Tag Archives: Porter Ray

Hood to Hood Day 2016: Porter Ray

Closing out KEXP’s 2016 Hood to Hood was Seattle’s own Porter Ray, whose laidback flow at least kept things chill, y’know, musically. The wise-beyond-his-twenty-something-years rapper brought some romantic rhymes to the stage, combining some old-school R&B vibes to his hip hop sounds. It’s easy to see why Shabazz Palaces’ Ishmael Butler brought Ray to SubRead more…

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KEXP’s Hood-to-Hood Day 2016 in West Seattle begins!

We’ve got fun in the sun on this gorgeous Sunday, so join us for KEXP’s Hood-to-Hood Day at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center in West Seattle! There’s FREE, All Ages sets from Greys, Acapulco Lips, and Porter Ray, as well as food trucks and a beer garden to keep you satisfied! Join us! KEXP Hood-to-HoodRead more…

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KEXP Presents Hood-to-Hood 2016: West Seattle Day

Yet again, West Seattle emerged victorious in KEXP’s annual neighborhood challenge. So, this Sunday, June 5th, we’re packing up and heading across the bridge for the KEXP Hood-to-Hood Day Celebration! Join us at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center from Noon to 6:00 PM for a live on-air broadcast with KEXP DJs Quilty 3000 and StevieRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Sub Pop Turns 28 at Barboza 4/1

Comedian Patton Oswalt has a bit about how you should only really be allowed 20 birthdays. There’s only about 20 birthdays you should be allowed to celebrate. And the others? You’re wasting cake and paper. Here are the 20 you can celebrate: 1 through 9, you get a birthday. Cause you’re a little kid! ARead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2015, Day 3: Father John Misty, Chastity Belt, Lower Dens, & Porter Ray

Capitol Hill Block Party 2015 Sunday brought two things: rain and totally incredible music, and both in plentiful volume. But hey, this is Seattle right? Naturally, everyone has a jacket in their back seat/pocket and nothing about the festival seems to be missed under grey skies. The drop in temperature and the insane amount ofRead more…

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Monday Music News

We’re about a month away from the release of the fifth Interpol album El Pintor, and the New York City trio have shared the third single from the upcoming release. Stream the track “Ancient Ways” below. El Pintor hits stores September 9th via Matador Records, and the boys will hit the Paramount Theatre on Tuesday,Read more…

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Live Review: Shabazz Palaces with Porter Ray at Neumos 8/1/2014

When Seattle hip-hop duo Shabazz Palaces announced an album release show for their sophomore LP, Lese Majesty, there was no question that the event would be a family affair. Ishmael Butler and Tendai Maraire both have deep Seattle roots and have helped assemble a brilliant coalition of artistic minds in Black Constellation. The team recentlyRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Space Theory Presents MoRuF at Re-Bar 6/7

Hip hop fans and aficionados, it’s a must-see show this Saturday, June 7 – Space Theory presents MoRuf, with special guests OC Notes, Porter Ray, and Stas THEE Boss from THEESatisfaction at Re-Bar. The evening is a special celebration and introduction to the Northwest for New Jersey native MoRuf, who is ready to shake upRead more…

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