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

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

Maryland native Reesa Renee with Mr. Peter Parker (WPGC file photo)

DMV Spotlight: Reesa Renee

Reesa talked with WPGC’s Mr. Peter Parker about her quick rise to success after only three years and her experience performing on the Fox 5 morning show.


AMG Music

DMV Spotlight: AMG Music

The American Music Group is on their grind and are in the DMV Spotlight on


The boys from Bonnie Rash with Mr. Peter Parker (Photo: WPGC file photo)

DMV Spotlight: Bonnie Rash

When it comes to the hipster rap/pop duo Bonnie Rash, think Beastie Boys/Daft Punk/LMFAO meets a bad hangover from the craziest party ever.


Mr. Peter Parker and Black Cobain (credit: WPGC)

‘DMV Spotlight': Black Cobain

This week’s ‘DMV Spotlight’ is on Alexandria’s own Black Cobain. He came through right before leaving to tour with Wale and Rihanna.



‘DMV Spotlight': Deron

It makes sense that the next “DMV Spotlight” is a rapper nicknamed, “DeronDMV.”


Mr. Peter Parker with Phil Ade at WPGC headquarters in Lanham, Md. (File photo)

‘DMV Spotlight': Phil Ade

Signed to Raheem DeVaughn’s label and managed by local tastemaker/hustler “Dre the Mayor,” Ade has stayed in the Indi spotlight for the last few years.


(Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

‘DMV Spotlight': Wale

One day after the DMV’s shining star Wale released his third major label album, it’s only fitting we dedicate this week’s “DMV Spotlight” to the artist that has opened the door to the national Hip-Hop game through his music.


Mr. Peter Parker with Caddy Da Don. (WPGC file photo)

DMV Spotlight: The ‘King of Baltimore’

A staple in the DMV hip-hop scene for the last few years, Caddy’s true-to-life street tales and signature sound make him one to watch.


Mr. Peter Parker chops it up with Shy Glizzy, who could have a major impact in 2014. (WPGC file photo)

DMV Spotlight: Shy Glizzy

In our new “DMV Spotlight” feature, the local talent talked with Mr. Peter Parker about his hood in D.C. his new mixtape release date and the hardest part about being an up-and-coming artist in this area.



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