LSP Picks!

What is the LSP life? Anything you want it to be. Our team of writers will hip you to the next in music, art, fashion and culture. Nothing will be out of bounds. If it is progressive, intellectual, futuristic, or just good ‘ole fun, we will pick it. Got a pick for us? Email us at lsppick [at]

2014 Queens’ Stroll Style & Make-Up Guide


The Queens’ Stroll returns to U Street this year for Black President’s Day. Join us as we honor the women of Kalakuta with our own tribute that will take place down the U Street corridor and end at Den of Thieves for the official Black President’s Day celebrations. Click the link for details on meeting up, styling and makeup.

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10.15: 9th Annual Black President’s Day & Finding Fela Screening


The 9th Annual Black President’s Day event returns October 15th. What better way to celebrate the birthday of Afrobeat icon, Fela Kuti than with a special screening of the newest documentary Finding Fela in addition to our annual interactive gathering of Afrobeat lovers and Queens. Limited discounted tickets are available for both events. Early ticket purchase is available.

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I Remember U: A Live Mixtape Experience (VIDEO)


The third installment of Head-Roc’s series, Chocolate City Rocks, featured a production conceived and directed by our very own Risikat “Kat” Okedeyi. I Remember U was a celebration of the U Street corridor as it existed in the late 1990′s. With features from of some of the era’s notable artists, the show featured songs and poetry from a time where U Street was buzzing with progressive independent Black arts and culture.

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