LIVE: Shephard Fairey & DJ Muggs present Vita E Morte

LA has never been short of artists and people with the spare time to go support them.  This past Saturday Subliminal Projects, street art mega-star Shephard Fairey’s own gallery in the hip Echo Park neighborhood, debuted the Vita E Morte mixed media exhibit.   Alt-Rock band Cross My Heart Hope To Die (CMHHTD) is a new [...]

July 29, 2014 Dominic Painter Live 0

LIVE: New Edition AllSix Tour at Verizon Center [DC]

photos: Sneakshot Photography  Ah boy bands, they have been the cause of many teenage (and some cougars dreams), many of these bands have a rapid rise and fall into obscurity almost just as quickly as they rose to fame.  Now there are a few exceptions such as NKTOB aka New Kids on the Block (but [...]

July 29, 2014 gravity508 Featured, Live 0

LIVE: The 9th Annual DC Loves Dilla Concert and Fundraiser [DC]

Photos: Victoria Ford/Sneakshot The Howard Theatre was the place to be last Thursday night to celebrate the life and legacy of James “J Dilla” Yancey.  This year’s line up featured God’Illa, Roddy Rod, Hezekiah, Kokayi, Pharoahe Monch, R&B singer N’dea Davenport, Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest and a rare US performance by Bahamadia backed [...]

July 23, 2014 gravity508 Featured, Live 0

LIVE: Soul Suite Presents… Twin Danger with Guest Host Maxwell

photos: @alxmyo New musical collaborations are always exciting to read about because like everything else, we all love the concept of our favorite things being brought together as one.  Obviously these collaborations are many times debuted with varied results, but when the stars align we’re blessed with a new band which brings its member’s disparate [...]

July 21, 2014 Alex Mayo Featured, Live 0

DVD RELEASE: Black Dynamite Season 1 Hollywood Signing Event

The 2009 film, Black Dynamite, through finding humor in the authenticity of 70s Black Exploitation films earned a cult following and has led to a successful cartoon series of the same name on Cartoon Network’s nightly Adult Swim.  On Tuesday, July 15 to celebrate the release of season 1 on DVD and Blu-Ray, stars/writers Michael [...]

July 16, 2014 Dominic Painter Featured, Live 0

LIVE: Alice Smith at The Howard Theatre [DC]

Photos: Victoria Ford/Sneakshot Photography R&B, rock, jazz, blues, it’s hard to say what genre Alice Smith’s music falls into but it’s easy to say it’s good music. Howard Theatre played host for back to back nights this past weekend as Alice Smith returned home still promoting her latest album, She. Backed by a band, Smith’s [...]

June 23, 2014 Toronto Alsbrooks Featured, Live 0

LIVE: Taylor Mcferrin, Gabriel Garzón-Montano and Mizan at Red Bull Sound Select

We stepped out into the hipster hive that is currently Bushwick, Brooklyn at Lot 45 to go check out Taylor Mcferrin’s Red Bull Music Sound Select showcase. Organized by music tastemakers (and all around awesome record label Giant Step) it was a great night of up and coming R&B acts. First up was Mizan who [...]

June 20, 2014 Reginald Duvivier Featured, Live 0

LIVE: Kelis serves up ‘Food’ and other Tasty treats at the 9:30 Club [DC]

Kelis has proven over and over again that her milkshake still brings folks to the yard, and they came out this past Sunday night to the legendary 9:30 Club in Washington DC for nourishment. But before the Bossy one took the stage, Son Little pka Aaron Livingston opened the show with his own brand of [...]

June 19, 2014 gravity508 Featured, Live 0

Live: U Street Music Hall’s Union BBQ [DC]

Union BBQ was a brand new event put together by the U Street Music Hall staff. Taking advantage of the Union Market space and featuring  some of the best BBQ spots in the city and some of the best Djs as well, the event was sure to be fun. [...]

June 18, 2014 Toronto Alsbrooks Featured, Live 0

LIVE: Cody ChesnuTT at the Howard Theatre (DC)

Photos: Victoria Ford/Sneakshot Photography Cody ChesnuTT breezed through the Howard Theatre in Washington DC this past Sunday performing songs from his latest release Landing on a Hundred as well as songs from his debut album The Headphone Masterpiece –which I still say is Killer! When Cody performs not only does he entertains but he also [...]

June 17, 2014 gravity508 Featured, Live 0

LIVE: Red Bull Mini Drome NYC 2014

Fixed Gear Cycling Throwdown Returns to New York With the City’s Best Riders Competing on The World’s Smallest Velodrome WHAT:  On Friday, June 27, Red Bull Mini Drome will make its triumphant return to Brooklyn where top fixed gear cyclists from across the five boroughs and beyond will compete on a shrunken velodrome that measures about the [...]

June 16, 2014 Jon "Law" Heredia Featured, Live 0

LIVE: NPR Music Interviews Mannie Fresh In DC

Music, especially hip-hop, is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you hear NPR. Well NPR’s Microphone Check is trying to change that by making the hip-hop interview show a live event. “A Conversation With Mannie Fresh” was the first installment and was conducted by co-host Frannie Kelley and Ali Shaheed Muhammad [...]

May 26, 2014 Toronto Alsbrooks Live 0