Sam Chennault

 

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  • 13 years ago | Houston Music

    "I write in tears and pray till it hurts," Houston rapper emeritus Scarface offers on the excellent "Who Do You Believe In" on the grim, mournful M.A.D.E., an album that's as much Old Testament as old school. Paranoia is pervasive, vengeance sweet...

  • 15 years ago

    Lil' Wayne is the Al Green of rap: He could recite the phone book and have listeners hanging on each of his curvaceous consonants and smoldering vowels. On Tha Carter, Vol. II, Wayne more or less does just that, injecting familiar rap tropes (samp...

  • 15 years ago

    If hip-hop had a theme song in 2005, it wasn't "Gold Digger" or "Lose Control" or "Candy Shop," or any tune that contained Mike Jones's phone number. Instead, it was that old standard by the original rapper himself, Lou Reed: "I'm Waiting for the ...

  • 15 years ago

    Declaring yourself "the world's mightiest live funk and soul revue," as the Dap-Kings have done, bears all the cultural import of being anointed "the world's fastest horse-drawn carriage." But the critics and radio programmers who employ the simpl...

  • 16 years ago

    Aceyalone and others appear , at the .

  • 16 years ago

    Dizzee Rascal appears Thursday, April 14, at the Engine Room, 1515 Pease, 713-654-7846.

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