The Roots will soon release End Game, their 12th studio album, marking an extremely productive run for the house band for The Tonight Show. The nine-man ensemble, led by vocalist Black Thought and drummer Questlove, have been touring regularly lately, and they dropped by MGM National Harbor for an exciting show on Sunday, Aug. 13.
Rapper Joey Bada$$ dropped his latest album ALL-AMERIKKKAN BADA$$, the follow up to 2015’s B4.Da.$$, on April 7 via Pro Era Records/Cinematic Music Group. He also dropped by MGM National Harbor on Wednesday, Aug. 2, to open for Logic on the Everybody Tour.
Sir Robert Bryson Hall II aka Logic made a victory lap in a very crowded homecoming show at MGM National Harbor on Wednesday, Aug. 2, as he delivered beats alongside his thought-provoking rap.
Ms. Jill Scott visited MGM National Harbor for two nights on June 24 and 25 as part of a 25-date US tour to serenade audiences with evenings of poetic soul.
Lupe Fiasco dropped by 9:30 Club on Friday to promote his most recent album, Drogas Light, published February via 1st and 15th Productions. Chris Castillo was there to document Lupe’s show!
Rapper T.I. runs the Grand Hustle Records label, which has published a lot of hot new artists in hop hop. T.I. is on the road with a bunch of those artists, and they threw a helluva party at the Howard Theatre on Thursday, May 4.
Hip hop trio Migos electrified Echostage in a sold-out show at Echostage on Sunday night, dishing out songs from their new album Culture, which dropped in January via Quality Control Entertainment.