Ashanti (Singer)

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2014

    10 Perfect Cover Songs For 10 Houston Bands

    Every one of the acts listed here writes fine, original music. They're too busy creating Houston's sound to be bothered with cover songs. That's a good thing. Still, a man can dream, right? In fact, this whole exercise began when I fell asleep listening to a song and dreamed a local band performi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    Top Five Musician Religious Conversions

    Marc Israel Sellum/​The opposites of life attract us, we've always believed. Time and time again, that philosophy proves itself right. It's why in high school, the Catholic school girls were the biggest freaks. No, that's not a myth. They were suffocated with religion or "right" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Ask A Rapper: Big Body Click's Harole Wayne da Cande Man on... RAPPER SEX TAPES

    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. Have something you always wanted to ask a rapper? Email it to introducingliston@ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    GT Garza: Doing Right by Tha Carter - But Not That Carter

    In death comes life, so the saying goes. For 24-year-old Southwest Houston rapper GT Garza, the cliché emulates the birth of his career. Ask GT about who inspired him to first take the microphone and he won't spit out the usual suspects in Southern hip-hop. No, he'll talk about a young man named L ... More >>

  • Music

    December 8, 2005

    Hip-hop, Year Two AJ

    Still no Jigga, but Kanye, some lovable limeys and a great Beyoncé substitute held it down

  • Film

    February 10, 2005

    Same Old Song and Dance

    Jane Austen goes Bollywood in Bride & Prejudice

  • Music

    February 3, 2005
  • Music

    January 27, 2005

    Let's Go Down-town!

    Now, live music is waiting for you

  • Music

    January 20, 2005
  • Film

    January 13, 2005

    Not Rockne

    A worthy actor rides the bench in the listless Coach Carter

  • Music

    December 4, 2003

    Hip-hop, Tejas

    Latinos take on rap music and make it their own

  • Music

    September 18, 2003

    Drastic Unilateral Action

    Universal hopes to JumpSTART flagging CD sales with aggressive price cuts. Who benefits the most?

  • Calendar

    August 14, 2003

    Hushing Up

    What's all the fuss about Hush?

  • Calendar

    February 20, 2003

    Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

    Shine your boots and bust out your cowboy hat -- it's that rodeo time of year

  • Music

    December 26, 2002

    Black Gold

    A gusher lay beneath the surface, but you had to drill deep

  • Music

    November 21, 2002

    Sweet...and a Little Sour

    Getting politicked out of the Black Eyed Peas was a bitter pill for Kim Hill

  • Music

    November 7, 2002
  • Music

    October 31, 2002

    The Eclectic Horseman

    Dancer George Durham is the complete package

  • Music

    October 17, 2002

    People Under the Stairs

    Saturday, October 19

  • Music

    June 13, 2002

    Fat Joe

    Tuesday, June 18