Mayor Muriel Bowser, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton and The Chuck Brown Band will help celebrate the opening of the Ben’s Chili Bowl on the H Street corridor next week. July 8’s grand opening ceremony at 1001 H St. NE will start with … Continue reading The Chuck Brown Band to Help Open Ben’s Chili Bowl on H Street NE
The WestMob Live at RHCS @ Maryland Live Casino 6/23/15 CLICK VIDEO CLIP BELOW TO VIEW THE SHOW: Continue reading The WestMob Live at RHCS @ Maryland Live Casino 6/23/15 – [VIDEO]
CHECK OUT THE VIDEO TRAILER CLIP BELOW: Your browser does not support iframes. Continue reading The #Unsung: Chuck Brown and GOGO episode airs Wednesday on #TVOne, June 24th at 8:00pm EST/ 5:00pm PST.
Wale performs his single “The Girls on Drugs) on Jimmy Kimmel Live… featuring UCB. CHECK OUT VIDEO CLIP BELOW: Continue reading Wale featuring UCB performs on Jimmy Kimmel Live
Hope you all are getting Ready! Based on the below sneak peak video clip, this New CD “Clean Up On Aisle 2,” it looks like the PrimeTime Band sure are. In fact, it looks like they’re coming this Summer with … Continue reading PrimeTime Band – A Sneak Peak for Summer 2015
Your browser does not support iframes. TV One’s award-winning series Unsung returns with an all-new season of hit-makers and game changers starting Wednesday, June 3rd at 8 p.m. ET. This season is filled with trailblazing artists who dominated the charts, pushed the boundaries … Continue reading New Season Of “Unsung” Kicks Off TV One’s Black Music Month With Ike Turner, Otis Redding, Chuck Brown
On stage at the Howard Theatre Sunday night, Willie D asked the enthusiastic audience what they thought about the Geto Boys releasing a new album. The crowd yelled its approval and made an even closer surge toward the front, pushing … Continue reading The Geto Boys’ Show Is Better than Ever (and ‘Grown’ Black Art Matters)
by Alona Wartofsky In 1996, Kevin “Kato” Hammond discovered the Internet at his day job at the Newspaper Association of America, where he worked as a database operator. He tried searching Netscape for “go-go music.” Nothing came up. He searched … Continue reading Check out the Washington City Paper article about the new book
By Steve Kiviat Kevin Hammond was 14 when he saw D.C. go-go band Rare Essence — in matching red sweatsuits — perform at Prince George’s Community College. The band didn’t do a song, stop, then start another one like other … Continue reading Check out the WAMU (American University) Bandwidth article about the new book.
We are saddened and crushed to learn the news of the untimely death of Go-Go music’s own Derek Colquitt of the legendary Junkyard Band. Most fondly known to the Go-Go community as “House”, this gentle giant’s legacy in the music’s … Continue reading Rest In Paradise, Derek “House” Colquitt of The Junkyard Band
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2015 Media Contact: Jill Morris, M.S.A. Cell (301) 613-7707; email@example.com Media Mogul Narrates the Origins of the Go-Go Music Culture from a Musician’s Perspective Kato Hammond Releases First Book on How His Passion for Go-Go … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Media Mogul Narrates the Origins of the Go-Go Music Culture from a Musician’s Perspective
Although DC native Ras Lidj has been the force driving the Regggo music movement for quite some time now, many people still may wonder exactly what it is. In the video clip below, filmed live at the Carter Barron, Ras indoctrinate a solid and precise definition of its sources and inspirations, as The DEEP Band melodically takes you on a Regggo music journey. CLICK BELOW TO WATCH VIDEO CLIP: Continue reading Ras Lidj Breaks Down The Regggo Movement – [Video]
New video release of the new single release from DC’s own The Web Mob, entitled “Work It Out” CHECK OUT THE VIDEO CLIP BELOW: Continue reading The West Mob “Work It Out” – [VIDEO]
The following is a photo gallery of Ms. Kim’s 20th Anniversary Celebration, which took place Saturday March 21 at the Historical Howard Theater. — Photos courtesy of Team Familiar Continue reading Ms. Kim’s 20th Anniversary Celebration – [Photo Gallery]