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    August 19, 2014

    If Bands Sponsored NFL Teams: The NFC

    Recently we wrote about the ramifications of KISS and Vince Neil buying their own Arena Football League teams and what it would be like if NFL teams were also themed around bands and musicians. We started by running down the AFC, including our hometown Houston Texans. This time we're going to exami ... More >>

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    May 6, 2014

    10 Acts Who Changed Their Names Mid-Career

    When picking a band name, you have to be damn sure you want to be called that for the rest of your career. Sure, calling yourself "Ass Face" sounds funny now, but when you're 40 and still touring under it because it's the only name anyone knows you by, you won't be laughing anymore. You also have t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2014

    Mobb Deep & Nosaprise at Fitzgerald's, 4/9/2014

    Mobb Deep, Nosaprise Fitzgerald's April 9, 2014 A hip-hop show on a Wednesday night is as good as a rap show on any other night, except maybe better. Everyone who claims to be a hip-hop fan but is really just a whats-new-on-the-radio rap fan stays home to watch Basketball Wives or whatever nonsense ... More >>

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    February 14, 2014

    Snoop Dogg at House of Blues, 2/13/2014

    "So what we get drunk? So what we smoke weed? We're just having fun, We don't care who sees. So what we go out? That's how it's supposed to be... Living young and wild and free!" Snoop Dogg House of Blues February 13, 2014 Whether the poster says Doggy Dogg, Dogg, or Lion, the one named Snoop has ... More >>

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    February 13, 2014

    Snoop Lion and Five More Weird Religious Conversions That Need to Happen

    A funny thing happened to our old buddy Snoop Dogg last year: he got religion. And not just any old religion, either. In a move that we probably should have seen coming, the Doggfather formally embraced the Rastafari movement, a Jamaican spiritual ideology with fewer than a million adherents worldwi ... More >>

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    February 10, 2014

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Panic! At the Disco, Snoop Dogg, Sebadoh, etc.

    Free Radicals AvantGarden, February 10 Free Radicals is both Nick Cooper's revolving-door ensemble that at any given moment could be playing free jazz or Latin funk, and also Cooper's ongoing testimonial to how much he digs being a member of the Houston music community. He has so much experience at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2013

    10 Songs Too Scary for Halloween

    Halloween music sucks. We can all agree on that, right? Every year at every party, it's the same crap: "Thriller," "Monster Mash" and the "Ghostbusters" theme. Actually, that last one is pretty great, but you get the point: people blast tunes in October that they'd rather deafen themselves with cann ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    Top 10 Rap-Related Items On Etsy

    Rap music is forever turning out to be a fun influence on things we'd least expect. When your grandmother starts using terms like "turn up," you realize that there is no getting away from it. Even the creative and artsy folk over at Etsy.com combine their passion for crafts with their admiration of ... More >>

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    April 29, 2013

    From House Party to House Music: A Wild Friday Night In Houston

    With a perfect combination of sun, clouds, and breeze, It felt as if Houston was making love to me as I escaped the treacherous, life-sucking fluorescent lighting of my Westchase office and moon-walked my way towards a Friday night full of booze, buds, and Budweiser. (I'm more of a Saint Arnold's dr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    Second-Guessing Snoop Lion's Comments on Hip-Hop and Homosexuality

    Snoop Lion (formerly known as Snoop Dogg) is a legend in the rap world. Everyone, even grandma, knows who he is. In the past 20 years, the rapper has branded himself well enough to be a household name. In a recent interview with UK publication The Guardian, Snoop shares his views on a few social is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    Today's 10 Most Predictable Acts to See In Concert

    There's nothing quite as soul-crushing as a disappointing concert. We've all been there; shit rolls downhill the minute the dude behind you dumps his beer on your girl's shoes, or the security bro doesn't find your umpteenth "Freebird" request to be quite as funny as you did. It'll ruin the night wi ... More >>

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    November 12, 2012

    Top 10 Kitschy Pop-Related Gift Items to Give This Year

    Thanksgiving is in ten days, and then we'll all be fully immersed in the holiday season. While shopping recently, I noticed that Taylor Swift now has her own greeting-card line featuring her photography and sweet words. If you were to receive one such card from a loved one, would you swell with fuz ... More >>

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    October 9, 2012

    10 More Things I'll Be Doing at ACL Festival This Weekend

    That's right folks, it's ACL Music Festival time again in Texas, and Rocks Off will be flying to Austin on the private Rocks Off jet this weekend to cover the fest from Friday until the last notes of "Give It Away" at the end of the Red Hot Chili Peppers set on Sunday night. That's my way of telli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2012

