Posts Tagged ‘TOB’

“I Don’t Really Like This New D.C.”: Yung Gleesh on Why Local Fans Don’t Show Love

Yung Gleesh was essentially knighted when he opened for nationally renowned DJ A-Trak at the 9:30 Club in June. "I only get a few opportunities out of the year to perform in front of thousands of people, and that was one of them," the D.C. rapper says. "That boy A-Trak has millions of fans. It [...]

Yung Gleesh Talks Cleansides Finest Pt. 2, King Bob, and Dirty Drawers

Earlier this week, Yung Gleesh, a co-founder of D.C. bounce-beat group TOB, released the second rap mixtape in his Cleansides Finest series, Raw and Uncut [Lost Tapes]. It follows the same jackin-for-beats model, this time with unwitting contributions from dudes like in-house Wiz Khalifa producer Johnny Juliano to Brick Squad regular Zaytoven to this Imogen Heap that for [...]

ToDo ToDay: An Indie-Rock Festival Weekend

Say you like contemporary classical music, but the National Symphony’s recent offerings favor Mozart and Beethoven. Don’t fret—the New York City Ballet has you covered. This weekend, the company performs to works by American icon John Adams, contemporary Russian composer Leonid Desyatnikov, and 20th-century classics by Bernstein and Gerswhin. But there’s a catch: You have [...]

A Tale of Two Warehouses: Life in Eckington Is Harder for a Go-Go Space Than a Punk Venue

The hardcore band Sick Fix’s last show was a disaster.
On Feb. 16, the group was booked along with four other bands at Hole in the Sky, an Eckington group house and show space that’s become a fixture of the local punk circuit. Toward the end of Sick Fix’s set, police showed up, and when the [...]

Two Questions About Gucci Mane’s Upcoming Show at DC Star

He is probably "the most popular street rapper in D.C." But we know how these superstar-in-a-nightclub shows go. So, we ask:
1. Will Gucci appear onstage before 2 in the morning?
2. Will Gucci perform for more than 20 minutes?
Well, at least Backyard, TOB, and Reaction will be makin' the go-go music, too.

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