Posts Tagged ‘J. Cole’

Raheem DeVaughn on D.C.’s Entertainment Industry and Music’s “New Civil Rights Movement”

"R&B is definitely diluted. We’re in the most ratched period of R&B music ever...Far too many times, we accept what we shouldn’t instead of fighting for what we deserve."

Sex, Poop, and Homophobia: When Public Officials Meddle With Concerts

Friday, the Washington Post's Bill Turque picked up on a story that had been developing for a few weeks: Local activists were gearing up to protest an August show by Mexican band Molotov (shown above) at Fillmore Silver Spring, citing the band's apparently homophobic lyrics. Activists took issue with a particular song from its 1997 album, which seemed [...]

How Wale’s New Mixtape Crashed HulkShare

Soon after Wale took to Twitter with the news that fans could download his latest mixtape, the download page crashed. The Eleven One Eleven Theory had been uploaded to HulkShare, a site that Jay-Z's Life and Times blog linked to when it debuted the mixtape. The influx of traffic overwhelmed Hulkshare's file servers. Even after Wale tweeted [...]

Afternoon Arts Roundup: Stabbings and Cancelations Edition

Following an early New Year's Day stabbing at Love nightclub in Northeast, District police  ordered that the space be shut down for 96 hours, the Washington Post reports. At around 1:30 a.m., a man in his early 20s was stabbed; he suffered serious injuries that were not life-threating.
This was the third violent incident inside the [...]