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Juicy J

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    November 24, 2014

    #30DaysInLA: An Exhausting, Red Bull-Fueled Musical Feast

    During the month of November, Red Bull Sound Select presented an innovative music showcase in Los Angeles called #30DaysInLA. A different show or event, at a different venue, each night, for 30 nights. The shows include big names such as Juicy J, Chance the Rapper, Cut Copy, and A$AP Mob, but also p ... More >>

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    November 6, 2014

    Four Houston Rap Producers You Should Hear Now

    To a small extent, Houston's musical sound jumps around time periods. Cultures. Genres. The spastic rhythm of zydeco mixes like watercolors when met with the hard bass guitars and screeching, amplified wails of rock. The blues drones on in sorrowful hints and glimpses of emotional reprieve. And Hous ... More >>

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    October 22, 2014

    BeatKing, Gangsta Boo Renew Houston/Memphis Bond

    Since the inception of the New Houston Rap column, BeatKing has appeared more times than any other rapper. This may partly be due to his girth on the scene, how he fashions himself as a rapper who rarely wastes time when recording, and how nuanced he is in executing certain concepts in his head. Ca ... More >>

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    October 14, 2014

    Insane Clown Posse at Warehouse Live, 10/13/2014

    Insane Clown Posse, Mushroomhead, Da Mafia 6ix, Hoodoo, Madchild, Jelly Roll Warehouse Live October 13, 2014 Let us be honest with each other for a moment, dear reader. The reality is that when it comes to high culture thinking there is nothing left to say on the subject of Insane Clown Posse and/o ... More >>

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    August 11, 2014

    Quartet of Rising H-Town Rappers Shines at Warehouse Live

    Live Life Experience Feat. OneHunnidt, De'Wayne Jackson, Stoppa & Doeman Warehouse Live August 8, 2014 This past weekend, the world experienced something called a "Super Moon." Apparently, that means that a full/new moon coincides with the closest approach to our planet on its elliptical orbit, res ... More >>

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    June 10, 2014

    Wait...When Did Houston Beer Fest Become a Music Festival?

    Houston Beer Fest: It's not just for beer-induced dehydration anymore. It seems that while people were busy side-eying the folks over at Houston Beer Fest for the antics that happened in years prior -- overcrowding, oversold tickets, lack of beer, etc. -- something kind of amazing happened: they sta ... More >>

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    June 9, 2014

    Mixtape Monday: Another Album Teaser From Kirko Bangz, etc.

    Saturday, for the first time to our knowledge since 2011, my best friends all found themselves occupying the same space and time as one another. I know it sounds sappy, but certain questions and answers don't come up when in the company of friends. You leave work alone; you talk about glory days and ... More >>

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    April 21, 2014

    Juicy J at Warehouse Live, 4/19/2014

    Juicy J Warehouse Live April 19, 2014 There is nothing subtle about Juicy J. He doesn't just party, he turns the fuck up. He doesn't just drink, he gets wasted. He doesn't just do drugs, he gets trippy, mayne! About the only thing he doesn't do is say no to ratchet pussy. But above all, this dude e ... 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 >>

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    April 1, 2014

    Upcoming: Fleetwood Mac, Lucinda Williams, Too $hort, Peter Murphy, Skid Row, Swans, etc.

    Acid Mothers Temple: With Perhaps, Pink Mountaintops. Thu., May 1, 8 p.m., $10 to $14. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838. Al Staehely: Tue., April 8, 7 p.m., $20 to $22. McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, 713-528-5999. Android Genius: With X!Lo, Broken Satellite, Bizz ... More >>

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    March 26, 2014

    25 Shows In Houston You Should See This Spring

    Waxahatchee Mango's, April 4 Right now acoustic folk is a sleeping giant within the music industry, but Katie Crutchfield (who works under the stage name Waxahatchee) is one name to have on your radar. If you're a fan of acts like Screaming Females, Hop Along and Laura Stevenson, you'll likely find ... More >>

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    February 10, 2014

    The Toughest SOB at the Skating-Rink Party Is Right Here

    Note: Houston's Shea Serrano is an award-winning music writer and goofball, whose recent exploits include Bun B's Rap Coloring and Activity Book and writes a this weekly column about his life and times. Among many other things, my twin six-year-olds sons think I am Manu Ginobili when the Spurs play ... More >>

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    December 2, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Monster Magnet, Juicy J, Justin Timberlake, etc.

    Monster Magnet Fitzgerald's, December 3 They don't make too many rock bands like Monster Magnet anymore, but maybe they don't need to. Such clear descendents of Deep Purple you can almost see the smoke on the water -- though we bet "Highway Star" is more their speed -- Dave Wyndorf's New Jersey-bas ... More >>

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    November 19, 2013

    Upcoming: Arcade Fire, Beach Boys, Elefante, Journey/Steve Miller Band, Kem, etc.

