La Dispute shook Houston to it’s core Thursday night at White Oak Music Hall! The doors opened at 8 p.m., bumming some attendees out at the late entry since it insinuated a late start. Ultimately, they did not mind too much, seeing how its LA DISPUTE, set to put on a heart-pumping show regardless. Around […]

The closest I’ve ever been to an opera was in the 5th grade. My teacher at the time, Ms. Sqaure, took us the watch the Houston Symphony; I think it was an outreach program because kids from other schools were at the Symphony as well. This was the beginning of my love for the classical […]

In order to get a really good understanding of Lolo Zouaï’s performance, we should analyze the current shifts and trends in the music industry, particularly the R&B genre. Over the years, R&B has gone from singing in the rain to get your baby-boo back to a newer, more modern sound. This modern R&B is full […]

Before Noname took to the stage, her opener Elton was a sight to behold. Elton has the vocal range to make it big. Elton was a challenge to shoot due to how much energy he had. Elton had the fans engaged, from making them laugh to giving out free t-shirts in an effort to hype […]

Noname, an upcoming household name, will be performing at White Oak Music Hall on Thursday, Feb. 28th. The first time I heard of Noname was about three years ago on SoundCloud. She was known as Noname the Gypsy, and she had just done a feature with Chance the Rapper called “Israel (Sparring).” The soothing, spoken […]

Thanks to skilled UK rappers such as Stormyz, Roll Deep, Skepta, Dizzee Rascal, and many more, the genre UK Rap/UK Grime is finally getting the shine it deserves. In 2002, the genre was created by Richard Kylea Cowie Jr, who was frustrated with UK garage music at the time. Known as the Grandfather of Grime, […]

I just wanted to start this article by saying thank you to Complex, XXL, and to those that are no longer with us, such as the Vibe, Word Up!, and The Source, for pushing hip-hop journalism. During the early to mid-late 2000s if you wanted to know the inside scoop with your favorite Hip-Hop/Rap artist […]

I left my house, 30 minutes later than I had originally planned, but I made it just in time to catch the first opening act Miears. Miears was phenomenal. She played a few songs from her album, Who Will Save You?. Her melodic voice piercing through the crowd, her fingers knowingly stroke her white Rolland […]

Breaking out onto the scene in 2009 with his hit song, “Feel it all Around” which is now the opening theme song of the hit show Portlandia, Washed Out along with Toro Y Moi, XXYYXX, and Neon Indian, are considered pioneers of the chillwave movement.

Remember the show The Powerpuff Girls? How about Samurai Jack? These shows, along with a few others once aired on Cartoon Network, as they were the last shows to before Toonami. Toonami was Cartoon Network’s late night anime segment that aired anime like Naruto and Bleach. After Toonami would be Adult Swim – Cartoon Network’s late, […]

Masego created African/Jamaican festival vibes at Warehouse Live on Sunday, Nov. 4th. Just one stop on his European and North American tour, he continues on to Arizona today and California tomorrow. Check out these fresh photos from the show by Coog Radio photographer Stephanie Onyejekwe.

  We’ve all heard of K-pop. I mean who hasn’t? From BTS to Monsta X to Shinee, Korean Pop is taking the western hemisphere by storm. But there’s another form of Korean music that’s on the rise, Korean hip-hop/Korean trap. From hit songs like “Sexy 4eva” by rapper Jay Park and “It G Ma” by […]

The first time people hear Rico Nasty’s song, “Rage” they often talk about how alive they felt along with being understood. The only other time I felt this way was after the release of Solange Knowle’s “A Seat at The Table” and SZA’s “Ctrl.” As an African-American woman, aggressiveness is often used against me and […]

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