- Wale (publicity photo)
Wale talked to Complex about his 25 favorite hip-hop albums, and, as Andrew Noz of Cocaine Blunts points out, not a single single title from a D.C. rapper makes the list. Not a Section 8 Mob, not a Circle Boys, not a nuttin'.
Michael J. West of Washington City Paper takes a look at the new season of Jazz on Jackson Place at the historic Decatur House.
Kojo Nnamdi did a show on go-go yesterday, with Sweet Cherie, Andre Johnson, Big G, and Kip Lornell, co-author of The Beat. Listen here.
Aimee Mann, Jill Scott and Common will be at the White House next week for Poetry Night, Click Track reports.
The CT team also pondered whether or not Salem is the stupidest band on earth. David Malitz and Alison Stewart vote 'yes,' Chris Richards says 'no."
BYT has pics from Tuesday's Talib Kweli show.
Yesterday was Raheem DeVaughn Day! The singer received a key to the city from mayor Vince Gray and we took pictures! Marcus J. Moore over at the Washington City Paper thought it was amusing that someone with such freaky lyrics received such a distinguished honor, and the Washington Post's Aaron Leitko wondered why D.C. is so dang stingy with its keys.