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So 50 Cent Moved to Houston? 

In a cryptic tweet Tuesday morning, the rap legend announced his big move to the Bayou City, plus a new TV show. 

05/04/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Trill O.G.

Bun B’s New Radio Show Celebrates the Best of Southern Rap

“The 2 Trill Show” highlights classic southern hip-hop and the genre’s pioneering artists.

04/29/2021 By Adrianne Reece

Curtain Up

SPA Brings Live Shows Back with an A-List Lineup

This season's schedule includes visits from Neil deGrasse Tyson, Black Violin, David Sedaris, Jeff Goldblum, and so many more.

04/22/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Go Lay Lay Go

Nickelodeon's Next Superstar is a Houstonian

Here's what you need to know about 13-year-old rapper Alaya "Lay Lay" High.

04/08/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Hot Stuff

D.I.O.S. Did It Themselves

Why H-Town keeps lining up outside the buzzy brand's new storefront.

04/08/2021 By Carlos Brandon

The Queen of Hotties

REVIEW: Megan Thee Stallion Gallops into Greatness with Studio Debut, Good News

"Hot Girl Summer" may be behind us, but that didn't stop the Houston native from spitting infectiously fiery bars on her long-awaited album.

11/25/2020 By Adrianne Reece

It’s happening, hotties

Megan Thee Stallion Is Bringing Us Good News on Friday

The release of the Houston rapper’s debut studio album is the cherry on top of her stratospheric year.

11/17/2020 By Adrianne Reece

Chopped and Screwed Review

Isaac "Chill" Yowman's Visual DJ Screw Tribute, All Screwed Up, Stays on Beat

The word “tribute” perfectly describes this project, which features a combination of scripted drama and animated cut scenes, as well as both classic and new Houston music.

11/16/2020 By Marco Torres

Chopped and Screwed Tribute

DJ Screw Visual Tribute All Screwed Up Dropping Soon

And we know how you can see it before its official release.

11/13/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Bangin’ Bass

Lil KeKe and Paul Wall Talk New Album and the Slab Culture That Inspired It

"Slab Talk", which dropped last week, is the first collaboration between the Houston hip-hop legends.

06/08/2020 By Carlos Brandon

Big Frame, Bigger Impact

Remembering Big Floyd

Recalling George Floyd's love of the Third Ward and contributions to Houston’s hip-hop scene

06/02/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Slow Ride

Two Decades After His Death, DJ Screw Lives On at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

CAMH's “Slowed and Throwed: Records of the City Through Mutated Lenses” celebrates the DJ's legacy.

03/02/2020 By Chris Gray

Stratospheric Soul

Nashville Soulster Devon Gilfillian Talks Busting Musical Boxes Ahead of Houston Shows

The Music City up-and-comer's debut album, "Black Hole Rainbow," dropped last month.

02/13/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Chopped and Screwed: TV Edition

All Screwed Up and the Current State of Houston Rap

Tobe Nwigwe and Isaac “Chill” Yowman discuss DJ Screw’s impact 20 years later.

02/07/2020 By Carlos Brandon

Drip

This Young Houston Designer is Dressing Some of Rap's Biggest Names

Wiz Khalifa, Tyga, and Kodak Black are all fans of Houston-based luxury label Ryan Knew.

12/04/2019 By Shelby Stewart

Lit AF

People Are Going Insane for Travis Scott's Store in Rice Village

Last year's Astroworld Fest pop-up is now a permanent store called Space Village.

11/12/2019 By Abby Ledoux

trill in tokyo

Kids From the South Explores Japan's Love of Houston Hip-Hop

We talk with independent artist and photographer Jorge Casanova about his latest photobook that follows several Houston rappers on trips from South to East.

10/23/2019 By Carlos Brandon

Step Right Up

7 Female Rappers from Houston to Know

Love Megan Thee Stallion and Lizzo? Here are some other H-Town ladies making us proud.

10/17/2019 By Shelby Stewart

real hot girl sh*t

Megan Thee Stallion Wins Another Award

This time, a BET Hip-Hop Award. Next up: the Grammys?

10/09/2019 By Shelby Stewart

Rap-A-Lot

Takeover Vol. 1 Hopes to Launch the Next Class of Houston Rappers

Says Takeover Studios CEO Rudy Alexander: “We’ve got some of the biggest and best talents, period. I’ll bet my last dollar on our roster.”

09/23/2019 By Shelby Stewart