Kevin Gates performs at Echostage on Oct. 27, 2019. (Photo by Chris Castillo)
Kevin Gates released his sophomore album, I’m Him, in September via Atlantic Records. Several weeks later, he embarked on a 32-date I’m Him Tour, and one stop on that tour was DC’s own Echostage. Chris Castillo shot some pictures of the Baton Rouge rapper.
Lloyd performs at the Howard Theatre on Oct. 26, 2019. (Photo by Chris Castillo)
R&B singer Lloyd Polite, Jr., known best as simply Lloyd, last year released Tru, his fifth studio album, via Young Goldie Music and Empire Distribution. Lloyd dropped by the Howard Theatre recently for an unplugged show, and Chris Castillo was there to get some pictures.
BJ the Chicago Kid performs at Baltimore Soundstage on Oct. 20, 2019. (Photo by Chris Castillo)
BJ the Chicago Kid released 1123, his third studio album, via Motown in July. He brough his soulful hip hop sound to Baltimore Soundstage recenlty, and Chris Castillo got some pictures.
EarthGang performs at Milkboy Arthouse on Oct. 17, 2019. (Photo by Chris Castillo)
EarthGang released Mirrorland, the band’s third studio album, via Dreamville in September. The Southern hip hop duo embarked on a tour and visited Milkboy Arthouse in College Park recently. Chris Castillo was there to shoot the show!
Guapdad 4000 strikes a pose at Songbyrd Music House on Oct. 9, 2019. (Photo by Chris Castillo)
Akeem Hayes, better known as Guapdad 4000, soon releases his debut studio album, Dior Deposits. Meanwhile, Guapdad 4000 dropped by Songbyrd Music HOuse recently for a show with P-Lo, and Chris Castillo took some pictures!
Snoop Dogg performs at Jiffy Lube Live on Sept. 27, 2019. (Photo by Chris Castillo)
Snoop Dogg, known to his friends as Calvin Broadus Jr. (well, they call him Snoop too actually), visited Jiffy Lube Live to mark the 25th anniversary of his debut studio album, Doggystyle. Chris Castillo of Parklife DC went along to take some pictures!
Lightshow performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Sept. 20, 2019. (Photo by Chris Castillo)
Earlier this year, DC rapper Lightshow released If These Walls Could Talk 2, a follow-up to his 2015 mixtape. He recently performed at a big show with friends at The Fillmore Silver Spring, and Chris Castillo got some pictures.