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Bun B, Kirko Bangz, TxE, Young Eastlin and DJ Biggz


Hawthorne Theatre (map) Southeast
Fri., March 28, 7 p.m. 2014 All Ages


Bun B (AKA Bernard Freeman) secured his place in the pantheon of hiphop greats back in 2007, thanks to his sleek, smart verse in "International Players Anthem," the massive posse cut featuring his duo UGK and Atlanta's own Outkast. But, as all the great rappers do, this Houston-based rhymer has kept pushing upward, through the pain of losing his UGK partner Pimp C and into a solo career that has provided copious rewards. Freeman's most recent effort, Trill OG: The Epilogue, is, at times, bloated with guest appearances and bouts of sentimentality (an unused Pimp C verse pops up here, as does a tribute to the late Houston producer DJ Screw), but it still manages to galvanize, due to Freeman's sharp-edged verbiage and the lovingly tarnished funk that could only come from the Dirty South. ROBERT HAM

Hawthorne Theatre

1507 SE Cesar E. Chavez, Portland, OR 97214

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