Faced with D.C.'s sky-rocketing rent and surges in the price of living, Tyree's mother lost her job. The family was forced to make the difficult decision to move into the shelter, which houses around 243 people.


Starting a rap career was never in the cards for D.C. rapper Yung Gleesh.


Rapper Shy Glizzy was reportedly arrested today in Maryland after a run in with local police. In a series of videos posted on Instagram that appear…

After being snubbed by last week’s Gotham Awards, “12 Years A Slave” won a whopping six awards from Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) including Best Picture,  Best Actor (Chiwetel Ejiofor), Best Supporting Picture (Lupita Nyong’o) and Best Adapted Screenplay (John Ridley). SOURCE

  This week, Nas came across the story of Stanley Young, a single father of 8 children who had lost his home to a fire, on the news and he decided to start a campaign to help the family find a new home. Click Here to see how Nas raised the money Like The Wiz […]

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Kelly is a beautiful soul! Watch her pour her heart out in a recent performance in DC. Love this chick! READ MORE!

Exclusive feature brought to you by: KYSDC.com Even though Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross and Travis Barker were all featured on the “I Am Still Music” tour bill, plenty of other artists made special guest appearances when the tour came through D.C. on Sunday night. In fact, the audience got more than their money’s worth […]

Check out exclusive video featuring the D.C. premiere of one of the summer’s hottest films as Kelson “The Urban Informer” from 92Q Jams gets a chance to interview Hip Hop’s own T.I., Idris Elba and Chucky Thompson live at the premiere. Still haven’t had enough of the ‘Takers’ exclusives? We’ve got you covered for all […]


We all know a good balance of healthy eating and exercise is vital, but First Lady Michelle Obama led by example this week while visiting local D.C. students. In an event celebrating the launch of her recast President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, Michelle Obama took time to exercise and focus on making the […]