#SantaCause is a fundraiser founded by artist/philanthropist Mo Betta. The money raised goes to benefit Safe Shores DC, The Children’s Advocacy Center. Safe Shores works with sexually and physically abused children in the District of Columbia. Since 2013, Mo Betta … Continue reading MoBetta Explains What is #SantaCause
On this episode of The ONE ON ONE, Darrin X chats it up with me, not only about His-story in the Go-Go culture with the tenure of such bands as Experience Unlimited, Rare Essence, 911 and TCB, but also about … Continue reading Darrin X Frazier on The ONE ON ONE w/Kato Hammond
On this episode of The ONE ON ONE, singer/songwriter Kenny Lattimore chats it up with me about the mission of the Kenny Lattimore Foundation, the fundraiser concert at Harmony Hall on Friday (12/8), Kenny’s connection with go-go history, his recent performance … Continue reading Kenny Lattimore on The ONE ON ONE w/Kato Hammond (FULL INTERVIEW)
Via The Washington Post: The Wizards announced Friday night that their new G League affiliate — scheduled to debut for the 2018-19 season and play its home games in a new Southeast arena — will be called the Capital City … Continue reading Wizards name new G League affiliate the Capital City Go-Go
From the early days of Pleasure (the all-female go-go band), to travels around the world to the current stage of Be’la Dona, Claudia “Kool Keys” Rogers chats it up with me on The ONE ON ONE. Continue reading Claudia Rogers on The ONE ON ONE w/Kato Hammond (FULL INTERVIEW)
From the educational initiative platforms of FabMania Studios, Learning With GoGo brings you another partying episode for the children. This piece entitled “The GoGo Pokey” delivers a Go-Go presentation of the participating dance instruction classic song that has entertained children … Continue reading Something for the Kids: The GoGo Pokey ( Learning With Gogo) featuring Stomp Dogg
Take a little ride with Project 360, as they give brand new life and flavor to an old Parliament/Funkadelic hook, entitled “RIDE OUT.” CHECK OUT VIDEO CLIP BELOW: Continue reading Riding out with PROJECT 360 featuring Queen Adia and Stomp Dogg
After Black Alley frontwoman Kacey Williams sang two words, it was obvious who was going to triumph in the Battle of the Bands Sunday night at Paisley Park. Black Alley from Washington, D.C., was the winner, topping two Twin Cities … Continue reading Shout Out to Black Alley – Winner’s of Prince’s Paisley Park’s First Musicology Battle of the Bands
Take a ride with me as we visit the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American American History & Culture. ————— Music: “Body Moves” by Rare Essence Continue reading Let’s Take a Stroll Through The National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC)
The newly re-designed mural is now in affect. Again from the creative works of Aniekan Udofia, this time the mural displays Former President and First Lady Barack and Michelle Obama, Prince, Harriet Tubman, Muhammad Ali, Chuck Brown, Roberta Flack, Donnie … Continue reading The New Ben’s Chili Bowl Mural for the Summer of 2017 [Pictures & Video]
Seat Pleasant native and newly crowned NBA champion Kevin Durant took a moment to shout out Seat Pleasant, Prince George’s County, and the entire DMV after nabbing his first NBA championship. WATCH VIDEO CLIP BELOW: Continue reading Kevin Durant gives a shout out to Seat Pleasant, PG County, MD, D.C. and VA.
The Go-Go music culture has been added, among many other cities across the world, to Detour. What exactly is Detour? Detour is a beautifully produced GPS audio platform app for location-based audio experiences. This particular app, which is available on … Continue reading A Go-Go Detour Uptown Through Washington DC’s U Street Corridor
Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant is giving back to his hometown with a nearly $60,000 donation for new basketball courts at the Seat Pleasant Activity Center, according to WJLA. Coming live from Seat Pleasant, Md., where @KDTrey5 and the … Continue reading Kevin Durant Donates Over $50K for New Seat Pleasant Basketball Courts
While the crowds at live music shows in Go-Go continue to be strong, there has always been a lack of consistent studio recordings of original music in the genre outside of Chuck Brown. With the 5th anniversary of Chuck’s loss … Continue reading TODAY is 2nd Annual DC Go-Go New Music Day – SUPPORT IT!!!