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WKYS Responds to ‘Big G’ Suspension Allegations

WHW recently reported Anwan ‘Big G’ Glover, Mayor Adrian Fenty and Ron Moten’s allegations that Councilmember Vincent Gray was behind the indefinite suspension of ‘Big G’ from WKYS radio station. This pre-recorded message was aired on the Russ Parr show at 8:00am today denying the allegations. The voice on the promo is that of WKYS Program Director Nikki Howse.

Did L-Boogie Rock the Bells??

Last Saturday, the Rock the Bells 2010 tour made its way to the Merriweather Post Pavilion. Thousands flocked to the see Hip Hop titans like KRS-1, Snoop Dogg and A Tribe Called Quest. But the act that had everyone’s anticipation on high was the return of the ever elusive Ms. Lauryn Hill.

Liquid Soul w/ AM Radio + Vitamin Water

Live painting, rare hip-hop/soul grooves, complimentary cocktails and vitamin water. If this sounds like your kind of scene, read on…

The Beltway Poetry Slam Launches Tuesday

The Beltway Poetry Slam is DC’s hottest new poetry slam venue and officially launches into the universe on Tuesday August 31st, 2010 at 8pm. The Beltway Slam will meet the last Tuesday of every month at the Fridge (516 8th Street SE, Rear Alley) which is accessible by bus and metro (Eastern Market). Fall 2010 Schedule: Tuesday August 31, September 28, October 26, November 30, December 28, January 25

Stardom Spectacular w/ Tabi Bonney

DC’s own Tabi Bonney will be bringing his unique brand of hip-hop to the Rock and Roll Hotel in Northeast. Don’t miss your chance to catch him for only 12 bucks. Tickets won’t be cheap when Tabi reaches “a place called stardom”. Doors open 9pm. Show 10pm.
*Tickets on-sale Friday 8/27 @ 10am. Also watch Tabi’s latest video “Nothing But A Hero” and download his latest CD for free.

Oh Really Poet EXTRA: Wyclef Speaks

It’s official..Wyclef Jean’s presidential bid has been rejected. News that WHW readers got 3 days early courtesy of my OhReallyPoet Blog at Wyclef released the following statement, regarding the situation…..

Janelle Monae To Play 9:30

Janelle Monae’s underground heat is steadily bubbling to the surface. The Funk/Soul diva will be playing the 9:30 Club September 13th and 14th. If you’re familiar with Janelle’s music, chances are you’ve stopped reading this and hit the web to cop your tickets. If you need to be introduced, watch two of her videos here…

Afternoon Acoustics: Levi Stephens + Jayne Kennedi

This Sunday, from 4p to 6p, join District6 51 for another Sunday Afternoon filled with good vibes and acoustic soul from the incredibly talented Levi Stephens and special guest Jayne Kennedi. Hosted by WHW. Local favorite, Black Alley, will do a Michael Jackson tribute at 7.

Oh Really Poet v.33

Is it me or has this been one of the hottest summers ever? Maybe its because WHW is lighting up the streets or maybe its just the level of crazy that’s making an appearance in Hollywierd as of late. I mean really..getting sued more in jail, then when you’re free, creating fake beefs, stars making porn by the busloads, using the N-word, grown men acting like little boys, people leaking their own business. Even Queen’s are pimping. It’s crazy, but you gotta admit it’s entertaining…Enjoy! Muah!

New Line of Underwear Complicate Police Pat-Down

Stash pocket underwear are becoming popular in urban areas like Washington, DC. For city dwellers, Safetyz (and similar brands) allow men and women to protect their valuables from pick pockets, muggers and the like. But, everything has a downside.

DC Rocks the Bells!! Hip-Hop Festival Sparks Nostalgia

Snoop Dogg, KRS, A Tribe Called Quest and L-Boogie. Oh there’s more!!! Get all the detials.

Columbia Heights Day

Enjoy live music, family activities, local artists, food and fun at Columbia Heights Day!!

Crystal Screen: By The Numbers

After three months of audience voting, the results are in. The Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID) is proud to announce the movies in their 2011 outdoor movie series Crystal Screen: By The Numbers.

Afternoon Acoustics: David James + Zayani Rose

August 15, guitarist, songwriter and lead for the soul alternative band Ndelible, David James brings his unique voice and style to ‘Afternoon Acoustics @ the BREAkFAST kLUB’ at Liv Night Club. James will be interviewed on stage by WHW, giving a window into his artistry then blessing the audience indelibly through his guitar and rich vocals.

Georgetown Host to DC’s Fashion Night Out 2010

Georgetown, D.C. will join the likes of other renowned fashion destinations such as London, NY and Rodeo Drive in participating as an official regional host of Fashion’s Night Out on September 10, 2010. FNO Georgetown will boast an exciting evening full of spectacular fashion events, special discounts and promotions, and extended shopping hours with merchant-hosted events.

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