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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

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    April 4, 2014

    Houston's Top 10 Rock Bars

    As our sister blog Eating...Our Words does, from time to time Rocks Off will be giving your our picks for the top taverns in various Houston-area neighborhoods. Of course, the lines can be porous, but here anything with a TABC license that cannot reasonably be considered either a restaurant, coffeeh ... More >>

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    March 6, 2014

    The Rocks Off 200 Noon, Rapper With a Lot On His Mind

    Who? The Houston rapper who goes by Noon, or Noonston, has a pretty compelling tale to tell and an easy flow, so we'll just let him take it from the top, as unfiltered as one of his rhymes. Here he is: Who I am is a question I think I just figured out. My whole life has been one big ball of confusi ... More >>

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    February 17, 2014

    The Most Gangsta Funeral There Will Ever Be

    Note: Houston's Shea Serrano is an award-winning music writer and goofball whose recent exploits include Bun B's Rap Coloring and Activity Book, and writes this weekly column about his life and times. Last week, I went to the funeral of a person whom I cared about. While I am of course happy that h ... More >>

  • Music

    January 2, 2014

    It's Impossible to Recap Every Houston Rap Release from 2013, But That Won't Stop Us From Trying

    Can one man mention every 2013 Houston rap release worth mentioning?

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    January 2, 2014

    Everything You Needed to Know About Houston Rap In 2013

    Our year-end Houston rap recap (this right here -- oh hi!) is always an exercise in economical efficiency. The amount of words that can fit in this space is about 1/15th of the total amount of local rap artists, so capturing all of the neat things they did in 2013 is basically like winning the lotte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2013

    The Rocks Off 200: Kyra Noons, Houston's Reggae Sunsplash

    Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See previous entries in the Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? For all its strengths as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2013

    Can I Kick It? Rap Stars We Have Known, Sorta

    Here's a thing that could happen: maybe you are in a restaurant ordering dinner when suddenly there's a flurry of activity among the waitstaff and a buzz among the patrons. You just came in for a bowl of pho... and so did Jay-Z. (Guess who's getting his meal first.) In all our oohing and aahing ove ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2013

    Upcoming: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Herman's Hermits, The Head & The Heart, etc.

    13 Black Coffins: With The Freakouts., Sat., August 24, 9 p.m., $10. House of Blues -- Bronze Peacock Room, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837. AJ Rafael: With Ross Turner, TJ Brown., Sun., August 11, 8 p.m., $10 to $40. Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, 1031 E. 24th, Houston, 713-862-8707. America's Go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2013

    Rudy's Return: Houston's Latest Ska Revival

    Billy Munoz wants to reassure you would-be skankers to just get on the dance floor and do your thing. He won't judge you. "It doesn't matter what you look like as long as you're moving," he says. "The goofier the better. We feed off our audience." Andrew Garrigan agrees. "Is there really a way ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    10 Musicians Who Should Grow Their Own Kind of Weed

    Turns out Flesh N Bone -- yes, of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony fame -- has quite the green thumb, and he's using this super-power to spark up a little buzz. In a move that makes him a viable candidate for my favorite rapper of all time, Mr. Stanley "Flesh N Bone" Howse has developed a new strain of medical ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    How Many Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Can You Name?

    Bone Thugs-N-Harmony are back, y'all. Tonight, the legendary Cleveland crew takes over the stage at House of Blues, and there's going to be a lot of singing along. Most fans of rap's golden age have been bumping the Bone since at least the "Crossroads" video came out. They've been on the scene for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2013

    Upcoming: Crystal Castles, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, K-Rino, Los Lobos, etc.

