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Aaliyah (Singer)

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    New Houston Rap: Summer Blockbuster Edition

    There's a bit of evil in the world. You know, the kind that sideswipes your car and doesn't even leave a note. Or when somebody refuses to hear you out when you're trying to tell them something. This is one of those evil moments. If you manage to spend a weekend anywhere in Houston, chances are you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2014

    The 10 Best Summer Songs of the '90s

    Let's play a game. Anyone know "Never Have We Ever?" Good. We'll go first. Never have we ever found ourselves saying the words, "But there were so many good Will Smith songs!" Well, until this blog, that is. Apparently there are an abundance of epic summery songs by the '90s version of Will Smi ... More >>

  • Music

    May 15, 2014

    The Boss Works His Magic for Houston Once Again

    Bruce Springsteen and a slightly different E Street Band played The Woodlands May 6.

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    The 10 Best Songs We Miss From the '90s

    You know, the '90s gets a little screwed when it comes to nostalgia, which is perhaps a bit unfair. Sure, the '80s gave us Scrunchies and ALF, and we got to show off our Lisa Lisa cassette with pride. But in the '90s, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was born, which gave us Carlton and his sweet-ass dan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2013

    The 25 Best Houston Rap Projects of 2013, Nos. 5-1

    5. DeLorean, Grace A year ago, Hood Politics 3 ranked as one of the best tapes in the city - a proper balance of Delorean's idiosyncratic middle ground between New York's traditional rap appeal and Southern bravado. Grace capitalized on that motif and more, tossing plenty of Texas and Southern heavy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2013

    It's Really Time to Stop Encouraging R. Kelly

    He crossed the line with my daughter. It didn't get to the extreme of that [sex tape] video or else I wouldn't be here, if you know what I'm talking about... The reason that I'm talking about this, it's not just for me, it's not for my wife, it's not for my daughter, but it's for other fathers and m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2013

    Music's 10 Biggest Tools Right Now

    Let's just jump right on in to this one, shall we? Blogs about musicians exhibiting extreme tool-like behavior don't need much of an introduction. A lot of musicians opt out of behaving like normal, rational adults, and we like to rag on them a bit, especially when they're misbehaving on some ridic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    Five of the Messiest Rapper/Radio-Station Beefs

    Last week, Nicki Minaj decided to go to famous New York radio station Hot 97 to hash out and hopefully squash her year-long beef with Peter Rosenberg, a personality at the station. The dispute started over a comment Rosenberg had made at the station's annual Summer Jam concert last year, which cause ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Top 5 Most Sampled George Clinton Songs

    Unpaid royalties have long been a problem in the music industry. Artists, songwriters, and producers miss out on millions due to the misappropriation of funds at the hands of shady labels and music executives. One of the most recent instances of this is the ongoing dispute between pioneering funk ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    The Destiny's Child Compilation Beyoncé Doesn't Want You to Hear

    With all the excitement buzzing around the rumored Destiny's Child reunion during Beyoncé's Super Bowl Halftime set on Sunday, one could be forgiven for picking up a copy of the iconic girl group's latest compilation album, the imaginatively titled Love Songs. After all, it includes a whole stack o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    The 5 Worst Tattoos In Rap

    Lil Wayne loves weed. He loves it so much that he got "baked" tattooed on his forehead.. Yes, I'm serious. It also apparently refers to Baker Skateboards as well because skating is the only thing Weezy loves as much as weed. This joins the litany of other stupid things tattooed on Lil Wayne's face w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    Top 5 Reasons Bon Iver Is the Clown Prince of Hipster Doofuses

    Who is Bon Iver? The name originally referred to a band, I guess in the same way Nine Inch Nails referred to a "band," but since hitting it big, it's mostly just a nickname for frontman and songwriter Justin Vernon, who, depending on who you ask, may either be Jesus or the antichrist. Consulting my ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Last Night: Drake At Toyota Center

    Drake Toyota Center May 17, 2012 6:57 p.m.: Well, the plan was to be at Toyota Center by now to see opening act 2 Chainz, who has basically become the human form of an Internet meme. However, the school where I teach is having our athletic banquet tonight and I'm still here. So instead of being at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    Last Night: Chip Tha Ripper At Warehouse Live

    photos by Charne Graham​Chip tha Ripper, XV Warehouse Live October 20, 2011 Warehouse Live was packed with college kids as Scoremore promotions brought Chip tha Ripper back to Houston for his second headlining show in the city. Warner Bros. artist XV opened for Chip with a vivacious performa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    "Drank In My Cup" Producers Sound M.O.B.'s Top 5 Beats

    The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place - lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good - so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Something you always wanted to ask a rapper? Email introducingliston@gmail.com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Nine Songs on Gary Busey's Playlist with Video Evidence

    ​We've all been so caught up with Charlie Sheen's personal life that it seems we've forgotten about the O.G. Gary Busey. He might not be "winning" as much as Sheen, but at least he still has an acting job with Celebrity Apprentice and the occasional TV movie like Gingerdead Man. We did some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    Songs Not To Play At Intercontinental Airport's New Karaoke Booth

    So now there's a karaoke booth at Intercontinental Airport. According to the Houston Chronicle, travelers can choose from "hundreds of titles."We got to wondering this morning about what's in their song selections there and more to the point -- what isn't.We imagine that the management of IAH's kara ... More >>

  • Music

    October 9, 2008
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    April 27, 2006

    Murder by Numbers

    Mourning the latest hip-hop casualty in two easy steps

  • Music

    November 27, 2003

    Rize-ing to the Occasion

    Dwele overcomes corporate interference and car wrecks to make the perfect background music

  • News

    November 13, 2003
  • Music

    October 23, 2003

    O.J. All Over Again

    Charm trumps evidence with accused pedophile R. Kelly

  • Music

    August 7, 2003

    Shakin' That Smart Ass

    DJ /rupture's bombastic genre pastiche is incredibly cerebral, not to mention surprisingly fun to dance to

  • Music

    January 30, 2003

    Missy Elliott

    Under Construction (Elektra)

  • Film

    February 21, 2002

    Damned Amusing

    Not all the howls are intentional in this entertaining Anne Rice fare

  • Culture

    December 27, 2001

    Sly Foxx

    He steals Ali, but will Hollywood give Jamie Foxx a shot at the title?

  • Music

    December 13, 2001

    Britney Spears

    Britney (Jive)

  • Calendar

    August 17, 2000

    Touchy Subjects

    E. Lynn Harris

  • Film

    March 23, 2000

    Prepare for Landing

    The appropriately named Jet Li may prove Americans are finally primed for Far East mayhem

  • Music

    May 27, 1999
  • Music

    May 27, 1999

    Who R. You?

    The enigma that is R. Kelly keeps audiences enthralled, guessing

  • Music

    January 21, 1999
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    July 2, 1998
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    January 22, 1998
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    September 25, 1997
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    May 2, 1996
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