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]

LSP Pick: Asheru – “Funky DC” (VIDEO)


While we still think Hyattsville was robbed, one of our favorite tracks off of Asheru’s Sleepless in Soweto album, “Funky DC” now has a video to go along with its Afrobeat hotness. Featuring the Ballou High School marching band a few more familiar faces, Asheru hits a home run for the hometown.

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Taping of WHUT-TV’s Vocal Point feat. LSP’s Kat (06.24)


In celebration of Black Music Month, WHUT-TV’s Vocal Point show will feature a panel discussion on the state of Black music from the perspective of consciousness and social awareness. Our very own Kat will be one of the featured panelists wearing hats as both professor and cultural architect. RSVP today to be part of the live studio audience.

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One Mic Conversation: Who is the I? (VIDEO)


Check out one of four LSP-produced conversations for the 2014 One Mic Festival. In this conversation, panelists discuss the complicated space of sexuality and hip hop, the necessity of shifting the framework and the importance of hip hop as an art and cultural form becoming more representative of its listenership.

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