rss Email Author Rizoh

2010 Stories by Rizoh

Archives: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010
  • Still Standing

    published December 30, 2010

    On any given day, music fans stroll in and out of a dilapidated shack on Houston's Southeast side and buy CDs with such titles as Thangs Done... More >>

  • Top Five Christmas Rap Songs
    FEATURED STORY

    Top Five Christmas Rap Songs

    published Dec 20, 2010

    Show us one hip-hop head who isn't obsessed with corny Christmas sing-alongs and we'll show you a liar. Nothing says "hip-hop" like cheery holiday tunes about sharing and caring. In the spirit of holi... More >>

  • Texas Police Pimp Their Rides With Trunk Rumblers
    FEATURED STORY

    Texas Police Pimp Their Rides With Trunk Rumblers

    published Dec 09, 2010

    The next time you hear a boom box roaring thunderously at the traffic light, listen closely before cursing under your breath. It could be a patrol car trying to squeak by. Channel 11 News reported th... More >>

  • The Stories Behind Five H-Town Rap Anthems
    FEATURED STORY

    The Stories Behind Five H-Town Rap Anthems

    published Dec 08, 2010

    You know the song as soon as the beat drops. You rap them better than the artists themselves do at concerts. You'll slap your little brother for butchering the lyrics. But do you know the real life st... More >>

  • Slim Thug Pranks Mike Jones In New Still Ringin' Video
    FEATURED STORY

    Slim Thug Pranks Mike Jones In New "Still Ringin'" Video

    published Dec 06, 2010

    Besides "Still Tippin'" and the word "who?" one constant that's become synonymous with Mike Jones' career is "punching bag." Trae literally punched him at the Ozone Awards a couple years back, and Sli... More >>

  • Nicki Minaj Has Lil Kim On The Defensive... For Now
    FEATURED STORY

    Nicki Minaj Has Lil Kim On The Defensive... For Now

    published Dec 03, 2010

    Lil Kim lost the battle before she ever said a word to Nicki Minaj. She lost for reasons beyond her control, and some within her control. She lost the same way the VHS lost when DVDs came out. She los... More >>

  • Last Night: Slim Thug At House Of Blues
    FEATURED STORY

    Last Night: Slim Thug At House Of Blues

    published Dec 01, 2010

    "We don't give women money. We give them babies." Slim Thug & Friends House of Blues November 30, 2010 Slim Thug wasn't the biggest name on the bill Tuesday night. While an accomplished veteran in h... More >>

  • Top 10 Trae & Z-Ro Collaborations

    published Nov 30, 2010

    Trae and Z-Ro: The Hakeem Olajuwon/Clyde Drexler tandem of Houston hip-hop, if The Dream spoke with a deep voice and Drexler's face was frozen in a perpetual snarl. Arguably the best one-two punch Hou... More >>

  • Lupe Fiasco: Four Ways He Will Write A Song About You

    published Nov 18, 2010

    Balls-deep in that miry slough of disappointment that seems to befall every major artist who wants to change the world, Lupe Fiasco has been in a controlled rage lately. That can only mean one thing: ... More >>

  • Top Five Rapper Deadbeat Dads

    published Nov 12, 2010

    Admit it, when you hear the term "deadbeat dad," you immediately think of a black rapper rocking Gucci stunna shades in a perfectly dimmed room, pants drooping to his ankles. Truth be told, hip-hop d... More >>

  • Rappers Vs. Uncle Sam: N.W.A., Eminem, Kanye...

    published Nov 09, 2010

    Mike Myers will probably go down in history as the most uncomfortable white guy next to a black guy in TV history, thanks to Kanye West's unscripted outburst during that infamous Hurricane Katrina tel... More >>

  • Rap's 10 Most Hated People Of 2010
    FEATURED STORY

    Rap's 10 Most Hated People Of 2010

    published Nov 04, 2010

    Hatred is a popular sport in hip-hop. Players of this sport include everyone from fans to peers. There's no specific reason for loathing. Sometimes, being the best in your league is an egregious enoug... More >>

