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Coolio

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2014

    The 20 Best-Dressed Juggalos at the Gathering (NSFW)

    Note: this past weekend our colleagues at St. Louis' Riverfront Times risked life and limb to cover the 2014 Gathering of the Juggalos outside Thornville, Ohio. Juggalo fashion generally involves great big pants and T-shirts that were possibly purchased at truck stops. Hair is best when it is braid ... More >>

  • Music

    May 29, 2014

    Hank Williams Jr. Keeps Up the Family Tradition

    The Country Boy talks football and metal-detecting.

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    May 22, 2014

    The 10 Best Summer Songs of the '90s

    Let's play a game. Anyone know "Never Have We Ever?" Good. We'll go first. Never have we ever found ourselves saying the words, "But there were so many good Will Smith songs!" Well, until this blog, that is. Apparently there are an abundance of epic summery songs by the '90s version of Will Smi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2014

    The 8 Best Soundtrack Exclusive Tracks

    Soundtracks were a huge deal in the '90s. It was a chance for us to get all our favorite bands together in one place, like a high class, far more expensive mixtape. They were such an affair that bands would release their best songs and greatest hits on these records, oftentimes sending a soundtrack ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2013

    Cat Power at Scout Bar, 12/12/2013

    Cat Power, Nico Turner Scout Bar December 12, 2013 It's always fascinating to hear stories of concerts past from friends, parents and grandparents, because like watching a movie or visiting a museum, each artist only gets a few hours to make an impression. But unlike other activities, nearly every ... More >>

  • Music

    August 29, 2013

    R.I.P. Elroy Boogie

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

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    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

    May 6, 2013

    Top 10 Rap-Related Items On Etsy

    Rap music is forever turning out to be a fun influence on things we'd least expect. When your grandmother starts using terms like "turn up," you realize that there is no getting away from it. Even the creative and artsy folk over at Etsy.com combine their passion for crafts with their admiration of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    The 5 Worst Tattoos In Rap

    Lil Wayne loves weed. He loves it so much that he got "baked" tattooed on his forehead.. Yes, I'm serious. It also apparently refers to Baker Skateboards as well because skating is the only thing Weezy loves as much as weed. This joins the litany of other stupid things tattooed on Lil Wayne's face w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    Cooking Notes: The 5 Most Unnecessary Musical Cookbooks

    This past week, international superstars and hard rock musical auteurs Smash Mouth announced that they were bestowing down upon us a cookbook from the heavens, which would give us some All Star recipes. You may have your doubts, but these recipes will have you Walkin' on the Sun and saying "I'm a Be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    Top 5 Reasons Bon Iver Is the Clown Prince of Hipster Doofuses

    Who is Bon Iver? The name originally referred to a band, I guess in the same way Nine Inch Nails referred to a "band," but since hitting it big, it's mostly just a nickname for frontman and songwriter Justin Vernon, who, depending on who you ask, may either be Jesus or the antichrist. Consulting my ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    #MadeInAmerica: Translation's Steve Stoute Talks Diversity, Honesty, and The Digital Revolution

    This Labor Day holiday weekend in Philadelphia, Jay-Z is teaming up with Budweiser and Live Nation to curate the initial and inaugural Made In America Music Festival, a two-day, multi-genre event featuring acts such as Pearl Jam, Skrillex, Santigold, and Gary Clark Jr, and features the return of D'A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    The 5 Most Tense Decisions to Be Made in a Heat Wave

    Summer is here in full force, with record days of triple-digit temperatures sapping your energy and baking your hide. Hot temperatures bring with them a series of tense decisions that must be made, decisions where if you guess wrong, the circumstances can be dire. (Note: These do not include the ex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2012

    Death To The Academy Award For Best Original Song

    Being both a music nerd and a movie geek, my interest was piqued when it was revealed that this year only two songs were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song. I wondered how the Academy decided that there were only two songs worthy of competing for the award, and how those songs we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    The Best Summer Movie Soundtracks Of The '90s

    This movie is old enough to drive.​Summer is officially here, even though it's been ball-dripping sweaty since at least early May. This is also about the time that we are already steeped in big-budget Hollywood summer would-be blockbusters, the kind of movies that have fast-food promotions and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Mullets & More: 17 Signature Musical Hairstyles

    ​If you have hair, Craig's Hlist hates you. Not in a "you shot my whole family" or "you are the serial killer who dissolved my sibling in a vat of acid" way, more in a "you got the last sausage and cheese kolaches at the office" way. Our hair loss began sometime in high school, when we were ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    CNN N-Bomb FAIL: Granny Is Set-Trippin'

    Um, yeah. And the CNN editor who decided to score that clip with that particular part of Coolio's "Fantastic Voyage" was thinking...? In further WTF news, Coolio is now on tour with Insane Clown Posse. Is it time to go home yet?

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    National Teacher's Day, Celebrated In Video And Song

    Today is National Teacher's Day, a feast which ranks right up there with whatever they're calling National Secretary's Day in these modern times.Which is a shame, of course, since good teachers are some of the most indispensable people around.To celebrate their day, such as it is, we offer five piec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Halloween Countdown: How Best To Go For The `90s-Nostalgia Look

    Halloween is coming, and that means many, many costuming mistakes will be made by normally sane adults. To help stop this scourge, each Thursday we will be offering tips and analysis of what to avoid, or possibly what to do. Check out past entries here and here. If VH1 has taught us nothing else, it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    The Sister Cities Of Houston: A Critical Appraisal, Part 1

    With the recent addition of Karachi, Pakistan, Houston now is a sister to 18 other cities around the world. Hair Balls is on the case - we studied all of them so you wouldn't have to. In the interest of brevity, though, we are parceling out our findings over the next couple of days. Here are the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    Turning the Screw: G.R.I.T Boys, Coolio, Nas, Eminem, Tupac, Lil' Kim, Chris Brown, R. Kelly, Snoop Dogg, Scarface and More

    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. Single of the Week "I'm Fresh," G.R.I.T. Boys ft. Trae and Tum Tum Wire to Wire Brooklyn's Uncle Murda was convicted o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2008

    Drenched in Blog: Cookin' with Coolio, a Kitchentastic Voyage

    This blogger doesn't condone or support any of the attitudes expressed in this clip. Though I do have an aversion to “salad eating bitches.” You know, I hope this is fake, as much as I want it to be real. This is momentarily famous ‘90s rapper Coolio's cooking show, Cookin' with Coolio. I lik ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 14, 2005

    Junkie, MD

    A Houstonian makes an Intoxicating film

  • News

    October 23, 2003

    Big Steps

    Moy Rivas used break dancing to go around the world. Question is, Where does he go next?

  • Film

    January 9, 2003

    Straining Day

    Narc desperately struggles to prove its grit

  • Music

    August 26, 1999

    Convalescent Punk

    Blondie has new record, legs

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    February 11, 1999
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    October 23, 1997

    Rap Gets Puffy

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

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    October 9, 1997
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    October 17, 1996
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    August 15, 1996
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