Getting To Know Go-Go


WPFW’s The Latino Media Collective  interviews the cast of SpeakeasyDC’s “Crank & Groove: A GoGo Love Story” on the continued growth and importance of DC’s Go-Go Music and Culture.  Originally aired on 89.3 FM WPFW, September 26, 2013.  Featuring Nina Angela Mercer, Black Picasso, Christylez Bacon, Queen P, DeeJay Zombie, … Continue reading

They Cranked. They Grooved. They Danced and Spoke About It Too.


On the nights of September 13th and 14th a SpeakeasyDC event took place at the Atlas Performing Arts Center that focused its attention on the history and plights of Go-Go music.  By the end of each night, the entire house was partying… the way it was supposed to be done. Brought … Continue reading

The Parliament-Funkadelic Mothership Lands in the Smithsonian


In the “Old-News-Is-Good-News” Department: The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture has acquired The Mothership. Starting in 2015, you’ll be able to admire the spacecraft that, amid a blaze of stagecraft and cannabis smoke, brought Funkadelic to the people. Actually, it’s a replica Mothership, built in the … Continue reading