Lion Babe - The Cosmic Wind Tour
Farrah Flosscett, NanaBcool
740 Water Street SW
Washington, DC, 20024
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is all ages
LION BABE is a New York bred funk and soul duo comprised of multidisciplinary artist Jillian Hervey and producer/DJ Lucas Goodman, (also known as Astro Raw.) The pair are known for their unique sound and look and associate themselves with the term ‘futuristic nostalgia’ to describe their genre. LION BABE blends vintage colors with modern sonics. They started with their break out single “Treat Me Like Fire” in 2012, which quickly garnered attention across the globe.
Since then, the duo has been steadily rising, and have released one LP titled “Begin” (2016 with Universal) including “Wonder Woman” produced by Pharrell Williams, along with “Jump Hi” featuring Childish Gambino. They followed with their mix tape “Sun Joint” featuring JunglePussy, Raury and Angel Haze. Jillian also co – wrote and sang “Hourglass” on the Grammy nominated Disclosure album “Caracal.” They are known for their magnetic performances, both at intimate fashion and art parties as well as major festivals like Glastonbury and the main stage at Coachella. They have also performed on TV for the The Soul Train Awards and the Today Show, (where they performed their cover of Tom Jones‘ hit “She’s a Lady,” which was also used for H&M’s global campaign)
In 2018, LION BABE released singles “Rockets” featuring Moe Moks, “Honey Dew” and “Hit the Ceiling” which was featured on HBO’s hit show “Insecure.” The duo also wrote an original song “Just Me” for Season 3 of “Insecure” which is featured on the show’s soundtrack (curated by Raphael Saadiq.)
This year they have released covers of classics “Get Into The Party Life” by Little Beaver and Carly Simon‘s “Why.” This has all led up to their new album “Cosmic Wind” featuring pre – released records “The Wave” featuring Leikeli47 and their newest single “Western World” featuring Wu-Tang Clan‘s own “Raekwon.”
“Cosmic Wind” is a record that showcases the bands growth as artists and musicians, and is rooted in themes of transformation and inevitable change.
Farrah Flosscett made her DJ debut in Washington DC at a well known U Street staple for music - Velvet Lounge. She then continued along that path and spun for places/events such as Broccoli City Festival, 9:30 Club, The Fillmore, and H Street Festival. She currently has residencies at Lost Society, Fig & Olive and The W Hotel. Still early in her career, she has already been recruited to play for Art Basel 2017, as well as a reoccurring guest DJ in NYC, LA, and Austin. She also had the opportunity to perform for the massive Open House festival in Trinidad and Tobago.
In addition to being the cofounder of her own collective, "Throwing Shade" - an event formulated with the sole purpose to bring the missing future Rnb and rare Hip Hop sound element to DC via nonconforming venue spaces, she also curates the music and DJs for the always edgy "Catch A Vibe" parties. She has also grown her supporting act catalog by DJing beside such artists as Brandy, Black Alley, and Fat Trel.
She was chosen in 2017 by Sean "Diddy" Combs, as one of his "Deleon 100" influencers, for his US talent recognition. Ironically, her musical history story sparks from her father's own DJ roots. And therefore holds a major part of her passions to always attempt cohesive sound jumps inhabiting a blend of Funk, Soulful House, Future Bass/R&B, Afrobeat, Nu Disco, Hip Hop and Classics.
Hailing from Columbus, Ohio Ghanaian American Singer, Rapper, songwriter and dancer NanaBcool blends smooth, soulful vocals with electrifying dance steps to bring a fresh groove to RnB.
Advance GA $22 | Day of GA $25 | Premier Plus $35
• Full dinner and drink menu available
• The Premier Plus section is a raised area with reserved seats and tables. There is a dedicated server for faster serviceGA