Go-Go Music

How wild would it be to see actress Glenn Close at a PA Palace grabbing the latest Experience Unlimited or Rare Essence tape?

Airing ahead of the debut of the Go-Go music documentary, The Beat Don't Stop, the homegrown music of Washington, D.C. will be discussed front and center.

The city of Washington, D.C. united under the banner of its homegrown musical genre Go-Go with the hashtag #DontMuteDC, this after what appeared to be an attack to silence the artform.  Today, the City Council will hold a public hearing this afternoon in an attempt to officially name Go-Go the official music of the Nation’s […]

The Washington, D.C. area and its homegrown musical genre of Go-Go remained largely regional despite some flashes of commercial success by some of the bands from the region. Experience Unlimited scored one of Go-Go’s biggest hits in “Da Butt” just over three decades ago and now, Vinyl Me, Please has a real treat for music lovers […]

Go-Go music, the homegrown sound of the streets of Washington, D.C., retained its relevancy and prominence by way of a corner store in the Shaw district. However, when complaints of noise came from new transplants in the swiftly gentrifying section of town (in the shadows of Howard University no less), the store was reportedly ordered […]

As fate would have it, 2015 appears to be the year Wale’s career has come full circle. The Maybach Music Group all-star player recently scored a Billboard No. 1 album after he revisited his breakout project, The Mixtape About Nothing and now, it has been discovered that there is a Wale Go-Go album in the […]

In news that will surely rock the Nation’s Capital to the core, the “Godfather of Go-Go” Chuck Brown has died today after battling complications from pneumonia. Chuck Brown’s daughter confirmed the death of her father to Washington ABC affiliate WJLA news reporter Sam Ford. Although reports are a bit scant at this time, Chuck Brown […]

When the news of the passing of Adam “MCA” Yauch was confirmed by all the major outlets, fans of the Beastie Boys were shocked into the reality that music legends will not live forever. Taking for granted that our favorite artists and musicians will live on by way of their creations, it is easy to […]