New Music From Houston Artists, October 9-15

New country ballads, a feature from Mike Jones, and more from Travis Scott.

By Shelby Stewart October 15, 2021


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 When you think of Houston music, what comes to mind? Is it Beyonce's "7/11" or maybe even Hayes Carll's "In The Meantime?" The Bayou City is brimming with music from all the genres you could think of.  This week in new music, KenTheMan delivers on her new EP, What's My Name and Travis Scott makes a guest appearance on Young Thug's highly anticipated Pink album. 

Scroll below for more new music from Houston artists. 

Ken The Man, What's My Name


The Houston rapstress followed up her 2020 debut mixtape with What's My Name. Complete with 10 tracks, Ken pivots from her lighthearted cadence to a more menacing lyricist. The project features standout tracks like "Rose Gold Stripper Pole" and "No Name."

Hayes Carll, "Help Me Remember"


Country artist Hayes Carll rolled out his latest album, You Get It All, with his new single, "Help Me Remember." In the song, Carll exposes his rawness and vulnerability, where he talks about his grandfather who suffered from Alzheimer's.

Young Thug featuring Travis Scott and Drake, "Bubbly"


Atlanta emcee Young Thug has released his new experimental album, Pink. and enlisted Travis Scott and Drake for "Bubbly." The bass-heavy track lends an impressive verse from Scott, where he switches from his usual flow to a more rapid cadence. 

Tobacco Ryan featuring GoldenChild and Lil Flip, "Cranberry"


Houston artist Tobacco Ryan dropped a surprise remix to his song, "Cranberry" featuring a special verse from Houston rap legend, Lil Flip. The track is smooth with R&B-influenced production. 

Grafh & DJ Shay featuring Bun B, Styles P & El Camino, "From The Start"


Buffalo rapper Benny The Butcher and Grafh joined forces for their new project, Stop Calling Art Content. Serving as a memorial to the late DJ Shay, the project is filled with East coast features from Rick Hyde and Cyhi The Prince, plus a guest verse Port Arthur native Bun B. 

Mac Miller featuring Mike Jones, "Uber"


Mac Miller's 2014 mixtape Faces hit streaming services today. The 25-tracks serve as a follow-up to Miller's 2013 sophomore album "Watching Movies With the Sound Off." The highly coveted project contains a feature from Houston's own Mike Jones, on "Uber."

Maxo Kream,  "Greener Knots"


Maxo Kream has released a new single from his forthcoming album, Weight of the World. Produced by Hit-Boy, "Greener Knots," is a song full of vivid imagery, where the Alief native details his origin story.

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