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Rising Artists: AV+NG

June 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

AfroVelvet and Nate G. of AV+NG are names you might be familiar with, but for an assortment of reasons. AfroVelvet is a multimedia artist whose work is composed of creative direction, fashion and design, while Nate...

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At its best, Facebook can be a great resource to reconnect with old friends and classmates. On rare occasions, those connections can lead into something more. This is what happened to Jon Fetahaj when he reached out his...

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Rising Artists: Innanet James

October 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

D.C.’s hip hop scene is more diverse than it has ever been, cultivating a new wave of emcees who bring to the table a wide variety of styles and influences. There isn’t a distinct ‘sound’ that defines...

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Rising Artists: The Urban Cartel

March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Urban Cartel‘s hip hop sound with a rock edge has garnered the young band a steady following in recent years. AJ Ajiboye, Funsho Adenugba, Teddy Atkins, Andy Bixby and Kwame Sackey first caught their big break at the University...

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Rising Artists: The NVs

February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

D.C.’s punk rock vandals The NVs has charmed the District with its brazen offerings since 2011. The quartet-comprised of vocalist Sal Go, guitarist Scott Wilson, bassist Lucas Oswalt and drummer Nathan Armstrong-recently unveiled a debut...

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Rising Artists: Mud Rey

February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

What happens when three of the D.C. area’s top musicians join forces? The result is Mud Rey, a collaboration between esteemed blues guitarist Bobby Thompson, drummer Ben Tufts and bassist Tony Moreno. The diverse union is...

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Rising Artists: Greenland

February 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

Last year, D.C. Music Download named Evil Spring as one of the best local releases of 2013. With a new year in full swing, the delightfully unorthodox quartet Greenland wasted no time in putting out...

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