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Devin the Dude

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    April 21, 2014

    Devin the Dude at Warehouse Live, 4/18/2014

    Devin Dude, Potluck Warehouse Live April 18, 2014 Plenty of artists can be classified as "weed rappers": Wiz Khalifa, Snoop Dogg, Red & Meth, B-Real, and Curren$y, just to name a few. But the OG of the weed-rap game is a gentleman nick-named "The Dude." Devin Copeland has been high on the rap life ... More >>

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    April 18, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Devin the Dude, Glass the Sky, Die Young, etc.

    Devin the Dude Warehouse Live, April 18 To say Devin the Dude is Houston rap's Yoda would seem like a slight to the Dude. Now in his mid-forties, he almost seems timeless, still rolling through copious amounts of weed while letting his inner thoughts bellow out in between tokes. His voice has never ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Devin the Dude's 10 Best Weed Songs

    If the guy in front of you on Interstate 69 is driving a little slower than usual this weekend, feel free to blame it on 4/20, the international stoner holiday that gives smokers a ready-made excuse to wake up late and do what they were almost certainly going to do anyway on Easter Sunday. Try not t ... More >>

  • Music

    November 7, 2013

    Gunfights and Ragtime

    A look at the Houston "music scene" of the early 20th century.

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    October 29, 2013
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    October 4, 2013

    10 Texas Acts We Totally Want to Smell Like

    Last week, pop goddess Katy Perry unveiled her brand-new perfume, Killer Queen -- a fruity, intoxicating scent named after some old Beatles song or something. The fragrance's official Web site claims it features top notes of dark plum, wild berries and bergamot with subtle hints of cashmeron, natura ... More >>

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    June 13, 2012

    A Slew Of New Houston Rap MP3s That Don't Suck

    Here's a story. Back in late April, early May I had to fight through the most unwanted thing to anyone who owns a Macbook: A hard-drive fail. I'm sure we can curse Steve Jobs, Siri and the rest for making those short-ass chargers, but there's more headache than need be with a hard drive fail. So I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    Go Slow: A New Houston Playlist For Your Drive To Work

    For parents, it's hard to find a moment of peace. Watching TV during the day? Please. Reading a book without interruptions that isn't about a gorilla that has to learn manners or whatthefuckever? Nope. Naps? Dude, forget that shit. I haven't slept during the day in five years. Best I've been able ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    Friday Night: Slim Thug, Z-Ro, Devin & Friends At Warehouse Live

    Photos by Marco TorresMouths of the South (L-R): Z-Ro, Slim Thug, Devin the Dude​Slim Thug, Z-Ro, Devin the Dude, Afroman, Fat Tony, Killa Kyleon, Jack Freeman, UZOY, Mezou Warehouse Live August 5, 2011 9:08 p.m.: Oh my. So, the show tonight - Slim, Ro, Devin, Afroman and openers - is mostly ... More >>

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    June 17, 2011

    Last Night: Bootsy Collins At Warehouse Live

    Photos by Groovehouse​Bootsy Collins & Funk U-Nity Warehouse Live June 16, 2011 See more fabulous funksmanship in our slideshow. Funk is good for the soul. There's no denying it. After 12 hours at the office Thursday, Aftermath entered Warehouse Live clenched tight as an oyster. A whopping t ... More >>

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    April 26, 2011

    Starchy Arch's Top Six Rap Songs About Sex

    The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place -lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good- so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Have something you always wanted to ask a rapper? Email sheaserrano@gmail.com. ... More >>

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    April 21, 2011

    Last Night: Devin The Dude At Warehouse Live

    Photos by Rizoh​Devin the Dude Warehouse Live April 20, 2011 Rare is the artist that transcends his purpose as entertainment to become an essential ingredient in a fan's lifestyle. That list is a very short one, and Devin the Dude is on it. For weekend cleaning music, you go to RJD2. For coit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Remember Devin The Dude's Gotta Be Me?

    Houston's history is dotted with albums that, fairly or not, have been swept aside. We'll examine them here. Have an album that you think nobody knows about but should? Email sheaserrano@gmail.com. ​Devin the Dude Gotta Be Me (2010, Real Talk Records)  We've written ad nauseum about Devin t ... More >>

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    January 17, 2011

    Last Night: Too Short & Devin The Dude At House Of Blues

    Photos by Marco Torres​Too Short, Devin the Dude, DJ Kid Capri House of Blues January 16, 2010 The truly legendary lineup of DJ Kid Capri, Devin the Dude and Too Short came together Sunday night for Houston's first major hip-hop show of 2011. The term "legendary" is often just a synonym for " ... More >>

  • Music

    December 23, 2010

    The Rap Renaissance

    Genre's local and national acts came back hard in 2010.

