Posts Tagged ‘Fly Rebel Society’

Twista and Freeway to Join D.C. Rappers at Indie Life’s SXSW Showcase

D.C. rapper SmCity used to curate the Indie Life concert series at U Street Music Hall, which allowed local rappers to open for nationally established MCs. These days, he and Allia (formerly known as Harmony Muzik) curate yearly Indie Life showcases at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. This year's showcase, held at Austin's Bat Bar, [...]

ToDo ToDay: Temples, The Walkmen, and Cheap Margaritas on Tap


Temples is a hard band to love. Not because its two singles aren't insanely catchy retro-psychedelia that sound like they could have come out in the late ’60s. It’s precisely because this English band is devoted to sounding so studiously vintage that love is pushed aside for admiration and raw emotion suppressed for clinical analysis. [...]

DMV Beats: M1 Platoon, Alli the Abstract, Fly Rebel Society, and The Other Guys

The Return of M1 Platoon
Four-man crew M1 Platoon released its project Rippin They Sh*t 2 earlier this month. The group has been putting out music since its origins on the campus of North Carolina Central University and got a big push—and guidance—from another former NCCU student: producer-turned-Duke University professor 9th Wonder. After some time off, [...]