Lil Uzi Vert, born Symere Woods, released his debut studio album in August via Generation Now and Atlantic Records. Love Is Rage 2, the album, followed several critically lauded mixtapes including 2015’s Luv Is Rage. Lil Uzi Vert embarked on a North American tour after releasing the album, and he arrives at The Anthem on Friday, Dec. 15, for a sold-out Christmas show!
Martrel Reeves, better known as Fat Trel, is DC’s own! He’s signed to Rick Ross’s label Maybach Music Group and Atlantic Records, where he most recently released mixtape SDMG 2 in 2016. Fat Trel performs at U Street Music Hall on Thursday, Dec. 14.
Rapper Action Bronson, perhaps better known for his VICELAND TV show about food these days, recently released Blue Chips 7000 via Atlantic Records and Vice Records. He’s launched the Blue Chips 7000 Tour, which comes to The Fillmore Silver Spring on Friday, Dec. 22.
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.
On Friday, Los Angeles-based rap-punk duo Ho99o9 surprised us with their latest track “Neighborhood Watch,” a spooky number just in time for Halloween. But shortly prior to that, Parklife DC photographer Paivi Salonen traveled to Los Angeles to see Ho99o9 throw down at the Cloak and Dagger Festival – From Dusk Till Dawn on Oct. 20.
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.
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!