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Serge Severe, Manimalhouse, Destro, L Pro, Mic Crenshaw, Level Headed, Diction, Universal DJ Sect and Gen. Erik

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Ash Street Saloon (map) Downtown
Fri., Feb. 18, 9 p.m. 2011 21+

Serge Severe
$5

Serge Severe is a Portland emcee whose dexterous lyricism, combined with his respect for rap history, has been evident ever since he burst upon the scene. Severe's last mixtape found him spitting over classic DJ Premier tracks, cementing his commitment to a culture where rocking the mic right is of the utmost importance; a world where radio spins and social media acolytes are secondary spoils to the true calling of being able to move the crowd with a DJ on the ones and twos. On his latest full-length, Back on My Rhymes, Severe further solidifies this mission with a who's-who guest list of local emcees that proves the respect he's earned from his peers. Perhaps the greatest triumph of the album is deftly not letting reverence slip into retro nostalgia, instead building on the past to create something categorically contemporary. RYAN FEIGH

Ash Street Saloon

225 SW Ash St., Portland, OR 97204
503-226-0430
Hours: Daily 11 am-2:30 am
http://ashstreetsaloon.com/

Venue Hours
  • Daily 11 am-2:30 am
Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Fri., Feb. 18, 9 p.m. 2011