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Tony Montana

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2014

    Guy Says He Gave Homeless Man 75 Cents, Wound Up Handcuffed in Back of Cop Car

    Greg Snider has a question for the Houston Police Department that we don't find unreasonable but that HPD finds freakin' annoying: He says he wants to know why multiple police officers descended upon him, handcuffed him and shoved him in the back of a squad car for an hour after he gave a homeless d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    Trae Tha Truth's Birthday Party at House of Blues, 7/2/2013

    Trae Tha Truth's Birthday Party House of Blues July 2, 2013 The last time Trae took the stage for his birthday at House of Blues, his special guests included Jadakiss, Waka Flocka, Yung Joc and Lupe Fiasco. And since Trae is good at making friends and convincing inviting them to his party, the chan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    Happy Birthday, Mr. Scarface: 10 Gift Ideas for H-Town's Finest

    It's Scarface's birthday, y'all. What, you didn't get him anything, either? Thank God. The humiliation of letting Houston's most lyrical, most respected and all-around best MC turn 42 without handing him something to unwrap was hitting us pretty hard, but since you dropped the ball, too, maybe we do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    Rap Round Table: Who Is the Greatest Movie Villain of All Time?

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Each week, Rocks Off will have some of them here discussing issues relevant to their culture. This Week's Panel: E.S.G., Marcus Manchild, Renzo, Kyle Hubbard, Purple Bastard, Preemo, Mic Skills, Mac, more. Not Invited: Michael Myers, becau ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Last Night: The NiceGuys, Propain, John Dew and Youngest N Charge at Warehouse Live

    Warehouse Live's studio was filled with Houston hip-hop heads on a brisk November night. Women were clad in skin-tight leggings with boots and the men bundled up in leather jackets and hoodies. The host for the evening was MC Kane, who normally MC's hip-hop clubs in the city. He gave the concert a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Top Five Movies That Influenced Hip-Hop Culture

    ​Rappers love to imagine their lives as movies. They see bits of their lives on the big screen and turn to those cinematic treasures to help them make sense of their immediate environment: "If Tony Montana can rise to meteoric heights, so can I; if Frank Lucas can make it out of the game alive ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    The Six Best Movie Samples In Rap Songs

    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 sheaserrano@gmail.com. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Twilight vs. Harry Potter And 9 Other Geek Throwdowns

    Still the only crossover I'd pay to see.​Anyone watch the MTV Movie Awards? Anyone? I didn't think so, mostly because I suspect the majority of Hair Balls/Art Attack readers are over the age of 12. And while I have no intention of revisiting the whole "'Music?"Television line of jokes, I did ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    Bath Salts As Fake Coke: How Five Movies Would Have Been Different

    Bath salts: The first taste is free​With all this talk about synthetic marijuana (K2), Hair Balls was already feeling despair for kids these days. But when we checked out the Beaumont Enterprise recently, we completely lost all faith: people in southeast Texas are now apparently snorting bath salt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    Casting Scarface With Houston Rappers

    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 introducinglisto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    The Shameless Chef: Cookies In a Skillet

    Can you tell I had my camera on the wrong setting? Hahahahahaha, professionalism.​While hunting through some old family recipes looking for inspiration, I came across a yellowed, stained note card with the recipe for something called "Baptist Cookies," and I was intrigued. Obvious jokes aside ... More >>

  • Film

    March 11, 2010

    False Prophet

    No visionary he, the "French Scorsese" arrives stateside with his '70s-style gangster epic.

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    He Said She Said: The Sweet, Sweet Sounds of Revenge, Part 2

    ​For someone who wears motorcycle boots and carries a knife, the bald(ing) He Said rightfully looks like he should be one of the most vindictive cats in the world. But in reality, the only revenge we have ever taken has been of the emotional variety, and that's probably much worse than any windows ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    Ask a Rapper: Devin The Dude

    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. Something you always wanted to ask a rapper? Email introducingliston@gmail.com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    Five Spot: Remembering "Five Star General" Big Hawk

    Welcome back to Five Spot. Every Friday, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and, sometimes awkwardly, tie it to a bit of Houston rap. It's five videos and occasional cussing. Send tips to introducingliston@gmail.com.MTV's Cribs has to be one of this generation's finest cultural achievements. F ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 2, 2009

    Scarface

    Web exclusive!

  • Culture

    December 11, 2008
  • News

    June 26, 2008

    What Happens When Chronically Ill Kids Grow Up

    Physically disabled young adults who weren't supposed to live this long find themselves hemmed in by an unprepared heath care system

  • Film

    June 26, 2008

    Empire Strikes Back in Mongol

    The film paints a historically hazy but kickass picture of everyone's fave emperor, Genghis Khan

  • Film

    June 5, 2008

    Empire Strikes Back in Mongol

    This film paints a historically hazy but kickass picture of everyone's fave emperor, Genghis Khan

  • Calendar

    September 20, 2007

    Daddy Yankee

    This Puerto Rican makes hits on the charts instead of on the diamond

  • Film

    July 26, 2007

    Interview

    In Steve Buscemi's latest, the journalist-star sit-down is an interview between vampires

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2007
  • Film

    January 11, 2007

    This is Their Brain on Drugs

    Cassavetes Jr. and Justin "in a box" Timberlake team up for real-life tale of killer potheads

  • Home Entertainment

    November 9, 2006

    Coke Dreams

    In Scarface, slinging yayo is the name of the game.

  • Calendar

    March 18, 2004

    Houston's Due

    Save your cash and stick around for H-town's own showcase

  • Music

    December 4, 2003

    Hip-hop, Tejas

    Latinos take on rap music and make it their own

  • Music

    October 22, 1998

    Action Incorporated

    Make way for Master P's low-end version of Hollywood

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