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A Beat Happening #5

  • Future Shock 1914 East Burnside Street Portland, OR, 97214 United States (map)

BEATS:

Ayatollah (http://bit.ly/2CdOFrr)
From Queens, New York who has produced for predominantly New York-based rappers including Mos Def, Talib Kweli, R.A. The Rugged Man, Tragedy Khadafi, Wordsworth, Vast Aire, Afu-Ra, Guru, M.O.P., Inspectah Deck, Cormega, Ghostface Killah as well as many others.

Omari Jazz (soundcloud.com/omarijazz)

Blangblanglang (soundcloud.com/blangblanglang)
Blangblanglang is a producer/dj from northeast Portland. since 2011 he has been cranking out beat tapes and working with some of the city's best lyricists. You can find his work at blangblanglang.com.

Auvie Sinclair (soundcloud.com/spacexgnome)
Auvie Sinclair is a Portland, OR via Everett, WA based artist focused on providing a positive yet simplistic message through music. Although concise, the most recent project "8:31" explores a journey through contemplation, uncertainty, and acceptance; serving as a friendly reminder to accept who you are and to always move forward.

VIBES:

DJ Dr. Dakar (www.alicolleenneff.com/music/)
Ali was a DJ at KUSF and worked at Bay Area record stores Open Mind and Amoeba, and has been holding down residencies with an ear for boogie, international funk, hip-hop, psychedelic jazz, and more. Currently in residence at Portland's Wayback (Future Funk) and Dig a Pony (Happiness Hour).

Earlier Event: October 26
A Beat Happening #4
Later Event: February 22
Beat Happening #6