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Meet the Parents: General Manager Calkidan Fisseha

August 27, 2018


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Calkie is one of the best GMs to ever do it, 100% satisfaction guaranteed.

Desta Dawn is Doin‰’ It for Oakland, Ethiopia, and Herself

Desta Dawn is Doin‰’ It for Oakland, Ethiopia, and Herself

Calkie Fisseha, General Manager

February 27, 2018


Filed under Calkie Fisseha, Current Columns

Photo by Shaina Santos Last semester, Desta Dawn came to American University to perform at ESA Fest. The event was hosted by the Ethiopian & Eritrean Student Association to showcase Habesha culture. There were many standout performers, but Desta Dawn‰'s guitar-backed R&B stuck out. The Bay Ar...

WVAU’s #4 SOTY: "Crew" by Goldlink

WVAU’s #4 SOTY: "Crew" by Goldlink

Calkie Fisseha, General Manager

December 28, 2017


Filed under Calkie Fisseha, End of the Year Awards

Photo from Genius SCENE: The year is 2021. You are in the club, rich as hell and fresh as hell. You usually hate the club, but ever since you became rich, it ain‰'t so bad. There are bottles and beautiful people everywhere. You and your homies are looking around, thinking about how magical life is. ...

WVAU 2017: MOST UNDERRATED ALBUM

WVAU 2017: MOST UNDERRATED ALBUM

Calkie Fisseha, General Manager

December 14, 2017


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It is an understatement to say Take Me Apart is a perfect album. With crystals dangling from her locs and nails and her stylish all white-outfits, Kelela is not a force to be reckoned with. Her debut, Take Me Apart, is one of the most beautiful albums of 2017. The October release quickly found itself...

Morgan Saint is the Real Deal

Morgan Saint is the Real Deal

Calkie Fisseha, General Manager

November 15, 2017


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Still taken by in-studio shot by Brian Harrington Morgan Saint is awesome. She‰'s talented, stylish, and dedicated. Although she‰'s quiet, she knows what she wants. Her debut EP, 17 Hero, dropped in mid-October and she‰'s ready to show the world what she‰'s about. Before her first stop on tour, Mor...

Growth Makes for Good Music: A Jez Dior Exclusive

Growth Makes for Good Music: A Jez Dior Exclusive

Calkie Fisseha, General Manager

September 22, 2017


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Courtesy of Epic Records  Jez Dior is a new face in the rap game. It has been a hectic few months for him. He signed with Epic Records in July, released his first single on the label, and became a better version of himself. We chatted with Jez after he played FIFA with some friends and fans at Songb...

Afro Trap Artist MHD Is The Man

Afro Trap Artist MHD Is The Man

Calkie Fisseha, General Manager

September 20, 2017


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MHD is the future. The Afro-French rapper headlined U Street Music Hall on September 15. It was awesome. His Guianese-Senegalese roots give him the rhythm that sets him apart from any other rapper you‰'ve ever heard. That, and his rapid fire French lyrics. His love for trap music and Afrobeat fuses...

Interview with A$AP Ferg: Striving Never Stops

Interview with A$AP Ferg: Striving Never Stops

Calkie Fisseha and Gabriella Andrean

August 31, 2017


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Shot by Brian Harrington August was a busy month for A$AP Ferg. With the release of his solo mixtape Still Striving, and A$AP Mob‰'s Cozy Tapes, Vol. 2, he has been working around the clock. After his performance in Bender Arena, we had the opportunity to talk to him about staying on the grind, findin...

From Vine to Billboard Hot 100, Ruth B is here to stay

From Vine to Billboard Hot 100, Ruth B is here to stay

Calkie Fisseha, General Manager

May 23, 2017


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Credit: @itsruthb You may know Ruth B as the Viner who got a record deal or as the voice behind the Peter Pan inspired hit, “Lost Boy." Before her show at Jammin‰' Java, we had the opportunity to talk to Ruth B about her new album Ethiopia, and the death of Vine. SPOILER ALERT: With millions of...

Franconia’s Finest w/ Calkie Fisseha and Meg Mowery: Episode 2

Calkie Fisseha, Meg Mowery and Meg Mowery

April 24, 2017


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We talking Springfield & barre, join us. We're back babbbyyyy! This week, we talking siblings, self care, and DAMN.  

A Conversation with Common

Skylar Tucker, Calkie Fisseha, Lauren Lumpkin, and Taryn Daniels

April 7, 2017


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All photos courtesy of Marguerite Tucker When Common stopped by AU, we got the opportunity to talk to him about activism, Noname, and believing in yourself--all while he was sippin' on a green smoothie. Here is the exclusive WVAU/The Blackprint interview: Skylar: So what are you listening to rig...

Franconia’s Finest w/ Calkie Fisseha and Meg Mowery

Calkie Fisseha, Meg Mowery

April 4, 2017


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We talking Springfield & barre, join us.

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