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Album Review: ‘Say Less’

★★★☆☆ Twenty-one-year-old singer and rapper Roy Woods blurs the lines between rhythm and blues and rap, though he leans more toward the former, producing atmospheric tracks across the emotional spectrum through the 16 tracks on his debut album. “Say Less” excels because of Woods’ slick vocal flow and abundant energy,[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Music, The Guide, Uncategorized
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Recent and Upcoming Music Releases

Recent Releases ‘Lemonade’ — Beyonce This surprise release took the music world by storm with hints at Jay-Z’s infidelity and an outstanding vocal performance by Queen B. Released alongside an hour-long short film, “Lemonade” serves as a soundtrack of pain, regret, confusion and, most of all, triumph. Venturing from soul to[Read More…]

The Concerts to Catch This Summer

Georgetown is fortunately situated in the nation’s capital, a global epicenter of live music. Not only has the city inspired innumerable up-and-coming artists, but it also regularly plays host to the world’s top acts and most popular tours. This summer is no exception. For those looking to spend an evening[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 0 comments The Guide

Review: Drake and Miguel at Landmark Music Festival

People seemed to be complaining a lot about the fact that there was a torrential downpour in between Miguel’s and Drake’s performances at the Landmark Music Festival on the National Mall last week. First, you should probably accept that it’s going to rain at a festival in the fall, no[Read More…]

by October 6, 2015 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
MARCUS HANEY 
alt-J, above, is headlining the inaugral Landmark Music Festival on the National Mall this weekend with co-headliners Drake and The Strokes. Passes start at $105.

Drake and alt-J Headline Landmark Music Festival

Although the political climate is heating up in the District with the pope’s arrival this week and election season approaching, the musical community is also abuzz with some exciting upcoming events. West Potomac Park will be filled with music this weekend during the Landmark Music Festival, which will feature big[Read More…]

Album Review: ‘What a Time to Be Alive’

Album Review: ‘What a Time to Be Alive’

★★★☆☆ With a title as hype-inducing as “What a Time to Be Alive,” Drake and Future’s mixtape was set to fan the flames of an already scorching year for hip-hop. With three months still to go, 2015 has already seen releases from the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Big Sean and[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Guide - Top, The Guide
Album Review: ‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’

Album Review: ‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’

★★★★☆ “Somewhere between I want it and I got it,” Drake told us on his last album “Nothing Was the Same.” His success is a hybrid, established and unfinished, embodied by his signature methodology of blending traditional rap cadences with melodic crooning. It is the ambiguity surrounding this release that[Read More…]

by February 20, 2015 1 comment Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Drake Takes Care of Business on New Album

Take Care will confuse a lot of Drake enthusiasts because the Young Money pretty boy’s sophomore album transcends the conformity of traditional rap records. Not only does Drake flawlessly blend R and B and rap, he also touches on subject matter that supersedes “money talk.” In the year it has taken him to[Read More…]

by November 17, 2011 0 comments The Guide