Thomas is Speaking at VCU!?

This Saturday, our very Thomas Osam will be among those on the discussion panel at the Social Entrepreneurship Seminar at VCU. The event will take place from 5-8pm in the Commons Ground. He and others will be speaking on how they turned the dreams into reality, with the purpose of inspiring other socially responsible businesses and encouraging the entrepreneurship of following your dreams with passion. Shoutout to Engage the Foundation for creating and organizing this wonderful opportunity.

#StraightFromTheInbox: "I Am Jesse Owens" Mural Dedication

#StraightFromTheInbox: "I Am Jesse Owens" Mural Dedication

The DC Office of Motion Picture and Television Development (MPTD), DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH), and Duke Ellington School of the Arts partnered to create an outdoor mural on behalf of the upcoming Focus Features film, RACE. This unique mural, designed by Duke Ellington students, is based on the life of the track and field athlete and four-time Olympic gold medalist Jesse Owens.

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Yesterday, Michael Millions Dropped A Gem Called "Ayeyaya"

Yesterday, Richmond Virginia native Michael Millions released the compelling visual for the song "Ayeyaya" via All Def Digital. Serving as the prequel to his upcoming short film and album titled Beautiful, the song produced by NameBrand, is brought to life by a video director simply known as G. I must say, that if this is only the beginning, I'm eager to see what's next...

#StraightFromTheInbox: we are all DOOMed, A MF Doom Inspired Group Art Show

#StraightFromTheInbox: we are all DOOMed, A MF Doom Inspired Group Art Show

Art Whino presents “We’re all DOOMed” a group art show with artwork inspired by MF Doom.  MF Doom is engraved in psyche of many artists, with a career that spans over 26 years and a relentless push for creativity with each album.  It's this creativity with references from comic books, freestyle, and instrumentals second to none that a vast pool for artists will to pay homage to in their artwork.  With a vast lineup of worldwide artists there will a diverse array of work presented in the exhibit. To continue the theme we will have a MC Ciphering as well at live performance of MF Doom Cover songs by top MC's such as DC's Own Flex Mathews.

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Marlee In The Mixx LIVE @ Takoma Station Tavern

Continuing with the trend of social events, this Sunday, Marlee In The Mixx is also having a springtime concert and party to kick off the warm weather. Come out and join the band for their first performance since they discontinued their weekly residency in January. In addition to music aspect, this event will also double as the birthday celebrations for their frontwoman Marlee D and percussionist Juice. This show which will be entirely produced by themselves, will include a headlining set by the band along with DJ sets from DJ Rachi and MITM's own Foots Da King.

Buy your tickets here and make sure you tell them TomTom sent you.

#StraightFromTheInbox: Clash of the Arts Part 2!

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A night to remember for artistic creators and art enthusiasts alike! On this night, the “crème de la crème” of artistic talent in the DMV will showcase their best skills in various genres such as music, poetry, mixology, fashion, visual art, hair & makeup artistry and performance arts. The mission is so simple, yet so exhilarating, create an engaging and action-packed night where the community can enjoy and appreciate different facets of art all while playing a vital role in the movement; a night where local artistic talent is spotlighted and put on display to showcase their creativity in front of the art enthusiasts in attendance; all in a safe, secure, and positive environment where artistic creativity reigns supreme.

Each event guarantees to provide a unique, exciting, and overall great experience like you've never witnessed before! You'll be exposed to a variety of interactive battles such as MC's battling to claim the title of the freshest freestyle rapper in the area; poet cyphers; mixologists battling to see who can create the most delectable cocktail; musical performances by prominent artists and bands from all genres hailing from the DMV area; and much more. Each show will provide a little twist, ensuring you get the unique and exciting experience promised!

Make sure to buy your tickets here before the event as the price will increase at the door.

Return of The Kings Pop-Up Shop with the Boshok Brethren

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The BOSHOK Spring/Summer 15 "Return Of The Kings" #ROTKDC Pop Up Shop will be taking place this weekend from 4-8pm at the Red Lounge located at 2013 14th Street in NE Washington DC. The FREE event, which will be hosted by Jeff Jackson, premieres their Spring/Summer 15 Collection, and will also feature a fashion show, photo booth, refreshments, a performance by Ras Nebyu and sounds provided by DJ K-Meta.