Live Review: Ibeyi @ 9:30 Club — 6/9/19

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Ibeyi performs at 9:30 Club on June 9, 2019. (Photo by Will Colbert)

In a modern world, it may be easy to overlook our ancestry, but often these influences cannot be denied — they beat louder than a drum. French-Cuban duo Ibeyi weaved their Afro-Caribbean heritage with hip-hop, electronic music, and soul during a recent show at DC’s 9:30 Club.

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Live Review: Jamila Woods @ Union Stage — 6/4/19

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Jamila Woods performs at Union Stage on June 4, 2019. (Photo by Will Colbert)

“What will your legacy be,” poet Margaret Burroughs asked in her poem of the same name. It’s a lofty question, but one not lost on Chicago singer, songwriter, activist, and award-winning poet Jamila Woods during a recent sold-out show at DC’s Union Stage.

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Preview: Kim Petras @ The Fillmore Silver Spring, 6/15/19

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Kim Petras (Photo by Thom Kerr)

German pop singer Kim Petras released Turn Off the Light, Vol. 1, her third EP in October 2018 via her own label, BunHead. She’s gearing up to release Turn Off the Light, Vol. 2 this October, but meanwhile she will launch her US Broken Tour in Nashville on June 11. The tour arrives at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Saturday, June 15!

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Snapshots: Anderson Paak @ MECU Pavilion — 5/28/19

AndersonPaak12 Anderson .Paak performs at MECU Pavilion in Baltimore on May 28, 2019. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

Anderson .Paak released Ventura, his fourth studio album, in April via 12 Tone Music and Aftermath Entertainment. The upbeat R&B singer has been touring a lot, and he recently made a stop at MECU Pavilion in Baltimore. There, Chris Castillo caught him in action.

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