Phil Adé’s ‘The Letterman’

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A mixture of excitement, curiosity and community pervaded Commonwealth last night as hip-hop locals from DC, Baltimore and surrounding areas packed the  busy storefront for Phil Adé’s release of his… Read More

Tabi Bonney: Live at C’MON


D.C. hip hop, like most other genres coming out of this town, has seen its fair share of crests and troughs in terms of energy and excitement. But this is… Read More

Tabi Bonney's "A Place Called Stardom" Release Party

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DMV “it” guy Tabi Bonney has been steadily making waves, and with deserved attention. Joining up with Mick Boogie, Bonney released A Place Called Stardom back in May and this… Read More

Phil Ade: "Starting On JV" Listening Party at Commonwealth


Don’t let the mixtapes name fool you, rapper Phil Phil Adé may have already hit the big leagues as the first artist signed to Raheem DeVaughn and Andre “Dre The Mayor” Hopson’s 368 Music Group label.

Jabari Listening Party at Commonwealth

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More and more, the 1700 block of Florida Avenue NW is proving itself to be the premiere hip-hop locale in DC. Between Stussy and Commonwealth, their in-store and listening parties… Read More

N*E*R*D* Listening Party @ Commonwealth


The kick-happy sneaker aficionados at Commonwealth started the weekend right with an N*E*R*D* listening party (their new album, Seeing Sounds, drops tomorrow) and free Red Bull and vodka!