Don’t Miss: Logic @ MGM National Harbor, 8/2/17

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Logic (Photo by Ryan Jay)

Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, better known as the rapper Logic, released Everybody, his third studio album, on May 5 via Visionary Music Group and Def Jam Recordings. Logic then launched Everybody’s Tour, which arrives locally tonight, Aug. 2, at MGM National Harbor. (It’s a bit of a homecoming as Logic was raised in Gaithersburg, Maryland!)

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Snapshots: T.I. Presents: The Hustle Gang Tour @ Howard Theatre — 5/4/17

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T.I. Presents: The Hustle Gang Tour hit the Howard Theatre on May 4, 2017. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

Rapper T.I. runs the Grand Hustle Records label, which has published a lot of hot new artists in hop hop. T.I. is on the road with a bunch of those artists, and they threw a helluva party at the Howard Theatre on Thursday, May 4.

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Don’t Miss: T.I. Presents: The Hustle Gang Tour @ Howard Theatre, 5/4/17

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T.I. (Photo courtesy Howard Theatre)

Atlanta rapper Clifford Joseph Harris, better known as T.I. has become quite a hip hop impresario with his Grand Hustle Records label. In addition to publishing T.I.’s own records, including December’s extended EP, Us or Else: Letter to the System, Grand Hustle Records has cultivated a crop of new talent in recent years.

T.I. is on the road with some of those artists with the Hustle Gang — including Yung Booke, London Jae, Shauntrell Pender, RaRa, Translee, and Young Dro — and they stop at the Howard Theatre on Thursday, May 4.

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Don’t Miss: DMX @ Howard Theatre, 5/18/17

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DMX (Photo courtesy The Howard Theatre)

Editor’s Update: DMX canceled this show due to health issues.

Earl Simmons, better known as DMX, debuted with his 5X Platinum album …And Then There Was X in 1999. The rapper last released a full album in 2012 with Undisputed, but he has been making new music recently. In January, DMX released a new song “Bain Iz Back,” and he is coming to the Howard Theatre for a show on Thursday, May 18.

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Snapshots: Isaiah Rashad @ U Street Music Hall — 2/2/17

Isaiah Rashad 07 Isaiah Rashad performs at U Street Music Hall on Feb. 2, 2017. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

Isaiah Rashad of Top Dawg Entertainment stopped by U Street Music Hall on Thursday to rap for an enthusiastic sold-out audience. His “Lil Sunny Tour” came to DC with special guests Lance Skiiiwalker and Jay IDK.

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