl,” she says, giggling on a U District patio. “We went to the Star Wars part, and I was tripping. They had, like, a synopsis of all the journeys and I kind of cried a little bit at the end. It was so good.”
A firsthand account of the rapper’s hot-box bus stunt.
You can find the Tacoma-based trio ILLFIGHTYOU at the corner where glass-rattling bass intersects with murder-mayhem lyricism.
The album, which chronicles the artist’s experience being evicted from his home, is impressive, especially considering it is being narrated so soberly by a 21-year-old.