• Fresh Juice 2014

    Fresh Juice #213 – The New Beard

    by  • July 19, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Tacoma’s own Cally Reed of Second Family joined us in studio this time following the release of Second Family’s album Grit City and popular single “Rider” featuring August Alsina. My co-host and his love for Hennessy has surprising replaced his identity of the beard and comb look he cut off last year. If you...

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    Daily Rotation Adds This Week on 7/18/14

    by  • July 18, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Daily Rotation Adds on 7/18/14 The veteran Scarface is getting ready to drop his new album Deeply Rooted as his second single “The Exit Plan” featuring Akon jumps into our heavy rotation this week. Also on our waves now is Dilated Peoples, MC Eiht, Eazy-E’s son E3, the Freshest in the Northwest panel member Cool Nutz,...

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    Concerts This Week: Raz Simone, Vince Staples & Leezy Soprano

    by  • July 16, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Rittz at Crocodile 7.19.14

    Are you ready for a performance from this year’s #1 Freshest in the Northwest emcee, Raz Simone? He’ll be opening for Strange Music’s Rittz this Saturday at the Crocodile as part of the OD tour presented by ReignCity. Vince Staples is coming this Thursday to Neumos. Tacoma’s Jazzbones will host #10 Leezy Spopano‘s album release party for...

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    Daily Rotation Adds on 7/16/14

    by  • July 16, 2014 • 0 Comments

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    Daily Rotation Adds on 7/16/14 There is a reason we are releasing last week’s rotation adds a few days late. All of the rappers that were honored in the Freshest in the Northwest top 10 will have a song in heavy rotation for the remainder of July. Normal rotation welcomes an absolute banger from...

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    Freshest in the Northwest 2014 Honorable Mentions

    by  • July 15, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Grieves

    We cannot express how tough it is to make a top 10 list, but every year we are excited to tell great success stories about hard working local artists. Sometimes things get controversial around the table and on twitter, but we hope that our hard work will help you notice the emcees in your...

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    Raz Simone the Revolutionary #1 Freshest in the Northwest

    by  • July 14, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Raz Simone

    This year’s #1 Freshest in the Northwest was not even a question, every single panelist agreed and a good number of fans voted to give the honor to Raz Simone. Surprisingly the emcee barely missed last year’s list, but dropped a whopper of a project in Cognitive Dissonace, signed a creative control marketing deal...

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    Fresh Juice #212 – You Mad Bro?

    by  • July 13, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Fresh Juice 2014

    While we were deep in the midst of releasing the Freshest in the Northwest list, Horizon and I sat down to do the 212th episode of our show. So we talked a little bit about that, but also about other beefs like Maybach, America vs. World, and Autotune plus the newest music from Statik...

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    Gifted Gab the Queen at #2 Freshest in the Northwest

    by  • July 12, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Gifted Gab

    Gifted Gab becomes the first female to make the Freshest in the Northwest list originally at #3 above her Moor Gang brother Nacho Picasso. After this she was voted up to the #2 spot. Gab’s placing was celebrated by the whole panel as Q Dot opened recalling first meeting her and being surprised at...

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    Sol Goes National at #3 Freshest in the Northwest

    by  • July 12, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Sol

    Sol has made Freshest in the Northwest for all three years, being the only to do so other than Nacho Picasso. He was awarded his highest ranking ever this year originally coming in at #2, but was voted past by a much more Northwest region active Gifted Gab. Surprisingly, a few panel members such...

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    Tope Matures to #5 Freshest in the Northwest

    by  • July 9, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Tope

    Making his first appearance on the Freshest in the Northwest list at an impressive spot of #5 is Portland artist Tope. The rapper has been busier than ever having recently finished the run of his EP Trouble Man, released a group album with his group TxE called Vs. Portland, and at the time the...

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    Thaddeus David a Natural #6 Freshest in the Northwest

    by  • July 8, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Thaddeus David

    Returning from last year’s Freshest in the Northwest list with a higher spot at #6 is Seattle’s Thaddeus David. Much like the previous entry of Grynch, panel members rushed to give Thad love for his projects released recently including MoreThanLess, Laws of Attraction, and MoreThanLess2. In this case everyone started talking over each other because...

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