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 >>
MIXTAPE OF THE WEEK Anti-Lilly & EnVy Hunter, REdefinition Last year, Anti-Lilly awoke from a haze. He picked out his afro, put on his glasses, rolled up, smoked and then released Memoirs & the '90s, a template of how to create a jazz-rap album inspired by your upbringing watching The Secret World o ... More >>
Houston rapper and grillmaker Paul Wall is tippin' a little more responsibly these days.
Marc BrubakerThursday night, local rapper Fat Tony sent us this leak of a freestyle he recorded back over the Christmas holidays with Tom Cruz, June James and Smash Bro. Shit like this makes us feel like badasses while sitting in our cubicle drinking coffee and fielding e-mails from PR people. T ... More >>