    Last Night: Snoop Dogg at Free Press Summer Fest

    See Rocks Off's complete Free Press Summer Fest coverage at this link. Snoop Dogg Free Press Summer Fest, Eleanor Tinsley Park June 2, 2012 Among Snoop Dogg's many gifts, even more than his boundless appetite for the sweet leaf, healthy appreciation of the female form and melodious lilt he gives t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2012

    Follow Rocks Off At Summer Fest, Wherever You Are

    Rocks Off is about to wrap up our Free Press Summer Fest pre-game coverage for the afternoon... sort of. Really, it's just a pause. Of course we will be out at the festival all... weekend... long... and won't be shy about letting our readers know exactly what's going on. Even stuff besides the gorg ... More >>

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    May 31, 2012

    Missed Connections: 5 Summer Fest Weekend Team-Ups We'd Like To See

    In terms of pure variety, the weekend of June 1-3 may be the most stacked weekend of music Houston will see this year, and that's not just because of Summer Fest. In addition to the wide variety of acts playing Eleanor Tinsley Park there's the regular weekend mass of shows taking place across the ci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    Coachella: Best Of Weekend 2, Day 3

    Sunday, our friends at LA Weekly and OC Weekly trekked out to the desert for one more day -- ed. By the third day of Coachella's second weekend -- the sixth and final day of this year's festival -- folks had more or less learned to ignore the dust and the heat. Here are our intrepid writers' favor ... More >>

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    April 16, 2012

    The Best & Worst-Case Scenarios For The Future Of Musical Holograms

    Like most night owls, I spent early Monday morning watching YouTube clips of a holographic Tupac Shakur playing Coachella with his friends Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg nearly 16 years after his death. It was at once creepy and crass, but altogether interesting no matter how you sliced it, and not just bec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    Rumor: Eminem To Perform At Tonight's Shady Records SXSW Party

    Most of the world's biggest rappers - Jay-Z, Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, T.I., 50 Cent - have performed in Austin within the past week, are about to perform, or are at least in the city partaking in the SXSW festivities. Rocks Off was leaving Stubb's late Thursday night and heard Snoop Dogg performing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Flaming Lips Return To Summer Fest With Avetts, Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson, Descendents & Many More

    Under cover of darkness, Free Press Summer Fest announced its 2012 lineup around 5 a.m. Monday morning. We'll get right to it: The Avett Brothers Snoop Dogg Willie Nelson Afrojack Primus The Flaming Lips (Performing Dark Side of the Moon)

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Snoop Arrested for Pot, Sign of End Times

    Mason Lankford said, "There will come a day when we forget the Rapture ever even happened," but Rocks Off is keeping an eye out for signs of our impending Armageddon. We were wrong last time, but we're totally right this time! Brace yourselves, but rapper Snoop Dogg smokes marijuana. Snoop was arre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    Snoopcounters: Snoop Dogg Knows A Lot Of People

    ​This week, rapper Snoop Dogg turned 40 years old. Tha Doggfather actually seems ageless to us, and we don't mean his 1996 album. Like, we fully expect him to become the hip-hop Willie Nelson: Rapping into his late 70s, relentlessly touring, smoking people a fraction of his age out in tour bus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Song Lyrics (Or Close) In 10 Funny Church Signs

    sharenator.comBelieve it or not, these are not song lyrics. We just thought it was funny.​Earlier this month, a church in suburban St. Louis put a surprising (perhaps) endorsement of Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" on its outdoor marquee. Our sister music blog up there, A To Z, suggested five poss ... More >>

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    March 21, 2011

    Friday Night: Snoop Dogg At House Of Blues

    Larami Culbertson​Snoop Dogg House of Blues March 18, 2011 11:08 p.m.: Just walked in. Snoop just stepped onstage a second ago. This place is packed. The ticket lady said that there were already over 1,400 people inside, likely with a couple hundred more to follow soon. Should be fun. 11:10 ... More >>

  • Music

    March 17, 2011

    Chilling Spree

    Richmond bar you've driven by 100 times is a hidden gem.

