One-fourth of the Bombón crew, DJ Panchitron continues to evolve as one of the best DJ/Producer combos in Houston. His ear for combining cumbia, tropical and tribal with rap creates some of the most adventurous, hard-hitting, and downright funnest music in the city.
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Congratulations to Houston rapper Kirko Bangz for making the cover of XXL magazine's annual "Freshman 10" issue this month, only a couple of years after he first drew national attention with the single "Drank In My Cup," and several months after "Drank" hit No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Rap Songs chart.
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I remember going to SXSW a few years ago without a place to sleep, less than $100 to spend, no agenda, badge, wristband, or RSVP. I bar-hopped up and down Red River, made friends, snuck into Stubb's, ate cheese pizza and drank Lone Star.
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"Are you going to StripperFest?"
"Excuse me, am I going to what?"
"StripperFest. It's a thing at All-Star Weekend."
All the Rappers Who Will Be Here All-Star Weekend, Part 1
If I told you a complete stranger with his or her own guide to All-Star Weekend told me such a thing, I would be ... More >>
Apparently there are still rappers who want to make the XXL Freshman 10 class this year. Take Riff Raff, for example. He wants it so badly that he has been following everyone on Twitter who votes for him in the contest.
The magazine began running its annual list of noteworthy, "undiscovered" rappe ... More >>