Kendrick Lamar, Jhené Aiko
House of Blues
December 29, 2012
There have been many monumental moments in House of Blues' rap history. There was Jay-Z's show in 2008 that christened the venue and kickstarted its now four-year run as one of Houston's eminent music halls, while Trae Tha Truth's Street ... More >>
Happy Fat Tuesday, y'all!
Rocks Off mentioned in a previous post, about rappers and Houston restaurants, that some of the best artists are "Big" and "Fat": Big Pokey, Fat Pat, Big Moe, etc. Every day is Fat Tuesday for these rappers. They're all about overindulgence and that's why we love th ... More >>
He Shoots, He Scores: Scoremore's Sascha Stone GuttfreundSascha Stone Guttfreund is a 22-year-old UT-Austin graduate who has already accomplished more than most concert promoters who have been in the game longer than Guttfreund has been in college.
In 2008, the Los Angeles native booked his ... More >>
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 >>
A tanning bed is not sexy, court rulesThe 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has formally ruled: Alan Ray Steen is a pervert, he's not a child pornographer.
Steen liked to go to tanning salons and stick a video camera over the cubicle wall to tape women; one day the person he taped turned out ... More >>
listenlisten: Not playing SXSW 2011... yet.Rocks Off just got the latest list of names for next year's SXSW conference and festival in Austin, and just like the last time, the conference remains unsullied by any performers from Houston's filthy, rotten, disgusting, in-need-of-quarantine music ... More >>
Let us be forthcoming about 22-year-old, San Jose, Calif., native Claudia A. Feliciano. We'd put her up against any female MC in the game, and we're confident she'd give anyone of them a run for their money... or take their money. She's a versatile, bilingual lyricist who can fluently chop you up i ... More >>
The first time Rocks Off ever went to Houston's Show Palace Cabaret, we took eight tequila shots in a row in less than ten seconds (we have witnesses). Our friend Billy, who lost the tequila-shot contest, filled up three urinals with food he consumed that night and probably all the way back to t ... More >>
Flatline feat. Trae, "Fuckin With Texas" @ Yahoo! Video
Back in 2007, we came across a hip-hop video on YouTube that featured Trae, so naturally, we eagerly clicked on it. The track starts off with a sick Bun B sample.
"You fuckin with Texas, you fuckin' with the best/ I ain't hard to find/ I'm in T ... More >>
Photo by Melanie PangAfter waiting in anticipation to hold either a party or a protest, the LGBT community can take another collective exasperated sigh. It's back to the grind after Tuesday's California Supreme Court ruled to uphold Proposition 8, but also maintain the validity of approximately 18, ... More >>