    Alicia Keys: With Miguel., Mon., March 18, 7 p.m., $49.50-$125.00. Toyota Center, 1510 Polk, Houston. Almost Kings: With Surrender the Fall, Shaving Suzie., Sun., Feb. 3, 8 p.m., $10. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston. Balmorhea: With BE Godfrey, Idyl., Sat., Feb. 9, 8 p.m., $10/$12. Walte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2012

    The Rocks Off 100: Bradley Munoz, P.L.X.T.X.'s Noise Acolyte

    Who? Bassist and singer Bradley Munoz was an instrumental part of Female Demand before going the solo electronic route, and is now the man behind P.L.X.T.X. (pronounced Pluto). However, both were/are highly experimental noise bands that scream staticky truth at the top of their voices. Earlier this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Your Ultimate Batman Batsoundtrack Batplaylist

    No doubt some of you are sitting bleary and bloodshot from seeing an overnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises, and I am jealous of you. I didn't think to buy tickets early so now I will have to wait until like, next week to see it. First World Problems, dude. The ending of the Christopher Nolan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Let's Get High: Reggie Picks Six Great Songs About Weed

    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 sheaserrano@gmail.com. Thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Ask A Rapper: Discussing the Six Worse Rap Collaborations Ever

    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 sheaserrano@gmail.com. &# ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Health Department Roundup

    "I can't believe I found a parking spot at the Galleria on a Saturday."​Water is getting scarcer, grass is getting more brittle and the list of parts of the house in which it's acceptable to hang out while wearing only underwear is expanding to include the front yard. The other day we took a s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Upcoming: Bootsy Collins, Dave Alvin, Wanda Jackson, Etc.

    ​Amplified Heat: Sat., May 21. Continental Club. Avett Brothers, Langhorne Slim: CHANGED Fri., May 20. Verizon Wireless Theater. Band Of Mercy, Titan Blood: Thu., May 12. Mango's. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Paul Wall: Sun., May 22. Arena Theatre. Boney James & Regina Belle: Thu., May 26. Arena ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Upcoming: Steve Earle, Rev. Horton Heat, Scott H. Biram, Etc.

    ​100 Monkeys: Fri., Aug. 5. House of Blues. Bob Schneider: Sat., May 14. Cypress Saloon. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony: Sat., May 21. Warehouse Live. Chicago: Sun., Aug. 7. Verizon Wireless Theater. Eddie Money: Sat., April 23. The Showgrounds @ Sam Houston Race Park. The Gold Sounds, Disfrutalo! ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    10 Uncool Artists Primed For Hipster Rediscovery

    Tumblr"Aw, dammit, I grabbed Dad's iPod by mistake. Paul Simon... is that one guy, or two Beatles?" ​Remember emo kids? Only a few short years ago, the nation's venues of the nation were filled with kids in all black, wearing ultra-skinny jeans, eyeliner, white belts, and identical chopped-mea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    iLL LiaD Blows Up... Way Up

    Rocks Off is following our sister Houston Press blogs into the choppy waters of "Comment of the Day," choosing a comment or a handful of comments from the previous day we find especially enlightening, infuriating or just plain hilarious. We're glad our readers have opinions, whatever they are, about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Meridian Wu-Tang Tickets Worthless; Hundreds Left For Numbers

    ​Rocks Off has good news and bad news about Sunday's Wu-Tang Clan show. First, the bad news: We have heard reports of people who bought tickets when the show was scheduled for Meridian calling and going down to that venue looking for refunds, as have people with tickets to David Allan Coe, Smi ... More >>

  • Music

    May 20, 2010

    The Walking Dead

    Texas City's Come See My Dead Person is very much alive.

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Arizona Rapper G-MOE Talks About His State's Situation

    "DRANK SIPPA" from ALONSO MURILLO on Vimeo. Everyone is talking about the controversy surrounding Arizona's SB 1070, and Rocks Off was curious to take the temperature of the Grand Canyon State's hip-hop community. So we got in contact with our current favorite Arizona Latino hip-hop artist, 23-year- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    FAIL: The Temptations, Roger Waters, Fred Schneider

    If you're reading this, you're either on the Internet, or else you've mastered multi-dimensional thought-projection processes that would make Michio Kaku cry like a little girl. We'll assume the former, and just in case you don't already know, the Internet has decided that the word "failure" is too ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Lil' Flip, Devin the Dude, Texas Board of Education vs. Hip-Hop, Wu-Tang Clan, Death Row Records, Z-Ro, Dr. Dre, Etc.

    Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. Thanks, homies. Anti-Single of the Week: "Garage Sale Rap," Random White Guys From A Garage Sales Company That Might Actually Be A Real Thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    The H-Town Countdown, No. 2: UGK's Ridin' Dirty

    Roughly 84,000 rap albums have been released in Houston since 1989. We're counting down the 25 best of all time every Thursday. Got a problem with the list? Shove it. Just kidding. Friendship. Email it to sheaserrano@gmail.com. UGK Ridin' Dirty (Jive, 1996) ​When UGK first came into focus with th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    The H-Town Countdown, No. 12: Street Military's Don't Give a Damn

    Roughly 84,000 rap albums have been released in Houston since 1989. We're counting down the 25 best of all time every Thursday. Got a problem with the list? Shove it. Just kidding. Friendship. Email it to sheaserrano@gmail.com. Street Military Don't Give a Damn (Wild Pitch, 1999)​Surprise. Kids, m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    Distant Early Warning: Al Jarreau, Butthole Surfers, The Mars Volta, The Tragically Hip, etc.

    ​Al Jarreau: Fri., Dec. 11. Arena Theatre. Ben Danaher: Wed., Sept. 30. Dosey Doe Coffee Company. Benjamin Wesley, Prairie Cadets: Sun., Aug. 16. The Mink. Black Crowes, Saving Abel: BEAUMONT., Sun., Oct. 18. Ford Park. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony: CHANGED Sun., Aug. 23. House of Blues. Brother Ali, BK- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    Distant Early Warning: ...Trail of Dead, Glen Tilbrook, Jolie Holland, Vomitfest, Rob Thomas and More

    ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead , The Secret Machines, The Watermarks: Sat., Sept. 12. Warehouse Live. Back in Black (AC/DC Tribute), Tragedy (Metal Bee Gees Tribute): Sat., Aug. 15. House of Blues. Billy Joe Shaver: Sat., Aug. 15. The Firehouse Saloon & Eatery. Bleu Edmondson: Thu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2009

    Five Spot: Big M.O.E. of the S.U.C.

    Welcome back to Five Spot. Every Friday, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and list five reasons why it's either brilliant or dumb-assed. Send tips to introducingliston@gmail.com.We were flipping through the Trae playlist in our iPod yesterday, and "Swang" came on. "Swang," if you'll remember ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Five Spot: Bizzy Bone Should Have Dashed, Ducked or Hid Behind a Tree

    Welcome back to Five Spot. Every Friday, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and list five reasons why it's either brilliant or dumb-assed. Send tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. Because the universe has grander plans than either you or we can comprehend, Bizzy Bone, of Bone Thugs-n-Harmon ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 6, 2008

    Bone Thugs-n-Harmony

    ‘90s hip-hoppers return to tha stage

  • Music

    June 14, 2007

    Odd Couples

    Strange musical pairings

  • Music

    March 22, 2007

    South By Southwest 2007

    Stax, Scratch and a host of locals highlight my festival

  • Calendar

    July 20, 2006
  • Music

    May 26, 2005

    Blowhards

    Project Blowed celebrates ten years of hip-hop innovation and improvisation

  • Music

    May 12, 2005

    Bizzy Bone, Phone Home

    A Grammy-winning multiplatinum rapper melts down live on KPFT

  • Music

    January 27, 2005

    Pattern Recognition

    Can defunct German bands become the sheezy in '05? Ja, they Can. We explore these and other of this year's trends.

  • News

    August 7, 2003

    FOB Story

    Sunil Thakkar's a plenty cool Indian-American. But he wants his socially pathetic Fresh-Off-the-Boat past to work mainstream cinema magic.

  • Music

    October 3, 2002

    Grey Goose Music Tour

    Wednesday, October 9

  • Music

    December 14, 2000

    The Empire Strikes Back

    The once-proud Rap-A-Lot rediscovers its fury with four new releases

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    October 16, 1997
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    September 25, 1997
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