Mic Capes is a prolific hip hop artist from Portland, OR that represents the North Portland neighborhood, St.Johns. Capes is known for having vivid story telling ability, raw lyricism, and thought provoking social commentary as key components of his music while at the same time making it all very palatable and digestable. His musical influences include Tupac Shakur, Nas, Ice Cube, DMX, Scarface, Kanye West and more.
He released his debut solo album "Rise & Grind" in 2012 and made a huge impact on the local hip hop scene. In September of 2016 he solidified his prowess as an upper tier artist dropping his critically acclaimed album "Concrete Dreams", which was voted the number one Hip Hop Album to come out of Portland, Oregon by Willamette Week as well as mention in The Oregonian for having one of the top 10 albums of 2016. With his momentum building tremendously over the last year or so, Capes is truly one to look out for on a national level.