Snapshots: Christine and the Queens @ 9:30 Club — 11/4/18

Christine and the Queens @ 9:30 Club, Washington DC, 11/04/2018 Christine and the Queens performs at 9:30 Club on Nov. 4, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)

Christine and the Queens released Chris, the band’s second studio album, via Because Music in September. Héloïse Letissier dropped by to break out some dance moves in a sold-out concert at 9:30 Club on Sunday, and Paivi shot the show.

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Don’t Miss: Snoop Dogg @ Warner Theatre — 11/9/18

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Snoop Dogg and Tamar Braxton (Photo courtesy Je’Caryous Johnson)

Snoop Dogg is appearing in a semi-autobiographical musical, “Redemption of a Dogg,” which features music from the rapper’s recent gospel-inspired album Bible of Love, at Warner Theatre on Friday, Nov. 9. A handful of tickets are still available!

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Music Park: Wu-Tang Clan @ The Anthem — 11/1/18

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Wu-Tang Clan performs at The Anthem on Nov. 1. (Photo by Will Colbert)

Over two decades ago, a New York rap crew delivered a roundhouse kick that would forever change hip hop. The emcees of Wu-Tang Clan melded their unique rhyme styles with gritty beats, lo-fi production, and kung-fu metaphors to create their debut album Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). The Wu struck again recently. The RZA, the GZA, Young Dirty Bastard, Inspectah Deck, Raekwon the Chef, U-God, Ghostface Killah, Masta Killa, Method Man, Mathematics, and Cappadonna were at DC’s The Anthem on Nov. 1 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the iconic album.

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Snapshots: Keith Sweat @ MGM National Harbor — 10/27/18

KeithSweat02 Keith Sweat performs at MGM National Harbor on Oct. 27, 2018. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

Keith Sweat released Playing for Keeps, his 13th studio album, on Oct. 26 via Red Music. The very next day, the Harlem soul singer was at MGM National Harbor for a show, and Chris Castillo got some pix.

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Music Park: J. Cole @ Capital One Arena — 10/8/18

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J. Cole performs at Capital One Arena on Oct. 8, 2018. (Photo by Will Colbert)

Kids On Drugs. King Overdosed. Kill Our Demons. The words written in a crude scrawl hung over the stage prior to Jermaine Cole’s performance earlier this week at the Capital One Arena. The Fayetteville, North Carolina rapper, better known as J. Cole, gave a powerful performance that delved into weighty topics.

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Music Park: Tom Morello @ The Miracle Theatre — 10/6/18

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Tom Morello billed at The Miracle Theatre on Oct. 6, 2018. (Photo by Chris Smyth)

A movie theater is an unusual place to hold a concert, but very little of what happened Saturday night was traditional. Less than a week in advance of the release of his new album, The Atlas Underground, Tom Morello brought an entirely new type of show to The Miracle Theater, a venue where Tom joked about receiving second billing on the marquee to Ant-Man and Hotel Transylvania 3.

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