Can one man mention every 2013 Houston rap release worth mentioning?
Our year-end Houston rap recap (this right here -- oh hi!) is always an exercise in economical efficiency. The amount of words that can fit in this space is about 1/15th of the total amount of local rap artists, so capturing all of the neat things they did in 2013 is basically like winning the lotte ... More >>
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony are back, y'all. Tonight, the legendary Cleveland crew takes over the stage at House of Blues, and there's going to be a lot of singing along. Most fans of rap's golden age have been bumping the Bone since at least the "Crossroads" video came out. They've been on the scene for ... More >>
In case you missed it, universally reviled Arkansas football coach Bobby Petrino finds himself in a bit of a flap after a motorcycle accident. He told his bosses he was riding alone, but it turns out his passenger was a young woman he'd hired for some vague job in the football program, and he ackno ... More >>
In 2005, rappers put Houston on the map. Then the spotlight moved on. Some musicians are working hard to turn it back this way.
90s hip-hoppers return to tha stage
Chamillionaire might be the most strait-laced rapper alive. In the current issue of Blender magazine – featuring Pussycat Dolls lead singer Nicole Scherzinger on the cover, topless of course – the Jersey Village-reared Grammy winner and Swishahouse alumnus is queried in the mag’s back-page fea ... More >>
RBG: Revolutionary But Gangsta (Sony/Columbia)