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Saturday, November 23, 2013

A Triple Bill of NW Rap Goodness

Posted by on Sat, Nov 23, 2013 at 11:21 AM

(Vera) This all-ages bill features three of the fastest rising (for all the right reasons) rappers from the greater Northwest. Cam the Mac, Moor Gang member and West Seattle repper, excels at a classic brand of smoked-out pimpery—think Devin the Dude minus the singing. Mack Ned has already flexed his ultra-modern ambient sample/booming drums production skills on countless Moor Gang tracks, but his first single, "Fireworks" (apparently from his upcoming album Alice Glass), proves he can hold his own as a rapper who's "poppin 8-bit drugs/choppin 808s up." Portland's Cassow burst onto the proverbial scene earlier this year with his Cold Winter mixtape, which, in addition to solid, varied beats and a thorough, hungry-sounding delivery, includes big-name features from Danny Brown and Smoke DZA. This one's a can't-miss for local rap heads.

 

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