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10 Things You May Not Know About Notorious B.I.G.

9 years ago by Rizoh
A lot has been said about the late great Notorious B.I.G., a man whose life was as large as his frame and whose lyrical prowess is well-documented in hip-hop history books. But how well do you know Big Poppa? In commemoration of the 14th anniversary of Biggie's death, here are...
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Turning the Screw: Kyle Hubbard, Bun B, Cory Mo, The Kanye, Dr. Dre, Notorious B.I.G., Lil Wayne, 40 Glocc, Death Row Fire Sale, Trae and More

11 years ago by Shea Serrano
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: "Sippin'," Kyle Hubbard feat. Roosk and DZA Wire To Wire "Get Out the Way" We enjoy Bun B and Cory...
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In this thoroughly inoffensive biopic about Notorious B.I.G., Christopher “Biggie” Wallace is played by Jamal Woolard, known as rapper Gravy, who does a respectably credible impersonation. It helps that he’s a first-time actor; Woolard offers more than just another famous face playing Hollywood Halloween dress-up, unlike Derek...
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The Notorious M.O.M.

14 years ago by Steven Devadanam
The mammoth bus, with a painting of dearly departed rapper the Notorious B.I.G. on each side, seems to swallow the parking lot of the Shrine of the Black Madonna. Out from it steps Voletta Wallace, a tiny, gentle woman with a beaming grin, wearing a suit, scarf and glasses. As...
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Best of Houston® 2019: Best Jukebox — Voodoo Queen

8 months ago by Houston Press
Best Jukebox: Voodoo Queen Voodoo Queen is a favored haunt for lots of local musicians. Sure, it’s partly (mostly) because of its delightfully boozy daiquiris and tasty noms and nearly ‘round-the-clock hours, but there’s also the jukebox. The people who work in the dimly-lit dive bar let it literally shine...
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Chromeo Impress Small, Energetic Crowd at House of Blues

1 year ago by Matthew Keever
Chromeo House of Blues April 18, 2018 Stage presence is a difficult thing to master. Most acts spend years working on it, and they're only able to make it seem effortless after lots and lots of practice. Harder still is commanding the stage as a duo, especially when one of the two...
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Wendy's Released a Mixtape and It's Pure Fire

1 year ago by Jeremy Hallock
Down is up, ya’ll. The best music I’ve heard all month is a hip-hop EP released by Wendy’s. Yes, that redhead with pigtails is apparently a rapper now, too. The fast food chain’s first mixtape, We Beefin?, pulls no punches against rivals like McDonald’s and Burger King. It all started...
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“Perspectives 157: Xaviera Simmons”

12 years ago by Amy Petersen
The Contemporary Arts Museum’s Zilkha Gallery has more album covers than a fanboy’s bedroom in “Perspectives 157: Xaviera Simmons.” The walls are plastered with art from albums by some of the best musicians in music history, notable because they are all African-American. The installation, Digital Good Time (How To Break...
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The 20 Best Houston Rap Tapes Of 2017 (5-1)

2 years ago by Brandon Caldwell
05. ROB GULLATTE, Gullactic Vision Five years is a long time between projects. Rob Gullatte swore that he was retired, that he was done rapping but no rap retirement indeed rings true. He'd been preparing Gullactic Visions under watchful eyes, waiting for the moment to arrive to let it go...
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The Creative Peaks and Valleys of Bad Boy Records

3 years ago by Clint Hale
Say what you will about Sean “Puffy/Diddy/Puff Daddy” Combs the rapper, but give the man credit for this: he is a keen businessman with an eye for what sells. So it makes sense that Combs noticed the recent '90s music revival and figured, "What the hell, let’s get the gang...

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