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

"You are a black girl worth remembering, and you are a threat knowing yourself."


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

The DMV rapper is going by Jefe now.


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

"If trauma be inherited, so be resilence, so be survival."


Chris Brown Flying Con Air to DC Trial

The battle between Chris Brown's attorney Mark Geragos and the prosecutor continues as the former fights to keep his client out of jail during…


Nas Hits the Kennedy Center for 20th Anniversary

Hip Hop hit DC's Kennedy Center this past weekend. Legendary rapper Nas gave two sold-out performances in celebration of his 20th Anniversary Illmatic…


Wale Performs New Year’s Day Show In His Hometown

One day 1 of 2014, Wale came back home to perform at the legendary Fillmore in Silver Spring, Maryland. In case you missed…


Watch: Trillectro Music Festival After-Movie Starring Wale

Wale Performs at the 2013 Trillectro Festival in Washington, D.C. Trillectro Festival may be over, but you can relive the D.C. mayhem (caution: you might…


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.


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.


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…


Vixen Event! VIP Girls Night Out with @TheJasmineBrand x @SunniAndTheCity

Attention D.C., Maryland and Virginia Vixens! Celebrity blogger Jasmine of THEJASMINEBRAND.com and D.C. radio personality 'Sunni and the City' have joined…


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…


Lauryn Hill Closes DC Show With Daughter

--Wednesday evening, Miss Lauryn Hill took her talents to Washington, DC’s Warner Theater. Rocking a natural do, Hill ended her show by bringing her adorable…


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…


V Style: DC Wings & Stones

One-part sneaker, one-part wingtip, one-part concrete jungle camouflage--it all adds up to the two newest additions to the Holiday 2009 DC LIFE Collection.