Snapshots: Collie Buddz @ 9:30 Club — 1/15/18

Collie Buddz 06 Collie Buddz performs at 9:30 Club on Jan. 15, 2018. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

Collie Buddz arrived on his Good Life Tour for a show at 9:30 Club on Monday, delivering reggae tunes and good vibes to an eager crowd.

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Snapshots: Action Bronson @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 12/22/17

Action Bronson 12 Action Bronson performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Dec. 22, 2017. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

Leading up to Christmas, Parklife DC was in a lot of book stores as our contributors browsed books and multimedia for Christmas gifts. Prominently displayed in many of those bookstores was the tome F*ck, That’s Delicious: An Annotated Guide to Eating Well by Action Bronson and Rachel Wharton.

It was a further demonstration of how Action Bronson, born Arian Asllani, has turned his lust for life into a successful second career. Already well regarded for his rapping, the musician pivoted to food in the past few years, bringing to bear a contagious enthusiasm that makes him at home both on stage and in the kitchen. That enthusiasm was on full display when Action Bronson visited The Fillmore Silver Spring on Dec. 22.

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Snapshots: Raheem DeVaughn @ Howard Theatre — 12/21/17

Raheem DeVaughn 38 Raheem DeVaughn performs at the Howard Theatre on Dec. 21, 2017. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

R&B sensation Raheem DeVaughn organized a big holiday show at the Howard Theatre on Dec. 21, and Chris Castillo was there to photograph it! The show was all about uniting people, and Raheem was accompanied by the legendary go-go band Backyard Band, Major, Faith Evans, and several other acts!

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Snapshots: Lil Uzi Vert @ The Anthem — 12/15/17

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Lil Uzi Vert performs at The Anthem in DC on Dec. 15, 2017. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

Lil Uzi Vert, born Symere Woods, released Love Is Rage 2, his debut studio album, in August via Generation Now and Atlantic Records. In the wake of the release, he’s been on tour, and he stopped by The Anthem for a sold-out Christmas party on Friday! Chris Castillo got pictures of the show.

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Snapshots: Tee Grizzley @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 10/26/17

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Tee Grizzley and Sada Baby rap together at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Oct. 26, 2017. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

Earlier this month, Tee Grizzley released “Win,” his latest single, via 300 Entertainment. He then took his posse on tour to The Fillmore Silver Spring, where they won the crowd and won the day on Wednesday, Oct. 26.

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Snapshots: Syd @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 10/10/17

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Syd performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Oct. 10, 2017. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

Syd (aka Syd Tha Kid), frontwoman and producer for The Internet, released EP Always Never Home on Sept. 7 via Columbia Records. On Tuesday, she visited The Fillmore Silver Spring to play an engaging show, and Chris Castillo was there to take some pix. (By the way, Syd is at Baltimore Soundstage tonight. Go see that show!)

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