Posts Tagged ‘Marky’

The Major League: A Selective History of D.C. Rappers on Major Labels

Has Fat Trel gone to a major label? Don’t believe the tweets just yet—there’s no final word on whether the D.C. trap rapper has officially joined Rick Ross’ Atlantic Records subsidiary Maybach Music Group alongside Wale. But if Trel does make the jump, he would join a fairly exclusive circle. D.C. rappers don’t land on [...]

Arts Roundup: Molly Bloom Edition

Readers at the Irish embassy's celebration of Bloomsday—June 16, the day of the year on which James Joyce's Ulysses takes place—included Robert Aubry Davis and Post book critic Michael Dirda, "who showed off his green socks." [Style Blog]
Buffalo Exchange, purported bellwether of rising hipster self-esteem, opens on 14th Street NW. [DCist]
Itadi Bonney and son [Post]
The week in street [...]

Marky’s Indie Baiting = Acceptable

Maryland rapper Marky used Valentine's Day to drop another hip-hop video featuring a song wherein dude raps over an enormous indie-rock hit. It almost works. The rhymes are well-written, although Marky sounds like he didn't memorize them before laying down vocals. That's a swagger killer.
M83's "Midnight City" has been itching to be on urban radio since non-Pitchfork [...]

Marky Loves Lana

Just to add another talking point for the next round of Lana Del Rey think pieces: Maryland rapper Marky offers his tribute to "Blue Jeans."

Free the Mixtape

While the recording industry is busy lamenting the death of their business model at the hands of the Internet, a number of local hip-hop artists have found a way turn this market threat into an opportunity. Free download mixtapes (which are neither mixed nor on tape, discuss...) have been catapulting artists such as Wale, Ra [...]