The What Band’s front man, RappaDude, takes it to YouTube to virtually answer direct questions, with no holds barred, about the him and The What Band that were given by fans who posted them on their facebook page. This includes questions regarding the future of What Band, as well as possible reunions with former band members and former bands, such as, Northeast Groovers and 911. CLICK BELOW TO WATCH THE CLIP & HIS RESPONSES: Continue reading What Band’s RappaDude Virtually Answers Questions
The following is an intimate video interview with vocalist Larry Belafonte (a.k.a.) Stomp Dogg, conducted by his producer Dwayne Lee. It took place at the first photo shoot for his upcoming single, “I Know That You Want Me.” Available for download on 1-11-11. WATCH VIDEO CLIP BELOW: Continue reading An Intimate Interview with the one and only Larry Belafonte
From the crash bang bams of the drum’s boom to the mystical art of the autotune, go-go drummer Stomp Dogg becomes Larry Belafonte and gives you a whole other side of him. Actually… I’m really digging this joint!! WATCH THE CLIP BELOW: Continue reading Larry “Stomp Dogg” Belafonte Goes Autotuning & She’s All About Him
The co-authors of the book, The Beat! Go-Go Music from Washington, DC (Charles Stephenson and Kip Lornell), lead a discussion and demonstration on the emergence of Go-Go music in Washington, DC. Other guests are Shuaib Mitchell, the director of Straight up Go-Go; choreographer/dancer Melvin Deal; and musicians 32 of Northeast Groovers and Go-Go Mickey of Rare Essence. This program is dedicated to the memory of Little Benny, a legend and driving force in Go-Go. Books and DVDs will be available for purchase! Saturday, October 30 | 1:00pm – 3:00pm Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum 1901 Fort Place SE Washington, DC Continue reading The Beat: GoGo Music from West Africa to Washington DC – Saturday October, 30
On the night of Sunday, September 5, 2010, a battle was held at Marygold’s Family Event Center between the go-go bands Junkyard and Northeast Groovers. By the end of the night, one band stood victoriously, while the other quietly exited the building with their heads down. Below is a pictorial of the victorious winners: (click on thumb image to view larger image) **Photos by Preston Blue of Bag of Beats Records ———————————————– MAKE YOUR COMMENT VIA FACEBOOK BELOW: Continue reading Go-Go CrankFest Battle 2010 Winners Pictorial
In the ol school spirit of a preperation for a good ol fashion ass whooping “Go-Go Style”, DJ Rico’s GMZ catches the beginning stages of what could possibly end up being the biggest stage battle this side of the new millinium to date. Watch below as Stomp Dogg (of NEG), Big Youngin (of JYB), DJ Big John, and others talk that talk, and see if you get just a little “syced” for the excitement. Hell… even Big Butch chimed in with an evil grin! WATCH VIDEO CLIPS BELOW: Continue reading DJ Rico’s GMZ Catches A Good Ol’ Fashion Battle That’s Brewing Go-Go Style – JYB vs NEG
Northeast Groovers’ Stomp Dog takes you on a quick tour inside the infamous DRUM ROOM… the place where the heavy hittin drummers on the Go-Go scene come to fellowship… and CRANK! WATCH VIDEO CLIP BELOW: Continue reading Stomp Dog (of Northeast Groovers) Gives You a Tour of the Infamous DRUM ROOM!
Out of no where GO-GO MICKEY jumps on the congas with NORTHEAST GROOVERS @ Marygolds during Stomp Dogg’s B-Day Bash. Is that Jammin Jeff on the drums? Filmed and Edited by LS Films. WATCH VIDEO CLIP BELOW: Continue reading GoGo Mickey Invades The NEG Stage!! [VIDEO]
Did you know that the beat that makes Go-Go music go is kin to the beats that were developed in parts of Africa many years ago? Charles Stephenson and Kip Lornell, co-authors of The Beat! Go-Go Music From Washington, DC, will lead a discussion and demonstration on how Go-Go music emerged in Washington, D.C. Other guests are Shuaib Mitchell the director of the Straight Up Go-Go DVD, choreographer/dancer Melvin Deal, and musicians 32 of the Northeast Groovers and Go-Go Mickey of Rare Essence. Books and DVDs are available for purchase. Saturday, June 5 @ 1:00pm 1901 Fort Place, SE Washington, DC 20020 … Continue reading Teach the Beat: Go-Go Music from West Africa to Washington, D.C.
N.E.G. IS BACK!!! NORTHEAST GROOVERS IS BACK AND READY TO DELIVER THE DMV THE CRANK THEY’VE BEEN MISSING… WATCH VIDEO CLIP BELOW: TMOTTMedia Network: Blog | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | Message Board Continue reading NORTHEAST GROOVERS