They Rapped of Walmart: Click Track on Dead Prez’s performance at Occupy D.C.:

With a crowd of about 150 trying to squeeze beneath a makeshift canopy protecting them from the afternoon drizzle — white tarp, bamboo poles — rappers M-1 and delivered politically-charged rhymes over a not-so-powerful P.A. system that distorted their words into the sonic texture of an angry voice mail.

Fun! (Not enough scene-setting? Read our coverage.)

Christmas Wrapping: TBD Arts thoughtfully picks out gifts for notable D.C. characters—and has left room for responses. So far, none of the chosen ones have explained how they’d react to, say, squeezy Metrobus toys.

Yesterday on Arts Desk: The best photographic images of 2011! Ryan Little‘s 10 best local tracks of 2011! Thirteen songs Fan Death Records doesn’t hate!