WHAT YOU MISSED - WEEKLY RECAP

BY MARQUIS GOODWIN

Here is our weekly recap: 

Michelle Obama put together an iconic group of women to make a girl power anthem, Action Bronson's television show is deliciously fun and the new French-American restaurant, Convival opened in the District. As for the rest of what you missed ...

Music Video Mondays:

The 1975 just released their funky new song “The Sound” on Annie Mac’s Radio 1 Show on Thursday night. The song features tight funk grooves and stretched-elastic guitars for a crystalline disco-house feel. Watch below, but to see the rest of the Music Video Monday picks, like, Bas and J. Cole, Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz, along with The Internet visit MUSIC VIDEO MONDAYS

Events:

This past week’s Can’t Miss Event was pretty colorful. The Pink Tie Party stylishly marked the end of winter and the official beginning of blossom season. Attendees were delighted and entertained by delicious food and beverage stations, unique entertainment, and the friendly competition of the silent auction. The event combined influencers and tastemakers from the District and our region's professional, sports, social and media communities to celebrate the cherry blossoms as an iconic symbol of international friendship and springtime excitement. To leaen more about the event visit their website!

NewMusicTuesdays Playlist:

Recently our staff curated a playlist of our favorite songs of the moment. The list includes everything from Travis Scott to Zayn Malik. For the full list of picks check out #THEPLAYLIST

Local Artist Highlight:

This week's Local Artist to Watch, Ras Nebyu, creates music reflective of his Rastafarian/Pan-Africanist upbringing. He presents listeners with socially conscious substance while maintaining a leisure listening flow without compromising his lyrics. For the full article on Nebyu visit MITD LOCAL ARTIST OF THE WEEK - RAS NEBYU

Contributor Corner:

This week Contributor Corner spotlighted a DC in Style. Creative, Elena Fay started this blog in March 2012 to share her passion for art and fashion. Over the years this space evolved and became a creative outlet to share things she loves, her inspiration and everything creative. To see it all check out CONTRIBUTOR'S CORNER SHINES ITS SPOTLIGHT ON DC IN STYLE

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Workcrush Wednesdays:

This week's WORKCRUSHWEDNESDAY pick was, photographer and videographer, Ahad. He's shot plenty of events and concerts in the District and captures plenty of memories throughout the world. To see Ahad's work check out this week's WORKCRUSHWEDNESDAY.

IS IT LIT?:

We stopped by Joint Custody for the first installment of our newest MITD-TV segment, "Is It Lit." Located on 14th and U Street, Joint Custody is a secondhand shop offering major come-up's on everything vintage, ranging anywhere from fashion to accessories to vinyls. Check it out as Jordynn explores the isles of Joint Custody and see what they have to offer. WANT US TO FEATURE YOUR BUSINESS? OR NOMINATE ONE WE SHOULD GO TO? VISIT IS IT LIT?

Street Style Post: 

Minimalist designs and a fresh take on accessories are hallmarks of DC brand Matine. The retailer specializes in small-batch leather goods, which are either handcrafted in the brand's DC studio or manufactured in small quantities in Portland. For the full spread on Matine visit BRAND OF THE WEEK: MATINE'S SMALL LEATHER GOODS

Photo Gallery Recaps:

 

Song of the day: 

TOBI'S PICK

 FIENDBASSY - CLOUDS NEVER GET OLD

Listen Here.

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