NW Hip Hop Fest 3 kicked off at Kelly's Olympian and Ash Street Saloon on Sep. 5. Performers from the first night included Cool Nutz, the Dirt Revival Band and Easy McCoy. The Fest continues through Sep. 7 with Stewart Villain, Josh Martinez, Mic Crenshaw, Speaker Minds and Oldominion, among others, slated to perform. This year's festivities are sponsored by KZME with the help of Runaway Productions, Welcome To The Neighborhood, Hungry Hungry Hip Hop, Fight Church, Executive Branch Management and Cravedog. For more information on the Fest, click here.