The Grammy-nominated Houston rapper’s confrontational, irreverent debut album feels like an apt fit for the year we’ve had.
These distinct initiatives embody something I long wished for while studying at a predominantly white Texas university: a community of color connected through creativity.
The new visual album features a potent through-line of ancestral guidance—one that caused me to reflect on my own relationship with forebears.
A viral smash on TikTok, the song is part of a club music lineage that exists for the sole purpose of getting people moving.
When the Houston artists released the song, a benefit for COVID-19 relief efforts in their hometown, social media came to a near-standstill.
The 25-year-old singer hails from Houston, yet doesn’t borrow influences from a city that oozes a distinctive musical legacy.
Coming off the heels of a recent label contract dispute, the Houston rapper’s latest effort is both varied and evocative.
‘Look Mom I Can Fly’ traces the rapper’s ascent and his efforts to elevate Third Coast hip-hop.