Overwhelmingly Talented Portland Trio Common Slumm Drop First Single ‘Thailand’ Off Upcoming EP

What a great new discovery! Portland trio Common Slumm just put out the first preview from their upcoming EP, Better Off Dead, dropping July 31st via Common Slumm LLC/Jus Family Records/Active Family. On Thailand, the trio perfected the best parts of all genres used including hip hop, alternative, emo, and a touch of electro. It’s … More Overwhelmingly Talented Portland Trio Common Slumm Drop First Single ‘Thailand’ Off Upcoming EP

eso.XO.supreme Has Another Hit On His Hands With New Trap/Pop Hybrid ‘Body Talk’

eso.XO.supreme is known for making addictive, R&B/pop/hip hop jams. One of my most played songs of last summer was from the Portland artist himself, and his latest, Body Talk, will get just as many plays. Super Staar Beats and Whoswyler who have produced for some of the most prolific hip hop artists (whether seasoned or veteran), … More eso.XO.supreme Has Another Hit On His Hands With New Trap/Pop Hybrid ‘Body Talk’

Rising Portland Star 3AM Drops Impressive EP, ‘Misunderstood’

I was introduced to Portland artist 3AM in August of last year through his music video to Hot Shit, a mosh pit worthy record. The energetic, trap fused song sincerely impressed me and I immediately hoped a full length would drop soon. Luckily for me, it has arrived in the form of the Misunderstood EP. Each … More Rising Portland Star 3AM Drops Impressive EP, ‘Misunderstood’

Portland Legend Al-One The Remedy Keeps The Spooky Season Going With New Project ‘Shallow Aloween’

  Shallow Al is my new favorite underground rapper. The spooky alter-ego of Portland artist Al-One the Remedy is the star of this Halloween themed project released on October 30th. It’s only fitting that this project comes out the night before Halloween, commonly known in my neighborhood as Mischief Night; as Al-One is here for … More Portland Legend Al-One The Remedy Keeps The Spooky Season Going With New Project ‘Shallow Aloween’

Rising Portland Artist 3AM Drops Mosh Pit Worthy Visual To ‘Hot Shit’

What’s better than some grimy, ignorant, trap shit on an early Sunday morning? When the sun rises after last night’s bar hopping extravaganza, you’ll only need 3AM’s Hot Shit to bring you back to life. The rising Portland artist is known for his airy, synth-filled vocals, but he is at his best when he breaks … More Rising Portland Artist 3AM Drops Mosh Pit Worthy Visual To ‘Hot Shit’

Introducing Rising Portland Star Stevo The Weirdo

Portland artist Stevo The Weirdo has had an incredible year. He’s been putting in an insane amount of work, dropping Feel Like with Mellenium, Suga with Bocha and Donte Thomas, and finally, the SoundCloud exclusive Unique. Stevo continues to show us how much he has matured after years of recording and performing. In the last few months … More Introducing Rising Portland Star Stevo The Weirdo

Portland Artist Sour Deez Goes Extraterrestrial In Visual To ‘UFO’

Creativity. The word has lost all meaning for me in the last two years – at least within the hip hop stratosphere. But when I see glimpses of it I do all I can to spread the word. A perfect example comes from Sour Deez, a well-established Portland MC who has opened for the likes … More Portland Artist Sour Deez Goes Extraterrestrial In Visual To ‘UFO’

Cool Nutz Drops Visual To His Ode To Envy and Greed – ‘Troutdale’

Cool Nutz is the best rapper name I’ve heard in awhile. Props. Luckily, he’s also a dope MC who has bars for days. Just peep his Troutdale visual, an ode to jealousy and envy. Nutz is shown ironically browsing at a dope streetwear store while rhyming about individuals who cop expensive clothes and still feel empty … More Cool Nutz Drops Visual To His Ode To Envy and Greed – ‘Troutdale’

Progressive Vocalist Free5ive Drops His Best Offering Yet in ‘Do U Bad’

I’ve been on an R&B tip in the last few weeks. Perhaps it’s because I’m obsessed with 6lack’s new album East Atlanta Love Letter, or the fact that I still can’t get over The Weeknd’s early mixtapes. Regardless, I don’t have to search far and wide to hear music of this caliber – thanks to … More Progressive Vocalist Free5ive Drops His Best Offering Yet in ‘Do U Bad’

Al-One The Remedy Drops Homegrown Project “Back 2 The Northwest”

We’ve talked about Al-One The Remedy extensively over here at flowsfordays. He’s one of Portland’s most talented MC’s and has been in the game for over 13 years. Back in June, he released one of my favorite EP’s of the year, and just 6 months later he’s back with a new project. Back 2 The Northwest … More Al-One The Remedy Drops Homegrown Project “Back 2 The Northwest”