The Nation’s Capital will undoubtedly be draped in a curious haze of smoke this coming Saturday (April 20), most especially the grounds of RFK Stadium. The fourth annual National Cannabis Festival kicks off at noon on 420, with Ludacris and Action Bronson sharing the top billing.
Before we start this article, we want to be fair and say that the author is a proud Washington, D.C. native and avid user of mumbo (not mambo, mumbo) sauce. This brings us to Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser, who went on to diss the hood carryout side sauce and area delicacy, prompting DMV Twitter to […]
For those who have had a reason to ride the X2 bus line in Washington, D.C., then you’re already familiar that it isn’t the route to break bad on even as a Black person. Well, a white woman decided to invite the fade to her life and got her wig tightened up after reportedly spewing […]
Beef in Hip-Hop isn’t new, and sadly neither is murder as a result of said beef. A rising DMV-area rapper by the name of OG ManMan was killed over the weekend after releasing a rap video featuring him dissing his dead rival and other foes at a gravesite.
Three burglars in Tacoma, Wash. were scared off by a grandma unfazed by their bullsh*t. Guelda Messina actually walked in as the men were trying to rob her house Monday (Nov. 9) morning, and told them to bounce.
Brian Eason, a Black man living in Washington state, has launched a $100,000 racial discrimination lawsuit against a local restaurant. Eason alleges that the Vancouver, Wa. Elmer’s establishment made him prepay for breakfast while white patrons were able to pay after dining.
By now, the memo that white people dressing in blackface is an offensive and racist practice should have gone around enough times for it to stick to one’s memory. However, a group of soccer players in Spokane, Wash. broke away with using old-fashioned common sense and posed in blackface AND afro wigs in an Instagram […]
A high school in the town of Shoreline, Wash. is the center of a brewing controversy over a student’s yearbook photo. A white female student’s picture featured her wearing bronzer that darkened her skin with a caption that suggested she was appearing in”blackface.”
In the city of Olympia in Washington state, the shooting of two unarmed Black suspects over an alleged robbery has ignited protests in the region. The officer who shot the two men is white, adding to a growing list of such incidents across the nation and fueling the ongoing debate.
Earlier this afternoon (Oct. 3), an incident in Washington sparked by a bold White House break-in attempt has led to the death of the suspect in front of the U.S. Capitol. A Connecticut woman, who had a child in the vehicle during the ramming of security barriers, was shot dead by police on the scene […]
On Tuesday (August 6) in Washington, D.C., the “revolutionary but gangsta” group dead prez thrilled audiences at the historic Howard Theater. With well more than a decade in the game, stic.man and M-1 have been dropping their politically-charged brand of Hip-Hop consistently with no signs of slowing down. HipHopWired caught up with them backstage after […]