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DJ Klyph is a staple of the Portland scene consistently providing support to the local Hip-Hop community through radio and live events. With the Klyph Notes podcast he extends that support bringing listeners in depth interviews and behind the scenes content featuring difference makers and individuals from all over the world making a positive impact on their communities.

DJ Klyph is a staple of the Portland scene consistently providing support to the local Hip-Hop community through radio and live events. With the Klyph Notes podcast he extends that support bringing listeners in depth interviews and behind the scenes content featuring difference makers and individuals from all over the world making a positive impact on their communities.

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United States

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DJ Klyph is a staple of the Portland scene consistently providing support to the local Hip-Hop community through radio and live events. With the Klyph Notes podcast he extends that support bringing listeners in depth interviews and behind the scenes content featuring difference makers and individuals from all over the world making a positive impact on their communities.

Twitter:

@djklyph

Language:

English


Episodes

PDX Black Excellence

1/16/2021
I believe a combination of selflessness and being the change he wanted to see helped my guest create an organization that in a very short time has touched so many parts of Portland black culture. It's so dope to see how it's grown and become a go to location for connection and community. Listen to the how it all started, navigating a new city and plans for the future with my guest, founder of PDX Black Excellence, Ralen Jones on episode 112 of the Klyph Notes podcast.

Duration:01:13:04

Surebert

1/12/2021
I love great production and Portland has a number of producers that speak to my ear. My first guest of 2021 is one of those, but I learned his craft is much deeper than that. We speak on why he titled his first release "Colorblind", his goal to work with all the members of Sandpeople and the importance of using his platform to speak on injustices. Such a great way to kick off the podcast this year! Enjoy episode #111, my conversation with Surebert. Klyph Notes is supported by Akepele...

Duration:01:07:40

Tenacity

12/29/2020
Ending the year with this dope episode, an interview with someone who's probably worked with some of your favorite artists, but you wouldn't know it unless you read the album credits. His most recent release "Inspired By True Events" is a thought provoking project speaking on life and was itself impacted by the challenges of 2020. Excited to share this episode of the Klyph Notes podcast, episode #110, featuring Tenacity.

Duration:00:58:57

Eastshore Highway

12/22/2020
Members of the Grand Nationxl collective continue to release great music and these 3 individuals created a project that is once again calls back to one of the greatest times in hip hop history. A foundation of lyricism and style over great production is what the self titled project presents. Hear the story of how the crew came together and built into the greater collective with my guests family Mani Draper, Brookfield Duece and DJ D-Dharp. It's Eastshore Highway on this hilarious episode...

Duration:00:59:41

WTTN Guests Revisited - Sa-Roc

12/14/2020
Every Saturday night I host Welcome to the Neighborhood, a radio show broadcasting from Portland Oregon currently airing on XRAY FM. Each week I bring you great content from all over the planet and occasionally have opportunities to interview amazing artists. With WTTN Guests Revisited, I get to bring you some of these conversations...ICYMI style and this first one is dope. Emcee Sa-Roc passed through the Neighborhood to speak on her latest release The Sharecropper's Daughter, her first...

Duration:00:27:08

DJ Ambush

12/8/2020
When you combine a DJ that has a great ear for music, a person who has a passion for building opportunities for artists, an individual who can inform you on everything from cooking to comic books, you get my next guest. Making the transition from the DC/Philadelphia scene to Portland he's quickly made himself known to the community like managing traffic at The Numberz FM and has become someone I admire. There's so much we in this episode, but we'll for sure need to do a part 2. Peep my...

Duration:01:02:02

Lyric Jones

12/1/2020
Emcee, singer, producer, educator, curator...Artist. This episode of the podcast was so much fun for me to speak with someone who I've been sleeping on, but have quickly become such a fan of. Lyric Jones shares stories of creating her latest release Closer Than They Appear, creating and curating live events to celebrate hip-hop music via B.A.R.S. Only Live, and working through the limitations associated with being labeled a female emcee. This may be one of your favorite episodes yet of the...

Duration:00:49:21

HANiF The Barber 2020

11/24/2020
It's another sit down with one of my favorite artists, but this one is a little different, live on location. After not releasing music for a minute, he's dropped two projects this year that are a departure from previous work. First was "No Clout", produced by Bay Area producer Tope which is a look into stories that haven't been told. More recently "No Sympathy" produced by Portland based producer Mike Mo who also made an appearance on the podcast, which an even deeper look into the path he's...

Duration:01:01:50

Alesi

11/10/2020
It's dope to be connected to creatives from all over. This conversation with the SE based rapper is just that, dope! We talk about doing pop-up shows during the pandemic, releasing music on the new label Chavez Sound, and cultivating cannabis. Peep episode #106 of Klyph Notes with Alesi. Klyph Notes is supported by Akepele Apparel and XRAY FM The theme for Klyph Notes was produced by Theory Hazit The intro for Klyph Notes was produced by DJ Klyph

Duration:00:26:45

Mark Ski

10/20/2020
Producer, DJ Mark Ski is a founding member of the Northampton Hip Hop scene. Years of building with celebrated DJ's, studying the history of the genre and producing great projects like his latest release Catch-REC makes for a great interview. We talk sampling, quarantine, terrestrial radio and introducing new artists. Excited to share this, episode #104 of Klyph Notes featuring my fellow Five Se7en Collective member DJ Mark Ski.

