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#Bestof2014 – Top 10 Free Projects [List]

January 5, 2015 by


After releasing some of the best extended plays of 2014 yesterday, we are continuing with the best free projects this year.  To reiterate, the lines between mixtape, street album, album are blurred more than ever and instead of offending anyone, we have grouped together the projects that are only available for sale and those that […]


December 16, 2014 by


I had heard a song or two before, but my real introduction to Tope was when TxE opened for, I think, Stalley in Seattle around 2011.  Since then it has been fun getting to see all of the talents he possesses as well as his growth.  Being a solo artist, 1/3 of a group and […]

Tope – Trouble Vision Episode 3 (Trailer) [Video]

September 26, 2014 by


It’s been a busy summer for TOPE between collaborating with artists everywhere, finishing up his new album, performing across the NW, and filming the latest episode of his day in the life web series – TROUBLE VISION. Recently featured on Okayplayer and Ebony for his feature with Rob Milton, TOPE also opened for the legendary NYC Producer/MC […]

TxE – Vs PRTLND [Album]

January 22, 2014 by


Really excited for this! TxE takes on Portland’s Indie scene on an album over 3 years in the making. PRTLND hip-hop trio TxE knows how things work around here. The group, made up of members Tope, Epp and producer Calvin Valentine, realize they’re living in a city where indie rock is king and rap is […]

DJ Hyphen & J. Moore – SNSS Show #441 (11-24-13) [Radio Show]

December 5, 2013 by


New music on this week’s SNSS from artists like Schoolboy Q, Dom Kennedy, PREZSPORT, Black Milk, Step Brothers, Add-2, Masta Ace, The Physics, TxE, Astro, Bishop Nehru, Sampha, and more.  We were also joined in studio by one of our favorite guests, Fleeta Partee, who came by to debut his new record, “Huey Newton,” produced by BeanOne.

Matty – Mr. Nice Guy 2 (Album)

April 22, 2013 by


Been in the works for a while and it is finally here!”Salem’s hometown hip-hop hero – Matty – releases his 9th independent project Mr. Nice Guy 2. A sequel of sorts to his most successful project, MNGII features guest appearances from regional artists such as Mistah FAB, Luck-One, DJ Fatboy, Dizz, TxE, Mac Smiff & […]

Tope – Stuck (Song)

April 22, 2013 by


TOPE releases a brand new song STUCK from his upcoming EP, Trouble Man due out this summer on Amigo/Amiga Records featuring Luck-One, Spaceman, and Grynch. On the self-produced “STUCK” TOPE provides a summer type Madlib style beat with some humorous lyrics regarding some female encouters a la Pac Div’s “Women Problems”.

TxE – Tetherball (Video)

February 4, 2013 by


“One month into 2013 and it has already been a huge year for Portland trio TxE – producer Calvin Valentine aka G_Force recently flew out to Houston, TX. to work with the legendary Bun B, while Epp is currently putting the finishes touches on his long-awaited debut solo project, and Tope has been entertaining a […]

TxE – Tetherball EP “Trailer” (Video)

September 27, 2012 by


While the new TxE album gets the finishing touches, producer Calvin Valentine and MCs Epp and TOPE, decided to get together and make a brand new project to hold fans over. Tetherball is a five track EP; all produced, written, and recorded within a 24-hour span, with scratch assist from DJ Celsius. Be on the […]

Luck-One – Get Your Money ft. Tope & Epp (Song)

August 2, 2012 by


Yes! Yes! Yes! The homie Luck-One (finally) dropped this track off, the first from his upcoming project with Dizz (who killed BM2) called Critical Mass.  For the first track off of it, he nabs some of Portland’s finest Epp & Tope, 2/3 of TxE.