In a city where rap has long been overshadowed, a young artist steps into the spotlight.
Definitely one of the finer hip hop odes to Texas’s junior senator.
How the Houston-based writer went from ”this sounds super f—ing boring” to the author of a new book.
”Put your H's in the air if you with it, mane.”
The patron saint of Houston hip-hop took to Reddit to answer questions from fans about his Rice course, religion, Houston restaurants, what’s hot in Texas hip-hop, and more. Here are some of the highlights.
A new Papa John's commercial reveals that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is every bit as good at rapping as he is at being an NFL general manager.
What does energy magnate T. Boone Pickens tweet for fun when there's no Oklahoma State game? Would you believe, he throws down against rapper Drake?
Texas A&M Sociology professor Reuben May writes and performs rap music as the character "Reginald S. Stuckey."
He was one of the most influential cultural figures in Texas—a generous godfather to a generation of rappers, an entrepreneur of Houston's mean streets, the master of a scene fueled by codeine cough syrup and hip-hop beats. When he overdosed in November at the age of 29, it was easy to dismiss him as yet another musician who succumbed to his own success. But his story is more complicated than that.
Houston’s new movers and shakers don’t hang with the Wyatts or Sakowitzes. They’re Eightball, Scarface, Lil’ Keke, and the other power players of the city’s rap music scene.