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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Don’t Miss: 88rising @ MGM National Harbor, 10/9/18

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88rising (Photo courtesy Biz3)

88rising isn’t a band — it’s a company! But in the 88 Degrees and Rising Tour at MGM National Harbor on Oct. 9, he media, marketing, and record firm heralds its hot mix of artists, including Joji, NIKI, Rich Brian, Higher Brothers, and others.

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Music Park: Trillectro Music Festival @ Merriweather Post Pavilion — 9/22/18

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SZA performs at Trillectro at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Sept. 22, 2018. (Photo by Will Colbert)

The weather is becoming more unpredictable each year, but our music festival calendars will never steer us wrong. The arrival of Coachella tells us Spring has sprung, and Firefly signals Summer. This year, the first day of fall was marked by the triumphant return of the Trillectro Music Festival.

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Music Park: Residente @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 9/19/18

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Residente performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Sept. 19, 2018. (Photo by Will Colbert)

Multi-Grammy award winning musician René Pérez Joglar, also known as Residente of alternative rap group Calle 13, brought his ingenious and irreverent rhymes to The Fillmore Silver Spring recently.

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Don’t Miss: Trillectro @ Merriweather Post Pavilion, 9/22/18

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SZA (Photo courtesy RCA Records)

Trillectro 2018 is set for Merriweather Post Pavilion on Saturday, Sept. 22, and tickets are still available!

Act fast to see all these thrilling hip hop and electro acts on one stage:

SZA, 2 Chainz, RL Grime, Young Thug, Playboi Carti, The Internet, Smokepurpp, Rico Nasty, Maxo Kream, Sheck Wes, Snoh Aalegra, Rayana Jay, Everyday People, Jungle Fever, Beau Young Prince, Good Intent, Rezt, Innanet James, Soduh, That Feel Good, Joy Club, Skin Valley, Closed Sessions, First Family, Girlaaa, Chicken & Mumbo Sauce, True Laurels, and Special Guest: Carnage!

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Don’t Miss: Residente @ The Fillmore Silver Spring, 9/19/18

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Residente (Photo courtesy The Music Joint Group)

Visionary artist Rene Perez Joglar, also known as “Residente,” has received 39 awards thus far in his career, including four Grammys and 27 Latin Grammys. The Puerto Rican rapper, composer, producer, vocalist, and co-founder of the alternative rap group Calle 13 will perform at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Wednesday, Sept. 19, in support of his first solo album, the self-titled Residente.

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Snapshots: Lil Baby @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 9/8/18

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Lil Baby performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Sept. 8, 2018. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

Rapper Lil Baby dropped by The Fillmore Silver Spring on his Harder Than Ever Tour with opener City Girls on Saturday, and Chris Castillo was there to shoot the action.

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