“Happenings”

“When people just go out and explore what’s happening in D.C., they get exposed to more [things].” ~Rob Stokes This week aims to be filled with plenty of opportunities for music and libations. 1. December 4 – LiveNation presents Wiki & Nappy Nappa  New York rapper, Wiki, embarks on a three-show sprint across the East coast, starting at Songbyrd Music House tonight.  Be prepared to hear tracks off of his debut album No Mountains in Manhattan, a modern take on the city’s boom bap, hustle trademark. Wiki is joined by Nappy Nappa whose reach has recently been far greater than his D.C. roots.  …

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The Uptown Interview: Dreamcast

‘The Uptown Interview’ is a series of candid conversations with some of D.C.’s cultural influencers in an attempt to interpret and preserve the artistic heritage of the city. Davon Bryant AKA “Dreamcast” found himself outside of the United States for the first time this past summer.  Exploring the streets of London and Amsterdam thanks to the warm reception of his smooth, soul track “Liquid Deep,” Bryant embarked on a month-long radio tour.  The D.C. artist talks influences, working in the music community, and the District he experienced growing up in Northeast. DB: Explain to me more about the site and …

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