Posts Tagged ‘Murs’

How to Spend Rock the Bells Weekend (Without Rock the Bells)

Ticket holders may still be reeling from yesterday’s announcement that hip-hop festival-on-wheels Rock the Bells had been canceled. The two-day event, booked by California-based promoter Guerilla Union, was scheduled to take place at RFK Stadium Saturday and Sunday. Due to low ticket sales that would’ve led to a "devastating" financial loss, it’s no longer happening. [...]

Listen: The White Mandingos, The Ghetto Is Tryna Kill Me

Being black is difficult, especially when you're accused of being improperly black. That's the plight of fictional character Tyrone White, the central figure of The White Mandingos' debut album, The Ghetto is Tryna Kill Me. Raised in a Harlem housing project, White likes rock music and dates white girls. He's an aspiring artist who fights [...]

Watch: The White Mandingos, “The Ghetto Is Tryna Kill Me”

The White Mandingos are a supergroup of sorts, made up of Bad Brains founding member Darryl Jenifer, Los Angeles rapper Murs, and Sacha Jenkins SHR, co-founder of hip-hop magazine Ego Trip.
The trio's debut album, The Ghetto Is Tryna Kill Me (out June 11), is a concept record told from the perspective of fictional character Tyrone White, a black rock singer [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Murs, Spooky Film Festival

Our City Lights pick today is Ray LaHood's talk at the National Press Club, but today's DBB is so late, his talk is already over. Deadline fail. Here are some other Thursday options:
MUSIC
Tonight, Murs and will.i.am fan Tabi Bonney play DC9—even though some other D.C. hip-hop artists won't go near the place. 8 p.m. $16.
It's also [...]

Arts Roundup: Live Music Returns to DC9 Edition

Morning, all. Hope you navigated your way through last night's snow okay. I'm sure some of you have the day off as a result. Whether you're off or whether you're working, hope your day's a good one.
TBD's Sarah Godfrey reports that DC9 will begin hosting concerts again in March. The club announced on Twitter that [...]

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