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Atlanta RnB star 6lack sold out the Bayou Music Center for his Since I Have A Lover Tour alongside St. Louis rising artist Jordan Ward.  As the doors opened for the Houston crowd, fans were serenaded by ambient music with purple lighting and a stage full of different shrubs of flowers. Hailing from St. Louis […]

If you’re anything like me, you can’t stand silence. Even while studying, you have to have something to listen to, whether it’s music or just white noise. Still, it can be hard to find the right music for studying, something that’s both sonically pleasing and not too distracting. If you’re looking for something like this […]

On Oct. 10, Bayou Music Center was filled with enthusiastic fans, as many awaited Janelle Monáe to walk on stage and grace the audience with her presence on her Age of Pleasure Tour. About 20 minutes before Monáe was scheduled to appear on stage, her voice echoed through the speakers, asking the audience to strike […]

A good playlist consists of a diverse variety of sounds, an element of surprise, and flows together well. It is the act of creating a concept through a mix of lyrics and sounds from a variety of artists. Playlists can convey a certain mood, keep your music organized, or you can send it to someone […]

After 20 years of the classic album Get Rich or Die Tryin’ 50 Cent has hit the road with Jeremih and Busta Rhymes for the Final Lap Tour The Final Lap Tour brought fans of all ages to Houston Toyota Center for a night full of throwbacks and hits.  To get the night started, Chicago’s […]

The High School Reunion Tour has officially hit the space city with star-studded acts DJ Drama, Berner, Warren G, Too Short, Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg.  The headlining tour of Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg is full of nostalgia as they run through their deep catalog. Throughout the night you could see fans of all […]

In the Fall of 2019, I entered the University of Houston a fresh-faced new student, palms sweaty and eyes wide with anticipation. As the college journey ends, I open up my music apps to see what kind of music has soundtracked my life. These vastly different eras bring out distinct listening patterns, which each deserve […]

Atlanta rap superstar Lil Baby made his first stop of the Its Only Us Tour in the Toyota Center with supporting acts Hunxho, Gloss Up, Rylo Rodríguez, and GloRilla The It’s Only Us Tour debuted in Houston. The fans packed in from all areas to see the first show of the tour! Starting off the […]

Recently, when I open my phone to stream music I find myself shying away from newer albums and singles. Why? Right now, popular media – and popular culture – is taking a look back and getting nostalgic. The Barbie movie takes us to the days when we played with dolls. The Jonas Brothers, Big Time […]

On Friday, July 21st, Sublime with Rome brought the Summertime Tour to Houston, along with Atmosphere and Slightly Stoopid at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Atmosphere Atmosphere, a Rapper (Slug) and Producer (Ant) Duo, came on stage full of excitement and energy, ready to put their best performance yet. On a high rise were two […]

On Thursday, June 22nd, Dirty Heads brought the Island Glow Tour to the Bayou Music Center with special guests, Yelawolf and G. Love & Special Sauce. Decorated with graffiti signs of love and pirate flags, this tour brought all the musical elements, including reggae, funk and hip hop. G. Love & Special Sauce G. Love […]

D4VD and opener Scott James’ angelic voices soothe White Oak Music Hall. The air was saturated with 100-degree weather as fans waited for D4VD outside the venue on Sunday, June 25. After an intense first visit to Houston in February, D4VD returned to White Oak with a larger crowd and a brighter smile. Despite the […]

Louisville legend Bryson Tiller is back and better after not hitting the road since 2018. The rapper was very much missed on the stages, and here in Houston, he sold out the House of Blues. The venue was packed from wall to wall! Everyone stepped out in their best outfits ready to see the RnB […]

Maryland’s hottest alternative rapper, Rico Nasty, came out to a sold-out crowd at the Bronze Peacock, with the support of rising Atlanta artist Omeretta the Great. Supporting her 2022 album “Las Ruinas”, Rico Nasty is headlining Monster Energy’s Outbreak Tour. The city packed out the venue from all angles, some fans being there two hours […]

It has been 10 years since 2013, and many impactful albums are turning 10 years old. I was 10 years old in 2013 and a lot of these albums impacted my childhood and taste in music. The early 2010s were the moment for pop, EDM, and hip-hop. Many artists had their big break in 2013. […]

Get your shades ready for the biggest party in Texas! Houston’s very own Summer Jam Festival is back and bigger than ever. On May 20, 2023, the Summer Jam Festival will take place at the Soho Festival Grounds from 2 PM to 11 PM! This one-day music festival will feature more than twenty artists including […]

East Atlanta’s own Young Nudy released his 2023 album Gumbo back in February and has now hit the road with other Atlanta up-and-coming stars. Starting off the night was 4L G5ive, who came out with confidence and went down to the pit to get up and personal with the Houston crowd. He played a couple […]

Joey Valence & Brae performed for the first time in Houston on Tuesday, March 21st, at the Bronze Peacock, with passionate and playful energy filling the venue.

Finding artists with such great potential is an incredible feeling, and Syo is no different. Born and raised in Houston to a Nigerian household, his take on the sound of Neo-Soul is something worth listening to in his new album, Table Manners. The listening party took place at The 77 in Bellaire. The space was […]

The second day of the SXSW Music Festival was a vibe all day long. From local artists to artists from all over the world, the day was sure to prove to be another spectacular performance. Take a look at some of the artists that performed on Monday, March 14 at SXSW 2023. Spring Break Boogie […]


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