Posts Tagged ‘Nike Nando’

The Breaks: This Week in DMV Hip-Hop

The Breaks returns this week with a plethora of information about Logic's debut album, as well as new music from Diamond District, Rob Regal, Nike Nando and Prince Akeem.
Details on Logic’s Debut Album
After going most of the summer without any updates about Logic’s album, fans and critics alike have been bombarded with information about it [...]

The Breaks: Last Week in DMV Hip-Hop

In this week's installation of The Breaks, Wale clears the air on his position with MMG through song, GoldLink continues his onslaught of content, Nike Nando touches on relationships gone sour, Dunson gives his struggle anthem the visual treatment, and Malcolm Xavier takes the Prince and Kanye West approach to debuting music.
Wale’s MMG Pledge of Allegiance
In [...]

The Breaks: This Week in DMV Hip-Hop

It’s June's final Friday, so we’re going to do something a little different with the Breaks this week. This edition features reflections on Wale’s Back to the Feature mixtape five years later, new visuals from Nike Nando and Rahiem Supreme, and a few words about the Dipset performance at Echostage tonight.
Back to Wale’s Back to the Feature
In [...]

The Breaks: This Week in DMV Hip-Hop

This week, the Breaks places a few leftover projects from Nike Nando and Chris Barz in the spotlight. Plus, all the kids should be excited because Young Thug is in town tomorrow night—finally.
The Return of Chris Barz
After an extended hiatus, P.G. County’s Chris Barz is putting out music again, releasing his Goddess project earlier this [...]

The Breaks: This Week in DMV Hip-Hop

The breakbeat is hip-hop’s backbone—and this new column, The Breaks, aims to be the backbone of the DMV hip-hop scene across the board. This week’s edition includes the first leak from Nike Nando’s new project, Logic’s trip to Sway in the Morning, more insight from Mannie Fresh’s NPR visit, and Mobb Deep’s D.C. show tonight. [...]

This Week’s DMV Hip-Hop Happenings

Here's a highlight reel of some of the happenings across the DMV hip-hop scene for the week, beginning with Cinco de Mayo and ending with Puff Daddy speaking at Howard University's Commencement tomorrow.
Shy Glizzy’s "Awwsome" Video
Shy Glizzy lived out his kingpin dreams in the video for "Awwsome," from February’s Young Jefe mixtape. The J.R. Saint-directed [...]

Nike Nando Is Tired of Your “Put Me On” Pitches

Let the record show that Nike Nando is fed up. The Maryland rapper has been laboring away on the local hip-hop scene for years, so hard work is routine for him. That’s why he’s offended by shiftless artists searching for handouts, a nuisance he laments on "Put Me On." On the self-produced offering, Nando shares [...]

Listen: Nike Nando and Nickelus F’s “Chubby Chaser” Remix

Maryland rapper Nike Nando has been working his ass off lately. In addition to opening for L.A. everyman rapper Dom Kennedy, he performed at the Fillmore on Sunday and has been releasing new music on a weekly basis since last month. The most recent installment is a remix of Nickelus F’s "Chubby Chaser" in which Nando [...]

DMV Beats: Southeast Slim, Awthentik and Ethan Spalding, Shy Glizzy, Nike Nando, and Pacman and Peso

Southeast Slim's Recycling Skills
Although Drake's hit "All Me" has been on the charts for like four months, let's be honest: The song is best when his mouth is closed. That dramatic, slightly spooky Key Wane beat loses its edge when Mr. No. 1 Canadian starts yapping about his unilateral achievements. D.C.'s Southeast Slim, aka Sace, [...]

ToDo ToDay: Porgy and Bess, Stand-Up Comedy, and Cotton Candy

The return of Porgy and Bess to the National Theatre means much more than rousing dance numbers: It was the first musical performed for a desegregated audience at the gilded Pennsylvania Avenue NW venue. This tour stop of the much-updated Porgy and Bess, which snagged the 2012 Tony for Best Revival, is unlikely to reach similar heights of [...]