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Schoolboy Q, Isaiah Rashad and Vince Staples


Crystal Ballroom (map) Downtown
Sun., April 13 2014 All Ages

Eliza Sohn

Schoolboy Q has called his major label debut Oxymoron alternately "classic" and "crazy." Time will tell whether the former label sticks, but the latter should be apparent to anyone following current trends in hiphop. Conceived with a cadre of producers including Pharrell, de facto Odd Future leader Tyler, the Creator, and trap-leaning DJ Dahl, the album is stylistically daring, including touches of house music, a bit of Wu Tang grit, and tracks that feel as if they were conceived on Jordan Belfort-like doses of Quaaludes. Schoolboy is nimble enough to respond to each turn, leaning in to the skids, bringing to life his tales of drug slinging and his rise to the top of the rhyme game. ROBERT HAM

Crystal Ballroom

1332 W Burnside, Portland, OR 97209
Hours: Doors usually open an hour before show time.

Venue Hours
  • Doors usually open an hour before show time.
Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Sun., April 13 2014
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