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Brian Coleman will be at Compound Gallery in Portland, OR, 6-8 pm on Friday, April 17th for a meet and greet and signing of his new book, Check the Technique Vol. 2. Hip hop fans, don’t miss the chance to chat the author up about this volume, which includes “invisible liner notes” on subjects ranging from influential ‘80s masterpieces like DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince’s “He’s The DJ, I’m The Rapper” and 3rd Bass’ “The Cactus Album” to ‘90s classics like Ice Cube’s “AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted, Mos Def’s and Talib Kweli Are Black Star and Dr. Octagon’s “Dr. Octagonecologyst.” Find out more about the event from Compound Gallery.