Making the Band

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2013

    Top Five Chappelle's Show Musical Sketches

    Growing up around the time that Chappelle's Show was on the air, it was like a cult. Literally the moment that a new episode aired, you'd have any number of hilarious new quotes to throw around with all your friends. Dave Chappelle invented memes on a nightly basis for a generation of teens, and it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    Is Diddy's Life Like Coming to America?

    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 it to sheaserrano@gmai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2010

    Artist Of The Week: Dreamy Making The Band Alumnus Patrick Sims

    Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to ​ We are not haters, per se; t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Aftermath: Bun B's "Houston 4 Haiti" Relief Concert at Warehouse Live

    Photos by Marco Torres / Click here for a slideshow Vince Young and friends​5:55 p.m.: One of the things I like most about Warehouse Live is how professional and courteous the door staff is. My favorite is how they do that thing where you walk up to them and smile and say, "Hey, how are you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2009

    Turning the Screw: Arrest In Trae Day Shootings, More Michael Jackson Exploitation, Who's Getting Slappy and Who's Getting Stabby

    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 Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: Paul Wall feat. Baby Bash, "Lemon Drop." Wire To Wire This weekend, 19-year-old Albert Walker "A-Walk" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2008

    Last Night: Day 26 at Cullen Performance Hall

    Think boy bands died in the '90s? Apparently you haven't been watching P Diddy's Making the Band, where Sr. Combs uses his unique expertise to keep the world populated with pop stars. Season Four's Day 26 performed yesterday at the University of Houston for the Block Explosion, and we had a photog t ... More >>

  • Music

    June 15, 2006

    Double Vision

    Jess and Lisa Origliasso give teen pop a harmonic jolt as the Veronicas

  • Calendar

    July 14, 2005

    Proud Marie

    A fiery poet shares her Home Grown flow

  • Calendar

    June 16, 2005

    Who's Your Diddy?

    It's Cristal and basketball with Coach Combs