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MFNW Closing Party: El-P, Tope

MITCH LILLIE
10:30 pm, Sunday August 17 | Free with MFNW wristband.
Doug Fir Lounge
830 E Burnside St.
 

[DOPE DIAMOND] After 15 years on the hip-hop fringes with his Def Jux label, Brooklyn’s Jaime Meline, a.k.a. El-P, is finally starting to creep into the mainstream. He’s done it mostly through his collaborations with Killer Mike as Run the Jewels, where El-P’s aggressively spat references counterbalance Mike’s polished flow. Guest verses featuring everyone from Das Racist to Murs are peppered throughout his career, which is not to say El-P can’t hack it alone: see 2012’s “The Full Retard,” where he is both positively uncontainable and unassisted.



Where: Doug Fir Lounge
Phone: 231-9663
Address: 830 E Burnside St.
Website: www.dougfirlounge.com

 
 

Doug Fir Lounge

830 E Burnside St.
Portland, OR
 
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