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Mike Tyson

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2014

    The Definitive Breakdown of BeatKing's Freestyles

    BeatKing is a supernatural rap being composed of blood, flesh and the mental capacity to enjoy ridiculing folks. It happens on Twitter constantly, so much so he gets escorted around like a conquering gladiator whenever he dives into one of his legendary rank sessions. Charting his career falls into ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    Fantasy Crime League 2014 Is Underway as Ray Rice Possibly TKO's Fiancee

    The statistics are undeniable. People love to play fantasy sports, particularly fantasy football. According to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, over 33 million Americans supplement their joy in American football (or justify it, or both) by participating in a fantasy football league. Much like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2013

    Creating Bun B's Ultimate Trill Album

    In a way, hearing the words "Bun B" joined together with "new album" should make people throw rice in the air. It doesn't necessarily meet with the same amount of fanfare in 2013 as it would have in 2005, say, but that's only because the idea of Bun B in 2013 is vastly different from the one in 2005 ... More >>

  • Film

    November 28, 2013

    Jointmaker

    Nearly 25 years after Do the Right Thing, Spike Lee releases his first "film."

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    Fan Fighting League! Philly Fan Invades Tampa (w/ VIDEO)

    A few bad apples spoil the bunch. For the last three weeks, as a collective fan base, Houston Texan fans have been labeled as a bunch of delusional, intrusive, bloodthirsty animals. And why? Because a few idiots burned a Matt Schaub jersey, a couple kids put a FOR SALE sign in his yard, and finally ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    What Did Dennis Rodman Do To Piss Off North Korea?

    To say the United States' relationship with North Korea is less than cordial would be a bit of an understatement. A draconian cesspool of a society with nuclear weapons perpetually aimed our way, North Korea and its leadership (Kim Jong-un, yo!) represent the antithesis of everything the United Stat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2011

    Rap's Mortal Kombat: Why Red Bull's Battle Is Better Than Black Star

    ​This coming Thursday, the same day that Black Star performs at House of Blues, the Red Bull EmSee Freestyle Battle will come stomping into Warehouse Live. Six immediate reasons why you should go to the latter instead: Bun B will host (trill awesome), Trae will perform (deadly awesome), ESG ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    Davon Stewart: Beery Melee Among Deaf Friends Ends In Gnawed Ear, Injured Leg, Flight From Cops

    Ears, they're not just for Mike Tyson anymore.​Relatively few of us get into fistfights as adults, or get run over by trucks. Fewer still of us bite off a chunk of someone's ear or flee the cops in a wheelchair. In the history of mankind, perhaps only Davon LeShannon Stewart has done all fou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Best Sporting Event I Ever Attended -- 10/15/88

    ND-Miami: No love lost​"This game was won by the Notre Dame spirit." -- Notre Dame head coach Lou Holtz after Notre Dame's 31-30 win over Miami, October 15, 1988 Fact. Those eight words uttered by Lou Holtz encapsulate so much. In specific terms, it pays homage to the tradition and magic that wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    The Five Most Bogus Rapper Apologies

    ​It's the unwritten rule in rap: never apologize. Offering apology in hip-hop is a sign of weakness and rappers simply can't appear weak, no matter what. Sorry, that's just the way it is. Yet, every now and then we'll see a rapper apologize for stepping out of line. Earlier this week, Paul Wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Phranchyze Crowned Houston's Freestyle King At Red Bull EmSee Contest

    Photos by RizohThursday's unanimous winner Phranchyze advances to the national Red Bull EmSee finals in Detroit.​Outside on Westheimer, a small crowd of young music lovers has gathered in front of Numbers. Before Rocks Off even makes our way into the building, we're immediately greeted by soul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    Game Time: Kentucky Derby -- Ten "Two Minute Events" More Exciting Than Horses Galloping

    Between-race entertainment at the Derby​I love horse racing. Actually, to be clear, I love the act of going to the racetrack -- any racetrack -- and sitting in the bleachers (do they call them "bleachers" at a racetrack?) with three or four of my buddies, drinking about twelve beers, eating roughl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    Pitbull, Baby Bash, Rob G, Robert Horry, Scantily Clad Women and Obnoxious Drunk Guy Salute Latium Entertainment

    [Note: Monday evening, Houston label and management company Latium Entertainment, which has sold more than 15 million digital singles ringtones of artists such as Baby Bash, Frankie J and Pitbull, celebrated its 10th anniversary at Washington Avenue nighspot Reign Lounge. We had some trouble getting ... More >>

  • Music

    June 21, 2007

    Devin the Dude, Ludacris, Murs

    My favorite rapper's favorite rapper

  • News

    January 18, 2007

    Master Cockfighter

    After more than 70 years, Mike Ratliff prepares to retire from his blood sport

  • Music

    January 19, 2006

    Throw Them Horns Up

    UT's national championship and the rise of Texas rap coincidence or symbiosis?

  • Music

    December 1, 2005

    Let It Blow

    The Original Dirty Rapper is still coming up with new ways to scandalize

  • Music

    July 14, 2005

    Thug Life

    Slim Thug has paid the cost to be the Dirty South boss

  • Music

    April 7, 2005

    Where's the Beef? Right here in H-town

    T.I. and Lil' Flip rumble in Cloverland, bringing one of the great rap feuds of recent years to a head

  • Music

    September 4, 2003

    A Trip to Bountiful

    The Innkeeper is the best country venue in town. Too bad it's 50 miles away.

  • Music

    February 6, 2003

    Letter from Uzbekistan

    Spoiled meat, fermented mare's milk and a president who says he'd rip off his kid's head -- such is Wil Wuerdig's life as a musician in Central Asia

  • Film

    April 19, 2001

    Toothless Croc

    Paul Hogan aims for the family crowd with this tame installment

  • News

    February 15, 2001

    Heir Time

    Debra Duncan pays her dues, hits her cues and hopes to be the next Oprah

  • News

    November 30, 2000

    In Ali's Corner

    Once a scout for the Kansas City Chiefs, Lloyd Wells caught the champ's attention with all his "pretty girls"

  • News

    July 3, 1997
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    November 21, 1996
  • Film

    May 2, 1996
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