Last week DMV Followers and Cool Kids Forever Films presented Connecting Cool, an artist showcase featuring New Retro Band, Uptown XO, Aleem Bilal and headlined by Black Alley and special guest Stalley. Blind Whino, the church turned art gallery, played host to the event which drew a very good crowd for a Wednesday night.Read More
Rewind to Sunday real quick. The Yeezus tour, made a stop at the worlds famous Madison Square Garden where the legendary group, A Tribe Called Quest were on tap to be Kanye West’s opening act. Amidst all stories of group turmoil over the years, all three original members graced the stage to bless us concert goers with a plethora of their hits from the 90s.
Q-tip (in the leatherest of leather pants) Fife Dog, and Ali Shaheed had the whole arena rocking to such hits as “Sucka Nigga”, “Find A Way” (which ended in acapella with some slight lazy beatboxing from Tip), “Electric Relaxation”,and “Can I Kick It?”. ATCQ gave us a couple of dope highlights from their set as well. Performing “Bonita Applebum”, a very plump and curvy vixen by the name of Stephanie Santiago came o...Read More
Crazy. Genius. Sacrilegious. Gay. Artistic. Hyped. Incredible. Stupid. Kanye West’s Yeezus tour and album has been called all of these and more. Low ticket sales, wild rants and a few postponed shows has taken away from the music and had everybody wondering what was really going on. Well last week the tour came to Washington, DC’s Verizon Center and rather than rely on instagram and other social networks to give me my opinion I thought I would check it out for myself. Here’s how it went down….
First of all, DC was on...Read More
Rick Ross at the Beacon Theatre was my second show of the week and my first show in New York City since I started the blog. Despite knowing that it would be only old material since Ross’ cd is hit scheduled to release until December, I was still excited for the show and being back in NYC. With the tour just kicking off a few days before there was nothing to really go on but I knew Ross would have some surprises in store.
The 1...Read More
Last Wednesday I had the opportunity to see Gary Clark Jr live in concert at the 9:30 Club. I have been a fan since seeing him earlier this year at Roots Picnic. Festival season is so great to me, it helps me decide who I want to check out more of at a concert of their own. 9:30 club is a great venue with excellent sound and can fit a lot of people in an intimate setting. This was the second of two sold out shows for Gary Clark Jr so I was worried he wouldn’t have the same energy but he quickly put my worry to rest.Read More