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

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.


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.


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.


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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.


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.


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.



DMV Spotlight: Tray Chaney

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


Maryland native Bullet Brak hangs with Mr. Peter Parker. (WPGC file photo)

DMV Spotlight: Bullet Brak

Already a walking success story, Brak is a graduate of NYC’s IAR and a testament to hard work and dedication to his craft.


Mr. Peter Parker with Girard St. Garvey. (WPGC file photo)

DMV Spotlight: Girard St. Garvey

The hustler’s poster child, Mr. Grindseason himself, Garvey the Chose One is this week’s DMV Spotlight.


Local Rapper Fat Trel with Mr. Peter Parker. (WPGC file photo)

Fat Trel Returns to the ‘DMV Spotlight’ to Talk MMG, Jay-Z

Newly signed MMG artist Fat Trel returns to the DMV spotlight Wednesday night for a highly anticipated interview with Mr. Peter Parker.


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