Trina (Rapper)

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2013

    Upcoming: A$AP Ferg, Disclosure, Lupe Fiasco, Maxwell, Pixies, The Wanted, etc.

    A$AP Ferg: Sat., November 23, 9 p.m., $20. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483. August Alsina: Thu., November 14, 8 p.m., $30. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483. Carnage: With 3LAU., Sat., December 14, 9 p.m., $15 to $25. Stereo Live, 6400 Richmond, Houston, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    Dear Obama: You'd Make A Great Goth Musician

    Dear President Barack H. Obama, I want you to know that I am very impressed by your recent musical endeavors. While it's clear that you could use some practice and professional vocal coaching, it's equally clear that you possess more than enough raw talent to excel as a musician. I know right now, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    Top 5 Musical NBA Players

    The NBA All-Star Game is coming up in a couple of weeks. There may not be any Rockets on the roster - even ex-Rocket/Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin didn't blow up in time to be added as a reserve - but musical names such as Kanye West, Rihanna (the halftime entertainment), Lenny Kravitz, Josh Groban, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    15 Songs That Changed My Life: The Intern's Tale

    The less antisocial among you know that talking about music is one of the best icebreakers there is. To get to know our staff a little better, Rocks Off will periodically be asking them to share a few songs that helped to shape their musical tastes - and character. We start with our youngest member, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Last Night: Houston Rap's Creme De La Creme At House Of Blues

    Photos by Marco TorresB L A C K I E (A G A I N)​Crème de la Crème feat. Killa Kyleon, B L A C K I E, Hollywood FLOSS House of Blues (Bronze Peacock Room) June 8th, 2011 If you missed the Crème de la Crème event last night at the Bronze Peacock - and judging from the sparse attendance you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Graphic: Top Five Rejected Girl Talk Mash-Ups

    ​Tonight is the big, wildly anticipated Girl Talk show at Verizon Wireless Theater. The show was originally slated for the House of Blues, but ticket sales and space dictated the gig move a few blocks away to capture the magic. Girl Talk, aka Gregg Gillis, is notorious for his inventive mash ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    Last Night: Die Antwoord At Stereo Live

    "He is singing into a penis..." Photos by Groovehouse​Die Antwoord, Rye Rye Stereo Live November 1, 2010 For more photos from the show, see our slideshow here. It was industrial, grating, disorienting, sweaty, funky, hilarious and altogether like nothing we had ever seen in our lives. The w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    A Simple Question This Week: Where The Ladies At?

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday Rocks Off will have some of them hear discussing issues relevant to their culture. Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray​This Week's Panel: Nosaprise, Yung Redd, Kyle Hubbard Not Invited: Girls, apparently. Actually, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2010

    Top 10 "Girls Gone Wild" Music Videos

    ​Saturday night, Girls Gone Wild will be at Scout Bar in Clear Lake looking for the hottest talent the Bay Area has to offer, or something comparable. A camera crew will be out there filming an edition of the video series, looking for "The Hottest Girl In America" at the venerable NASA-area ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Upcoming: Night Ranger, KeSha, Soulja Boy, Stars, Etc.

    ​Black Queen Speaks, Dimitri's Rail: Fri., July 23. Verizon Wireless Theater. Burn The Boats, Venomous Maximus, Secret Prostitutes: Sat., July 24. Rudyard's. Forbidden, Evile, Gama Bomb, Bonded By Blood: Fri., Dec. 3. Scout Bar Clear Lake. Great White, Night Ranger: Sat., Sept. 4. Moody Ga ... More >>

  • Music

    May 20, 2010

    The Walking Dead

    Texas City's Come See My Dead Person is very much alive.

  • Music

    May 6, 2010

    How Low Can He Go?

    Ludacris escorts female MCs into hip-hop's boys-only club, but it's a bit gross.

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    Hitsville: The Year in Music, by the Numbers

    You don't need a half-wit music critic to tell you it's been a remarkable year for America, one historians will be discussing and researching for centuries to come. War, financial collapse, politics, technology: All have been dinner-table topics for many Americans. Racial barriers in 2008 were demol ... More >>

  • Music

    February 21, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 19, 2007

    Drenched In Blog: Hip-Hop Math is Dope

    I stumbled across this MySpace profile this past weekend. It’s Ms. Robinson, the rapping math teacher. Imagine if Trina or Lil’ Kim rapped about multiplication tables instead of fellatio and diamonds, and you get the idea. She’s actually kind of abrasive about the whole learning thing. I wonde ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2007


    Dear Jay-Z, Oh, Jigga-Man, how do you do it? You are a rap icon, business mogul, cultural talisman. So many things to so many of the populace. How do you keep up with such a scorching little number like Ms. Knowles? Must be tiring as Hades, waiting for a team of stylists and couturiers to dress and ... More >>

  • Music

    April 26, 2001

    In the Doghouse

    Two Houstonians allege that Lil' Bow Wow's handlers are pissing in their yard

  • Culture

    December 23, 1993

    Beyond the Normal Range

    The Tony Award-winning Falsettos sings of love, of family, of AIDS