MusicfestNW and TBA aren't the only festivals in town this week. The NW Hip Hop Fest kicks off this evening at Ash Street Saloon, then goes to Kelly's Olympian for Friday night, and returns to Ash Street for Saturday's closing show. Over 40 performers will take the stages, both hiphop and R&B, from Portland and beyond—including Cool Nutz, whose new video "Champagne Toast" just premiered this week. (Watch it above.)
This track comes from Monsieur Nutz's latest album, Portland Ni%#a, which I won't say out loud, but I will point you to this download link which Cool Nutz has provided, where you can download the whole record for free. The whole festival is a benefit for the My Voice Music foundation. The full schedule is posted after the jump, so jump!
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 - Ash Street Saloon (225 SW Ash)
Raashan Ahmad (of Crown City Rockers)
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 - Kelly's Olympian (425 SW Washington)
Sleep of Oldominion
The Bad Tenants
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 - Ash Street Saloon (225 SW Ash)
J Ritz & Saywords
Half man Half
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