mic capes

Interview and Album Premiere: Mic Capes “Cold Blooded”

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.

Show Preview: Mic Capes at The Liquor Store

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.

The Best 11 Local Releases of 2016

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.

“Concrete Dreams” by Mic Capes

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.”

Video Premiere: Mic Capes, Live at Rontoms

Recorded back in August, watch Portland emcee Mic Capes perform a live song from the Rontoms stage.