Music

DC’s New Music Conference & Showcase #MADEINTHEDMV [12/6]

DC’s New Music Conference & Showcase #MADEINTHEDMV [12/6]

This winter the DMV is getting something fresh and new for the music scene. December’s #MadeInTheDMV” Music Conference and Showcase is where “Your Story [is] Our Culture.” The two-part event was created to educate and cultivate the area’s best homegrown talent on the rise. 

By November 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
5 Funniest Reactions | Black Twitter Takes to Beyonce’s 7/11 [VIDEO]

5 Funniest Reactions | Black Twitter Takes to Beyonce’s 7/11 [VIDEO]

Leave it to #BlackTwitter to get new Beyonce and make a complete mockery of it. I love the creativity of the video for 7/11 especially since Mutha Bey gave us 17 high quality videos last year. She’s always pioneering something different and this iPhone-only pregame party video is no different. However, since it was shot in her […]

By November 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Daley talks First Thanksgiving, Day & Nights, Songwriting and Style [VIDEO]

Daley talks First Thanksgiving, Day & Nights, Songwriting and Style [VIDEO]

Last night, Gypsy Soul Entertainment brought UK R&B singer Daley performed at Baltimore’s Rams Head Live. He performed classics from his two independently released mixtapes “Those Who Wait” (2012) and “Songs that Remind Me Of You” (2013) as well, of course, his singles from debut album “Days & Nights.” Following the show, I had the chance […]

By November 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Wale & Jerry Seinfeld cover ‘Complex’ issues

Wale & Jerry Seinfeld cover ‘Complex’ issues

Wale is currently is gearing up for his new album, The Album About Nothing, in which Jerry Seinfeld is featured. Seinfeld, was the muse for Wale’s critically- acclaimed Mixtape About Nothing. The unlikely pairing of Wale and Jerry is a bromance; their chemistry is undeniable. The two break bread in a diner while discussing twitter […]

By November 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Entertainment

Wale & Jerry Seinfeld cover ‘Complex’ issues

Wale & Jerry Seinfeld cover ‘Complex’ issues

Wale is currently is gearing up for his new album, The Album About Nothing, in which Jerry Seinfeld is featured. Seinfeld, was the muse for Wale’s critically- acclaimed Mixtape About Nothing. The unlikely pairing of Wale and Jerry is a bromance; their chemistry is undeniable. The two break bread in a diner while discussing twitter […]

By November 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Movie Review: Beyond The Lights

Movie Review: Beyond The Lights

It would seem that the age old adage of ‘be careful what you ask for’ is at best often duplicated, and at worse, a jaded concept when it comes to the genre of romance, especially with fame at its center.  14 years after Love and Basketball, writer/director Gina Prince-Bythewood gives the romance one more try, […]

FIRST LOOK | Common, Oprah and Cuba Gooding, Jr. in “Selma” [VIDEO]

FIRST LOOK | Common, Oprah and Cuba Gooding, Jr. in “Selma” [VIDEO]

 The official trailer for new civil rights film SELMA was released late last week. The production is a theatrical illustration of the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. SELMA, starring David Oyelowo, Tom Wilkinson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Common, with […]

By November 11, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Beyond the Lights Screening [GIVEAWAY]

Beyond the Lights Screening [GIVEAWAY]

In celebration of new film Beyond The Lights, I have 25 free movie passes that admit 2 to a pre-screening of the film at 7PM Wednesday, November 12th at Regal Cinemas in Gallery Place. Get your pass here: http://www.relativityscreenings.com/BOBBYPENBYLT Please note: Seating is First Come, First Served WITH A PASS No Admission, after screening begins No […]

By November 6, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Events

DC’s New Music Conference & Showcase #MADEINTHEDMV [12/6]

DC’s New Music Conference & Showcase #MADEINTHEDMV [12/6]

This winter the DMV is getting something fresh and new for the music scene. December’s #MadeInTheDMV” Music Conference and Showcase is where “Your Story [is] Our Culture.” The two-part event was created to educate and cultivate the area’s best homegrown talent on the rise. 

By November 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
There’s An App For That | Black Owned Business Search Tool

There’s An App For That | Black Owned Business Search Tool

  With the holiday season fast approaching, there are sales ads and commercials going up left and right. All of us want to save money, but what if you could get the same services & products and invest in our community at the same time?  Introducing, Black Trade Lines app.  It’s a mobile app that […]

By November 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Gypsy Soul Presents Daley at Rams Head Live 11/17 [TICKETS]

Gypsy Soul Presents Daley at Rams Head Live 11/17 [TICKETS]

UK Soul Singer Daley is in Baltimore live this Monday. November 17, 2014 Rams Head Live Powerplant Baltimore, Maryland TheBobbyPen.com has been invited to attend a special meet and greet with Daley by host Gypsy Soul. Daley Bio Compared to Simply Red’s Mick Hucknall due to his Manchester, England origin, red hair, and R&B roots […]

By November 11, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Beyond the Lights Screening [GIVEAWAY]

Beyond the Lights Screening [GIVEAWAY]

In celebration of new film Beyond The Lights, I have 25 free movie passes that admit 2 to a pre-screening of the film at 7PM Wednesday, November 12th at Regal Cinemas in Gallery Place. Get your pass here: http://www.relativityscreenings.com/BOBBYPENBYLT Please note: Seating is First Come, First Served WITH A PASS No Admission, after screening begins No […]

By November 6, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Lifestyle

There’s An App For That | Black Owned Business Search Tool

There’s An App For That | Black Owned Business Search Tool

  With the holiday season fast approaching, there are sales ads and commercials going up left and right. All of us want to save money, but what if you could get the same services & products and invest in our community at the same time?  Introducing, Black Trade Lines app.  It’s a mobile app that […]

