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Desperate times call for “Desperate Measures”, as told by Portland viral sensation, Mike Bars – @whoismikebars

Desperate Measures

It’s been five years since Mike Bars released his debut mixtape 16 Bars (and the wildly viral music video for “There Will Be Blood,” which amassed over 3 million views), but the rapper hasn’t lost his step in the slightest. To that effect, the Portland-based spitter is preparing to release his latest EP, “Desperate Measures,” an eight-track offering that is …

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(GYBU Exclusive)[email protected] Ft @JarrenBenton Up To No Good

It’s been close to three years now since Portland artist Mike Bars released his extremely successful YouTube video “There Will Be Blood” with SwizZz, (which has since accumulated a cult following of “Barheads”, and over 2.5 million views). Now after high anticipation, the mostly reclusive PDX rapper/producer is back on the scene with his brand new visual single “Up To …

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(GYBU Exclusive)[email protected], @MikeBars & @DjHoppa of @FunkVolume “Game Time”

Looks like Tree House Gang’s own Mike Bars & Karess are back at it with another slick video for “Game Time”, which can be found on Karess’ previously released mixtape, “SAG: Smoov Ass Gorilla” . Also joining the festivities is Funk Volume resident turntablist, DJ Hoppa. This trio linked up last year for another of Karess’ SAG tracks, “24/7”. While Mike is …

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(New Video)[email protected] “Bad Trip” Shot By @MikeBars

Portland, Oregon’s Ellis Pink is a duo consisting of Simon Muir-Filene (vocals/ rhodes/ midi) & Connor Acott (drums/ percussion). The fellas decided to make a live performance submission for the NPR Tiny Desk Concert Contest and was blessed to have the video shot and edited by Mike Bars (16 Bars mixtape & There Shall Be Blood video). The song they …

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(GYBU Exclusive)[email protected] “Treehouse Gang Cypher 2014”

In the latest release from independent record label, UnBranded Entertainment, Portland, Oregon rappers Karess, Mike Bars and Thr33 of the Treehouse Gang collective showcase their sharp lyrical abilities in their first official cypher video as a group. Set to an old school instrumental, the 90’s themed cypher shows off the diverse styles of three of THG’s founding members. The video …

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(New Video)[email protected], @KaressthaMC & #BourneReddi “Hot”

Looks like Mike Bars is back at it once again and this time it’s alongside Karess & Bourne Reddi as Tree House Gang on the mega infectious single “Hot”. Mike is a triple threat on “Hot”, not only is he featured on the song but he also produced the snap-back-bounce beat and directed the video. Dude’s a monster and with …

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(New Video)[email protected] Feat. @MikeBars & @DJHoppa “24/7”

Portland, Oregon’s Mike Bars has been living, eating & breathing music nonstop since last year. His video for “There Will Be Blood” has just recently surpassed a half a million views on Youtube and his mixtape “16 Bars” has over 4,000 downloads. That being said, Mike takes to the side of fellow Tree House Gang member and homey Karess for …

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