Tope* and Chill Crew on Welcome to the Neighborhood

…and the guests keep on coming!

So blessed to have a great group of people pass through the station this week. In the first hour, Tope* came through the Neighborhood to talk about his upcoming release “Trouble Man” which I think is his best material to-date. I had a chance to play a number of tracks from the project before the official release next month. Tope* is also the first guest on the show to do a beat build live, then kicked a freestyle verse on top of that. Hit the link below and check out the playlist for the first hour.

Podcast Link: First Hour feat. Tope*

  1. Sleep feat. Pigeon John – Truth Serum [Single]
  2. Tope – FAMILY AFFAIR FT. GRYNCH & SPACEMAN from Trouble Man EP
  3. Tope – NEW DAY FT. LUCK-ONE from Trouble Man EP
  4. Th3rdz (feat Geologic of Blue Scholars) – Hustle Harder from This That & Th3rdz
  5. Tope – CHURCH GIRLS from Trouble Man EP
  6. DJ Klyph presents… Tope* live freestyle at KZME
  7. DJ Klyph presents… The Questions feat. Tope*
  8. Tope – TAKE YOUR TIME from Trouble Man EP

In the second hour of the show, Chill Crew came through to talk about the progress of their next album. These fellas are real busy this summer with appearances in the NW Hip Hop Fest, Music Fest NW and more. Hit the link below to check out the conversation and peep the playlist for the second hour.

Podcast Link: Second Hour feat. Chill Crew

  1. Man Parrish – Boogie Down Bronx from Hip Hop Be Bop
  2. Chill Crew – To Die For [Single]
  3. NISSIM™ – Chronicles from Miracle Music (Mixtape)
  4. BigMo – Heavy from Both Sides Of The Sand
  5. Lillian – Wake Up [Single]
  6. Sam Lachow and Raz Simone Feat Magik – Good Reasons 5 Good Reasons
  7. Chill Crew ft. Sky – Gotta Get By Produced by Afta 1 [Single]
  8. DJ Klyph presents… The Questions feat. Chill Crew
  9. Luck-One & Dekk – Searchin’ from Beautiful Music Pt. 2

Be on the lookout for upcoming guests to the Neighborhood including Monsters Ink, Nissim, Soul Minor among others.

Until next time,





Expression Sessions

Had a great opportunity to chop it up with Will Coca of Evergreen Media NW. So grateful for the opportunity to share a part of my story via Expression Sessions. I’m truly looking forward to being a part of this new venture that I believe will continue to grow this community. Check out the links to hear my segment, then subscribe for upcoming episodes!



The Chicharones, BigMo and J Burns on Welcome to the Neighborhood

What a blessing to be able to share such good music! So honored to have The Chicharones (Sleep of Oldominion and Josh Martinez) as guests on the show this week. They in the midst of celebrating the new single “Hi Hey Hello” which is featured on the international campaign for the new Samsung Galaxy S4 cell phone. You can pick up the new single on iTunes. Aside from leaking songs from the new Chicharones album as well as a leak from the new project by Sleep, the fellas performed a live acoustic version of the new single! Hit the link below for the podcast.

The Chicharones on Welcome to the Neighborhood June 2013

  1. The Chicharones – You Gotta Move from Swine Country
  2. Th3rdz – Go For Broke from This That & Th3rdz visit Camobear Records
  3. The Chicharones – Alive from Por Que? (Pork Eh?) visit Camobear Records
  4. The Chicharones – Burn It Down from Swine Flew
  5. Sleep – Truth Serum [Radio Edit]
  6. The Chicharones – Lullaby For The Misunderstood
  7. DJ Klyph presents… The Questions featuring The Chicharones
  8. The Chicharones – Hi Hey Hello (Live at KZME)
J Burns and BigMo at KZME
J Burns and BigMo at KZME




In the second hour of the show, Green Luck Media Group artists BigMo and J Burns came through to talk about the upcoming collaboration with KZME on the show at Kelly’s Olympian on July 13th. I was privileged to play new, unreleased music from both artists. Hit the link below for the podcast link!

BigMo and J Burns on Welcome to the Neighborhood June 2013

  1. Doug E. Fresh – Spirit 12″ Single
  2. BigMo – Oil Money
  3. J Burns – One Day
  4. Sapient – Anaphylaxis from Slump
  5. J Burns – Slow Mo
  6. BigMo – Heavy
  7. DJ Klyph presents… The Questions featuring J Burns and BigMo 


Tune in to WTTN next week for MC/Producer Tope live in studio as well as Chill Crew.

Until next time, be blessed!


