We caught up with Mic Capes about his new project, Cold Blooded Vol. 1, growing up in St. Johns, hip-hop in Portland, and getting paid in full for your art.
Catch Mic Capes this Thursday at The Liquor Store along with Seattle rappers OC Notes and DoNormaal. His 2016 album “Concrete Dreams” is essential listening for any Portland music fan.
While 2016 was a dark stretch in so many ways, it was a bountiful year for Portland music. Read on as we count down our favorite 11 local albums.
Mic Capes’ “Concrete Dreams” mixtape is one of our 11 favorite Portland releases of 2016. The emcee’s sophomore effort “rewards attentive listeners with subtle, but pointed, wordplay and never lets up.”
Recorded back in August, watch Portland emcee Mic Capes perform a live song from the Rontoms stage.