MIMS (Rapper)

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    Do Hit Singles Still Help Sell An Album?

    J: Cole: Zero hit singles, 218K first-week sales.​​The music industry has been reeling from a host of ailments, none more severe than crippling record sales. Fortunately, 2011 has been a strong year so far, with CD sales on the rise. Spearheaded by the likes of Adele, Lady Gaga and Lil Wayn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Remember Delo's Hood Politics?

    Houston's history is dotted with albums that, fairly or un, have been swept aside. We'll examine them here. Have an album that you think nobody knows about but should? Email ​Delo Hood Politics (Self-released, 2010) Delo is a Missouri City rapper who, as proof that th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    Kennedy Bakery: 30 Seconds With Erin Rodgers

    Kennedy Bakery at Rudyard's, July 2010​Rocks Off sat down with guitarist and vocalist Erin Rodgers of Kennedy Bakery to find out what we could learn about her in 30 seconds. RO: What is the worst song in the world? ER: I'm a lyrics girl, so I'm going to go with "Whenever, Wherever" by Shakir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    Distant Early Warning: Cactus Music Second Anniversary, Delbert McClinton, the Marley Brothers, Mindy Smith, Queen Latifah, the Slackers, Vallejo, etc.

    ​"Cactus Music 2nd Anniversary Party" With The Flamin' Hellcats, DJ Joey McKeel: Fri., Oct. 30, 7 p.m. Cactus Music and Video. Arthur Yoria, Colin Lake: Wed., Oct. 28. Warehouse Live. Delbert McClinton: Sat., Dec. 26. Verizon Wireless Theater. Dir En Grey: Mon., Nov. 2. Warehouse Live. "ArrowFest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    Mims Hopes He's Still Hot

    In 2007, you'd have hard going trying to find a radio station/club/block party/baby christening that was not blaring Mims' beautifully simplistic "This Is Why I'm Hot." It was absurdly catchy, spawning countless bootleg remixes, parodies, and even a thesis by the Village Voice's own Rob Harvilla th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2007
  • Music

    March 22, 2007

    Mims & "This Is Why I'm Hot"

    New York rapper's hit single