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Jam Master Jay

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    Nosaprise Opens His Book of the Dead Vol. 1

    You have to hand it to Nosaprise, although you can't help but worry a little too. This month The Houston rapper/musician's grownup job as an arts teacher presented an opportunity for him to attend a lecture in Nigeria -- travel expenses paid -- and he stuck around to visit family and perform a littl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    The Best Shows In Houston This Week: Tame Impala, Dropkick Murphys, Zac Brown Band, Nosaprise, Etc.

    Tame Impala With The Growl Fitzgerald's, February 25, 8 p.m. Tame Impala's late-2012 effort Lonerism plays like the Beatles circa Abbey Road channeling T. Rex's The Slider, with a hefty helping of early '10s dream-fuzz. The Australian act has come along way from opening for MGMT in 2010, a tour in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2012

    Last Night: Run D.M.C. at Fun Fun Fun Fest

    Run D.M.C. Fun Fun Fun Fest Auditorium Shores, Austin November 2, 2012 SLIDESHOW: Run D.M.C., Bob Mould and Val Kilmer: Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012 Day 1 Ten years ago, almost to the day, Hip-Hop lost one of its most adored and influential pioneers. His passing left a void that neither his family, his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2012

    Fun Fun Fun Fest Friday In Review: Bun B, Bob Mould, Against Me! & More

    The first day of Fun Fun Fun Fest was marked by the oddball stylings of an in-character Val Kilmer terrorizing the stage with the Black Lips, and the triumphant return of rap legends Run-D.M.C. rocking the main stage to close out the night. In between there was Bob Mould, Converge, Houston's own Bun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2012

    #MadeInAmerica: The Rain, Restrictions & Randomness of Day 2

    Day two of the first-ever Made In America music festival felt considerably less hectic and crowded than day one. The blazing heat of the previous day was replaced with scattered showers, and the humidity that follows, making for a sticky and slippery situation on the Ben Franklin Parkway. The crowd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2012

    Run-D.M.C. Reuniting at November's Fun Fun Fun Fest

    The surviving members of the Kings of Rock, Run-D.M.C., will headline Austin's Fun Fun Fun Fest November 2-4 at Auditorium Shores, the festival announced this morning. The performance will be Joseph "Run" Simmons and Darryl "D.M.C." McDaniels' first since DJ/producer and founding member Jam Master J ... More >>

  • Music

    May 11, 2006

    Billy Joel and Goldfish Sandwiches

    Four artists share their guilty, and not-so-guilty, pleasures

  • Music

    April 27, 2006

    Murder by Numbers

    Mourning the latest hip-hop casualty in two easy steps

  • Music

    January 5, 2006

    It's In The Cards

    The Nick-and-Jessica split, tarot-style

  • Music

    October 20, 2005

    Rev Run

    Distortion

  • Music

    July 21, 2005

    Scenes from a Picnic

    Willie, Dylan, Kinky and the Ghost of Bob Willis descends on Fort Worth. Wack is there too.

  • Music

    December 16, 2004

    Merry Christmas, Beeyotch!

    Forget caroling. Here are a few hip-hop jammy-jams to warm your yule log.

  • Music

    November 27, 2003

    Computer Error

    When it comes to local facts, don't rely on Allmusic.com

  • Music

    January 30, 2003

    Phantom of the Opry

    Trying to get to the bottom of the Dr Pepper "Freaky Old Guy" mystery

  • Music

    January 16, 2003

    System of a Down

    Steal This Album (Sony)

  • Music

    January 9, 2003

    He Ain't Ever Coming Back

    Joe Strummer, a titan of the Clash

  • Calendar

    January 9, 2003

    Snapping Rappers

    The right pals send a photographer down the right path

  • Music

    December 26, 2002

    Black Gold

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

  • Music

    November 7, 2002

    Damn, That DJ Made My Day

    Jam Master Jay, 1965-2002

  • Culture

    October 24, 2002

    True Dat

    A Run-act play starring the Simmons brothers, Russell and the Rev

  • Music

    April 19, 2001

    De La Soul

    Art Official Intelligence: Mosaic Thump (Tommy Boy)

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