HERE IS OUR WEEKLY RECAP:
Kobe Bryant scores 60 points in his final game in the NBA, Skepta released their new tracklist and enjoy the District's, authentic and easily accessible Japanese restaurant, Daikaya. As for the rest of what you missed ...
MUSIC VIDEO MONDAYS:
Bebe Rexha just released a fun color-splashed music video for her single, “No Broken Hearts.” The track features Nicki Minaj who is of course featured in the visual. Nicki bounces that big ole booty in a pair of fishnet tights as Bebe shows off her cutesy pink skirt and dances with a carefree attitude. This catchy and fun track is sure to be a summer favorite. Watch below, but to see the rest of the Music Video Monday picks, like, Will.i.am, Nick Jonas, and Benny Benassi & Chris Brown visit MUSIC VIDEO MONDAY
We've compiled a list of upcoming local shows you have got to see. The list consists of everything from Coasts to Esperanza Spalding. For the full list check out: YOU GOTTA SEE THIS: UPCOMING SHOWS THIS WEEK
Recently our staff curated a playlist of our favorite songs of the moment. The list includes everything from Salt Cathedral to Rihanna. For the full list of picks check out #THEPLAYLIST: MITD PRESSES PLAY
LOCAL ARTIST HIGHLIGHT:
This week Made in the District is featuring Color Palette as the local artist of the week. Color Palette is a DC-based electro-rock band that has been gaining traction quickly, having been featured in USA Today, NME Magazine (UK), & Impose Magazine (to name a few). Color Palette is a band that you can lose yourself to. Inspired by M83 and Sigur Ros, Color Palette is an eclectic, vibrant, melodic band with that isn't afraid to let their emotions poor into their sound.
For more on Color Palette visit: MITD LOCAL ARTIST OF THE WEEK - COLOR PALETTE
STREET STYLE POST:
Local boutique Commonwealth For the Greater Good specializes in pieces that are just as diverse as the cultures and lifestyle the brand represents. The brick-and-mortar locations in DC and Virginia as well as the online shop carry popular brands including A.P.C., Stussy, Garbstore, adidas Originals and many others. Founded in 2007 by Larry Incognito and Larry Quiambao, Commonwealth has become the go-to place to stay fresh.
For the full spread: BRAND OF THE WEEK: COMMONWEALTH FOR THE GREATER GOOD
Reggie Volume is a House Studio DC producer that produced tracks for talent in the DMV area such as Wale and Ihsan Bilal. Music being his passion, he tries to dabble in different ways to make music work for him. He takes tracks and makes his own remix to it to spice things up, he produces instrumentals when you need a beat to hop on for a freestyle and he showcases his work in many different production events to keep his buzz going.
Check out: WORKCRUSHWEDNESDAY: @REGGIEVOLUME
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?
Here at Made In The District, we are proud to present Thank You For Not Snitching as our spotlight blog for this week’s Contributor Corner. In an effort for you to get a glimpse of who Thank You For Not Snitching is, we compiled a list of our top 5 favorite posts from their blog, in no particular order.
I am constantly trying to get my hands on new music by singers that can actually sing. Like the author in this post explains, lately in the music world, a lot of focus has been put on Hip Hop. It’s entirely refreshing when you hear a voice like Khattar’s that takes you away from the auto tuned scene for a while. Not only is her voice stunning, but you can feel her passion behind her songs. If you’re in the mood to try something new and fresh, check out the playlist the author put together. You won’t regret it.
For the full story check out: CONTRIBUTOR'S CORNER SHINES ITS SPOTLIGHT ON THANK YOU FOR NOT SNITCHING
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