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    November 10, 2010

    Lil Wayne: Can He Stay Off Booze For Three Years?

    The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place -lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good- so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Have something you always wanted to ask a rapper? Email sheaserrano@gmail.com. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    Remember Devin The Dude's The Dude?

    Houston's history is dotted with albums that, fairly or un, have been swept aside. We'll examine them here. Have an album that you think nobody knows about but should? Email sheaserrano@gmail.com. ​Devin The Dude (Rap-a-Lot, 1998) Devin the Dude's accidental intellect (or incidental intellec ... More >>

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    October 25, 2010

    What Is The Best Album Cover Ever?

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday Rocks Off will have some of them here discussing issues relevant to their culture. ​This Week's Panel: Bun B, Lil Flip, Hollywood FLOSS, hasHBrown, Kyle Hubbard, Renzo, Brad Gilmore and Nash White Not Invited: Kanye, bec ... More >>

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    August 23, 2010

    Bun B, Slim Thug, Devin, Chingo: Your HPMA Trophies Are Ready

    Craig Hlavaty​The Houston Press Music Awards are now just a recent memory. It was only three weeks ago that Grandfather Child got showered with panties onstage, A dream Asleep reminded us how to spell "Tits," and Chris Wise and Cody Swann got their kiss on in front of the Warehouse Live crowd. ... More >>

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    August 4, 2010

    Devo, MGMT, Mastodon, Devin, Black Congress Head Fun Fun Fun Lineup

    GroovehouseMGMT at House of Blues in June​The official lineup for this year's Fun Fun Fun Fest, set for November 5-7 at Waterloo Park in the heart of downtown Austin, was released moments ago. In terms of firepower, this year's Fun Fun Fun roster arguably brings the festival within striking di ... More >>

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    June 14, 2010

    2010 Music Awards Nominees, Part 2

    ​Friday, Rocks Off announced the nominees for the 2010 Houston Press Music Awards in as many genres as we could think to put on the ballot this year. Here are the rest, covering recordings, individual achievement, personalities and peripheral categories (radio, retail, etc.). Voting begins Ju ... More >>

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    April 21, 2010

    Aftermath: Devin The Dude's Fragrant 4/20 Party At Warehouse Live

    Photos by Marco Torres​ Click here for a slideshow from the concert. Aftermath had high hopes for Devin the Dude's 4/20 concert at Warehouse Live, even though we've already seen Devin at that same exact venue performing mostly the same songs. The difference is that this is a 4/20 concert. That dif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    The H-Town Countdown, No. 8: Devin the Dude's Just Tryin' Ta Live

    Roughly 84,000 rap albums that have been released in Houston since 1989. We're counting down the 25 best of all time every Thursday. Got a problem with the list? Shove it. Just kidding. Friendship. Email it to sheaserrano@gmail.com. Devin the Dude Just Tryin' Ta Live (Rap-a-Lot/Asylum, 2002) ​In t ... More >>

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    November 27, 2009

    Information on Tomorrow's Lee Powers Benefit Featuring Devin the Dude and Lots More

    ​Tomorrow afternoon, the friends of late Free Press Houston staff member Lee Powers will be holding a benefit for his family to cover their bills. The event is sure to bring in plenty of money, and every bit of the proceeds will be going directly to the Powers family. A bike ride is the first eve ... More >>

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    August 10, 2009

    Summer Fest Snapshot: Devin the Dude

    Amber Roussel​ The bouncing bangers and smoky slow jams of hometown hero Devin the Dude had Free Press Summer Fest blazing in more ways than one Sunday. Stay tuned for much more on the not-so-little, locally-minded two-day indie festival that could - and did - throughout the day.

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    August 10, 2009

    Aftermath: Still More Summer Fest at Eleanor Tinsley Park

    Photos by Amber RousselDevin the Dude, retinue in tow​​Summer Fest paid out much more than necessary over its two-day span, offering local artists the chance to take the same stage as major artist and, rather than be treated like small opening acts by an unknowing crowd, some audience members kn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    Ask a Rapper: Devin The Dude

    The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place - lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good - so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Something you always wanted to ask a rapper? Email introducingliston@gmail.com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    Before We Go: Devin the Dude, ZZ Top, Camp Jam Houston, The Orb, Something Fierce and More

