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All The Way Live Tuesdays!

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Anacostia Arts Center

1231 Good Hope Road Southeast

Washington, DC 20020

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Anacostia Arts Center is thrilled to bring you ALL THE WAY LIVE TUESDAYS! This is a monthly Hip-Hop Series featuring a diverse array of performers and musicians. Kicking off the series is Grammy-nominated artist Wes Felton.

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2/28 Wes Felton

Wes Felton the D.C. born singer/poet/emcee began his career as a teenager. His career has flourished, providing opportunities to share the stage with the likes of Mos Def, De La Soul, Meshell Ndegeocello and others. His collaboration with GRAMMY nominated crooner Raheem DeVaughn titled ‘CROSSRHODES’ exudes his rooted style of Jazz, Hip-Hop and Soul.

3/28 Milk$

MILK$ (pronounced Milk Money) is a hip-hop duo based out of Washington D.C. comprised of MC/producer Parabellum Raps and DJ/producer Avervge. The duo released their debut album Zodiac Sines in August 2016 which boasts seven skillfully crafted tracks reminiscent of analog-era production that bridges influences ranging from West Coast G-Funk to DC’s Go-Go music legacy. Still managing to pay homage to the sample based rhythms and styles of hip-hop’s vinyl crate-digging heritage, their anti-cookie cutter compositions always find a way to evolve into something far beyond the typical looped beat formula.

4/25 Jay Mills

The real JAY MILLS is the DC born, self-proclaimed Pam Grier of Hip-Hop. She has hit the stage with the likes of Kelis, Rah Diggah and others. A classically trained musician, JAY MILLS began her career at the age of 4 years-old. Her transition from spoken word to rap was influenced by Jay Z, Ghostface Killah, Lil Kim as well as D’Angelo and Erykah Badu to name a few.

5/30 WOLM

Back from their European tour, the socially conscious lyrics of WOLM (World Of Light Media) conveys a positive train of thought. Founding member Shamir Spencer and his brother Nyce are skillful musicians, producers and emcees; they’re on a mission to bring a state of awareness not only to hip-hop music but culture as well. Their mentors are respected veterans: Chuck D, Kool G Rap and Big Daddy Kane.

6/27 Paige Hernandez

The Huffington Post named “Classroom Hero” Paige Hernandez is undoubtedly a master of her craft. A performer, director, choreographer and playwright she has received a plethora of accolades from within the industry and continues to advocate for hip-hop education from Pre-K to college. With her company B-Fly Entertainment, Paige is a force to be reckoned with.

7/25 Dior Ashley Brown

Dior Ashley Brown has been deeply rooted in the performing arts since grade school. She is affiliated with every noteworthy arts institute in the area including Duke Ellington and the University of Maryland Theatre of Arts. An award-winning artist, independent emcee, actor, poet and host; Ms. Brown is an active board-member, mentor and owner of Unique Extremes, a creative consulting company.

8/29 DJ 2-Tone Jones

Remember the crate digging DJs of the past, DJ 2 Tone Jones epitomizes that genre. This international DJ has rocked parties from London to Lebanon. A member of ‘Sound of the City’, he has provided tracks for multi-talented musicians, songwriters and producers including Marsha Ambrosious, Bilal, Dwele, the late Chuck Brown, Tracey Lee, Chrisette Michelle and others.
For over 8 years, 2-Tone has served as a resident DJ and co-host on WPFW 89.3 FM (Pacifica Radio) in D.C. He also co-hosts a progressive music show called ‘Capitol Ill’.

9/26 Closing Cypher and Hip-Hop Celebration!

A closing celebration of All The Way Live Tuesdays with a cypher! Featured performers TBD.

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