Plus: Surprise! Oddisee dropped a new EP.
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Our favorite local music of 2015, as voted on by our music writers.
Bang Salon presents: Foul Swoops, Coup Sauvage & the Snips, Golden Looks, Beauty Pill
What do Oddisee, Chain & the Gang, Puff Pieces, and other local music acts think of the D.C. condo craze?
"All the good ones are taken .. OR somewhere Refreshing a picture that they 2/3 naked"
Rare Essence turned an Austin show into a mini go-go
"But he taught me how to pour up, not how to get my diploma/How to disown a woman, and live off being dishonest"
Two tracks about the struggles and tragedies facing people of color in America today
"I ain't tryna be all salty and bitter, and take love to the Facebook wall and be all stalking the Twitter."
It's been five years since the Diamond District released its stellar—dare I say classic?—debut album, In the Ruff, an astute depiction of young black Washington. Rappers Oddisee, Uptown XO and yU cut through the national euphoria of ushered in by President Barack Obama's new administration, by discussing the civic plight occuring just blocks from the White House. The rats. The tenements. [...]