4 Hip-Hop Resources 4 Your Kids

Whether KRS-1 was screaming “You Must Learn!”, Inspektah Deck admonishing us to “…speak the truth to the young black youth”, Slick Rick teaching lessons in “Hey Young World” or Nas encouraging the youth with “I Can”, hip-hop has always tried (to varying degrees of success) to incorporate the kids.  I get asked all the timeContinue reading “4 Hip-Hop Resources 4 Your Kids”

Get Out DC July 30, 2012

Your weekly breakdown of the live entertainment spots in DC this week. If you know just a little bit about me, then you know that I’m a huge fan of my favorite fruit…WATERMELON!!  This Friday, August 3rd, come join me and some of my favorite artists as we celebrate National Watermelon Day at Sankofa VideoContinue reading “Get Out DC July 30, 2012”

Get Out DMV July 9, 2012

Your weekly breakdown of the live entertainment spots in DC this week. I’m really having fun highlighting the great events that happen in Washington DC!  Make sure to check back to this blog anytime during the week when you get that itch to get out and have some live fun!  This weeks featured artist isContinue reading “Get Out DMV July 9, 2012”

Get Out DMV June 25, 2012

Your weekly breakdown of the live entertainment spots in DC this week. Last week was another great week for the DC live music and art scene, and expect this week to be as good or even better.  You can catch two of my favorite percussionist/lyricist, Jali-D & Jabari “Auragin” Exum at two different open micsContinue reading “Get Out DMV June 25, 2012”

The Angle Episode #2 (Christylez Bacon)

Christylez Bacon (pronounced: chris-styles) is a GRAMMY Nominated Progressive Hip-Hop artist and multi-instrumentalist from Southeast, Washington, DC. As a performer, Christylez multi-tasks between various instruments such as the West African djembe drum, acoustic guitar, and the human beat-box (oral percussion), all while continuing the oral tradition of storytelling through his lyrics. With a mission towards culturalContinue reading “The Angle Episode #2 (Christylez Bacon)”