Duration:00:55:26

Big Wyno

9/13/2020
A performing artist, a founder of Rated Ill Records and someone who believes in making changes where he's able and working to build community. We speak on growing his brand, the side step and his journey back with a changed focus to build into others. Supporting families of those incarcerated, learning the importance of building his own merchandise brand and more. Peep episode #103 of Klyph Notes with Big Wyno. Thanks to Forever Tattoo for hosting this episode Klyph Notes is supported by...

Duration:01:17:00

Taking Ownership PDX

9/7/2020
In times like this, it's encouraging to see community work together for those in need. I talked to local artist Randal Wyatt about his new venture, Taking Ownership PDX, and how he's leading this non-profit organization in changing lives in the city of Portland Oregon, funding home repairs for black folk. Peep this bonus episode of the Klyph Notes podcast.

Duration:00:19:51

Jabee

7/19/2020
He's an Emmy award winner, an artist, activist and one of the nicest emcees rapping right now. He has a new album out "The World is so Fragile and Cruel I'm Glad I Got You" with powerful visuals from the song "Clic" in particular. It was a real pleasure to have my guy, a fellow member of the Five Se7en Collective speak on his career, life and faith. Peep episode #102 of the Klyph Notes podcast with Jabee.

Duration:00:55:47

Grand Nationxl

7/7/2020
Listening to Twice on Sunday for the first time took me back. To hear a collective of artists come together to create an art piece that feels timeless, sonically sound, lyrically complex and insightful - reminiscent of the Dungeon Family. Moe Green, Kevin Allen, Brookfield Duece and D. Bledsoe, four members of the collective Grand Nationxl, were guests on the podcast speaking on the release "Twice on Sunday (Season 1)". They talked about who's the best emcee in the crew, the benefit of vet...

Duration:00:43:46

Meek Heroes

6/22/2020
When two artists from different genres come together with a common goal it can be a wonderful thing. Dex and Joe are guests on this episode of the podcast speaking on the making music, spreading love and how they feel about Jesus. Peep episode #100 of the Klyph Notes podcast featuring Meek Heroes. Klyph Notes is supported by XRAY FM and Akepele Apparel The theme for Klyph Notes was produced by Theory Hazit The intro for Klyph Notes was produced by DJ Klyph

Duration:00:44:13

Tony Ozier

5/20/2020
He's simply one of the best musicians I've met. A great song writer, musician, producer, engineer...and a solid dude. It's a conversation I've wanted to have on the podcast for a while. When you hear his sound on record, it's recognizable for sure. His releases include Keep The Funk Alive, Beats Galore Vol.1 & Vol.2, and the Tone Tuesdays series. We talk about all that, the Dookie Jam and so much. Peep the latest episode of the Klyph Notes podcast with my guest Tony Ozier. Klyph Notes is...

Duration:01:00:14

Gabriel Gurrola

4/7/2020
Those that capture art, create art. My guest on this episode has done just that and we talk about it's leading to spending time with Guru and Gang Starr, capturing photos of great shows throughout Portland and how a "suggestion" from his girl helped set him on this path. Peep the latest episode of Klyph Notes with Gabriel Gurrola. Klyph Notes is supported by Akepele Apparel and XRAY FM The theme for Klyph Notes was produced by Theory Hazit The intro for Klyph Notes was produced by DJ Klyph

Duration:00:42:24

DRIPSET

3/28/2020
The opportunities for creatives in Portland are plenty, but a new collective has found it's way to the scene and in a short time has grown into a significant place for artists and creators to build. The two men behind DRIPSET, DJ PHNM and Pierre Jury, passed through to talk about the creation and plans for this new venture. Peep the conversation on the latest episode of the Klyph Notes podcast. Klyph Notes is supported by Akepele Apparel and XRAY FM The theme for Klyph Notes was produced...

Duration:00:34:38

K-Wain

1/28/2020
The Portland rapper showed up on my radar when he crushed the cypher at Mic Check and since then we've been building. He came through to talk about his new media company Rose City Vine, the work he's been doing to bring awareness to those impacted by changes in Portland, the upcoming R.O.S.Y talent competition and of course new music. Peep the deep conversation with K-Wain on the episode of Klyph Notes. Supported by XRAY FM and Akepele Apparel Klyph Notes theme by Theory Hazit Subscribe...

Duration:00:50:57

DJ O.G. One '20

1/7/2020
It's always a pleasure to chop it up with the homie and great to see the moves he's making. Providing coaching through the new business venture "Leadertainment", consulting with The PAC West Group all the while producing radio shows The Groove Theory Mix Show and In These Streetz. Peep the conversation with O.G. One. Klyph Notes is supported by Akepele Apparel and XRAY FM. Klyph Notes theme song produced by Theory Hazit. This week's intro theme produced by Rey Holliday

Duration:01:04:07