Posts Tagged ‘Anthony Hamilton’

DMV Beats: ‘Folkz, Muggsy Malone, and The Board Administration’s LivingSocial Deal

Every week, Arts Desk's hip-hop writers drop news, music, culture—and generally put you on game.

Trapper, Keeper

"Y'all fuck ass hoes think 'cause I got the best hair, that I ain't the best lyricist," rapper 'Folkz asserts on his new single, "Renee Zellweger." "What, 'cause I sell dope, I ain't got bars, baby?" He's got a point: [...]

Weekend Music Roundup: Arcade Fire, Gucci Mane, Summer Spirit Festival


Arcade Fire w/ Spoon. Merriweather Post Pavilion. $32-$48.50
Gucci Mane w/ Backyard, TOB. DC Star. $40.
Budweiser Superfest: Anthony Hamilton, Kem, Jaheim, Raheem Devaughn. Jiffy Lube Live. $31.75-$89.75
Galactic w/ Lionize. 9:30 Club. $25. All ages
Billy Woodward & the Senders, the Blackberry Belles, the Bellevederes, the Motorettes. Rock and Roll Hotel. $10. All ages.
Evan Bliss and the Welchers, Mem. [...]

Photos: Anthony Hamilton and Musiq @ Constitution Hall

Anthony Hamilton is a trooper. While many performers have canceled performances because of illness or fatigue, Hamilton hobbled on one leg for the majority of his soulful 45-minute set played to a sold-out crowd at D.A.R. Constitution Hall on Friday evening.