MUSIC

Bun B’s Rodeo Takeover Was a Family Reunion

Black Heritage day at 2022's Rodeo was a success.

03/15/2022 Photography by David “Odiwams” Wright By Sama’an Ashrawi

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

Essay

How a Houstonian Found Purpose Archiving DJ Screw’s Legacy

'I’ve found purpose in archiving DJ Screw’s legacy and keeping his memory alive.'

01/06/2022 By Rocky Rockett

Visual art

The South Still Has Something to Say

CAMH's Dirty South exhibit makes a bold statement about the intersections between Southern culture, visual art and music.

12/31/2021 By Amarie Gipson

Culture

An In-Depth Look on Slab Culture in Houston

A magnified look on the southern subculture of auto-enthusiasm featuring extended wire wheels.

12/28/2021 By Carlos Brandon

Q & A

Get to Know Houston’s Underground Rap Queen, Amber London

Amber London shares her introduction to the hip-hop game, and what to expect next.

12/20/2021 By Quinn Foster

Breakin'

This Woman Is Revolutionizing Houston's Hip-Hop Culture

Bgirl City is celebrating its 10th Anniversary with breakdancing workshops and competitions spotlighting female breakers.

12/09/2021 By Lucia Rodriguez

Shop Til You Drop

Houston's Hip Hop Vintage Flea Market Keeps Growing

After taking the Vintage Hip Hop Flea Market on the road in Texas, it returns to 8th Wonder Brewery.

12/03/2021 By Camilo Hannibal Smith

Northside Worldwide

Tattoo Artist's Unique Style Fuels Her Blossoming Rap Career

Meet Ghetto Princess, the bilingual rapper from the city's Northside.

11/26/2021 By Sofia Gonzalez

It's Lit!

Who Will Be in This Year's Houston All Stars Astroworld Fest Lineup?

The spotlight set for Houston rap icons has taken different forms in the past

11/02/2021 By Camilo Hannibal Smith

MUSIC

New Music From Houston Artists, October 23-29

J. Smith, Siddiq, and Ro. J honor the World Series with a new song, plus new singles from BBY Kodie, Monaleo and DJ Chose.

10/29/2021 By Shelby Stewart

New Music

KenTheMan Showcases Versatility on Her New EP, What’s My Name

The 10-track EP follows the Houston femcees debut project, 4 Da 304's.

10/20/2021 By Shelby Stewart

Music

Maxo Kream Carries the Weight Of The World On Third Album

The new album follows his 2019 mainstream debut, Brandon Banks.

10/19/2021 By Shelby Stewart

MUSIC

New Music From Houston Artists, October 9-15

This week's picks include a new EP from KenTheMan, a single from Hayes Carll and features from Mike Jones and Lil' Flip.

10/15/2021 By Shelby Stewart

Smooth operator

Big Daddy Kane Stopped by Houston's Bar 5015 for a Special Performance

The hip-hop pioneer came to the Bayou City for a one-night concert.

09/09/2021 By Shelby Stewart

Rising star

OMB Bloodbath Is Just Getting Started

This Houston rapper debuts 'Blood Sample' EP.

08/18/2021 By Shelby Stewart

HOLD UP

Houston Hip-hop Legends Gather Together in Celebration of 713 Day

A night of all your favorite H-town influencers on one stage.

07/15/2021 By Shelby Stewart

Screwston

Listen to This Podcast That's Going Deep into Mysterious Life of DJ Screw

The third season of "Mogul," which is focusing on Houston’s own chopped and screwed pioneer, kicked off June 23.

07/02/2021 By Carlos Brandon

Newly Minted

Have You Seen Tobe Nwigwe’s New Ebony Digital Cover?

The Houston rapper also recently dropped a new, Juneteenth-themed track, "Passing Through."

06/21/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Who we’re listening to 

4 Alternative Houston Hip Hop Artists to Follow

Escape your entertainment comfort zone. 

06/09/2021 By Carlos Brandon