Looking for the Helpers

Long Live GoGo

08/31/2020 | 2m 30s

Go-go music, once a ubiquitous symbol of Black culture in D.C., is threatened by gentrification and a changing urban landscape. Justin “Yaddiya” Johnson founded Long Live GoGo to keep the music alive. His “Moechella” rallies– half concerts, half political rallies– mix music and activism, addressing the issues facing the Black community while exposing a new generation to D.C.’s unique music.

Aired: 08/31/20

Rating: NR

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Looking for the Helpers is a local public television program presented by WETA.