Posts Tagged ‘2 Chainz’

The Breaks: This Week in Local Hip-Hop

Shy Glizzy gets some extra star power on his "Awwsome" remix and Surock tells us to smoke our veggies.

Photos: Sweetlife Festival @ Merriweather Post Pavilion

This year's version of Sweetgreen's Sweetlife Festival was a bit of a one-note affair, with a lineup dominated by danceable pop-rock bands whose music largely blended into one another.
Two of the outliers got by far the most delirious crowd responses. Rapper 2 Chainz was relegated to the secondary stage but put on an energetic set [...]

Arts Roundup: 2 Chainz & the Gang Edition

Foster the People, Lana Del Rey, 2 Chainz among the performers at this year's Sweetlife festival. [Arts Desk]
Chain & the Gang to release a new album in April. [Arts Desk]
While staging Yellow Face, a play that addresses white people portraying Asian people onstage, an unfortunate accident forces Theater J to do the same. Oh, this is just excellent. [...]

Foster the People, Lana Del Rey, 2 Chainz to Play 2014 Sweetlife

Foster the People, Lana Del Rey, and 2 Chainz are among the acts scheduled to perform at the 2014 Sweetlife festival, the event's publicists announced today. The fest takes place May 10 at Merriweather Post Pavilion.
Other performers include Fitz and the Tantrums, Capital Cities, Chromeo, St. Lucia, Bastille, Hozier, Bombay Bicycle Club, ASTR, Spirit Animal, That [...]

Arts Roundup: 2 Chainz Edition

2 Chainz acquitted of his Maryland drug charge. [AP via Huffington Post D.C.]
More about the massive Glenstone museum expansion in Potomac [Architect]
WAMU on D.C. band Ugly Purple Sweater, whose Columbia Heights anthem "DC USA" we named "Best Local Ode." [WAMU]
Rolling Stone deems 9:30 Club the "Best Big Room in America." [Rolling Stone]
Watch: A new, heavy [...]

ToDo ToDay: Marshall Crenshaw’s Mom Rock, Inauguration Parties, and Catharsis!

My mom loves Marshall Crenshaw. He is, after all, undeniably supermarket mom rock: His self-titled 1982 debut album contains the glossy pop hits “Someday, Someway,” “Cynical Girl,” “Mary Anne,” and “The Usual Thing”—all sweet, boppy, wholly inoffensive singalongs. So I love Marshall Crenshaw nearly as much as my mom does; the classics from his first [...]

Faces Made by Drake While 2 Chainz Was Rapping at Howard University’s Yardfest

The official Yardfest vid from 2 Chainz gleefully documents the pandemonium that Drake inspired Saturday on the Howard quad. Skip ahead to about 2:30 for the screeching and barricade-jumping. The real entertainment in the vid, however, comes from watching Drake make those "who farted" faces while 2 Chainz raps. SCREENSHOTS, Y'ALL:
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