Browsing All posts tagged under »Neka & Kahlo«

Neka & Kahlo – BTW [Song]

January 4, 2017 by


Its officially 2017 now. You’re making plans, looking forward to a fresh start. Yet, despite your best attempt to do otherwise, you can’t help but take a look back. Neka & Kahlo return with BTW, a slow burning synth-wave ode to the petty princess in all of us. Moving on is inevitable, but not without a few parting shots […]

Neka & Kahlo – Runaways Part II ft. HANiF & Illmaculate [Song]

June 1, 2016 by


LA – Portland duo return with the second half of their two-part collaborative EP ‘Runaways’. Part II features guest verses from Harlem standout HANiF and former KOTD World Champion Illmaculate. Multi-talented producer / vocalist Neka “Fugitive Girl” Perini offers up a sinister, trap-infused anthem on which she laces a catchy, mnemonic hook. Sonically, the track echoes some of the […]

Neka & Kahlo – Runaways Part I ft. Fountaine, Maze Karoma & Mat Randol [Song]

May 9, 2016 by


Portland-Los Angeles hip-hop soul duo Neka & Kahlo return with a two-part collaborative EP featuring guest verses from Portland-Harlem standout HANiF, KOTD World Champion Illmaculate, and several others. Part I (produced by Neka aka Fugitive Girl) is a languid and nostalgic ode to the dreary climate and faded aspirations of Portland natives. Blending tonal elements […]

Neka & Kahlo – Mayweather [Video]

June 14, 2015 by


Fresh off the release of their sophomore EP, Fridays In May, Neka & Kahlo serve up some wavy visuals for their lead single “Mayweather”. Neka’s dreamy production weaves together elements of neo-soul with 40-era Drake, but with a percussion progression all it’s own. Kahlo waxes poetically about the fickle nature of love, relating it to the […]

Neka & Kahlo – Fridays In May [EP]

June 9, 2015 by


The month is over and we get Neka & Kahlo’s complete EP. it took the Fates colluding together for Neka & Kahlo to have a chance meeting in 2009. Their first musical collaboration was, in many ways, an effort on both their part to transgress the confines of their early upbringing. Neka, brought up in […]

Neka & Kahlo – Forget About It [Song]

May 23, 2015 by


Neka & Kahlo dropped the third installment off their Fridays in MayEP Series in collaboration with We Out Here Magazine. Neka’s production goes in like a B-Side track from Michael Jackson’s History. With an assist from Jordan Harding (bass/percussions), Forget About It has echoes of 90’s Neo-Soul. Kahlo adds content driven bars with a style and form familiar to any millennial who has routine difficulty deciding what to eat for lunch.

Neka & Kahlo – Find It Hard To Wait [Song]

May 17, 2015 by


In the second week of Neka & Kahlo’s Fridays in May weekly collab with We Out Here Magazine, Portland’s acclaimed female urban music machine comes to you bearing a cup of strong morning coffee in this, their latest installment. I Find It Hard To Wait combines Kahlo’s unapologetic bars set against Neka’s ethereal production and breathy melodies; the latter’s hook having the affect of a […]