Posts Tagged ‘Zieti’

This Week in WCP Arts: Fat Trel, Enterprise Jazz Club, Freedom’s Cap

Ramon Ramirez has this week's cover story with a lengthy profile of Fat Trel, D.C.'s fastest-rising hip-hop star. Michael J. West leads the arts section with a look into The Enterprise jazz club's somewhat bizarre lawsuit against its landlord. Lydia DePillis reviews Freedom's Cap, Guy Gugliotta's book chronicling the design and construction of the U.S. [...]

Tonight: Members of Zieti Perform Ivorian Afropop

D.C.-based Chopteeth guitarist Michael Shereikis is best known for playing funky Nigerian Afrobeat. But from 1997 to late 1999,  Shereikis lived in Côte D'Ivoire, where he met singer Yeoue Narcisse and guitarist/vocalist Tiende Laurent. They formed a group called Zieti, and along with drummer Alex Owre they made an album—but the release was lost when the recording [...]