Jenni Moore

Jenni Moore

Jenni Moore is a former music editor and hip-hop columnist and current freelancer at The Portland Mercury. She also writes about comedy, cannabis, movies, TV, and her hatred of taxidermy.

Recent Articles

We’re Obsessed With Rapper Wynne's New Music Video for "Look at You"

Also in HEAR IN PORTLAND: Portland Music Month's last week; don't hold your breath until the Roots' show—but it is pretty soon

Food Review: The New and Improved Akadi PDX Shines

Chef Fatou Ouattara's new menu offers smoked goat egusi stew and other new dishes while retaining old favorites, like the spectacular suya chicken wings and pepper fish.

Crossed Fingers for Karma Rivera / DJ Lapaushi Live Collabs

In this week's HEAR IN PORTLAND: Night Heron and Seance Crasher poke Pitchfork, Jenny Don’t and the Spurs hit the road.

Hear In Portland Jan 11 1:34 PM

Kingsley to Headline an Aptly-Titled Phone Home Show

In this week's HEAR IN PORTLAND we have the Renaissance dance party you must attend, and a new album of contrasting songs from Snugsworth.

Hear In Portland Jan 4 2:43 PM

Lake Oswego-Raised Rap Queen Wynne Drops New “CATALYST II" Video

This week's HEAR IN PORTLAND music news: Veana Baby's smooth pair of EPs, Jeffrey Silverstein and Credit Electric tour the Pacific Northwest

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Hear In Portland Dec 28 1:43 PM

The Hear in Portland 2022 New Year's Eve Show Masterlist

Rock, rap, country, or global bass—Portland's incredible music scene has a NYE party for you.

Hear In Portland Dec 14 12:34 PM

Vursatyl and Alana Rich Voice Their Support for Friends of Noise

Plus, Black Belt Eagle Scout, Vanessa Carlton, and other truly exciting shows that should be on your radar HEAR IN PORTLAND

Hear In Portland Dec 7 11:44 AM

Spring Brings the War & Treaty

This week's HEAR IN PORTLAND music news: Edna Vazquez, Barrio Mestizo, and DJ Papi Fimbres make the Bienestar fundraiser a hot ticket.

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Hear In Portland Nov 30 9:48 AM

We Have FOMO for J.I.D and Smino's Love Is Forever Tour

In this week's HEAR IN PORTLAND: The Thesis celebrates 8 years, and rap pioneer Rakim postpones his show at the Crystal Ballroom

Hear In Portland Nov 23 11:16 AM

Fiery Shows from TEKE::TEKE and Jinkx Monsoon Heat Up December

In this week's HEAR IN PORTLAND, we're loving new music from Volcanic Pinnacles, Milc, and Rules.

Hear In Portland Nov 16 1:04 PM

Chong the Nomad and Hollis Co-Headline a Seattle-Based Power Bill

In this week's Hear in Portland, parties abound—from a Maarquii-headlined switch festish night to Havania Whaal's cute cat music video release.

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Hear In Portland Nov 9 10:00 AM

Smoking Up Fountaine's New "Northeast Phonk" Single

This week's HEAR IN PORTLAND music news: the fifth anniversary of My People's Market, NYE with the Eyelids, and a super smooth Soccer Mommy and Tops show.

Hear In Portland Nov 3 12:00 PM

Show Up for the Haley Heynderickx Set

This week in HEAR IN PORTLAND: Tickets for Digable Planets' NYE show go on sale, and Ariadne’s Grace is a Snugsworth side project fit to score The Craft.

Hear In Portland Oct 26 3:58 PM

House of Ada's Janae Drops a Second Single, “Quit Playin”

This Week's Hear in Portland Is Focused on Cozy Shows with Night Heron and Seattle Emcee Sol

Hear In Portland Oct 20 10:00 AM

Epp's Excellence and Lollipop Shoppe's New Life

The old Dig A Pony space has a new face, Jessie Reyez sells out the Roseland, and a MAITA show announcement!

Hear In Portland Oct 12 3:05 PM

Noche Libre DJs Spin Hey Love's Fourth Anniversary

Hear in Portland this week: a hip-hop zine, a rooftop show for a good cause, and deets on the first ever Trap Kitchen Weekend

Hear In Portland Oct 5 1:00 PM

Aminé Announces Homecoming Show With the Oregon Symphony

HEAR IN PORTLAND Your October Is Packed With Another Round of Sunday Sessions and Hocus Pocus Drag

Hear In Portland Sep 30 12:08 PM

Zyah Belle's Full Length Record Yam Grier Has Arrived

Plus, upcoming shows from Moorea Masa (on tour with Son Little) and the Delines HEAR IN PORTLAND.