Win Tickets ($60): Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde @ Revolution Hall | Alternative Hip Hop, w/ Mic Flont & Khingz, Massiah

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde @ Revolution Hall on October 13. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday, October 7.



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From our sponsors:
Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde
October 13, 2019
Doors 7 p.m., Show 8 p.m. | $25 ADV, $30 Doors | 21+
More info: revolutionhall.com

Revolution Hall
1300 SE Stark St., Portland, OR

In the early 90’s, when gangsta’ rap consumed the airwaves, and the majority of West Coast rappers strapped on their Locs, Chuck Taylor’s & Ben Davis’, The Pharcyde decidedly maintained a willfully weird vision. Opting to stay true to themselves with their left field but still South-Central sensibility, rap had seen few groups so self-deprecating and so smart, a group of visionary rappers adroitly able to split the difference between helium-voiced and hard-core.

Listening to “Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde” two full decades after its release, its sense of timeliness is unmistakable. Every song on the album inverts a hoary hip-hop cliché. With classics like “Oh Shit,” “Otha Fish”, “Ya’ Mama,” and hit single, “Passing Me By,” it is not surprising that it shipped over a million units, garnered comparisons to De La Soul and Tribe Called Quest, and everyone from Pitchfork Media to The Source has hailed it as one of the greatest albums ever made.

Speaking on the passage of time, their second release “LabCabInCalifornia” has revealed exactly how far-reaching The Pharcyde’s vision was. From enlisting a young and then unknown James Yancey aka J DILLA to produce beats, the classic “Runnin” to collaborating with director Spike Jonze (“Being John Malkovich” “Adaptation”) on the video for “Drop,” it has consistently reinforced their steadfast refusal to tread familiar artistic grounds.

Today, The Pharcyde is still performing and touring the globe. They continue to hone their individual abilities yet carry on the name & legacy in its original fashion. They still seduce their audience with the same boyish charm that founded them at the beginning. Now, it’s combined with the knowledge that has been bestowed upon them as men who have taken on, and rose to the challenge of the rap game. The end result of all this hard work is a band that’s still influencing the hip hop artists and sounds crowding our radio waves today and will continue to for many years to come.

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23 Responses to Win Tickets ($60): Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde @ Revolution Hall | Alternative Hip Hop, w/ Mic Flont & Khingz, Massiah

  1. Chris September 26, 2019 at 11:11 am #

    Damn yes please

  2. Sam September 26, 2019 at 11:28 pm #

    Throwback jams, love it

  3. Delsario September 27, 2019 at 5:08 am #

    Please don’t keep passin’ me by!

    • Dan October 7, 2019 at 8:36 am #

      I’ve gotta win these for my froend

  4. Christopher September 27, 2019 at 9:34 am #

    Oh yes please!

  5. Will Sanders September 27, 2019 at 11:19 am #

    A staple in black culture and my coming of age soound track. This is going to be a dope show. Sign me up!

  6. Alex Geritz September 28, 2019 at 12:09 pm #

    Can’t miss this one!

  7. Danielle September 28, 2019 at 5:53 pm #

    Love to hear and dance to this! Thanks

  8. Brad September 29, 2019 at 6:33 pm #

    ”It took a second to register up in my branium
    My dome, my head, my skull, my cranium”

    Let’s do this!

  9. Kaeli A Plaks September 29, 2019 at 6:34 pm #

    What a blast this would be!!!

  10. Tim schroeder September 30, 2019 at 6:26 pm #

    Yasss please!!

  11. Charissa September 30, 2019 at 6:48 pm #

    This would be ah-mazing!!!!

  12. Devin October 1, 2019 at 12:28 pm #

    The Pharcyde is my absolute favorite. This would make my YEAR winning tickets to this!!

  13. Saul M Korin October 1, 2019 at 1:49 pm #

    Please. It is my birthday. What a way to finish my.night

  14. Denise October 1, 2019 at 2:21 pm #

    Oh wow. Love the Pharcyde!

  15. Jennifer October 1, 2019 at 2:42 pm #

    Would love the opportunity to win tickets to this classic show… thanks for the chance!!!

  16. Jennifer October 1, 2019 at 2:45 pm #

    Would love to check out Pharcyde… thanks for the chance… being at Revolution is an added bonus…

  17. Drew October 1, 2019 at 4:58 pm #

    Ooohhh Shit! Pharcyde in Portland, I’m sure theres other fish in the sea that night, but I cant let this bizarre ride pass me by! So pass the pipe, and I can drink some whiskey out a bzoot!

  18. Jason October 1, 2019 at 6:47 pm #

    This is better than Prince and Michael Jackson coming back from the dead to do a show together. A dream since the nineties to hear this album LIVE. And thanks for offering up tickets to one lucky winner!

  19. Jason October 1, 2019 at 7:18 pm #

    To me, this would better than Prince and Michael Jackson coming back from the dead to do a show together with the zombie Evil Knievel jumping the stage.

  20. Cara October 3, 2019 at 4:42 pm #

    OH my god! OH MY god! OH MY GOD!

  21. Joshua Jensen October 3, 2019 at 6:39 pm #

    Pharcyde is so underrated! I’d love to stroll down a bizzare form of memory lane!!

  22. Jake B. October 7, 2019 at 8:28 am #

    What a great show to go to.

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