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Noname takes in the massive crowd below as she crosses the stage. Noname shatters the Crystal Ballroom in Portland, Ore. with her ‘Room 25’ tour on March 13, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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“'Cause a bitch really bout her freedom”: Noname performs “Montego Bae,” track seven on her most recent album. Noname shatters the Crystal Ballroom in Portland, Ore. with her ‘Room 25’ tour on March 13, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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‘Room 25’: Noname’s most recent album title floods the room in red before she takes the stage. Noname shatters the Crystal Ballroom in Portland, Ore. with her ‘Room 25’ tour on March 13, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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Noname is light on her feet as she jumps around the stage during “Ace.” Noname shatters the Crystal Ballroom in Portland, Ore. with her ‘Room 25’ tour on March 13, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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‘Room 25’ was packed to the brim. Noname shatters the Crystal Ballroom in Portland, Ore. with her ‘Room 25’ tour on March 13, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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Noname’s words flow smoothly through the speakers. Noname shatters the Crystal Ballroom in Portland, Ore. with her ‘Room 25’ tour on March 13, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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Elton brings high energy to the stage and encourages the audience to be at a level “ten.” Elton opens for Noname on her ‘Room 25’ tour at the Crystal Ballroom in Portland, Ore. on March 13, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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Elton opens for Noname on her ‘Room 25’ tour at the Crystal Ballroom in Portland, Ore. on March 13, 2019. (Marissa Willke/Emerald)

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