Posts tagged “washington dc

VIDEO: Super Nike Nando – Never Gonn Stop


DMV rapper, Super Nike Nando, releases visuals for his latest song “Never Gonn Stop”. This will be featured off his up and coming album, Last Shall Be First, due out later this Fall. Check out the video below, directed by Matt Sugawara.


spoiledBROKE! Spotlight: LB


Terry Goodwin better known as LB is an upcoming rap artist born and raised in Washington DC. At the age of 12 LB realized he wanted to gear his talents towards music.  LB wanted to express his self in way where he would be heard and understood. Inspired by artist such as Notorious BIG, 2Pac,Kendrick Lamar, SchoolBoy Q and Common all influence the style of music in which path he chooses to further his career in. Composing his thoughts and perceptions on life through his music, LB is an artist from the ground up. Sharing his past struggles and obstacles he has faced throughout life, he hopes to pass on an ongoing positive energy & uplifting message through his music. Twitter: @Its_LB13


MUSIC: NandoMcFlyy. x 210 [EP]


Formerly known as Nike NandoNandoMcFlyy. drops his latest project, 210 (TwoTen) [EP] over the Memorial Day weekend. This is the first project from the DMV rapper this year. The title of the EP was inspired by his old home Fort Washington, MD, which is a small town that is located about 10 minutes outside of Washington, DC. Nando is also gearing up for his “Lit! Lit! Lit!” Tour; check the dates and locations after the jump…

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FASHION: Tony Thrifts + Sports Zone Elite x ‘Best of Both Cities’ Tees


dceatsDMV based retailer Sports Zone Elite teamed up with Tony Thrifts for a small t-shirt collaboration, titled “Best of Both Cities”. Paying homage to NY and DC, the shirts reflect the inspiration drawn from both cities. “The “Big Brooklyn” tee pays homage to the late Notorious B.I.G. with the COOGI inspired design, while the “DC Eats Its Young” tee was inspired by the popular HBO Series – “How To Make It in America.” Both tees are now available for purchase at all Sports Zone Elite stores and online shop.brooklyn


AUDIO: Quavo – Tha Truth


Quavo of Atlanta rap trio, Migos, drops a new track that addresses the chain robbery incident that occurred a few weeks ago in Washington, D.C. at the Stadium strip club. It was reported that he was robbed by Chief Keef‘s GBE camp. Take a listen to the Cheeze produced track and share your thoughts.


EVENT: RAW @ Penn Social (Washington, D.C.)


IMG_0601RAW is all about opening up a platform for the “natural born artists”. As they go from city to city, RAW showcases independent art organization for artists, by artists. Their mission is to provide independent artists within the first 10 years of their career with tools and exposure they need to inspire and showcase their creativity. This art includes anything from independent film, fashion, music, visual art, performing art, cosmetics and more. We were able to make it to the D.C. stop and catch some great art! Head over to their official website to find out more and see their remaining schedule.

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RANDOM: Pharrell Williams’ Hat Displays In Neuseum in D.C.


Pharrell’s signature Vivienne Westwood hat is being put on display at the Neuseum in Washington D.C. The hat is only going to be there temporarily starting this friday, August 22nd, until October 26th. Arby’s tweeted the news as well.


VIDEO: RDGLDGRN – Doing The Most


From DC, RDGLDGRN is gradually rising to stardom and working with Pharrell Williams is always a great help. For those that don’t know, this band has a sound that is hip-hop infused with punk and indie rock. They also use the Go-Go beat drum pretty often within their music as well. With that being said, check out their new music video below for “Doing The Most”, which was written by RDGLDGRN and Pharrell himself. Be sure to purchase their debut album, Red Gold Green LP, on iTunes now!


FASHION CARTEL: De’ Homme Customs


Screen Shot 2014-01-19 at 4.38.33 PMWashington, DC clothing brand, De’ Homme Customs, has been taking over in the DMV this past year. Many well known DC rappers, including Wale and Shy Glizzy, have already shown love and supported the brand. The line has developed a signature for the drop crotch sweatpants with intricate details and patterns. De’ Homme has also began to design for kids as well, expanding the brand. Check out a few photos of designs created this past year. Take a look at what is available for purchase currently at the online shop and follow the designer and brand: @hommedior / @dehommecustoms. Check out the entire bio for De’Homme after the jump…
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EVENT: Never Too Young Presents…. “The Better Than Nothing” Project


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Non-profit organization ‘Never Too Young’ is collecting ANYTHING this holiday season! Toys, shoes, blankets, food, ANYTHING! December 21st, meet them at Avery’s Bar & Lounge with your items! Enjoy a drink or two and celebrate the holiday season! Any questions or comments; contact the team at NeverTooYoung2012@gmail.com!

ANYTHING IS BETTER THAN NOTHING!


INTERVIEW: Logic vs. Nardwuar


Our homie Logic has been really on the move especially since the signing of his deal with Def Jam. This guy Nardwuar the human serviette got a hold of him while he was in Canada at the Fortune Sound Club and did what he knows best.


VIDEO: Wale Speaks On Inspiring The People and Visits Youth Center In D.C.


Wale speaks on some of his heroes and inspiring the people. Also watch as he visits a youth center in his hometown of Washigton, DC. The Gifted in stores 6/25/13.