Play Review: Chocolate Covered Ants

Your Homegirl’s Play Review: It was dope. Go see it. Hit the Anacostia Playhouse between now and February 7th to catch Chocolate Covered Ants, a soul-stirring stage play written by Steven A. Butler, Jr. and...

Where the @#$% is Zo Black?

Zo Black Da Rappa will make you dig that young shit.  His debut album #WTFIZB Da Mixtape takes the Silver Spring, MD artist above and beyond same-age peers who are just skating by in the...

Thaylobleu, the Truth and the Dare

“I come from a planet called Anacostia,” said Terence “Sub-Z” Nicholson into the mic, though D.P. did most of the talkin’ during Thaylobleu’s May 12th show at Black Cat.  The best DC funk bands master...

A Rumpshaker’s Route to Regg’go

The first time I heard of Ras Lidj was in 1998 when he was featured in one of the first printed editions of Take Me Out to the Go-Go Magazine.  I couldn’t pronounce his name,...

Trouble Funk: The Timeless Treasure

Fans at Trouble Funk’s “Hump Day” Video Release Party celebrated the band’s 35 years of crank, plus the new music we’ve been waiting for from the go-go greats.  On board the party train of brilliant...

Lounge with ‘Black Leon’ this Tuesday 11/19

Speaking of producer/emcee combos, Head-Roc just dropped a new project with all beats done by Black Ink.  On Black Leon, Head-Roc’s second exhibition in 2013, Black Ink’s tracks lay a foundation for the mic maestro...

Grown Man Hip Hop Gems… A Cell.e.bration.

Slanguage: A Brain Cell.e.bration is the solo masterpiece of Dimensions, a/k/a Dimes, of the hip hop supergroup A.R.K. (formerly known as The Package).  This album is smart and entertaining as Dimes displays the various dimensions...

For a Good Time, Call Wisdom Speeks…

Intel gathered at: Layla Lounge, Washington, DC Saturday, March 23, 2013 Your appetizers are the fun and original songs by Wisdom Speeks you may have heard on TMOTTRadio, but the full DC Funk gourmet buffet...