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Cloudy with a chance of chill, that was the forecast for this past weekend’s Broccoli City Festival, which took place on the historical grounds of the St. Elizabeths Hospital formerly known as the Government Hospital for the Insane built in 1852. The ghostly abandoned buildings and their broken windows painted the perfect backdrop for the eclectic…

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It is no secret that Broccoli City Festival is a hot ticket for DC locals, as it is music festival season. The event is completely sold out and at this point the only way to get a golden ticket you have to volunteer or win them them. “BCF is committed to using its platform to engage and…

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The sun makes a quick afternoon appearance almost as if it anticipates the excitement behind BET’s Black Girls Rock! performers and attendees will bring to Brick City. Behind the scenes of the NJ Performing Arts Center, hair and makeup artists catch a moment in between beating celebrity clients and dancers to the gawds for the evening’s event.…

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I received a text from a friend Friday demanding that I get to NY immediately because Erykah Badu, aka Lo Down Loretta Brown, was having a listening party somewhere in Brooklyn and said friend needed to meet the songstress. Being the supportive friend I am, I hopped on the first thing smoking to NY to figure…

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  While many folks spent Black Friday in the retail streets looking for early Christmas deals or comatose from Thanksgiving food festivities, rappers Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole decided to bless fans with a little gift of their own. The two released new music via social media: ” @JCOLENC : Black Friday. gift from @kendricklamar https://t.co/fE5wgBosWO ”…

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Nakeya Brown, a California-born photographer and Rutgers University graduate, made her way to the D.C. metro area to pursue her M.F.A. at George Washington University with her daughter, Mia. Brown has quite a few things to be proud of this early in her very promising career. Her work has been printed on T-shirts seen by thousands…

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