By November 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
19 Online Businesses to Help You Shop Black Owned on Black Friday [PART I]

19 Online Businesses to Help You Shop Black Owned on Black Friday [PART I]

I was planning to share this post before last night’s non-indictment Grand Jury decision in Ferguson, but today it’s even more imperative that Black Americans unite to circulate our $1.1 Trillion spent annually (by 2015). How crazy is it to think that we are only the second largest racial minority in the country (or 13 percent of the population,) yet […]

By November 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
DC’s 11 Hottest Heated Patios for Winter Rooftop Drinking [MAP]

DC’s 11 Hottest Heated Patios for Winter Rooftop Drinking [MAP]

It’s cold. Tell you something you don’t know? Outdoor drinking doesn’t have to stop. Now that I’ve got your attention, beat the winter blues with Eater DC’s comprehensive guide to heated patio bars. They even took the courtesy to map it out for you!  Boundary Stone Public House Visit website (202) 621-6635 116 Rhode Island Ave […]

By November 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Daley talks First Thanksgiving, Day & Nights, Songwriting and Style [VIDEO]

Daley talks First Thanksgiving, Day & Nights, Songwriting and Style [VIDEO]

Last night, Gypsy Soul Entertainment brought UK R&B singer Daley performed at Baltimore’s Rams Head Live. He performed classics from his two independently released mixtapes “Those Who Wait” (2012) and “Songs that Remind Me Of You” (2013) as well, of course, his singles from debut album “Days & Nights.” Following the show, I had the chance […]

By November 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Community

DC’s New Music Conference & Showcase #MADEINTHEDMV [12/6]

DC’s New Music Conference & Showcase #MADEINTHEDMV [12/6]

This winter the DMV is getting something fresh and new for the music scene. December’s #MadeInTheDMV” Music Conference and Showcase is where “Your Story [is] Our Culture.” The two-part event was created to educate and cultivate the area’s best homegrown talent on the rise. 

By November 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
There’s An App For That | Black Owned Business Search Tool

There’s An App For That | Black Owned Business Search Tool

  With the holiday season fast approaching, there are sales ads and commercials going up left and right. All of us want to save money, but what if you could get the same services & products and invest in our community at the same time?  Introducing, Black Trade Lines app.  It’s a mobile app that […]

By November 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
19 Online Businesses to Help You Shop Black Owned on Black Friday [PART I]

19 Online Businesses to Help You Shop Black Owned on Black Friday [PART I]

I was planning to share this post before last night’s non-indictment Grand Jury decision in Ferguson, but today it’s even more imperative that Black Americans unite to circulate our $1.1 Trillion spent annually (by 2015). How crazy is it to think that we are only the second largest racial minority in the country (or 13 percent of the population,) yet […]

By November 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
DC’s 11 Hottest Heated Patios for Winter Rooftop Drinking [MAP]

DC’s 11 Hottest Heated Patios for Winter Rooftop Drinking [MAP]

It’s cold. Tell you something you don’t know? Outdoor drinking doesn’t have to stop. Now that I’ve got your attention, beat the winter blues with Eater DC’s comprehensive guide to heated patio bars. They even took the courtesy to map it out for you!  Boundary Stone Public House Visit website (202) 621-6635 116 Rhode Island Ave […]

By November 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Recent Posts

New Busboys & Poets Location in Anacostia to Educate Residents

New Busboys & Poets Location in Anacostia to Educate Residents

DCist announced today, popular local dining franchise Busboys & Poets is expected to take over the space at 2010 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue SE. The Far Southeast Family Strengthening Collaborative’s (FSFSC)  now owns this building. This will be Busboys owner, Anas “Andy” Shallal’s (an Iraqi-American artist, activist and restaurateur,) fourth location total, and the first on […]

By November 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Uber teams up with Spotify for A More Personalized Ride

Uber teams up with Spotify for A More Personalized Ride

Unless you’ve been living under a rock in the middle of nowhere chances are you’ve heard of both Uber and Spotify.  Uber being the handy app that allows you to book a ride from A to B, schedule it and even let you know the estimated time of arrival. This has caught on in many cities […]

By November 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Girl Group Good Girl Sings “Who’s Lovin’ You” A Cappella [VIDEO]

Girl Group Good Girl Sings “Who’s Lovin’ You” A Cappella [VIDEO]

Just when we thought the days of R&B groups were over, Philly births a rare gem. It’s name? Good Girl The 90’s-influenced group, comprised of Megan Nicolle, Morgan (J.L.), Courtney (Bobbie), and Arielle, is excited to reintroduce the classic sounds and styles of yesterday’s hit makers like SWV, TLC and Xscape to today’s microwave-Pop youth. I had […]

By November 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Bobby Shmurda x Bobby Bitch [VIDEO]

Bobby Shmurda x Bobby Bitch [VIDEO]

Enter’s the party like… As much as I like the idea of declaring my presence with, “I’m Bobby, Bitch.” I’m not one to yell at people, nor call them derogatory names. Are we feeling this one, or should Bobby Shmurda have had a seat at “Hot Nigga?” Personally, I’m unimpressed. Meh. Copyright protected by DigiproveSome Rights ReservedOriginal content […]

By November 7, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Teyana Taylor, Kanye & E-40 Appear in Big Sean’s “IDFWU” [VIDEO]

Teyana Taylor, Kanye & E-40 Appear in Big Sean’s “IDFWU” [VIDEO]

My favorite song right now is Big Sean’s latest diss record “IDFWU.” The track is clearly aimed at ex-fiancé Naya Rivera, best known for her role on the Fox network show Glee. The football themed video features appearances by the song’s producer Kanye West as the team’s coach, singer Teyana Taylor (who just released her debut album “VII” […]

By November 7, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
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