Back To School JUMP OFF 2012

DC Mayor Gray announces Langdon Park to be renamed “Chuck Brown Memorial Park” near 20th, Franklin & Girard St NE. THIS SUNDAY, AUGUST 26th (11AM-8PM)>>> Come Join the DiamondStar Divas & Unique Cutz Barbershop as we are one of many sponsors that will be out there supporting a Community Event rebuilding Langdon Park and reshaping the educational/vocational programs for the youth {“Back To School” JUMP OFF~1st Annual Supply Drive!} … DATE: Sunday, August 26 TIME: 11am-8pm LOCATION: Langdon Park Field (20th & Franklin St. NE, Wash., DC) **Please Bring In-Kind Donations of School Supplies & Your Entire Family!!!!!!! -FREE FOOD/BEVERAGES … Continue reading Back To School JUMP OFF 2012

Time to Build DMV Town Hall Meeting – Sunday March 13

Time to Build DMV Town Hall Meeting Set for Sunday in Response to DMV Music Awards Incident WHAT: EMERGENCY Town Hall Meeting to discuss the future of the DMV music community WHEN: Sunday, March 13, 2011, 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. WHO: DMV music community Moderated by Comedian Eddie Bryant Artists and residents Time to Build DMV Panel: Rev. Tony Lee of Community of Hope AME Church Tony Lewis Jr., Advocate for Ex-Offenders and Children with Incarcerated Parents Dreams Work, Inc. Brother Victorious, Educator and Youth Speaker Dre Hopson, Co-founder of 368 Music Group Ricky Parker, General Manager of Studio … Continue reading Time to Build DMV Town Hall Meeting – Sunday March 13

The Historical TMOTTGoGo Community Forum Board is NO MORE!!!

The historical TMOTTGoGo Community Forum Board is NO MORE!!! Gone just like the Washington Coliseum. Gone just like the Maverick Room. Gone just like Triples. Gone just like the Capital Center. Gone just like the Metro Club. Gone just like the Ibex. Gone just like Atlantic Gardens. Gone just like the Club LeBaron. Gone just like Moonlight Inn. Just like Wilmer’s Park. Gone just like the Oak Tree. Gone just like The Black Hole. Gone just like the Celebrity Hall. Gone like the Chapter II and then the Chapter III. Gone just like The Club House. Gone just like Crystal … Continue reading The Historical TMOTTGoGo Community Forum Board is NO MORE!!!

The KYS List: DMV’s Hottest Rappers 2010 Trailer

See this clip along with others at TMOTTMedia. KYSDC.com recently gathered influential DJs, jocks, bloggers and other DMV music insiders to make a list of DMV’s hottest rappers for 2010. These are the local rap artists that they felt had the hottest year. The KYS List: DMV’s Hottest Rappers 2010 is coming Dec 2010 WATCH VIDEO CLIP BELOW: Continue reading The KYS List: DMV’s Hottest Rappers 2010 Trailer

Go-Go Awards Report As Via Fox 5 [VIDEO]

via MyFoxDC.com: Go Go Music honored its own at the 5th annual awards ceremony and Hall of Fame inductions at the historic Lincoln Theater. The music is native to DC and has been around since the ’70’s.  But it took a while before it got recognition outside of the region. Chuck Brown is the so-called ‘Godfather of Go Go.’  He is still packing them in at concert venues across the country.  He told FOX 5 he takes his hat off to the next generation of Go Go bands who are taking the music genre to the next level. WATCH VIDEO CLIP BELOW: Continue reading Go-Go Awards Report As Via Fox 5 [VIDEO]

2010 Go-Go Award Winners Results

2010 GO-GO AWARDS RESULTS – November 21,2010 Best Go-Go DJ – DJ Big John Traditional Band – Chuck Brown Gospel Go-Go Band – Wanted Band Grown & Sexy Band – Suttle Thoughts Song of the Year – Love (Chuck Brown featuring Jill Scott) Go-Go Venue – La Fontaine Bleu Bounce Beat Band – TCB Up and Coming Band – Kimberly Michelle Experience Rhythm Section – Backyard Best Male Singer – Weensey Best Female Singer – Kimberly Michelle Best Lead Talker – Big G Rapper – Killa Cal Pocket/Percussion Section – Rare Essence Go-Go Heat – Manager – Ben Abba Promoter … Continue reading 2010 Go-Go Award Winners Results

D.C. EVICTION [Video Clip]

Valencia’s “It Is What It Is Mobile Talkshow” is a platform for the community by the community. In order to continue our service for you, we need your participation and donations now more than ever!!! For those who do not know, IIWIItalkshow is a program created by Valencia’s non-profit (501c3) company, You-Nique Services, Inc. You may contact us at iiwiitalkshow@yahoo.com if you would like to contribute. Thanks for your support! Peace. Continue reading D.C. EVICTION [Video Clip]

After initial obscurity, ‘The DMV’ nickname for Washington area picks up speed

By Paul Farhi Washington Post Staff Writer New York is “the Big Apple” and Chicago “the Windy City,” but unless the earnest and obvious “Nation’s Capital” is your idea of a cool handle, Washington and its environs have never gotten very far in the civic nickname game. We are pleased to report, however, that this could be changing. A nickname has recently emerged that could put the Washington area on the regional nickname map: the DMV. As in, D for the District, M for Maryland, and V for Virginia. Sleek, succinct and inclusive, the name has been in common use … Continue reading After initial obscurity, ‘The DMV’ nickname for Washington area picks up speed

Little Benny Way: Making The Street Official

Photo by Gerald Evans Photography During the Homegoing Service for Go-Go Legend Little Benny, Mayor Fenty announced that motion was in route to have a street named after Benny.  Well, on Saturday August 7, 2010, that motion will come into effect.  On that evening from 12:pm until 2:00pm and event will be on 9th & U Street, NW Washington DC in commemoration of Little Benny, and naming the street after him.  This event will be open to the public, so plan to be there early. Continue reading Little Benny Way: Making The Street Official

Metro Holds Ceremony To Mark 1st Anniversary Of Fatal Crash

Family and friends of those killed in Metrorail’s deadliest crash gathered to remember their loved ones on the first anniversary of the tragedy. Metro marked the day with a ceremony Tuesday at the Fort Totten station and the dedication of a plaque bearing the names of the nine people killed. Several speakers praised the efforts of train operator Janice McMillan, who is credited with saving many lives in her last moments by slamming on the train’s brakes. McMillan’s 20-year-old son, Jordan, said the last year has been his hardest, but that he was glad to see so many people come … Continue reading Metro Holds Ceremony To Mark 1st Anniversary Of Fatal Crash

Metro Red Line Accident Memorial Set For Tuesday’s Anniversary

Metro, the union representing most Metro workers, and families of the victims of the June 22 Red Line crash will hold memorial ceremonies Tuesday. Metro’s ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. next to the Fort Totten Station. Metro plans to invite relatives to unveil a memorial plaque and lay a wreath in remembrance of the nine crash victims, the survivors and the emergency crews that responded to the accident. Metro’s interim general manager, Richard Sarles, has invited the families to attend a luncheon after the ceremony. Metro is also asking people throughout the region to observe a moment of silence … Continue reading Metro Red Line Accident Memorial Set For Tuesday’s Anniversary