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DMV Beats: Fat Trel’s Deal, Uptown X.O., Black Cobain, Marlow, Kane, Incwell, Dunson, and Shy Glizzy
Fat Trel and Uptown X.O.
Fat Trel must be celebrating somewhere. On Wednesday, Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group label announced it had signed Trel to a record deal. The Northeast rapper plans to celebrate this Saturday with a signing and single release party at Stadium Club. And earlier this week, local blogger DDot Omen premiered "Str8 [...]
Twenty-four years after its founding in Silver Spring, Slumberland Records remains a caretaker of the past and future of noisy indie pop. But at tonight’s showcase at Comet Ping Pong, expect a telling reversal: It’ll be the veterans who look for jaunty new pathways, and the rookies who look back. On Enterprising Sidewalks, its first album [...]
On the cover this week, Simon van Zuylen-Wood penetrates the gooey center of LivingSocial's HQ on 918 F St. NW, a magical Shangri-La of ball pits, rock-climbing walls, beer-soaked parties, and deep-set brand allegiance. It's a must-read.
Inside arts, Tricia Olszewski declares both Skyfall and Lincoln successes—with a few minor quibbles, like, why is James Bond drinking Heineken [...]
Standout Track: No. 7, “Pretend,” a sugary ode to fidelity. On it, Incwell, Sleepwalker, and Javier Starks tell stories about being approached by beautiful women, only to turn them down in the name of monogamy. “You a dime, if only I was a single man,” Incwell raps. “Well, life’s a beach, but I’m still allowed [...]