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

Sonic Storytelling

Houston's Fat Tony Goes Exotica on New Story-Driven Album

The new record, which dropped last month, is said to be a counterpart to the Third Ward native's February release, "Wake Up."

11/18/2020 By Brittany Cristiano

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

"Can't breathe when I got you on top of me"

Eminem Pays Tribute to George Floyd in New Single with Kid Cudi

The track, "The Adventures of Moon Man & Slim Shady," also takes digs at Drew Brees and anti-maskers.

07/10/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Underground talent

Meet the Houston-Based Rapper Making Multi-Layered Art for a Cult Following

Houston's Billyracxx found an audience for his conceptual rap projects on platforms like SoundCloud and YouTube.

03/18/2020 By Carlos Brandon

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

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

Get with it

What You Need to Know About Megan Thee Stallion

The H-Town Hottie is back in the Bayou City for two concerts this month.

09/06/2019 By Shelby Stewart

Perfect Party

August's Perfect Party: Never-Too-Late Edition

The 80-year-old Houstonian who just graduated from HCC has the seat of honor at our party this month, of course.

07/22/2019 By Catherine Matusow

Please, Mr. Postman

These Houstonians Need to be Commemorated With Their Own Stamps

Thanks to a 2011 policy change at the USPS that allows the living to appear on stamps, the options are endless—but we narrowed it down.

07/22/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Big Ole Freak

Megan Thee Stallion's Fever Release Party Was the Most Houston Thing Ever

The 24-year-old rapper is blowing up right now. To celebrate her new project, Spotify threw her (and her fans) an outrageous hometown party.

05/17/2019 By Abby Ledoux

holy weekend

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 19–21

Happy birthday to one of our favorite bars, and much more.

04/18/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Sharp Dressed Man

Travis Scott Covers L'Uomo Vogue; Talks Style, Houston, and Harvard

The Italian men's fashion pub tapped Houston's hottest rapper as the face of "new elegance."

01/09/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Drip drip

This Is the 2019 Houston Rodeo Lineup

George Strait anchors a lineup that includes Cardi B, Kacey Musgraves, Santana, and more.

01/03/2019 By Morgan Kinney

We Chillin'

Youth Soul Love Is More than His Name Lets On

We talk with the Houston-raised artist about his background and viral new EP.

10/10/2018 By Julia Davila

King

Return of the Trill Reminds Us to Never Doubt Bun B

Underground or not, with his brother at his side or on his own, he’s a king, and no one is knocking him off the throne.

09/04/2018 By Cory Garcia

HOUSTONFORNICATION

Travis Scott's Astroworld Does Houston Justice

We love the rapper's new album almost as much as we miss the theme park.

08/07/2018 By Cory Garcia

Bayougraphy

Chingo Bling Tries Comedy

Houston’s favorite Tex-Mex rapper now has his own Netflix special.

12/04/2017 By Morgan Kinney

TKO

Houston Rapper Jacky Boy Is Ready for Battle

The Paul Wall-approved rapper will appear at a Houston Bar Code event Saturday.

07/21/2017 By Camilo Smith

Chopped and Screwed

E.S.G Talks DJ Screw Ahead of Screw Fest 2017

"When I met Screw, 'Swangin' and Bangin'' was done but it wasn’t going to be official to me until I let DJ Screw touch it."

06/26/2017 By Camilo Smith