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  • Blogs

    September 2, 2013

    Backstreet Boys at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 8/31/13

    Backstreet Boys Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion August 31, 2013 The title of this article could be a lot of things, but none of them would be more fitting than one that read, "How the Backstreet Boys changed the mind of a former 'N Sync fan." And really, nobody is more surprised by that than me. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    Ol Dirty Bastard: 6 Reasons We Sure Miss That Guy

    Ol' Dirty Bastard of the Wu-Tang Clan is the only rapper to use his welfare card as an album cover; and the only rapper to take America along with him as he used the card to pick up his welfare check. Ol Dirty Bastard was a breakout star on the Wu-Tang Clan's debut album, Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Zigga Zig Ah: 10 Girl-Powered Facts About The Spice Girls

    ​Today, November 4, marks 15 years since the Spice Girls first album, Spice, was released. Closing out 1996 with a titanic dose of girl power, the album would go on to sell almost 24 million copies and spawn countless imitators like B*Witched, All Saints, and later on, the Pussycat Dolls. Ob ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    Eight Shows MTV, VH1 & BET Should Bring Back

    We live in a time where crappy reality television has taken over three of the networks that were once originally dedicated to music videos, artist interviews and delivering current events from the younger generation's perspective. With all the flack that MTV (Music Television) gets about not really ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Turn It On, Leave It On: MTV's 10 Best Music Series

    "Henry Rollins asks Kevin Shields how much he can bench on the next 120 Minutes..."​This week marks the 30th anniversary of the beginning of MTV, that loud, hyper-colored behemoth that changed pop culture and the music industry forever, endlessly providing viewers with visual and mental stimul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    When Keeping It Real Goes Wrong: Pop Princess Edition

    MB Pictures/ Rex Features​Dave Chapelle teaches us that the art of "keeping it real" may sometimes go awry. According to urbandictionary.com, this occurs when "in the act of keeping it real, the outcome is unexpected and usually has a negative effect on the individual who decided to keep it re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    MTV Struggles to Remain Relevant By Naming A Twitter Jockey

    ​This week MTV announced an online campaign looking for the network's first-ever TJ, or Twitter Jockey. Unlike the video jockeys of the cable station's past, these folks would instead live-tweet from MTV events for a year, earning a salary, and live in New York City. In addition to Twitter, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2008

    Turning The Screw: Crew54, DJ AM & Travis Barker, G- Unit, Pharrell, Eminem, Nate Dogg, Kanye, Wu-Tang vs. UFC 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 “Lil Miss Sunshine,” Crew54 feat. Rochelle Terrell Wire To Wire Sadly, DJ AM and Travis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2006

    Dog Days of Duff

    "Sing it with me, 'I love Hous...um...Texas!'" August is turning out to be a busy month for H-town's own Hilary Duff. Later today, MTV will premiere her new video, "Play with Fire," on TRL. She'll be on Letterman tonight to pimp her new movie, Material Girls -- in which she stars with her sis Ha ... More >>

  • Music

    February 16, 2006

    The Academy Is..., with Panic! At the Disco, Acceptance, Hellogoodbye

    Wednesday, February 22, at Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, 713-629-3700.

  • Calendar

    May 13, 2004

    The Right Stuff

    Theater LaB Houston strings up boy bands in Boy Groove

  • Calendar

    December 4, 2003
  • Music

    December 4, 2003

    Hip-hop, Tejas

    Latinos take on rap music and make it their own

  • Culture

    April 11, 2002

    When Online Got Off Base

    Or: How Mark Cuban would have--and could have?--saved the music biz

  • Music

    December 13, 2001

    Betty Blowtorch

    Saturday, December 15

  • Music

    November 29, 2001

    The Anti-Britney

    Michelle Branch rides a golf cart and real live songs to stardom

  • Culture

    November 8, 2001

    A New Tune

    After September 11, some new songs just don't sound the same

  • Music

    August 2, 2001

    Business Versus Pleasure

    Lil' Troy keeps on ballin', on CD and video, at least

  • Music

    July 12, 2001

    Depeche Mode

    Saturday, July 14, at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Drive

  • Music

    August 17, 2000

    Dude Raunch

    All-girl quartet Kittie has more balls than the rest of Ozzfest 2000

  • Music

    April 13, 2000
  • Music

    November 4, 1999

    Extra Poppy

    Jimmie's Chicken Shack reveals the Colonel's recipe for mainstream ska-rock

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