DMV Spotlight

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WPGC’s Tony Redz will showcase 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, send a clean .mp3 audio file, a short bio and social media links (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Bandcamp) to DMVSpotlight@wpgc.com.

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

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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

Virginia's Young Moe with Mr. Peter Parker. (WPGC file photo)

DMV Spotlight: Young Moe

With solid affiliation alongside MMG’s Fat Trel & a major Roc Nation connect, this young artist shows potential in a unique way.

01/29/2014

Local Rapper One Way Boobe with Mr. Peter Parker. (WPGC file photo)

DMV Spotlight: One Way Boobe

After more than 10 years grinding in the industry, D.C.’s own One Way Boobe has established himself as a top contender in the DMV scene.

01/24/2014

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DMV Spotlight: Tray Chaney

After being on HBO & Baltimore’s legendary “The Wire” as Poot, Tray Chaney has turned to a career in music.

01/22/2014

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