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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

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

Short, But Powerful

Dende’s In Case You Forgot I'm BLACK Tackles Race Issues with Grace and Tact

The latest release by the Houston rapper and singer distills big ideas into digestible art.

03/22/2021 By Carlos Brandon

True Colors

Rapper Uncle Tino Hopes to Educate and Lead

H-Town's up and coming Latinx lyricist talks new album "Colorfool" and fighting transphobia in hip hop.

03/17/2021 By Carlos Brandon

RIP

The Houston Rap Community Mourns Chucky Trill

The 33-year-old rapper was killed early Friday morning in Atlanta. 

03/05/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

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