Snapshots: Young Dolph w/ Kap G @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 1/29/19

Young Dolph 03 Young Dolph performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Jan. 29, 2019. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

Young Dolph, born Adolph Thornton Jr., hit The Fillmore Silver Spring recently on his 2019 Role Model Tour. He brought along rapper Kap G, and the two of them were captured in action by Chris Castillo.

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Live Review: Wu-Tang Clan @ Franklin Music Hall — 1/25/19

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The Wu-Tang Clan performs at Franklin Music Hall in Philadelphia on Jan. 25, 2019. (Photo by Andy Jillson)

The Wu-Tang Clan began a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the group’s debut album last year, and they continued with a double barrel blast of shows at Franklin Music Hall in Philadelphia on Jan. 24 and 25.  I was there for the second night to capture a lot of images of the legendary rappers as they continued their salute to Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers).

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Preview: Wu-Tang Clan @ Franklin Music Hall, 1/24 + 1/25/19

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Wu-Tang Clan (Photo courtesy Infamous PR)

The legendary Wu-Tang Clan will gather at Franklin Music Hall in Philadelphia for two nights — Thursday, Jan. 24, and Friday, Jan. 25. Friday is sold out, but you can see Wu-Tang tonight! Check out our recap of their recent appearance in DC at The Anthem and make plans to see these masters of hip hop.

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Live Review: A$AP Rocky @ The Anthem — 1/20/19

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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.

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Live Review: Freddie Gibbs @ U Street Music Hall — 11/27/18

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Freddie Gibbs performs at U Street Music Hall on Nov. 27, 2018. (Photo by Victoria Ford/Sneakshot Photography, www.sneakshot.net)

Pressure makes diamonds — and as far as hip-hop goes, Freddie Gibbs is a cut above the rest. The versatile emcee dug deep into his discography during a recent performance at DC’s U Street Music Hall. The Gary, Indiana rhymer’s performance catered to both his gangster rap fans and underground hip-hop aficionados.

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