Let’s face it: We all know the hustle. Sometimes we find ourselves trying to market our music more than we actually have the opportunity to play it. If a tree falls in a forest, does it make a sound? If … Continue reading 5 grassroots ways to create collective hype on social media
THE PR CAMPAIGN… against comedian/philanthropist Bill Cosby is astounding and by the book. The revelation of woman after woman after woman is a tactic called “bandwagon.” I have no thought as to the truth of any of this — but … Continue reading THE PR CAMPAIGN… Against Bill Cosby
When the Benedict College president officially conferred the title of graduate on Monica Watts and her classmates on the morning of Saturday December 13, the Southeast Washington native pumped her right fist above her head in triumph… Earning a B.A. … Continue reading Monica Watts: From S.E. Gang Life to Benedict College B.A. Graduate
Reesa Renee provides the music industry with a nostalgic sound yet simultaneously hits her audience with something new -her sound embodies an energy that connects directly to the Soul. Reesa Renee brings us in close to a personal memoir to … Continue reading Reesa Renee presents “Invisible”
Sending a big Congratulations to DC/Go-Go’s own Bootsy Vegas on his new position as the New Morning Show Host on 101.3 FM Jamz, Charlottesville. Now go on show your love and support, like he has always and continues to love … Continue reading Bootsy Vegas Continues To Make Moves In The Name of Go-Go
In this episode of Metro Magazine, entertainer Michael Muse sits with show hostess Bonnie McDaniel and discuss many things, including his career in music, his roots in music, his influences, inspirations, achievements and disappointments. Music, who has been a staple … Continue reading Crooner Micheal Muse Interviews with Metro Magazine’s Bonnie McDaniel
Three days of services have been planned for former mayor and D.C. Council member Marion Barry, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 78. Starting on Dec. 4, Barry’s body will lie in repose in the Wilson Building … Continue reading Three Days Of Services Planned For Marion Barry
See this picture right here? It was taken in 1981 during a Street Theatre rehearsal of gospel musical entitled “Spirit Song”. This production consisted of an entire cast and crew of about 50 or more teens (mostly students from the … Continue reading Generations of Teens Who Got Their First Employment Experience Under Marion Barry’s SYEP
Images of the Big Chair, which is located in the heart of Anacostia, SE Washington DC, being draped as Ward 8 and the rest of Washington DC mourns Marion Barry, who passed away early Sunday morning, November 23, 2014. ** … Continue reading The Big Chair Being Draped As Ward 8 Mourns Marion Barry
At times when Barry was covered negatively in the press, many of his supporters identified not only with the given newsworthy circumstance, but the sentiment that major media outlets shed more light on one’s personal flaws than on one’s public … Continue reading Marion Barry to DC’s Gen X, Go-Go, & Hip Hop [DC Brand 99]
It has been reported by Bruce Johnson and WUSA9 that our Mayor For Life Marion Barry has passed away. Thank you, Mr. Barry, first job I ever head in my life as a teen under the Summer Youth Employment Program! … Continue reading Rest In Paradise, Marion Barry – Mayor For Life!!!
Now here is guy who’s been stomping on stages so long he’s literally got Go-Go roots embedded in boots. His history goes back to practically to the beginning. He has been seen throughout the decades blowing on the stages of … Continue reading Q&A: Mike “Hard-Step” Taylor – Who The Heck Is This Brother?
Okay… so we took this question to our family and friends on Facebook (because that’s where you can basically find everybody). And these are some of the answers that we received: When do you first fall in love with Go-Go? … Continue reading When Did You First Fall In Love With Go-Go?
Time and again, we like to put focus on individuals within this music culture who have not only grind in the trenches, but continue to exemplify their growth in their music and their maturity as an artist. And Wayne Davis … Continue reading Q&A: Wayne Davis – “A Childhood Dream” Comes True