Distriction Playlistic: Memorial Day ’09 Mix

Quick and dirty lunchtime/BBQ mix for the holiday. Literal mix of older, new-ish, pop, hip-hop, this and that. It’s a general smattering: a bit random, not particularly thematic, but a universally decent mix for a mid-day holiday meal. Start off mellow for the swelter. Pre-interlude: less local, a bit bossa nova and ska over funk,…

Distriction Playlistic: Metro Mix May 13

In the midst of a massive blogger’s block. When in doubt: recap. So here’s a quick commuter’s playlist a la whatever the iPod shuffled up — with a twist. I’ll go with the first song shuffle picked and do a six degrees of separation to muster a Metro Mix … I don’t know. Let’s just…

Distriction: LDN meets DC at 930

Missed out on the Circus, but still want to see a fly Brit? Lucky you, DC … ‘Rhymes with Silly‘ Allen is in town for her sold-out performance tonight at the 930 Club Her shows sell-out so she doesn’t have to In related news: We can’t say the same for Hot97 and Cipha Drake aka…

From Bentleys to Burger King

From flippin’ bricks to flippin’ tracks to flippin’ burgers … rappers are the new face of french fries — but hey, a mic is a mic It’s like fast-forwarding to the last page of Soulja Boy’s autobiography Father of the Year … maybe; Employee of the Month: definitely Sometimes the hustle starts from behind the…