Posts Tagged ‘DJ Heat’

Listen to Wale’s Wedding Anthem, “The Matrimony,” Featuring Usher

"It’s hard, you know temptation and all/Out here trying to see if my relationship’s strong"

DJ Heat Will Direct Your Music Video and Officiate Your Wedding

DJ Heat recently became an ordained minister. "Only took like 30 seconds online," she said on Facebook. "Any happy couples want me to perform their wedding?" The popular DMV diplomat has made her directorial debut with three recent videos: Don Juan's "No Make Up" and "The Worst," and B.E.'s "Addiction," which she shot after clocking out of her gig [...]

Arts Roundup: A Valentine for ASCAP Edition

House of Cards, now darker than ever. [Post]
Pitchfork does not love the new album from Lo-Fang (aka ex-D.C. musician Matthew Hemerlein). [Pitchfork]
Somebody loooooooves ASCAP. [NPR]
Morrissey will skip D.C. on his next tour. [Pitchfork]
An interview with NPR's Bob Boilen [D.C. Music Download]
DJ Heat named DJ of the year at the Fab Awards. [WPGC]
Then she made a playlist for [...]

Arts Roundup: DJ Lord Fauntleroy Bandy Edition

Big week for D.C. music: Fat Trel signs to Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group and Mary Timony's Ex Hex signs to Merge. [Arts Desk, Arts Desk]
A movie theater is coming to NoMa. [Housing Complex]
Following WAMU's recent story, WTOP does its own piece on photographer Lloyd Wolf's documentation of death shrines. [WTOP]
A remembrance of the influential [...]

Arts Roundup: Gas Leak Edition

Shutdown feeds the hungry maw of the Capitol Steps. [Post]
Heurich House Museum closes because of gas leak. [PoPville]
Ford's Theatre will host free performances of The Laramie Project. [Arts Desk]
Four artists to see at (e)merge Art Fair this weekend [Arts Desk]
DJ Heat launches new website, [DRNT]

Arts Roundup: Pleasing Pussy Edition

This week in shirtless Fat Trel interviews: Trel talks to DJ Heat about striking tentative deals with Master P, recording in California, "pleasing pussy," not marrying anyone except a millionaire, etc. Basically: watch this. [YouTube]
National Portrait Gallery hires a new director: Kim Sajet, president of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania [Post]
A psychiatrist in New Jersey got an annual stipend [...]

ISO: Osama-Themed Rap Tracks!

If something is national news, it's almost certainly going to inspire a rap track. Hip-hop is, after all, one of our fastest mediums. So it's no surprise that the death of Osama bin Laden is already yielding a growing body of music.
It's not all inspired, of course: In Tennessee, rapper Swiperboy—the pseudonym of University of Tennessee [...]

Far Out vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 27

Revolutions, natural disasters, scandals, irrepressible subcultures ... it's crazy out there, people! Far Out vs. Hot Dang has your back, though. Remember: IT'S ALL LOVE.

"It’s managed to stay classically and quintessentially yuppie!"
"douchebags, everywhere"

"Consider this installment of Fare Assessment our version of an Internal Affairs Bureau."
Marissa Payne / The Anti DC: "Kojo on NPR just now, [...]

Arts Roundup: Reflecting on the DMV Awards Edition

On the second day after fighting drew the attention of police and shut down the fifth annual DMV Awards Saturday, the reactions are mostly self-reflective. WPGC's DJ Heat and blogger Marcus K. Dowling both wrote traumatized commentaries yesterday. The DMV Awards' organizers released a statement. Today, the Post's Chris Richards talks to some of the [...]