Posts Tagged ‘Backyard’

One Track Mind: Killa Cal, “Go-Go Flow”

Standout Track: Hip-hop dominates the mixtape, but the lone go-go cut, No. 17, “Go-Go Flow,” is the showstopper. Local legends Stinky Dink and Tony Blunt rhyme with Cal on a classically conga-heavy beat made by keyboardist D-Cleve of The What? Band—Cal’s previous group until he joined Rare Essence last year. The Backyard Band’s Los was [...]

ToDo ToDay: Nomadic Massive, Backyard, and Saying Goodbye to H Street Playhouse

Nomadic Massive, a collection of touring MCs that first came together in Montreal, includes two white dudes with sunglasses, films grainy videos on public transit, and recites the line “word to my mother” with straight-faced self-seriousness. But in spite of their earnestness, the group’s members should be forgiven for being a decade late to Slum [...]

Two Questions About Gucci Mane’s Upcoming Show at DC Star

He is probably "the most popular street rapper in D.C." But we know how these superstar-in-a-nightclub shows go. So, we ask:
1. Will Gucci appear onstage before 2 in the morning?
2. Will Gucci perform for more than 20 minutes?
Well, at least Backyard, TOB, and Reaction will be makin' the go-go music, too.

Go-Go Flyer of the Week

Stop Smiling Takes on D.C.

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Stop Smiling, a bi-monthly arts and culture magazine out of Chicago, themed its most recent issue around the District. [...]