Music

BLACK MUSIC MONTH

These Black Texans Are Shaping Music Around the World

We are celebrating iconic artists from Texas such as Robert Glasper, Beyoncé, Leon Bridges, and more.

06/24/2022 By Amarie Gipson and Shelby Stewart

Summer Beats

Texas Summer Music Playlist

Take an epic summer road trip with our Texas summer music playlist, which includes artists such as Parquet Courts, Aaron Stephens, and more.

06/20/2022 By Sama’an Ashrawi

TEASER

Beyoncé Announces a New Music Drop. We Knew It Was Coming.

Beyoncé just announced the album Renaissance will be out next month, confirming our suspicions that new music was on the way.

06/16/2022 By Amarie Gipson With Shelby Stewart

MUSIC

Travis Scott Returns to the Festival Stage Later This Year

In the first major performances since the Astroworld tragedy in 2021, can the Houston rapper’s reputation be revived?

05/25/2022 By DeVaughn Douglas

CULTURE

This Local Nonprofit is Making Learning Entertaining

Reading With A Rapper tackles gaps in student literacy with popular music and entertianment.

05/19/2022 By DeVaughn Douglas

Making History

Bun B Is Ready to Be an Executive

The legendary rapper has reached momentous highs and has no plans of slowing down.

04/21/2022 By Shelby Stewart

CITY OF MUSIC

Houston Joins International Celebration of Music This Summer

The summer solstice music festival will include all-day performances throughout the city.

04/15/2022 By DeVaughn Douglas

Music

New Music From Houston Artists Released Through March

Houston artists have released new country, R&B, and pop music this season.

03/31/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Review

George Strait Ends the Rodeo’s 90th Anniversary Comeback

Completing its month-long run with the country legend.

03/24/2022 By Marco Torres Photography by Marco Torres

Music Festivals

Texas Smoke Break Brings Some of Rap’s Best to Houston this Weekend

The festival lineup includes DJ Drama, Dom Kennedy, Monaleo, and Le$, with 2 Chainz headlining

03/18/2022 By Shelby Stewart

FAREWELL ANDRÉS

Houston Symphony to Host Festival in Honor of Andrés Orozco-Estrada

The two-week event will pay tribute to the beloved music director’s achievements.

03/04/2022 By Jessica Lodge

Music

New Music From Houston Artists, February 5-11

This week's releases include Wangden Sherpa's debut album, along with singles from Tobe Nwigwe and Doeman Dyna.

02/11/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Music

New Music From Houston Artists, January 29 - February 4

New rock music from Hayes Carll, and Jiffy Rockets follows up with In The Air Vol. 2.

02/04/2022 By Shelby Stewart

PUT YOUR RECORDS ON

9 Places To Shop Vinyl in Houston

Looking for new or vintage records? Try Vinal Edge, Cactus Music, and more of these popular Houston-areas stores.

02/02/2022 By Amarie Gipson

Music

The Pitfalls of Fame Don't Faze BBY Kodie

He is developing a new sound for Southern hip-hop.

02/02/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Music

New Music From Houston Artists, January 22-28

Catterina releases her debut EP, Four Twenty One, and new music videos from Jamestown Revival, Thomas Csorba and Beau Bedford

01/28/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Photo Essay

Meet Bo Bundy, the Houston Rapper Behind the Viral Hit 'Mi Barrio'

He's popularizing a new form of slowed-down rap music, often sung in Spanish.

01/27/2022 Photography by Marco Torres By Marco Torres

MUSIC

Le$ Takes Cruise Music To The Next Level On E30

The 12-track album from the Houston rapper features Freddie Gibbs, Larry June and Bo Bundy.

01/25/2022 By Shelby Stewart

MUSIC

New Music From Houston Artists, January 15-21

The first project from the Bayou City Comeback Chorus, new Megan Thee Stallion, and more.

01/21/2022 By Shelby Stewart

NATIONAL DJ DAY

Meet Houston's Next Generation of DJs

Transforming the local underground DJ landscape through their own spin on the 1s and 2s.

01/20/2022 By Kiana Fitzgerald and Amarie Gipson