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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DJ Park: TOKiMONSTA @ U Street Music Hall — 10/14/17

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Tokimonsta (Photo by John Michael Fulton)

Recently we traveled to DC gem U Street Music Hall, where we heard Jennifer Lee, better known as Tokimonsta, bless our eardrums with harmonic bass-driven sounds! Her debut album, Midnight Menu was a hit and seven years later, she’s still at it.

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Music Park: Vince Staples and Young Thug @ All Things Go Fall Classic — 10/7/17

ATG-YoungThug10 Young Thug performs at All Things Go Fall Classic on Oct. 7, 2017. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

Dance duos may have headlined the first day of All Things Go Fall Classic, but solo rappers ruled the second day as main acts Vince Staples and Young Thug took the stage on Saturday, Oct. 7.

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Snapshots: A$AP Mob @ Echostage — 9/27/17

ASAP_Mob_76 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!

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Don’t Miss: Tee Grizzley @ The Fillmore Silver Spring, 10/26/17

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Tee Grizzley (Photo courtesy 300 Entertainment)

Detroit rapper Tee Grizzly (born Terry Sanchez Wallace) recently dropped a new track called “Beef,” featuring Meek Mill. Tee will kick off his first-ever headlining tour on Oct. 4 in Seattle, and he will perform locally at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Thursday, Oct. 26.

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Don’t Miss: A$AP Mob @ Echostage, 9/27/17

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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.

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Music Park: Prophets of Rage @ 9:30 Club — 9/14/17

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Prophets of Rage perform at 9:30 Club on Sept. 14, 2017. (Photo by Paivi)

Eleven minutes and thirty-eight seconds.

That’s how long it took before a member of the rap rock supergroup Prophets of Rage mentioned the President, first numerically (“45” — not four-five, which would be South African slang for male genitalia according to Johannesburg-born comedian and Daily Show host Trevor Noah), and then by last name and the acronym POTUS. Rap legend Chuck D muttered the surname and it was clear that the call to action against and the critiques of the current White House occupant weren’t going to end there.

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