Snapshots: Lil Durk @ The Filmore Silver Spring — 11/17/19


Fans reach for Lil Durk at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Nov. 17, 2019. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

Innovative master artist Lil Durk dropped by The Fillmore Silver Spring recently, after dropping a new hit album, Love Songs 4 The Streets 2, and Chris Castillo shot the show.

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Live Review: Yelawolf @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 11/5/19

Yelawolf Yelawolf takes a swig from a bottle of his Creek Water branded Whiskey at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Nov. 5, 2019. (Photo by Shedrick Pelt)

A substantial part of growth is change, but that change doesn’t necessarily have to come with a consequence of losing yourself. Those more fierce qualities about you, sometimes less than agreeable, don’t have to be muted to move forwarded.

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Live Review: Bad Bunny @ EagleBank Arena — 11/1/19

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Bad Bunny performs at Eagle Bank Arena on Nov. 1, 2019. (Photo by Will Colbert)

Puerto Rican trap and reggaeton singer Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, better known as Bad Bunny, made a recent stop at Eagle Bank Arena to give the DMV a bit of la isla de encanta (the island of enchantment). The innovative artist with the unique name gave fans a show that set a new bar for immersive concert experiences.

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Live Review: Maxo Kream @ U Street Music Hall — 10/25/19

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Maxo Kream performs at The Anthem on Oct. 25, 2019. (Photo by Shedrick Pelt)

If the Astros being in the World Series is any sign that the city of Houston is glo-ing up right now then Maxo Kream and his Brandon Banks Tour making its way around the US is the icing on the cake. H-Town has forever been layered with certified artist dating back to the godfather’s DJ Screw, Big Moe, and Devin The Dude. Now it’s Maxo’s time to tell his story about life in Clutch City.

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Live Review: Young Thug & Machine Gun Kelly @ The Anthem — 10/22/19

Machine Gun KellyMachine Gun Kelly performs at The Anthem on Oct. 22, 2019. (Photo by Shedrick Pelt)

A thug and his/her gun has been synonymous with takeovers and revolutions throughout history. Just notating the pairing, alone, interjects a feeling of unchecked power — a power that adds an air of uncertainty to its presence. “How big can this movement really get?”. “How much will it change everything?”

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Snapshots: EarthGang @ Milkboy Arthouse — 10/17/19


EarthGang performs at Milkboy Arthouse on Oct. 17, 2019. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

EarthGang released Mirrorland, the band’s third studio album, via Dreamville in September. The Southern hip hop duo embarked on a tour and visited Milkboy Arthouse in College Park recently. Chris Castillo was there to shoot the show!

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Snapshots: Guapdad 4000 & P-LO @ Songbyrd Music House — 10/9/19

Guapdad 4000 strikes a pose at Songbyrd Music House on Oct. 9, 2019. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

Akeem Hayes, better known as Guapdad 4000, soon releases his debut studio album, Dior Deposits. Meanwhile, Guapdad 4000 dropped by Songbyrd Music HOuse recently for a show with P-Lo, and Chris Castillo took some pictures!

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Live Review: Wale @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 10/9/19

Wale Wale performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Oct. 9, 2019. (Photo by Shedrick Pelt)

“Woooow… That’s Craaaaazy” was the phrase I repeated over and over to myself, as the night built for the anxiously awaited return home for DC’s prolific son Wale! This was what it’s supposed to feel like when you’re a hometown hero. The Fillmore Silver Spring was supposed to have a line wrapped around the block. You’re supposed to bring out the homies Q Da Fool & Young Chris. What would normally amount to a ton of pressure, didn’t phase Wale. He just feels the strength: He loves his city and it loves him.

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