Bayougraphy

James Prince Has Made It

Houston's hip-hop mogul on respect and success.

10/22/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

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

H-town Hottie

Rapper Megan Thee Stallion Answers Our Questions (and Releases an EP)

"I'm so outgoing, and I'm so cocky and confident in my music because I want other people to feel that way when they're listening to me."

09/15/2017 By Nandi Howard

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

Pop Culture Handbook

Calling Hou: The Bayou City's Biggest and Best Pop Culture Moments

Our city has exerted more influence on the American mass media landscape than you may realize—and we're not just talking about Beyoncé (but also definitely Beyoncé).

06/21/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen, Katharine Shilcutt, and Gwendolyn Zepeda

Pop Culture Handbook

How Chopped and Screwed Became Houston's Signature Sound

The laid-back style that's become ubiquitous in hip-hop originated here in the 1990s.

06/21/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Get Twisted

How a Nigerian Kid from Alief is Making Purpose Popular

Former college football star Tobe Nwigwe is set to let others know that their lives are far beyond their circumstances.

06/19/2017 By Shondrika Cook

The Punisher

5 Things to Know about Frank D'Amato, Houston's Nerdiest Rapper

D'Amato will open for Rakim at Alley Kat's Memorial Day Block Party.

05/26/2017 By Camilo Smith

Music

Review: A Night with Houston Rap Legends

The Bayou City's rap scene didn't miss a beat at this all-star concert.

04/14/2017 By Camilo Smith