Skip to main content
Got a Tip?

DC

Kumasi J. Barnett Flips Classic Comic Books To Highlight An Heroic Black Experience

The freshly painted covers give off a very black presence.

For When Black & Brown Girls Go Missing & Silence Is An Act Of Violence: A Poetic Tribute

A deep sense of absurdity hangs thick anytime I hear the term “black privilege,” as I automatically associate the term “privilege” with the story that is America. And…

Shy Glizzy Becomes ‘Jefe’ With ‘The World Is Yours’ EP

After a recent name change from Shy Glizzy to Jefe, the DMV’s iced out menace finally dropped his latest project, The World Is Yours. The EP is fueled by his most recent…

The Only Poem You Need To Arm Yourself With In Trump’s America

In a recent video by Mitu, Dominican poet Elizabeth Acevedo, who we’ve interviewed here, performs her gripping piece, "What I Learned To Be True" while visiting…

Interview: Phil Adé Talks New Mixtape ‘R.O.S.E.’ Inspiration From Tupac

At the beginning of each new day, Phil Adé chooses to celebrate life by virtually toasting with his followers on Twitter. Whether or not he actually raises his glass is…

Trillectro Performers Announced: Phase 1 Includes A$AP Ferg, DJ Sliink, Travi$ Scott And More

Last year, the nation’s capital played host to the very first ever Trillectro — an event developed with the intentions of cross-breeding hip-hop and EDM. The premier…

A Celebration of Girlfriends: DC Women Have ‘VIP Girls Night Out’

For six lucky DC women, that’s exactly what happened during Howard’s Homecoming Week. Sponsored by Ciroc and Qream, The Jasmine Brand and radio personality Sunni & The Ci…

Michelle Obama Threatened by Police Motorcycle Escort

A Washington, D.C. police officer who served as a motorcycle escort for White House officials was taken off duty after he was overheard making threatening comments…

Vixen Event: TheJasmineBrand Hosts ‘Qream of the Crop’ Dinner Party

On December 6, celebrity blog site theJasmineBRAND hosted the exclusive “Qream of the Crop: Washington Women Power Players” dinner party to celebrate and honor…