Whats going on DC
Written By:  The Media Prince  |  

Pharrell is coming to D.C. There Must Be Something in The Water!

Welcome to another week of all things DMV! The Media Prince has got you covered. Let’s dive into politics first. Mayor Bowser shares her response to the epidemic of gun violence. Watch now on BridgeTV. Breaking news, this week as the D.C. Board of Elections voted in favor of Ward 8 Councilmember Trayon White to qualify for the ballot in the race for mayor due to him having enough petition signatures. While on the subject of Councilmember White, the D.C. Council voted it to advance a bill proposed by him that generally prohibits testing for marijuana as a condition of employment in D.C. In national politics, President Biden pardoned the first black secret agent on presidential detail. This marks the first time Biden has used his clemency powers.

In general news, D.C. is listed as the USA’s worst traffic. The DMV metro area is also listed as the top 22 places where women make more money than men. D.C. welcomes the Something in the Water Festival for the Juneteenth weekend. Take a look at the announcement on BridgeTV.

Let’s move on to entertainment. A Baltimore native goes viral after an epic weight loss journey. Take a look now on BridgeTV. Also, check out a new gogo band making waves while you are there. DMV’s own Tamar Braxton announces her new tour. Are you all ready? Lastly, rapper IDK announces a new album. Get excited!

Let’s end things off with what’s happening around town. The Bridgerton Experience is now open in D.C. Find out more at feverup.com. The fictional chain McDowell’s from the movie Coming to America is popping up in Springfield Mall. As I mentioned earlier, the Something in the Water Festival is coming to D.C. and it’s featuring Backyard Band, Ashanti, Chloe and Halle, Usher, Teyana Taylor, DJ Domo, Lucky Daye, and more! Also, The Academy DC is hiring social media content creators, sound recording engineers, videographers, and more. You can send your resumes and samples to the email you see on BridgeTV.

Well, there you have it, ladies and gentlemen. This sums up What’s Going On D.C. Follow me @TheMediaPrince on everything and follow the hashtag #WGODC.