Merry Somdwain! I Love Karaoke. I Love Girl Scout Cookies. I love jumping around and acting a fool! This video […]
Dwayne B! The Crochet KingpinDwayne Lawson-Brown aka the “Crochet Kingpin” is a homegrown DC native poet, activist, break-dancer, and fashion designer. Dwayne has been known to write a pretty good haiku in his day which led his receiving the Best Haiku Award at the 2011 National Underground Spoken-Word Poetry Awards (NUSPA). His work to increase HIV awareness through spoken-word garnered recognition from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, BBCAmerica, The Discovery Channel, and The Washington Post. Ultimately Dwayne's goal is to force audiences to feel. He tends to meet goals. When not documenting his life through poetic meter, Dwayne can be found on the metro making scarves and hats, or singing karaoke.
Somdwain Day 19: The Infamous Jeff Chronicles
Triumphant Somdwain! Ok. some context: Years ago… maybe 2013 or 2014, Drew Anderson and I get booked for a series […]
Somdwain Day 18: Dwayne B Features at Whiskey and Friends!
Poetic Somdwain!I had the honor and pleasure of performing poetry at the “Whiskey and Friends at the Drive-In event in […]
Somdwain Day 17: The MotherFunkers Live In Concert!
Funky Funky Somdwain! Did you know I was in a band? Well… honestly, we kinda sucked… but it was a […]
Somdwain Day 16: Untitled 121620.21
I was an at event last week in a room of love of celebration and there was a moment when […]
Somdwain Day 15: Plush Performed by Dwayne in District Karaoke
Rockin’ Somdwain! As Part of the District Karaoke Citywide Championship Run – Dwayne Perform Plush by Stone Temple Pilots for […]
Somdwain Day 14: Artist Talk with Shaymar Higgs of FreeArtForAll.org
Jolly Somdwain! As part of the Community Window curation series at The Corner at Whitman-Walker (R.I.P.) Dwayne Lawson-Brown sits with […]
Somdwain Day 13: On Our Musicality
I want to listen to Bjork at unreasonable levels of volume and feel goosebumps as she sings about never fitting […]
Somdwain Day 12: Home Is Where The Art Is
Joyous Somdwain! My birthday is December 23rd and I’m doing another fundraiser! I’m raising money for Split This Rock and […]
Somdwain Day 11: For Reenz
Blessed Somdwain. I’ve been quietly mourning. I won’t put a time frame on how long because I may not fully […]