Posts Tagged ‘Sampson’

ToDo ToDay: Mad Decent Block Party, Baby Bry Bry, and Sitali

A man of many hats (producer, DJ, booty connoisseur, talent scout), Mad Decent label head Diplo is bringing his troupe of electronic merrymakers to Merriweather Post Pavilion, and he’s aiming for wide appeal. But for all the talent he’s assembled from around the world, the clear star of MDBP’s ninth iteration is the ringleader himself. [...]

D.C.-Bred Comedian Sampson on Growing Up Gay, Black, and Pentecostal

On his Twitter bio, comedian and D.C. native Sampson describes himself as black, gay, and boss. Culled from his personal life, Sampson’s comedy mixes silly with serious by addressing racism and homophobia head-on. This Friday, Aug. 1, he’ll perform two sets at District of Columbia Arts Center in Adams Morgan. We caught up with the 28-year-old [...]

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