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    January 12, 2011

    Top 10 Musician Movie Cameos

    Rocks Off has no idea why Mick Jagger might prefer Performance to Ned Kelly.​Over recent years, Rocks Off has been repeatedly surprised by the quality performances of musicians in films. Naturally, there are some duds in the mix; even Mick Jagger himself, who starred in 1970's Ned Kelly, disow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Last Night: Gorillaz At Toyota Center

    Photos by Jim Bricker​ Gorillaz Toyota Center October 19, 2010 For more photos from the show, see our slideshow here. Gorillaz may have overspent on their first-ever extended tour. True, the entire concept is that the group is officially made up of four cartoon characters, so there kind of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2010

    Cartoon Band To Play Toyota Center

    My my, we're busy today. Rocks Off this sent this into the Twitterverse earlier, but for all you non-tweeters, Gorillaz, the UK hip-hop/electronica/rock band composed of Murdoc Niccals, 2D, Noodle and Russel Hobbs - the cartoon avatars of Blur's Damon Albarn and his pal Jamie Hewlett - are pencile ... More >>

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    July 15, 2010

    The Reliant Park World Series of Dog Shows

    Now what exactly is musical freestyling for pooches?

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    May 6, 2010
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    April 30, 2010

    This Week in Deliciousness

    Biscuits and gravy make the color beige look so damn INVITING.​ Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we've already got our watermelons, blunderbusses, speedboat with depth finder, and free-range chickens for our upcoming Mother's Day celebration. Hey. You keep Mot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2010

    Aftermath: Snoop Dogg Smokes Out House Of Blues

    Photos by Marc Brubaker / Click here for a slideshow​Snoop Dogg is one of a handful of artists who have carte blanche when it comes to drug use, if you still wanna call the green business "drugs" in the sense that heroin or crack cocaine are drugs. Keith Richards can still rep coke when he w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    Turning the Screw: Bun B, Trae & Lil Keke, Rihanna, Snoop, Eminem vs. Nick Cannon, Jay-Z, T.I., E-40, South Park Mexican and More

    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 introducingliston@gmail.com. Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: "Grey Cassette," Trae feat Bun B and Lil Keke Wire To Wire Ummm, we're not going to link to them, but s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    A Few Songs to Help You, Cough, "Fight Glaucoma"

    Bored with all the usual pot songs? We can't blame you. Even if you're completely baked out of your gourd, you can only hear Sublime's "Smoke Two Joints" or Dash Rip Rock's "Let's Go Smoke Some Pot" so many times before the novelty wears off and you crave something a little more original. After all, ... More >>

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    March 23, 2009

    Turning The Screw: Spitten King, Paul Wall, The Kanye, KiD CuDi, Steve Lobel, Common, Weezy, Rick Ross, Pastor Troy, Mos Def, Grand Puba, The Chuck E. Cheese Conspiracy

    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 introducingliston@gmail.com. Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: "The Gold Room," Spitten King Wire To Wire: A regular reader of Turning the Screw (who asked to r ... More >>

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    October 30, 2008
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    June 26, 2008

    Aftermath: Shinyribs at Under the Volcano

    Photos by Barbara Misto Better Than: Unshiny ribs. Download: The Gourds' classic cover of Snoop Dogg's "Gin and Juice." In fact, just watch this: Former Houstonian and Gourds frontman Kevin Russell is one of the few performers who seems almost unbound from convention and routine. His solo shows ... More >>

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    April 25, 2008

    Snoop Dogg Goes Country, Y’all

    Do you know what “Dopestick pimpin’ on the one-trick pony” means? I sure as Hell don’t either, but I like the sound of it. Where do these lovely words come from? From a little tune called “My Medicine,” performed by country music’s latest addition, Snoop Dogg. Yes, Snoop Dogg. Th ... More >>

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    February 28, 2008
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    August 2, 2007

    They Fought the Law

    In Rap, You're Nothing Without a Sheet

  • Music

    April 26, 2007

    Devin the Dude

    Devin the Dude performs Sunday, April 29, at Bar Rio, 6400 Richmond, 832-251-9600.

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    January 18, 2007

    Snoop Dogg

    Tha Blue Carpet Treatment

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    May 25, 2006
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    August 4, 2005

    The Gourds, with the Sidehill Gougers

    Thursday, August 4, at Heritage Place Amphitheatre, 500 Collins Street in Conroe, 936-525-4782. Free.

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    June 6, 2002

    Snoop Dogg

    Saturday, June 8

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    October 14, 1999

    Playbill

    Coming This Week

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    July 29, 1999

    Rotation

    American Analog Set, Snoop Dogg

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    August 20, 1998
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    April 23, 1998
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    June 15, 1995

    The Future of Rock and Roll

    We've seen it in a crystal ball and the pictures aren't pretty

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