Busta Rhymes

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2014

    DeLorean Looks Sharp On Look Alive

    MIXTAPE OF THE WEEK: DeLorean, Look Alive Is DeLorean underrated, overrated or properly rated? We've been dancing around this thought for a little while now. You see, the rapper is responsible for two of the city's most noted projects of the past five years, Hood Politics 2: Acknowledgment and Ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    Slick Rick at Warehouse Live, 4/11/2014

    Slick Rick Warehouse Live April 11, 2014 Legends don't need a fancy stage, dazzling lighting or flamboyant dance routines. And they definitely do not need a 20-piece entourage to stand with them onstage doing absolutely nothing. All a legend needs is a little bit of your time and a platform on whic ... More >>

  • Music

    August 29, 2013

    R.I.P. Elroy Boogie

    Popular member of the Kracker Nuttz DJ team was only 27.

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    The Song Is a Lie: Mocking Manilow Is Mocking God

    After spending all week thus far exposing the lies apparent in song titles from The Beatles and Kiss, it's time to tone it down a little bit both in heaviness and in rhetoric. Nothing says tone it down like adult-contemporary music, so that's the arena I fight the lie war in today. Rewind: The Son ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    Top 10 Interesting Things From Ice-T's The Art of Rap

    Friday night, Ice-T's new hip-hop documentary The Art of Rap opened in theaters nationwide. I went and watched it at the AMC Studio 30 at Westheimer and Dunvale. Here are ten things from the movie that are interesting and one thing that will be picked over: 10. Grandmaster Caz Is Ruthlessly, Seaml ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2012

    Last Night: Big K.R.I.T. At Fitzgerald's

    Photos by Marco Torres​Big K.R.I.T. Fitzgerald's February 22, 2012 Big K.R.I.T. ended his set at Fitzgerald's on Wednesday, hand on chest, with a debut performance of his new single, "I Got This," his gift to Houston for supporting his brand of Southern-fried rap. The crowd had cheered him li ... More >>

  • Music

    February 2, 2012

    Fast and Ferocious

    Marcus Manchild eyes national acclaim.

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    The 2011 BET Awards, Or The Vindication Of Chris Brown

    ​6:58: High-five to the Houston Press for flying us out to Los Angeles to cover the BET Awards. Cool move. Thus far, it's been extra fun. We ran into Kobe and, um, saw some people filming a movie, and... uh... there were some angels or something, and... there... there was... eh, shit. We're n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2011

    How Long Will DMX Stay Out Of Jail This Time?

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday, even on national holidays, Rocks Off will have some of them hear discussing issues relevant to their culture. Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray​This Week's Panel: Paul Wall, Delo, GT Mayne, Show, Mr. Wired Up Oh Boy ... More >>

  • Music

    January 6, 2011

    The Devil in DMX

    Can the celebrated rapper get out of trouble long enough to top the charts again?

  • Music

    December 13, 2007
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    December 21, 2006

    Don't Fear the Reaper

    The annual return of the Greil Marcus Rock Death Meter

  • Music

    June 3, 2004
  • Film

    January 9, 2003

    Straining Day

    Narc desperately struggles to prove its grit

  • Music

    November 14, 2002

    Motor City Mellow Men

    Slum Village plays catch-up to the White Stripes and Eminem

  • Music

    October 18, 2001

    Wizard of Boz

    Boz Scaggs evolves along with his beloved R&B

  • Music

    June 29, 2000

    Da Bombing

    The postering of West Gray

  • Music

    March 11, 1999
  • Music

    December 11, 1997