Posts Tagged ‘KISS’

The Bayou: D.C.’s Killer Joint, Reviewed

In the Bayou's no-frills, stone-and-brick building on K Street under the Whitehurst Freeway, a singer was once fed a rat sandwich as a practical joke. Employees had sex under the club's stage. Jazz bands swung. A manager nicknamed "Little Hitler" ruled the roost. Foreigner played there—twice.
The Bayou: D.C.’s Killer Joint, a 90-minute, locally [...]

Reviewed: Robots & Dinosaurs by Kokayi

In Kokayi's world, most rappers fall into one of two categories: robots or dinosaurs.
Robots blindly follow popular trends and thrive by reinventing the lyrical wheel, while dinosaurs are archaic fossils, too old to compete in a game dominated by brash 20-somethings.
Carl "Kokayi" Walker, a Grammy-nominated veteran of D.C. hip-hop, fits somewhere in-between. While [...]