As a teenager, Merlin Miles’ friends would congregate outside his Clinton, Md. home and freestyle. “But they was some shit,” he says. “I was thinkin’ in my head, ‘Man, I know I can do better … Continue reading
Recognizing the DC market as a hot spot for untapped talent, DCTOP20 has set out to provide artists with the educational, promotional, digital marketing, performance, and distribution support they need to enhance and monetize their brand, resulting in more income, and increased credibility with mainstream media outlets. By partnering with various tastemakers, and cultural cornerstones with ties to the DC region, DCTOP20 honors its commitment to community and the upward mobility of the artist.
On Sat. Sept. 10, 2016, Break the Internet Fest (BTI Fest) was held at Gateway DC in Washington, DC. While this is a new festival to the DMV music and arts scene, it was hailed a success … Continue reading
#SantaCause is a fundraising initiative founded by artist/philanthropist Mo Betta. The money raised goes to benefit Safe Shores DC, The Children’s Advocacy Center. Safe Shores works with sexually and physically abused children in the District … Continue reading
Nigerian blood. Lagos and DMV bred. Pushing the limits of hip-hop. Akinola Jordan Pedro grew up with music from artists like Michael Jackson, Fela Kuti and Lionel Richie serving as the soundtrack to his parents’ … Continue reading