  • Voodoo Lady: Christine O'Donnell's Halloween Playlist
    FEATURED STORY

    Voodoo Lady: Christine O'Donnell's Halloween Playlist

    published Oct 22, 2010

    Christine O'Donnell's "I Am Not a Witch" ad gave us truckloads of comedy during a rather boring election season. Thanks to that unintentionally hilarious ad and the upcoming election, Christine has be... More >>

  • Five Celebrity Costumes To Avoid At All Costs

    published Oct 21, 2010

    Halloween: The one night grown men and women have a legitimate excuse to look like clowns. Call us crazy, but we stopped dressing up for Halloween at 13. We still love you and your ridiculous costume.... More >>

  • Friday Night: Legends Of Rap At Verizon Wireless Theater
    FEATURED STORY

    Friday Night: Legends Of Rap At Verizon Wireless Theater

    published Oct 18, 2010

    "Legends of Rap" featuring Rakim, Slick Rick, Whodini, Big Daddy Kane, MC Lyte Verizon Wireless Theater October 15, 2010 For more photos from Friday, see our slideshow here. Friday night at Verizon ... More >>

  • Five Groups We'd Pay To Break Up

    published Oct 14, 2010

    Why do people support so much bad music? What if people paid awful bands to quit instead? Weezer fans are willing to try. Sick and tired of being let down by his favorite band, last week a fan jokingl... More >>

  • I Hate My Album: Five Artists Who Dissed Their Own Work

    published Oct 12, 2010

    Albums are to artists what children are to parents: You never want your favorite kids to move out, but you can't wait to send the other ones off to college. (Rocks Off should know; we were one of thos... More >>

  • Friday Night: Shakira At Toyota Center
    FEATURED STORY

    Friday Night: Shakira At Toyota Center

    published Oct 11, 2010

    Shakira Toyota Center October 8, 2010 See photos of Shakira's performance in our slideshow. From the moment Shakira took the stage at 9:30 p.m. Friday, she had Toyota Center under her spell. Sensual... More >>

  • The Top 10 Female-Friendly Rap Songs

    published Oct 07, 2010

    Chris Rock once said that women don't pay attention to rap lyrics. Truth be told, most casual hip-hop fans - male and female - rarely pay attention to lyrics. As long as the beat is catchy, they'll d... More >>

  • Rocks Off's All-Star Team Of Rap Ballers

    published Oct 05, 2010

    Basketball and hip-hop have crossed paths for decades. In the words of self-proclaimed No. 1 draft pick Drake: "I swear sports and music are so synonymous/ 'Cause we want to be them, and they want to ... More >>

  • Saturday Night: Michael Franti & Spearhead At House Of Blues
    FEATURED STORY

    Saturday Night: Michael Franti & Spearhead At House Of Blues

    published Oct 04, 2010

    Michael Franti & Spearhead House of Blues October 2, 2010 Check out photos from the show. Hands are in the air immediately with the stupidly fun show opener "Love Don't Wait," as Michael Franti and ... More >>

  • The Five Most Bogus Rapper Apologies
    FEATURED STORY

    The Five Most Bogus Rapper Apologies

    published Oct 01, 2010

    It's the unwritten rule in rap: never apologize. Offering apology in hip-hop is a sign of weakness and rappers simply can't appear weak, no matter what. Sorry, that's just the way it is. Yet, every no... More >>

  • Which Texas Rapper Would Make The Best Governor?

    published Sep 30, 2010

    In many ways, rappers are akin to politicians. They possess oratorical skills, walk around with a posse, and always say things they don't mean. With the 2010 gubernatorial elections little more than a... More >>

  • Nine Rappers About To Be Eaten By Their Own Beards

    published Sep 24, 2010

    In today's crowded music industry, it's becoming increasingly difficult for artists to stand out from the pack, but sometimes a facial package of ample weight and gargantuan growth will do the trick. ... More >>

  • The Five Worst Musical NFL Players

    published Sep 23, 2010

    Professional football players dabbling in music? What could possibly go wrong? Glad you asked. You did ask, right? 5. Ben Utecht, Cincinnati Bengals Ben Utecht suffered a concussion while working ... More >>

Display results per page 1  |  2  |  3  |  Next >>
Archives: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010
Loading...