EVENT RECAP: 2013 Trillectro Music Festival Video

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"Trillectro music festival hit Washington, D.C this weekend. All music lovers came out to celebrate the hip hop culture before the end of summer. The event took place on the fairgrounds in Southeast, D.C. Check out footage of the event from DMVsTheMove including performances by Travis Scott, A$AP Ferg & A$AP Rocky, & Fattrel. Rapper Shy Glizzy also performed and partied with me as I co-hosted Saturday night and Cafe' Asia. I had a blast"-Posh

Trillectro is growing up. Growing up is hard. As Saturday’s festival at the Fairgrounds in Southeast Washington showed, there are a lot of mistakes and pains along the way, but it can be fun, too.

The name, Trillectro, is a mash-up of hip-hop slang and a type of dance music. It basically describes the aesthetic that the festival’s going for. As electronic dance music — or EDM — bleeds more and more into mainstream hip-hop, Trillectro is a festival booked to please fans of both. One stage featured rappers and live bands, another featured DJs playing trap-rave, which takes southern-fried hip-hop beats and doubles down on electronic sonics. It’s neon and syrup, swag and candy, with a young crowd that’s black, white and every shade in between. Read More -written by freelance writer Yenigun

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