DMV Spotlight

Every Wednesday at 9 p.m., WPGC’s Mr. Peter Parker will be showcasing the best of the best up-and-coming artists in the DMV. The award-winning “DMV Spotlight” will feature the next big stars rising out of the area and provide a platform to help the area’s music scene progress. With so many superstar Hip-Hop and R&B artists already established from D.C., Md. & Va., it’s only right we shine the spotlight on who’s next…

To be considered for the “DMV Spotlight,” send clean .mp3 audio and a short bio along with social media links (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Bandcamp, ect) to WPGCDMVSpotlight@gmail.com.

** The “DMV Spotlight” was voted the “Best Radio Show of 2013″ by fans in the DMV. Read more on DMVLife.com.

Solo D dropped by the WPGC studios to talk with Mr. Peter Parker. (WPGC file photo)

DMV Spotlight: Solo D

We feature Miami native and DMV hustlin’ emcee extraordinaire Solo D & his new song “Double Tap That.”

03/26/2014

Our own Mr. Peter Parker with Don Juan. (WPGC file photo)

DMV Spotlight: Don Juan

After moving to Capital Heights, Md. at 14, Don Juan fell in love with Go-Go at an early age and made sure his stamp was solidified as a passionate supporter.

03/19/2014

Norfolk's own Visto with Mr. Peter Parker. (WPGC file photo)

DMV Spotlight: Visto

In an exclusive interview with WPGC, Visto talks about his major mix tape, his exposure from The Washington Post and working with all the biggest rappers in the D.C. area.

03/12/2014

Our own Mr. Peter Parker with Southeast Slim (right) and Nooch (left). (WPGC file photo)

DMV Spotlight: Southeast Slim & One Way Nooch

This week’s Spotlight is on a true local legend, Southeast Slim — who is a very influential artist in the D.C. area.

02/26/2014

Mr. Peter Parker is seen with Nike Nando (left) and then with Mugsy Malone (right). (WPGC file photo)

DMV Spotlight: Nike Nando & Muggsy Malone

Two DMV Spotlights for the price of one this week. First up, the man with one of the coolest names in the business: Nike Nando.

02/21/2014

Mr. Peter Parker with Gerreddi. (WPGC file photo)

DMV Spotlight: Gerreddi

Starting his career in the previous CD/street marketing/hand-to-hand era of mix tapes, Gerreddi has transitioned well in the world of digital media.

02/14/2014

Mr. Peter Parker with DB Bantino (WPGC file photo)

DMV Spotlight (Honorable Mention): DB Bantino

Having produced records behind the scene for a few national and independent artists like Young Dro, Playboy Tre, BoB and more, DB Bantino is definitely an artist to watch.

02/12/2014

DMV artist Styme with Mr. Peter Parker (WPGC file photo)

DMV Spotlight: The Real Styme

In a WPGC exclusive interview, Mr. Peter Parker talks with the artist and songwriter about the struggles of being a young rapper in the DMV, his social media game and the first time he heard his song on WPGC.

02/05/2014

Budding superstar RatheMC with Mr. Peter Parker (WPGC file photo)

DMV Spotlight: RatheMC

Here is a DMV Spotlight that has been long overdue: Female rapper and local superstar RatheMC needs no introduction to the DMV faithful.

02/04/2014

DMV Spotlight

DMV Spotlight: D Cole The Prince

In 2013, he recorded his first mixtape titled “Ahead of My Time” — a compilation of covers to various hits.

01/30/2014