3 days ago | New Houston Rap
Somewhere in 2003, Monica and Missy Elliott made the most defining record from her second decade in music. Built around The Whispers’ “You Are Number One," the 2003 update was a woman dictating to her man that she was walking out of their relation...
3 days ago | Current Events
The older you get, the more you begin to ask questions about whether or not things matter. Someone asked over the weekend if people still watch wrestling (yes). I’m sure someone is going to ask within the coming weeks whether or not people still w...
9 days ago | Current Events
The demand among Houston fans for anything Kanye West-related can be easily explained: he raised some of this generation. Whereas kids born in the mid-'80s grew up explicitly upon the rap heroes of the ‘90s and early aughts, kids born in the ‘90s ...
10 days ago | Current Events
Last Friday, President Obama decided to reveal what he’s been playing in the White House all summer. Technically, this means the last summer of the Obama White House has meant that White House staffers and Joe Biden have passed him the aux cord si...
12 days ago | Pop Life
The last scene plenty of us can remember in a pivotal drama about music came in Cameron Crowe’s 2000 film Almost Famous. Technically its about Cameron Crowe’s start in the music business via working for Rolling Stone but still, it’s one of the few...
13 days ago | Current Events
Two weeks ago, the greatest travesty in the world centered around what we weren’t getting. Or rather, what someone initially promised and then reneged on. Frank Ocean, the mercurial R&B talent who with one mixtape (2011’s Nostalgia, Ultra) and...