Artists

Solange — Queen of Next Wave R&B

Solange Queen of Next Wave R&B

Travis Scott — Trap Superstar

Travis Scott Trap Superstar

Flying Lotus — Genre-bending Electronic Trailblazer

Flying Lotus Genre-bending Electronic Trailblazer

The Ohio Players — Legendary Soul / Funk Rollercoaster

The Ohio Players Legendary Soul / Funk Rollercoaster

Giorgio Moroder — Godfather of Euro-Disco

Giorgio Moroder Godfather of Euro-Disco

Toots and the Maytals — Roots Reggae’s Living Legend

Toots and the Maytals Roots Reggae’s Living Legend

Lee Fields & the Expressions — 70s Soul Firebird

Lee Fields & the Expressions 70s Soul Firebird

Lupe Fiasco — Hiphop Heavyweight

Lupe Fiasco Hiphop Heavyweight

Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra — America’s Afro-beat Pioneers

Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra America’s Afro-beat Pioneers

Alex & Allyson Grey — Psychedelic Art Superstar

Alex & Allyson Grey Psychedelic Art Superstar

RJD2 — Tastemaking Hip Hop Producer

RJD2 Tastemaking Hip Hop Producer

Tortoise — Indie Rock’s Instrumental Voyagers

Tortoise Indie Rock’s Instrumental Voyagers

Bilal — Neo-Soul Superstar

Bilal Neo-Soul Superstar

Shy Girls — Slow Burn R&B

Shy Girls Slow Burn R&B

Cory Henry and the Funk Apostles — Genius of Gospel-jazz Organ

Cory Henry and the Funk Apostles Genius of Gospel-jazz Organ

DaM-FunK — Stones Throw Records Powerhouse

DaM-FunK Stones Throw Records Powerhouse

Ghost Note — Drum + Percussion Virtuosos

Ghost Note Drum + Percussion Virtuosos

DakhaBrakha — Ukrainian Sui Generis Soundwave

DakhaBrakha Ukrainian Sui Generis Soundwave

Big Freedia — Queen of Big Easy Bounce

Big Freedia Queen of Big Easy Bounce

Dead Prez — Right On Time Rap Revolutionaries

Dead Prez Right On Time Rap Revolutionaries

Shura — Soulful Sounds of Manchester

Shura Soulful Sounds of Manchester

Spawnbreezie — Polynesian Reggae / Hip Hop Impresario

Spawnbreezie Polynesian Reggae / Hip Hop Impresario

The Human Experience — Transcendental Bass

The Human Experience Transcendental Bass

Las Cafeteras — Una Tempestad Musical de East LA

Las Cafeteras Una Tempestad Musical de East LA

Afrolicious — Afrobeat’s A-Team

Afrolicious Afrobeat’s A-Team

Denitia & Sene — Seductive Electro-Soul

Denitia & Sene Seductive Electro-Soul

Tribute to Jimmy Mak — Portland Celebrates a Musical Hero

Tribute to Jimmy Mak Portland Celebrates a Musical Hero

Marlon McClain — Portland R&B Royalty

Marlon McClain Portland R&B Royalty

Andy Stokes — PDX Soul Superstar

Andy Stokes PDX Soul Superstar

Blossom — Rose City Soul Flower

Blossom Rose City Soul Flower

Coco Columbia — Art-Pop Wunderkind

Coco Columbia Art-Pop Wunderkind

Farnell Newton & The Othership Connection — Rip City Funkster’s Tribute to Prince

Farnell Newton & The Othership Connection Rip City Funkster’s Tribute to Prince

1939 Ensemble — Brave New Jazz

1939 Ensemble Brave New Jazz

Moorea Masa & the Mood — Portland’s Irrepressible Songbird

Moorea Masa & the Mood Portland’s Irrepressible Songbird

Eldridge Gravy & the Court Supreme — Northwest Funk Juggernaut

Eldridge Gravy & the Court Supreme Northwest Funk Juggernaut

Edna Vazquez — Rosa Entre Rosas

Edna Vazquez Rosa Entre Rosas

TYuS — Portland Soul Sweetness

TYuS Portland Soul Sweetness

Risky Star — Rip City Raconteur

Risky Star Rip City Raconteur

Cherimoya — PDX Afro-Beat Dance Squad

Cherimoya PDX Afro-Beat Dance Squad

Laura Ivancie — Entranced by an Ingenue

Laura Ivancie Entranced by an Ingenue

GLASYS — Rocket-fueled Indie Artist

GLASYS Rocket-fueled Indie Artist

Mat Randol — Freestyle State of NoPo

Mat Randol Freestyle State of NoPo