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By Nicholas Testa | February 7, 2008
Chrisette Michele, newly signed to Def Jam, will perform at Rams Head Tavern on Tuesday. On tour for her debut album, I AM, Michele's style is a melodic blend of soul, jazz and gospel. A native of Long Island, N.Y., she has performed and composed since her childhood. Michele performs at 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. at Rams Head Tavern, 33 West St., Annapolis. Tickets are $26.50. Call 410-268-4545 or go to ramsheadtavern.com.
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By Wesley Case and The Baltimore Sun | July 16, 2014
"Can I crash on the couch for the weekend / I broke lease and I get no sleep 'cause I'm in too deep," raps the Columbia native Dunson on his new single, "Broke Ass Dope Ass Rapper. " You can watch the video above. The track - which finds Dunson rapping about the struggles to make it in the music industry - was produced by the MC and his frequent collaborators the Phatboiz. It will be featured on his forthcoming release, "Outlier" (due in September). I featured Dunson, a former Baltimore financial advisor, in my 2012 feature on city rappers on the rise . Since then, he's been featured on a single by R&B singer Chrisette Michele ( "Can the Cool Be Loved?"
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By Wesley Case, The Baltimore Sun | November 30, 2012
Here's a big look for a local artist: Current b cover star Dunson said he had a lot of collaborations in the pipeline, and the first one, along with a stylized video, dropped today. R&B singer Chrisette Michele (an underrated talent perhaps best known for her breathy hook on Rick Ross' "Aston Martin Music") debuted "Can the Cool Be Loved?" today, a collaboration that includes neo-soul singer Bilal and the Columbia native Dunson. The song is from Michele's "Audrey Hepburn: An Audiovisual Presentation" project, scheduled to be released online Dec. 8. Dunson, happily playing off the Sammy Davis Jr. imagery in the video, spits an unadorned guest verse that sits comfortably in his wheelhouse (the "Would you take Billie Holiday to Holiday Inn?"
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By Wesley Case, The Baltimore Sun | November 30, 2012
Here's a big look for a local artist: Current b cover star Dunson said he had a lot of collaborations in the pipeline, and the first one, along with a stylized video, dropped today. R&B singer Chrisette Michele (an underrated talent perhaps best known for her breathy hook on Rick Ross' "Aston Martin Music") debuted "Can the Cool Be Loved?" today, a collaboration that includes neo-soul singer Bilal and the Columbia native Dunson. The song is from Michele's "Audrey Hepburn: An Audiovisual Presentation" project, scheduled to be released online Dec. 8. Dunson, happily playing off the Sammy Davis Jr. imagery in the video, spits an unadorned guest verse that sits comfortably in his wheelhouse (the "Would you take Billie Holiday to Holiday Inn?"
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By RASHOD D. OLLISON | July 12, 2007
I was a little curious about Chrisette Michele. A little. I wanted to check out for myself what was behind all the hype surrounding her. Industry insiders have been all abuzz for the past few months about the 24-year-old Long Island, N.Y.-raised singer-songwriter, comparing her to such holy names as Billie Holiday and Sarah Vaughan. I Am, her debut released this month, has garnered favorable reviews. "Michele's game comes with no frills," wrote Billboard magazine. "The voice says it all."
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By NATHAN PITTS | January 17, 2008
Just announced Art Garfunkel -- Meyerhoff Symphony Hall Feb. 15-16. 410-783-8000. The Iguanas -- Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis on Feb. 13. 410-244-1131 or ramsheadlive.com. Chrisette Michele -- The 9:30 Club in Washington on Feb. 21. 800-955-5566 or tickets.com. Little Feat -- Recher Theatre in Towson on March 7. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.com.Still available Al Jarreau -- The Birchmere in Alexandria, Va., on Feb. 12. 703-549-7500 or birchmere.com. Blue Man Group -- 1st Mariner Arena on Feb. 15. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.
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By Wesley Case and The Baltimore Sun | July 16, 2014
"Can I crash on the couch for the weekend / I broke lease and I get no sleep 'cause I'm in too deep," raps the Columbia native Dunson on his new single, "Broke Ass Dope Ass Rapper. " You can watch the video above. The track - which finds Dunson rapping about the struggles to make it in the music industry - was produced by the MC and his frequent collaborators the Phatboiz. It will be featured on his forthcoming release, "Outlier" (due in September). I featured Dunson, a former Baltimore financial advisor, in my 2012 feature on city rappers on the rise . Since then, he's been featured on a single by R&B singer Chrisette Michele ( "Can the Cool Be Loved?"
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July 12, 2007
INSIDE TODAY WHAT THEY'RE SAYING TODAY'S SUN COLUMNISTS Power corrupts Watching Ichiro Suzuki circle the bases for the first inside-the-park home run in All-Star Game history was a reminder of how baseball used to be played - before the emphasis on the home runs. Sports baltimoresun.com/steele Leave a message The number of Americans who rely strictly on cell phones is increasing. This is particularly true among young adults, and the change has serious implications for those who want to reach them, including parents, politicians, pollsters and marketers.
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April 9, 2009
Just announced John Legend Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia on July 17. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. Also, Incubus plays there Aug. 9. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.com. Blind Boys of Alabama, along with Ladysmith Black Mambazo Pier Six Pavilion on July 26. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.com. Keith Urban Verizon Center in Washington on Aug. 20. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.com. George Strait Nissan Pavilion in Bristow, Va., on June 13. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.
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May 29, 2008
Just announced Patti LaBelle -- Pier Six Pavilion on Sept. 6. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.com. Rick Ross & Friends -- 1st Mariner Arena on June 20. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.com. Deanna Bogart Band -- Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis on July 26. 410-268-4545 or ramsheadtavern.com. All Time Low -- Rams Head Live on July 18. 410-244-1131 or ramsheadlive.com. emmet swimming -- The 9:30 Club in Washington on June 28. 800-955-5566 or tickets.com. Still available Kenny G -- Wolf Trap Barns in Vienna, Va., on June 12. 410-481-6500 or 800-955-5566.
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By Nicholas Testa | February 7, 2008
Chrisette Michele, newly signed to Def Jam, will perform at Rams Head Tavern on Tuesday. On tour for her debut album, I AM, Michele's style is a melodic blend of soul, jazz and gospel. A native of Long Island, N.Y., she has performed and composed since her childhood. Michele performs at 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. at Rams Head Tavern, 33 West St., Annapolis. Tickets are $26.50. Call 410-268-4545 or go to ramsheadtavern.com.
NEWS
July 12, 2007
INSIDE TODAY WHAT THEY'RE SAYING TODAY'S SUN COLUMNISTS Power corrupts Watching Ichiro Suzuki circle the bases for the first inside-the-park home run in All-Star Game history was a reminder of how baseball used to be played - before the emphasis on the home runs. Sports baltimoresun.com/steele Leave a message The number of Americans who rely strictly on cell phones is increasing. This is particularly true among young adults, and the change has serious implications for those who want to reach them, including parents, politicians, pollsters and marketers.
ENTERTAINMENT
By RASHOD D. OLLISON | July 12, 2007
I was a little curious about Chrisette Michele. A little. I wanted to check out for myself what was behind all the hype surrounding her. Industry insiders have been all abuzz for the past few months about the 24-year-old Long Island, N.Y.-raised singer-songwriter, comparing her to such holy names as Billie Holiday and Sarah Vaughan. I Am, her debut released this month, has garnered favorable reviews. "Michele's game comes with no frills," wrote Billboard magazine. "The voice says it all."
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