PREVIEW: AZIZI GIBSON @ THE HAWTHORNE THEATER/LOUNGE, JUNE 30 2017
Written by Tariq Abdellatif on June 28, 2017
FFO: Flying Lotus, Azad Right, Waka Flocka Flame, Jeremiah Jae
Azizi Gibson and his openers Dior Worthy and Samuel the 1st will be stopping by Portland’s Hawthorne Theatre on his Protein Shake Tour on June 30 2017 at 8pm (Doors open at 7pm). Tickets in advance are $18.50 and at the door will be $22. This is an all ages event brought to you by Mike Thrasher Presents.
Azizi Gibson currently based in LA was born in Germany and lived in Southeast Asia (Singapore and Thailand) before moving to Maryland when he was 11. His father being in the military is what lead his family to move around so much during his childhood. Azizi Gibson is a huge fan of anime and lists his favorite anime as Hunter X Hunter. After running into his now good friend Flying Lotus at the gym, it resulted in him signing onto the record label Brainfeeder.
Present day Azizi Gibson has one of the most engaging and unique young voices in Hip Hop at the young age of 25. His childhood has given him a worldview influence on his music that other rappers can only wish to have. Azizi Gibson released his first Brainfeeder mix tape, Ghost in the Shell in 2013. The title, also being the name of a popular anime. Azizi Gibson has created a style and flow uniquely his own so don’t miss him when he arrives this Friday!
Written by Tariq Abdellatif (@abdet100 // KPSU Photographer)
Check out the music video below for Azizi Gibson’s song “The Statement” off his EP Backward Books.