    Free Press Houston has added Devin the Dude, whom Rocks Off is currently trying to track down for a prospective new feature (email us, mang!) and Prince Paul to its Summer Fest August 8 and 9 in Eleanor Tinsley Park. See FPH's or Pegstar's Web sites for ticket info (hint: it's $7 per day). Yesterday ... More >>

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    May 26, 2009

    Turning the Screw: Flatline & Trae, Eminem, T.I., Jay-Z, Nas & Kelis, The Kanye, Danger Mouse, Devin the Dude 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: Flatline feat. Trae, "Fuckin' With Texas" Wire To Wire Eminem says he's the reason for the Chinese Demo ... More >>

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    May 7, 2009
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    April 20, 2009

    Turning the Screw: Slim Thug, Bun B, H.I.S.D., The Kanye, C-Murder, Jim Jones, Hot Boyz, Jaime Foxx/Miley Cyrus, Trae 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 Back," Slim Thug feat. Devin The Dude Wire To Wire Bun B spoke with The Source TV recently. And ... More >>

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    March 25, 2009

    Slideshow: Slim Thug CD Release Party at Level

    Devin the Dude, Chamillionaire and lots more came out to downtown nightclub Level last night to salute Slim Thug at the release party for his latest CD, Boss of All Bosses. Bill Olive was on the scene - click here for a slideshow.

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    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 >>

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    February 24, 2009

    YouTube Commercial for Westheimer Block Party March 28

    This hilarious clip features cameos by John F. Kennedy, Barack Obama, the cast of Mortal Kombat (the video game, not the awful movie), a bunch of low-riders and some bangin' techno beats. Thanks to our pals at Free Press Houston. You know, the more Rocks Off thinks about it - remember, that's M ... More >>

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    November 20, 2008
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    December 20, 2007

    You (genious)

    Local soul man has some sweet candy – literally

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    December 20, 2007

    ’Twas the Night Before Hip-Hop

    Make like a sugar plum vision and dance

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2007

    Ask an Expert: Devin the Dude Talks about the History of Marijuana

    Daniel Kramer Props to alt-weekly Willamette Week in Portland for spotlighting Devin the Dude in an item called "Notable Moments in Weed History," just before he sets out for Amsterdam to perform at the 20th annual Cannabis Cup festival. The H-Town rapper riffs on the film Reefer Madness, the 19 ... More >>

  • Music

    September 27, 2007
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    August 9, 2007

    Houston Press Music Awards Winners

    Devin the Dude, Katie Stuckey and The Dimes clean up

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    August 1, 2007

    Announcing the 2007 Houston Press Music Awards Winners

    They came, they saw, they got a lot of votes. We’ve got the complete list of winners after the jump, but here’s a hint: You don’t have to say no to drugs to be local musician of the year.

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    July 24, 2007

    Summer Mix Tape

    A wise song once said, “Summertime and the livin’ is easy.” So the Press has put together some songs we think you might find relaxing. Ad man Joe Espelage says "What a Job" by Devin the Dude is perfect for rollerblading. (Seriously.) And we’re not sure why new guy Chris Gray listens to metal ... More >>

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    July 19, 2007

    All Up in the Ozone

    Houston DJ and “mixtape mogul” Kidd Crisco, whose “Block Party” goes live at 7 p.m. every weeknight on Party 104.9 while you troll Richmond and Westheimer in your candy-painted whip, is a finalist in this year’s Tastemaker contest, sponsored by Ozone magazine and the TJ’s DJs Web site. T ... More >>

  • Music

    April 26, 2007

    Devin the Dude

    Devin the Dude performs Sunday, April 29, at Bar Rio, 6400 Richmond, 832-251-9600.

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    April 5, 2007

    Devin the Dude

    Waitin' to Inhale

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    September 28, 2006

    SonzalaSoReal

    This week's feature in the Press is all about Matt Sonzala, a man who busts his butt to push the Texas sound around the world. We wouldn't expect you to read it without a soundtrack, so here we offer three clips from YouTube to get your head poppin'. -- Keith Plocek Bun B, "Get Throwed" video: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2006

    SonzalaSoReal

    This week's feature in the Press is all about Matt Sonzala, a man who busts his butt to push the Texas sound around the world. We wouldn't expect you to read it without a soundtrack, so here we offer three clips from YouTube to get your head poppin'. -- Keith Plocek Bun B, "Get Throwed" video: ... More >>

  • News

    September 28, 2006

    Party Boy

    Matt Sonzala puts on Houston rap parties all over the world

  • News

    June 2, 2005
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    May 19, 2005

    Mellow, Chilled-Out Fellow

    The wonder that is Devin the Dude

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