Chad Hugo

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Top 10 Rap Covers By Non-Rap Artists

    ​Artists have many ways of expressing admiration for their peers. Name-dropping those who inspire them in liner notes and offering them groupies on the tour bus are just a couple of ways of showing respect. Covering one of their popular songs? Now that's the ultimate tip of the hat. That's an ... More >>

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    January 28, 2009

    Artist of the Week: The Sans-Bayonet

    Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to It was recently menti ... More >>

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    September 10, 2008

    Aftermath: Common and N.E.R.D. at Verizon Wireless Theater

    Pharrell Williams of N.E.R.D. Photos by Lorraine Inije During N.E.R.D.’s performance Tuesday at the Verizon Theater, Pharrell Williams stopped the music to pander to the crowd. Pharrell, one-half of production force the Neptunes when he’s not fronting this three-piece side project, has made hi ... More >>

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    September 4, 2008
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    February 14, 2008
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    March 22, 2007

    Houston Hip-Hop

    Mike Watts and his stable of northside rappers take a southside legend's style to the masses

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    May 20, 2004


    Fly or Die (Virgin)

  • Music

    February 12, 2004


    Tasty (StarTrak/Arista)

  • Music

    September 11, 2003

    The Neptunes

    Clones (Star Trak/Arista)

  • Music

    July 31, 2003

    Invisible Man

    Kenna doesn't care if you see him. He just wants you to hear him.

  • Music

    December 26, 2002

    Black Gold

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

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    October 10, 2002


    Lord Willin' (Star Trak/Arista)