Posts Tagged ‘Schoolboy Q’

ToDo ToDay: Rye Rye, Persian New Year, and DC Craft Beer Festival

It’s easy to forget fiery rapper Rye Rye is only 23. After all, the Baltimore native has been pegged as buzz-worthy for nearly a third of her life; at only 16, she burst out as a live performer, quickly becoming M.I.A.’s protégée. Never content to stick to one performance genre, she also took a humorous [...]

City Paper Critics’ Poll: Favorite Moments In Local Music

For the 2012 City Paper Critics' Poll, we asked local critics, bloggers, and fans to tell us about their favorite moments in local music this year. This post has been updated to include input from Reese Higgins and DCHeavyMetal.com's Metal Chris.
Packed into the Ethiopian joint Asefu’s in July and riled up by an all-too-brief set [...]

Hip-Hop + Electronic Music = Trillectro Festival

Two months ago, DC to BC blogger Modele "Modi" Oyewole was sitting around with his friends Quinn Coleman and Marcel Marshall. The trio discussed the state of popular music, and what to call the marriage of hip-hop and electronica. "Trillectro," Oyewole recalls telling his friends. The name stuck.
On Aug. 11, Oyewole, Coleman, and Marshall will [...]

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