Rare Essence


WATCH: Killa Cal & Tony Redz New Video for ‘The Go-Go Show’ featuring Lil’ Roddy

Fresh from his SXSW performance this year, Killa Cal of Rare Essence teams up with WPGC’s own Tony Redz and Lil’ Roddy for the eclectic new single “The Go-Go Show“ produced by JS aka The Best.



Recap: Rare Essence Becomes First Go-Go Band to Perform at SXSW

Check out a recap of the performance.



Help Send Rare Essence, Black Alley & DC Loves Dilla to South by Southwest

Rare Essence, Black Alley and DC Loves Dilla are headed to South by Southwest, but we need your help.


Chuck Brown (Photo by Nancy Ostertag/Getty Images)

UPDATED: 11 Go-Go Songs Every Music Fan Needs to Hear

Many things have come from the DMV area but the most notable is the great genre of go-go music. In the late 60s and early 70s, D.C. was the hotbed for a brand new sound of funk that infused with early hip-hop and R&B. Forty-some years later and it is still a dynamic genre for D.C., Maryland and Virginia.


New Year’s Eve Celebration w/ Rare Essence ft James Funk

Don’t miss [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Rare Essence [/lastfm] featuring James Funk plus Faycez-U-Know and Da Mixx Band New Year’s Eve at La Fontaine Bleue!


DJ Flexx Talks to Whiteboy of Rare Essence! Plus DJ Storm’s Rare Essence Mix!

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]DJ Flexx[/lastfm] got the chance to talk to Whiteboy of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Rare Essence[/lastfm] about his featured article in The Washington Post.  Listen to the inside story, and also rock to DJ Storm’s RE mix…