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All The Way Live Tuesdays with Moluba and Friends

  • ANACOSTIA ARTS CENTER 1231 Good Hope Road Southeast Washington, DC, 20020 United States (map)
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Moluba, is a Liberian American artist by way of Silver Spring, Maryland. His name was given to him by his great grandmother on her arrival to the U.S. from Liberia, when she escaped the civil war that had plagued the country most of Moluba’s young life. Being the eldest grand child, he was given the name of the patriarch of the family, his great grandfather. Moving with the spirit of his ancestors, Moluba comes with a diverse and gripping sound that mixes hip hop, jazz, spiritualism, and soul into a gumbo of genre bending magic. He is heavily influenced by his jazz trumpet background, and greats such as Bob Marley, Tupac Shakur, Miles Davis, and Lauren Hill.