The above pic of Anderson .Paak was Will Colbert’s “top shot” of 2019. (Photo by Will Colbert)
Editor’s Note: This year, we asked our bloggers to name their Top 10 shows of 2019 or choose their Top 10 photos of the year. We will run them over the course of mid-December as our Best of the Year posts.
Thinking ahead often begins by looking back. It’s a humbling exercise to reflect on the ups and downs from a year reaching its end. The decisions we made, the consequences, and how we can do things better next time.
A$AP Rocky performs at The Anthem on Jan. 20, 2019. (Photo by Will Colbert)
Rapper, actor, and fashion trendsetter A$AP Rocky made a recent stop at The Anthem as part of his Injured Generation Tour. A fleet of 18-wheelers with the bits and parts for an insane production likely followed the high-octane emcee. The intricate stage design for the sold-out performance was unlike any that I’ve seen at the DC venue.
A$AP Rocky (Photo courtesy Ticketfly)
A$AP Rocky released Testing, his third studio album, last year via ASAP Worldwide, Polo Grounds Music, and RCA Records. The experimental rapper is on the road, and he performs at The Anthem on Sunday, Jan. 20!
A$AP Mob perform at Echostage on Sept. 27, 2017. (Photo by Chris Castillo)
A$AP Mob rolled into DC to play a high-energy show at Echostage on Thursday, following the release of Cozy Tapes Vol. 2: Too Cozy, their second studio album, on Aug. 25 via A$AP Worldwide, Polo Grounds Music, and RCA Records. Parklife DC’s Chris Castillo was there to capture a lot of pix!
A$AP Mob (Photo courtesy RCA Records)
A$AP Mob released Cozy Tapes Vol. 2: Too Cozy, their second studio album, on Aug. 25 via A$AP Worldwide, Polo Grounds Music, and RCA Records. The New York rap collective rarely perform together in one space, but A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, A$AP Twelvyy, and others have joined forces for the sweeping Too Cozy Tour to play their new songs with a stop at Echostage on Wednesday, Sept. 27.