Big Bang and Destro at KZME

Gepetto, DMLH, Abadawn and Destro Destructo
Gepetto, DMLH, Abadawn and Destro Destructo

Man this has been over a year in the making. Destro Destructo of Oldominion has completed the project Day Of The Dead an964607_10151644519950991_1499567865_od the album release party is this Saturday night…and you’re all invited.

Destro came through to update on the additions to the final product and to give the rundown on the release party before stepping out to connect with the live band that will holding down his set.

Members of Big Bang also stopped through the Neighborhood before heading out on The Proper Knocks Tour. We got to hear a couple of EXCLUSIVE cuts from their upcoming project.

Hit the links below to check out the Podcast.

First Hour

  1. Bad Habitat – Smile [Single]
  2. Mat Randol – Times Like This [Single]
  3. Destro Destructo – Sweat Equity from Day Of The Dead
  4. Mic Crenshaw feat Dead Prez – Superheroes [Single]
  5. Aceyalone – Leanin’ On Slick from Leaning On Slick [Single]
  6. Zoo?Namuh – Breath Easy (Bubbles Edit) [Single] Visit
  7. Blue Scholars – BIG BANK HANK [Non-Teacher – Suspension Version] from Carved Love Riddim
  8. The Chicharones – Hi Hey Hello [Single]
  9. Reva DeVito & Roane Namuh – Frozen from Cloudshine Deluxe Visit
  10. Destro Destructo & CashFlow feat. Snafu and Nyqwil – Undertow 2.0 from Day Of The Dead
  11. Statik Selektah feat. Lecrae, Posdnuos of De La Soul & Termanology – Game Break[Single]
  12. Wordsmith – Blue Collar Poet from Internet Release
  13. Destro Destructo – Welcome to the Neighborhood [Single]

Second Hour

  1. Kool Moe Dee – I Go To Work [Single]
  2. Luck-One – Strange Fruit from Curse Of The Pharaoh
  3. Destro Destructo & CashFlow feat. L Pro – Champion Sound from Day Of The Dead
  4. Big Bang – [Exclusive]
  5. Big Bang – [Exclusive]
  6. Destro Destructo & CashFlow feat. Goldini – Day of the dead [Single]
  7. DJ Klyph presents… The Questions featuring Destro Destructo
  8. Mic Crenshaw ft. Redray Frazier – Free My Mind from Bionic Metal
  9. Cool Nutz – Young Mix A Lot from Bars

Tune in next week, The Chicharones will be live in the Neighborhood at KZME. Plus BogMo and J Burns of Green Luck Media Group


Bad Habitat on Welcome to the Neighborhood

Bad HabitatPortland MCs Bad Habitat passed through the Neighborhood at KZME to play exclusive material from their upcoming release as well as talk about the show schedule they have coming up on the Pharoahe Monch Portland tour stop, the Destro Destructo/Th3rdz dual album release show and their own album release show.

Portland community activist Ozone also came through to talk about Fight Church and FoodWars 6. Anthony Snachez of Runaway Productions came through to hang out as well.

Portland’s mayor of hip hop Cool Nutz called in to talk about his latest release “Bars” and also spoke on the state of the Portland hip hop scene. This is definitely one to re-visit, and if you missed it live, you can catch the recording via podcast at the link below. Check out the playlist from this episode:

First Hour (Podcast Link)

  1. Destro Destructo feat. Bishop I – Heaven & Hell [Radio Single]
  2. Mic Capes (Produced by Stewart Villain) – The Day After [Radio Single]
  3. Pharoahe Monch feat. Showtyme & Mela Machinko – Desire [Radio Version]
  4. Proper Respect – Still Climbing from The Collective
  5. Cool Nutz – Introduction from Bars
  6. DJ Klyph presents… Cool Nutz on KZME
  7. Cool Nutz – Baseball Numbers from Incredible
  8. Bad Habitat – Smile [Radio Single]

Second Hour (Podcast Link)

  1. OutKast – ATLiens from ATLiens
  2. Pharoahe Monch – Clap [Radio Single]
  3. Rafael Vigilantics feat. Luck-One, Onry Ozzborne and Mic Crenshaw – Bedside Tables [Radio Single]
  4. Pharoahe Monch feat. Mela Machinko – Shine [Radio Single]
  5. Bad Habitat – Drunk and Loud [Radio Single]
  6. Bad Habitat – Shangri La RMX [Radio Single]
  7. Destro Destructo & CashFlow feat. Goldini – Day of the dead 12″ Single
  8. Cool Nutz – Young Mix A Lot from Bars

Coming up next week on the show, Destro Destructo will be back in the Neighborhood as we gear up for the album release of the CashFlow produced “Day Of The Dead”. Also next week, Big Bang will make their first visit to KZME. Check the links below!



Bad Habitat


Cool Nutz