Matthew McConaughey and his "Hook Em" themed wheels.

HOUSTON CELEBRITIES are always up to something. Whether they're giving back to the community like Trae Tha Truth, or working on a new project, they're continuing to keep busy. 

Here's what some of your favorite Houstonians are up to this week. 

Alief native and rapper Tobe Nwigwe is slated to be in the next Transformers movie.

 

Rapper Tobe Nwigwe made the announcement on Instagram that he will be a part of the cast for the upcoming Transformers movie, Transformers: Rise of the Beast, all thanks to film director Stephen Capler Jr. He says, "s/o to @STEVENCAPLEJR and all my cousins who been w/ us from the jump! Call me Hollywood Tob!!!" 

Matthew McConaughey was seen riding around on his University of Texas-themed bike.  

 

 It doesn't get much more Texan than this. Popular actor and potential politician Matthew McConaughey were showing off his Texan pride with his decked-out University of Texas motorbike. An alum of the University of Texas at Austin, he gave us a look at his "Hook Em" hot wheels. The motorcycle features UT's signature burnt orange color, along with a matching helmet, with the longhorns logo. 

Megan Thee Stallion's "Good News" album goes platinum.

 

Megan Thee Stallion has managed to keep busy that past few months. The rapper recently announced that she would be gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated's coveted swimsuit issue, and now her most recent album "Good News" has officially gone platinum. The accolade marks the femcee's first platinum album. 

Slim Thug partnered with popular Houston streetwear brand 'Dios' for a limited edition collection.

 

Houston's Boss Hogg Slim Thug is still making major independent moves. Just last week the rapper was giving back to the community with his longtime partner Rally's, and now he's getting back to business. Popular streetwear brand Dios announced a collaboration with the rapper, which includes a line of t-shirts and a plush toy.

Original Geto Boys member Scarface will receive a kidney transplant from his son.

 

Houston legend Brad "Scarface" Jordan received great news in his health journey. Last year the rapper was diagnosed with kidney failure after a battle with COVID-19, and now after a long waiting period, the rapper will be receiving a kidney from his son, Chris. 

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