It looks like D-Pryde wasn’t our only artist to get a mention in the latest (September ’11) issue of Hip-Hop mag XXL. Portland’s veteran MC, Thai (now of 454 fame), happened to find himself in the pages of the publication as well. Congrats to Thai! It’s about time his years of hard work was recognized on larger level.
The 27-year old rhymer is looking to put on for Portland, Oregon, and give a glimpse into the Asian underground lifestyle. Judging by the comments, he’s on the right path. “I don’t really remember anyone coming out of Portland, let alone a Vietnamese cat,” says DJ Skee, “with a little development behind him, I think That has potential.”