Boogie Down Productions

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    The Houston Music Hall of Fame Class of 2014

    There's an old saying in the music industry that you have your whole life to make your first album but six months to a year for your second. This is almost the reverse. Last year, when we started the Houston Music Hall of Fame to salute the 25th anniversary of the Houston Press Music Awards, the who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: K-Rino, South Park Coalition's Southside Maven

    Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, 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 the entire Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? K-Rino has been such a longtime fixtu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Remembering Hip-Hop Mogul Chris Lighty

    Sitting at my desk for the past day or so, I've struggled to come up with words about numerous subjects. Since Sunday, I've had to assume control of my dad's company with him being in the hospital threatening critical condition. I've never been more scared or felt more vulnerable at that point - f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

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

    David LaChappelle/​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 lost the way the CD player lost when the iPod ... More >>

  • Music

    July 3, 2008
  • Music

    March 16, 2006

    Oscar Pimpin'

    Dirty South rappers make the Academy Awards their bitch

  • Music

    March 10, 2005

    Whitey on the Mike

    The all-time greatest white-boy rhymes

  • Music

    January 23, 2003

    Compton's (Back) N the House

    Four discs trace the development of the original gangstas

  • Music

    December 12, 2002

    K-Otix / The ARE

    The Black Album (Self-distributed) / K-Otix Entertainment Presents the ARE: Hustler's Theme (Self-distributed)

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    May 21, 1998
  • Music

    October 23, 1997

    Rap Gets Puffy

    Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs fathers a return to hip-hop pop