    6400 featuring DJ Xcess: Sat., December 7, 9 p.m., $10. Numbers, 300 Westheimer, Houston, 713-526-6551. Arcade Fire: Wed., April 9, 7:30 p.m., $30.50 to $60.50. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Dr., Spring, 281-363-3300. The Beach Boys: Sat., January 18, 8 p.m., $59.50. Arena The ... More >>

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    September 17, 2013

    Before Drake-ing Bad, Our Man Wrote a Rap Coloring Book

    If you've spent any kind of time on the Internet, chances are something Shea Serrano has written, drawn or created has made you smile. The 32-year-old South Houston middle-school teacher writes and illustrates for several different outposts -- our sister papers Village Voice and LA Weekly, Grant ... More >>

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    September 17, 2013

    The Rocks Off 200: Beanz N Kornbread, Gmail-Loving Production Duo

    Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, 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 previous entries in the Rocks Off 100 at this link. Range and versatility. Those a ... More >>

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    August 30, 2013

    Rap Mixtapes Of The Week: Twenty Eleven, Young Von, hasHBrown, D-Risha

    August in Houston rap contained a heavy shadow looming over it. That shadow? Doughbeezy's Footprints On The Moon. It was supposed to land early on, swallow up every project moving and then laugh with a bald fade ball of fury and lyrics mostly celebrating success. Only it didn't happen and everything ... More >>

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    June 25, 2013

    Upcoming: Blondie, Buddy Guy & Jimmie Vaughan, Chief Keef, Sammy Kershaw, etc.

    10 Years: Sun., Sept. 1, 8 p.m., $21.50 to $25.00. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483. The Beans: With Oil Boom, The Docs, Keeton Coffman., Fri., July 26, 8 p.m., $10 to $12. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston, 713-862-3838. Beat King: With DJ Chose., Thu., Aug. 29, 9 p.m., ... More >>

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    May 24, 2013

    Jambalaya Festival at Bayou Music Center, 5/23/2013

    Jambalaya Festival Bayou Music Center May 23, 2013 Ingredients: Houston, Texas A roomful of screaming, dancing teens G-Eazy, RL Grime, Big Boi, Zeds Dead, Earlwolf Instructions: 1. Open the doors of Bayou Music Center at approximately 4 p.m. Allow scores of teenage hip-hop enthusiasts t ... More >>

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    April 29, 2013

    Saturday Night: Juicy J and A$AP Ferg at Warehouse Live

    Juicy J, A$AP Ferg Warehouse Live April 27, 2013 Roads were flooded and freeway exits were blocked this past stormy Saturday night in Houston. None of these things mattered to a crowd that wrapped a line around Warehouse Live, and a majority of which wore tube tops, shorts and Jordans. They were a ... More >>

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    April 26, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Black Mountain, the Black Crowes, BRMC, etc.

    Black Mountain Rudyard's, April 26 On their way to this weekend's Austin Psych Fest, Canadian drone-pop act Black Mountain are swinging by Houston for a spell at Rudyard's. The band's last release was 2012's soundtrack for the "post-apocalyptic" surfing flick Year Zero, which itself was partially a ... More >>

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    March 12, 2013

    Upcoming: Depeche Mode, Big Boi, Ariel Pink, Peter Murphy, Flying Lotus, etc.

    Ariel Pink: Sun., June 16, 8 p.m., $15/$19. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Arum Rae: Fri., May 31, 8 p.m., $8/$11. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Avoxblue: With Andre Obin, Futility Closet, Stereo Telescope., Sun., March 17, 8 p.m., $3-$8. Notsuoh, 314 Main, Houston. Back in Black ... More >>

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    November 29, 2012

    We Need More Rapper 8-Bit Video Games

    2 Chainz and Juicy J have owned 2012, whether you like it or not. Both of them could have ran for President of the Ratchet United States of America and won in a landslide on the 2 Trippy ticket. Their greatest gift to mankind this year? Time-wasting awesomeness in the form of 8-bit video games. Y ... More >>

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    July 10, 2012

    That Purple Bastard: Houston's Reluctant "Remix King"

    "Can I call myself a Remix King when nobody knows who the fuck I am?" --Purple Bastard Purple Bastard has a beard. Or maybe A Beard has a purple bastard? Not sure. No matter. It's not important. What is is that he stands out, even though it's the least overwhelming STANDS OUT of all. And that's ma ... More >>

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    December 26, 2011

    8 Hip Hop Collaborations We'd Like to See in 2012

    If we learned anything from hip-hop collaborations in 2011, it's that beef ain't what's hot anymore. Gone are the days where an argument manifests itself into a 40-minute mixtape or a DVD. The shelf life for fresh rap beef is approximately 24 hours. Not even two days ago, Twitter was flooded with tw ... More >>

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    December 5, 2011

    The Ten Best (Non-Houston) Rap Albums of 2011

    A deal, then: Let's pretend like this was some really clever, insightful preamble; ideally, when you finished reading it, you would've immediately said, "Dang. That was a really clever, insightful preamble." Let's pretend it had some sort of neat underlying agenda, something that directly discusse ... More >>

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    April 7, 2011
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    December 14, 2009

    Turning the Screw: Slim Thug & Friends, Bun B & Friends, 50 Cent & Susan Boyle(!), Kid Cudi, Chris Brown, OutKast, Kidz In the Hall, Lil Wayne, Eminem, Sade, etc.

    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: Juicy J & Project Pat feat. Slim Thug & New Genesis, "Ike Turner Pimpin'" "I'm a motherfuckin' ... More >>

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    July 17, 2008
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