Gettin’ Hyphy in Oregon?

22 Sep

I unfortunately have no idea where this was originally posted, but someone emailed it to me and I couldn’t resist sharing it here:

Oregon Hyphy License Plate

I guess there’s East Bay pride, even in in other states, and it looks like hyphy has more staying power than it’s been given credit for.

More proof: Cornel West recently said that Mistah FAB is the “future of rap.” I’d have to agree with Mr. West.

If you’ve only heard Mistah FAB’s radio singles, check out some of his more conscious and political tracks on Son of a Pimp (If “If” Was a 5th or Hood Life) and Da Baydestrian (Deepest Thoughts or 100 Bars). Besides being an incredibly talented lyricist, he’s never afraid to rep Oakland and the East Bay (check out N.E.W. Oakland or Streets of the Bay).

I’ll write something longer about my favorite Bay Area rapper sometime soon, but for now, go listen:


7 Responses to “Gettin’ Hyphy in Oregon?”

  1. kitty September 23, 2007 at 3:55 pm #

    I never doubted Oakland’s influence on the rest of the nation – but Oregon? Hey, I guess anyone can get Hyphy.

  2. kate January 1, 2008 at 11:26 pm #

    i bought a keg in that car one time. kitty kat, oregon is so legit, im sorry you never knew that.

  3. boe January 2, 2008 at 3:06 pm #

    yes indeed

  4. red January 17, 2008 at 6:53 pm #

    thats my car. born and raised in the bay just reppin in the great O

  5. Kurt Wallace January 23, 2008 at 10:23 am #

    I’m glad people out There know about us,They bay is big and it’ll keep on groing.TAKE THAT ATLANTA!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. hyphy April 21, 2008 at 11:09 pm #



  7. gotm February 18, 2009 at 1:11 am #

    i got your license plate now,

    tahoe city. yadddddida

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