Posts Tagged ‘Yardfest’

The Breaks: This Week in Local Hip-Hop

A farewell to Yardfest and Kali Uchis' bound and gagged revenge flick

Arts Roundup: Big Hot Mess Edition

Love's liquor license suspended for a whole lot of unpaid taxes. [Post]
Courtland Milloy: Howard University's YardFest is a shame. [Post]
Chris Brown's uncle doubts that his nephew would have hit that guy in front of the W Hotel. [WJLA]
Nevertheless, Brown checks into rehab after his D.C. arrest. [Post]
Blues Alley temporarily closes for repairs, cancelling some shows. [...]

Arts Roundup: Tramplings, Assault, a Bomb Threat, and Death Edition

Finding it tougher to afford actor housing and storage space in the District, Shakespeare Theatre Company is on track to purchase the former campus of Southeastern University. [Post]
Walking disaster Chris Brown arrested for assaulting a man outside the W Hotel; court date today. [Post, Post]
At Yardfest on Friday, a brief moment of chaos. [Arts Desk, [...]

Reports of Tramplings at Howard Yardfest (Updated)

The music at Howard University's homecoming Yardfest concert temporarily ceased this afternoon amid reports of people being trampled. According to a Metropolitan Police Department spokesman, police received a call at around 3:17 p.m. reporting that people were trying to ram through barricades on 6th Street and Howard Place NW.
The D.C. Firefighters Association tweeted that multiple [...]

DMV Beats: Mitt Romney Money, Javier Starks, and Ndamukong Suh’s Favorite Workout Jam

Every week, Arts Desk's hip-hop writers drop news, music, culture—and generally put you on game.
Pimp Romney

At Halloween parties across the land this weekend, the people who once dressed up as Sarah Palin or a teary-eyed Glenn Beck will come up with costumes that spin off the one-liner of the season: Mitt Romney’s "binders full of [...]

Faces Made by Drake While 2 Chainz Was Rapping at Howard University’s Yardfest

The official Yardfest vid from 2 Chainz gleefully documents the pandemonium that Drake inspired Saturday on the Howard quad. Skip ahead to about 2:30 for the screeching and barricade-jumping. The real entertainment in the vid, however, comes from watching Drake make those "who farted" faces while 2 Chainz raps. SCREENSHOTS, Y'ALL:
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Arts Roundup: D.C. Is Funny! Edition

The Post names stand-up comics Emily Ruskowski, Brandon Wardell, Tim Miller, and Reggie Melbrough D.C.'s maybe-next-big-things. [Post]
Recently, percussionist Go-Go Mickey left Rare Essence to join his ex-bandmates in Familiar Faces. Here's video from his first show with the group. [TMOTTGoGo]
Where's the next generation of arts donors? [Post]
ICYMI: Is the Corcoran getting better at PR? [Washington City Paper]
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