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Rock the Vote Throws Concert in DC Marking 25th Anniversary

A venue named the “Black Cat” sits between a corner full of bars and restaurants in the Northwest DC. The quaint, but well-regarded outlet is normally a breeding ground for local acts in music, comedy and performing arts, however, it was a host to Hip Hop pioneers last Thursday. These legendary artists may have had… Read more »


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5 & Done: John Depp

Today mixtapes can garner the same importance as the elusive début album. Queens Native, Jonathan “John Depp” Ruiz, continues erecting his creative legacy with his Should’a Been An Album mixtape series. Depp exudes a visceral talent that’s rooted in a celebrated Hip-Hop history. Standing firmly on two sturdy legs Depp refuses to look to a relative to… Read more »