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Float Fest returned to Texas this summer – this time in Gonzales, Texas. Campsites and festival grounds were full of festival goers, Coca-Cola branded stages, and music for everyone to enjoy. To start the day off, electronic group Oats & Honey opened the Coke Studio Stage at promptly 2pm. From there on, we heard smaller […]

Once again, the Guadalupe River will echo with live music in the Texas hill country. Here in Texas, one of our favorite activities is cooling off in the crystal-clear natural waters and letting the sun beam off our skin. Float Fest blends those euphoric experiences with live music and sets up stages on the banks […]

Noname is a rapper from Chicago, known in her neighborhood of Bronzeville by her name Fatimah Warner. She grew up with a love and talent for poetry and rap, and began performing slam poetry and rap at open mic events throughout her teenage years. Engaging in the local scene, she met other Chicago hip-hop and […]

SZA, also known as Solána Rowe, has been the fresh new face of today’s R&B scene. Born in St. Louis, Missouri and then later moving to New Jersey, she clearly had a natural talent and passion for music growing up. In 2012 and 2013 she released 2 EPs, and her talent got the attention of the […]

Coverage by Waylon O’Day and Junior Fernandez The second day of this year’s Austin City Limits Music Festival featured such big name acts as Ice Cube, Chance the Rapper, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and many others, and Coog Radio was there to give you the 411 on what you missed out on.   Car […] This is Chance The Rapper’s part, nobody else speak. Chance The Rapper, aka Lil Chano From The 79th, has proven to be a distinct artist in the hip hop game in the past few years. His debut mixtape, 10 Days, with features from artists like Vic Mensa and production from Flying Lotus, was released on […] The 59th annual Grammy Awards ceremony took place Sunday night in Los Angeles. The show, hosted by James Corden, lasted nearly four hours and was jam-packed with appearances by Jennifer Lopez, Solange Knowles and Taraji P. Henson as well as tributes to the Bee Gees, George Michael and Prince. Check out some of the ceremony’s […] The Recording Academy announced new voting and eligibility regulations Thursday.

Chicago native, Chance the Rapper (Chancelor Bennett) has been little brother to hip-hop elite, Kanye West for a minute now—even contributing lyrics to the songs, “Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1,” “Ultralight Beam,” “Famous,” “Feedback” and “Waves” off of Ye’s avant-garde release, The Life of Pablo. The two even performed “Ultralight Beam” Saturday Night Live this past February, […]

“Bars are worth more than money because it’s something the people can use everyday to feel inspired.” – Kanye West

Coverage by Rupal Mehta, Waylon O’Day, and Tiffany Valdez

In a touching “Kanye-inspired” tribute to his friends, family,  and current “Family Matters” tour, Chance The Rapper gives us a taste of what happens backstage in his new video, “Family Matters.”

Photography by: Tiffany Valdez

Coverage by: Trent Lira and Tiffany Valdez Hot and sticky but full of relentless energy, the first day at Free Press Summer Fest was exactly the epic summer party it promised to be. Although the festival was relocated from it’s original spot on the banks of Buffalo Bayou, NRG Park provided much of the same […]

Expanding the way musicians interact with their fans, Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment have produced something that is absolutely magical and absolutely FREE (because that’s the one thing that catches ANY college student’s attention, am I right?).

If you’ve been on Twitter lately, you’ve probably seen the humorous tweets featuring Chance The Rapper such as: Have you seen the actual video from which that clip is from though? It’s featured in Action Bronson’s music video “Baby Blue,” a song from his newly released album, “Mr. Wonderful.” In  the video Bronson and Chance […]

Lately, Chance The Rapper has been doing features left and right, like Baby Blue with Action Bronson and Cold Stares with Nosaj Thing and The O’Mys (listen to these two songs below if you have not heard them yet), as well as working with his band The Social Experiment for their anticipated album, “Surf.” The high […]

It is said that one of the most exclusive shows at SXSW is Fader Fort. The 4-day music line up consists of artists such as Migos, Bleachers, Ghostface Killah, Chance The Rapper and many more. Fader Fort was serious when they said their lineup was going to be dope.

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