Posts Tagged ‘Doug E. Fresh’

ToDo ToDay: “Alive and Present,” a Jameson Dinner, and Emancipation Day

It may be 2014, but in two new exhibits at Connersmith, one could be forgiven for thinking it’s 1614. Two artists—painter Katie Miller and photographer Agniet Snoep—bring a century-bending approach to high-realist art. If Miller’s works evoke the golden age of Dutch realist painting through the subtle inclusion of more modern elements, then Snoep’s (shown) [...]

Listen: Christylez Bacon, Hip-Hop UnPlugged

You've probably seen Christylez Bacon even if you didn't know it was him. His picture was emblazoned on the Convention Center for a while. Or maybe you've seen Bacon peddle his bike through the city en route to a gig.
Then there's the ensemble: He looks like a member of the Jackson 5 and dresses like Andre 3000. He's a [...]

D.C.’s Static Disruptors: The Go-Go Band That Didn’t Fit In

Fledgling go-go rapper Craig Rosen of D.C.’s Static Disruptors will never forget what go-go godfather Chuck Brown said when Rosen asked him to produce his first record. "I had a cassette of 'D.C. Groove' and offered it to [Brown]. He told me, 'If I take that tape and put it in my pocket, the females are [...]

Hip-Hop + Electronic Music = Trillectro Festival

Two months ago, DC to BC blogger Modele "Modi" Oyewole was sitting around with his friends Quinn Coleman and Marcel Marshall. The trio discussed the state of popular music, and what to call the marriage of hip-hop and electronica. "Trillectro," Oyewole recalls telling his friends. The name stuck.
On Aug. 11, Oyewole, Coleman, and Marshall will [...]

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