The album honors black culture in Houston, but also looks beyond it to the traditions of rural Texas.
In a city where rap has long been overshadowed, a young artist steps into the spotlight.
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Plus, the songs we can't stop listening to, from George Strait's latest to one of the first rock and roll songs to Weird Al Yankovic's classic Chamillionaire remix.
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Plus, explosive photography from Austin, instrumentals from Billy Preston, and a podcast investigation of Anna Nicole Smith.
The Queen of Cumbia’s birthday may become an annual day of recognition in the state of Texas.
The hottest singer in country music paid tribute to her Texas roots with a cover of "Como La Flor."
Plus, the crime in Vidor that inspired an Oscar-winning film and the TV show bringing us back to middle school.
The cover of ’Adult’ captures the nature of time, but not the nature of hamburgers.
Hanif Abdurraqib's new book about hip-hop pioneers A Tribe Called Quest has reached No. 8 on the New York Times list.
Houston mayor Sylvester Turner appeared onstage at the Toyota Center to present the rapper with the key to the city—and teased the promise of roller coasters.
What better way to show your love for Donut Taco Palace than with a song called 'Donut Taco Palace'?
With her Golden Hour taking top honors, the singer’s big gamble has paid off.
On the latest National Podcast of Texas, the Grammy- and Oscar-winning musician walks us through a new album that tackles the state of our union, advocates for mental health, and embraces Texas blues.
Plus, rap from San Antonio, essays from Houston, and landscape photography from across the state.
El Paso’s favorite adopted son teams up with British superproducers Disclosure to preview his April album release.
The Houston songwriter pays tribute to the iconic brand on his latest album.
Queen Bey and her husband are offering one heck of a grand prize to fans who commit to plant-based meals.
Appreciations by current and former staffers who know them all too well.
Gen-X'ers rejoice: Here's a chance to see all of your favorite 1990s bands in one weekend.
Somehow, it took until 2019 for this to happen.
The video fits alongside Childish Gambino's "This is America" and Beyoncé's "Formation" in its vocal addressing of racism in America.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer on how "That Little Ol’ Band From Texas" reached the half-century mark.
The Fort Worth R&B star on his pair of Grammy nominations and a wild 2018—full of big shows and more than a little soul-searching.
The Austin-based songwriter opts for the keys and wry humor on his latest single.
After 42 years, Fitzgerald's is closing. The legendary club certainly made its mark.
Cecy Treviño started her girls' music school to provide a safe space for self-expression. But the bands are getting booked all over town.
On our latest podcast, the Texas songwriter who co-wrote sixteen songs with Taylor Swift details what’s behind a hit song and what makes Texas songwriters a whole different breed.
Two of the city’s veteran musicians talk us through its ongoing auditory transformation after the departure of Leon Bridges—and why some uncertainty is a good thing.
His redefinition of his hometown's sound culminated with a celebration of all things Houston.
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How three R&B singers and a rapper turned themselves into Texas’s biggest brand ambassadors.
As radio and television stop breaking new bands, the curator behind Austin City Limits Music Festival’s crowd-drawing lineups has become a major player in the popscape.
Entering its third year, the Fort Worth indie rock festival is full of Texas talent.
The pop star, forever from the city of the 915, releases his new EP.
And it's strangely bipartisan! Really!
Talking with the Dallas native who scored big with 1994’s “Stay (I Missed You)” and won a Grammy earlier this year for an album of children’s music.
He proudly waved the South American country's flag toward the end of his headlining set Friday night.
The namesake for two of Buddy Holly’s hits passed away at 78 in Lubbock on Monday.
And it wasn't just because of Willie Nelson. We spent time on the ground at Austin's Auditorium Shores on Saturday night, and here's what we found.
The trio of award-winning singer-songwriters, formed in 2017, just released a six-song EP.
On this week’s podcast, Andy Langer talks with the Asleep at the Wheel leader about the tricky intersection of music and politics.