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Jean Grae

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: DJ Remix, Genre-Hopping Mix Maniac

    Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See the entire Rocks Off 100 at this link. Last year, at the Houston Press Music Awa ... More >>

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    April 16, 2012

    Rap Round Table: The Best Female Rapper Of All Time Is...

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Each week, Rocks Off will have some of them here discussing issues relevant to their culture. This Week's Panel: Zavey, hasHBrown, Scooby, Medicine Girl, Nicki Minaj, Renzo, Rob Gullatte, more. Not Invited: Hologram Tupac This Week's Promp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    Last Night: XV, The Niceguys & More At Warehouse Live

    Photos by Rizoh​XV, The Niceguys, Fat Tony, Uzoy Warehouse Live Studio August 10, 2011 XV has shitty luck in Houston. Every time he performs here, something terrible happens. Last time, his tour bus broke down. Wednesday night, his car flipped over three times on I-45. Luckily, he made it out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2011

    Is Rap Bad For Your Mental Health?

    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

    January 5, 2011

    The Seven Most Entertaining Rappers On Twitter

    ​Monday, Slim Thug tweeted about his ad in the Casual Encounters section of Craigslist. Thugga is known for being notoriously entertaining on Twitter, as evinced by his Houston Press Music award for Best Twitter Personality. But he's hardly the only funny rapper on Twitter. We found six more. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    A Simple Question This Week: Where The Ladies At?

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday Rocks Off will have some of them hear discussing issues relevant to their culture. Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray​This Week's Panel: Nosaprise, Yung Redd, Kyle Hubbard Not Invited: Girls, apparently. Actually, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Phranchyze Crowned Houston's Freestyle King At Red Bull EmSee Contest

    Photos by RizohThursday's unanimous winner Phranchyze advances to the national Red Bull EmSee finals in Detroit.​Outside on Westheimer, a small crowd of young music lovers has gathered in front of Numbers. Before Rocks Off even makes our way into the building, we're immediately greeted by soul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Music

    February 12, 2009

    Musicians on Twitter

    Is the "microblog" Internet phenomenon the next leap forward or just a tweeting waste of time?

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    August 7, 2008
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    December 13, 2007
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    March 8, 2007
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    September 7, 2006

    People's Lives

    Andrew McMahon is in remission and on the road

  • Music

    November 10, 2005

    No Grae Area

    Hip-hop's most ferocious female MC spits it like it is

  • Music

    October 13, 2005

    Rockin' Renewal

    The imminent launch of new venue Warehouse Live makes it official: Downtown is now Houston's live music hot spot

  • Music

    June 16, 2005

    Catchin' Rayz

    C-Rayz Walz digs the underground

  • Culture

    May 26, 2005

    Hot Shows

    Summertime concerts that will leave you sweating

  • Music

    December 23, 2004

    On the Down-Low

    Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming, and dig this year's buried black-music treasures

  • Year End

    December 23, 2004

    On the Down-Low

    Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming and dig this year's buried black-music treasures

  • Music

    December 25, 2003

    The Class of '03

    Grab your gift certificates and trade in your white elephants -- here's what you really wanted for Christmas

  • Music

    December 18, 2003

    Rappin' Up Gifts

    A lucky seven underground hip-hop releases to slip into Christmas stockings this year

  • Music

    May 29, 2003

    Over Their Heads

    Nobody understands the Politics of the Business like Prince Paul. In fact, almost nobody understands it at all.

  • Music

    December 26, 2002

    Black Gold

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

  • Music

    October 17, 2002

    People Under the Stairs

    Saturday, October 19

  • Music

    October 10, 2002

    Definitive Jux Tour

    Saturday, October 12

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