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Musiq Soulchild


Musiq Soulchild is an 11-time grammy nominated multi-platinum, multi-award winning R&B soul recording artist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The music from Musiq Soulchild has touched people from all walks of life and demographics. Musiq Soulchild has fused the essence of soul music with funk along with adding a hip hop swagger with vocals that embodies the elements and sounds of an instrument.

Watch Past Performances

Video 7/9/2015: Beat Sessions: J Dilla

A panel discussion that takes an up-close look at the music and life of James Dewitt Yancey (aka J Dilla) from the unique perspective of fellow music producers, highly-respected DJs, incredible artists, and special guests. Guests include Amp Fiddler, Slum Village, Musiq Soulchild, DJ Spinna, Georgia Anne Muldrow, 9th Wonder and Timothy Anne Burnside (Smithsonian NMAAHC). This program may contain mature themes and strong language. Part of D.C. Hip-Hop Theater Festival and the 10th Annual D.C. Loves Dilla festivities at the Kennedy Center and The Howard Theatre.

Musiq Soulchild