Posts Tagged ‘Beyond Modern’

The Breaks: This Week in DMV Hip-Hop

The first June installment of the Breaks features new videos from Beyond Modern and Shy Glizzy, a Logic interview with XXL magazine and a few local hip-hop shows this weekend. Oh, and Wale and Complex magazine finally made nice.
Wale and Complex Magazine Squash Their Beef
Following the phone call heard ‘round the Internet last December, the relationship [...]

Listen: Beyond Modern, “Top of the World”

Give Beyond Modern credit for being aware. The group knows that its collision of hip-hop and EDM is best suited for the warmer months, so they dropped "Top of the World" just as it's finally started to feel like spring. On their latest track, the energetic duo aim to do what they genuinely love: make [...]

DMV Beats: Shy Glizzy, Beyond Modern, Lyriciss, Phil Adé, Folkz

Glizzy's Lament
Shy Glizzy made some of his finest work to date on his third full-length project, Law 2. But the release isn't without its flaws. On the tape, he consistently shrinks in the presence of higher-profile acts like Migos, Starlito, and Kevin Gates, compromising his own personality for the sake of accommodating collaborators. Memphis rapper [...]

ToDo ToDay: Free Jazz at Chez Billy! Pickle Shots! Adams Morgan Day!

Chris Grasso, pianist and mastermind of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel's weekend Jazz Series, which was cancelled  in July, lost no time returning to the bandstand. The second edition of the series premieres tonight at its new venue, Petworth bistro Chez Billy. The event features Grasso on piano, a yet-to-be-named bassist, and Lena Seikaly (shown), one [...]

DMV Beats: Logic Signs to Def Jam, Head-Roc Releases a New Album

Logic Signs to Def Jam
Logic is having a great year. Last month, XXL magazine included the local MC as part of its "2013 Freshman class," prompting many hip-hop fans outside of the DMV to ask, “Who the &#@$ is Logic?” Now, there's a simple answer: He’s the latest addition to Def Jam. Earlier this week, [...]

One Track Mind: Beyond Modern

Standout Track: No. 2, “Tonight.” Its guillotine-sharp booms cut through neon synthesizers, while members Mick Marx and Sur Jazz court ladies in the club. After meeting in Baltimore, the duo developed a sweet tooth for dubstep. Now they’re trying to start fires in a town known for being more reserved than its Northern neighbor. “I [...]

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