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If you haven’t made plans yet, the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is a must for your summer schedule. This internationally acclaimed musical campout is held each June on a beautiful 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee. This festival brings together some of the best performers in music, including rock, Americana, hip-hop, electronica, and more. Headliners […]

On March 6th at the NRG stadium, Jelly Roll, an American country singer and songwriter from Tennessee, performed his biggest show in his music career. Filled with beautiful medleys, a phenomenal fiddler and a surprise guest, this was a memorable show not just for the audience, but for Jelly Roll himself. Although Jelly Roll has […]

On Friday, March 1, 50 Cent brought a sexy, high-energy performance to RodeoHouston at the NRG Stadium. With 74,729 fans in attendance that night, just a few hundred tickets away from breaking the highest-attended RodeoHouston shows for a hip-hop headliner, the night was sure to be one to remember. Born Curtis Jackson in Jamaica, Queens, New York, […]

Glorb, an artist whose identity remains hidden, has left his mark on 2023 in a unique way. While most artists tend to use their voice in their craft, Glorb has mastered mixing the different A.I. voices of characters in Spongebob Squarepants, a popular cartoon. In an array of singles, Glorb has created a new storyline […]

Extraordinary levels of performance and innovation have cemented black creatives as indispensable figures in the music industry.

Each year, thousands of people fill the city of Austin to attend the massive city-wide South by Southwest festival (SXSW); a nine-day long showcasing of the best and newest in music, film and technology. Locals and visitors of Austin alike join together to enjoy music and comedy showcases, film and tv screenings, exhibitions, networking opportunities, […]

Florida native, Rod Wave, arrived at the Toyota Center for the Nostalgia Tour with supporting acts Eelmatic, Toosii and Ari Lennox.  With star-studded openers, the first one to warm up the night was Eelmatic. The artist of Rod Wave’s record label mentioned that this was his first tour. Starting as a pianist for Rod Wave […]

Sometimes you’ll listen to a new song on the radio and feel a sense of nostalgia, almost as if you’ve heard the song before. Turns out, the new song probably sampled a R&B hit from the 2000s.  Sampling involves taking a snippet from an older song from genres such as funk, disco, soul, etc., and […]

Philadelphia’s own Lil Uzi Vert came to Houston for the Pink Tape Tour with a DJ set from DJ P FOR REAL. Uzi broke into the scene back in 2016 and has been developing his sound ever since. Known for his quirky personality and catchy tunes Uzi is an artist who constantly goes outside the […]

On Wednesday, November 1, 2023, Kevin Gates, along with special guests BigXThaPlug, Kayla G and DJ Chose, brought the Only the Generals tour to 713 Music Hall. DJ Chose Hosted by Houston’s very own DJ Chose, the show was filled with exciting new artists and lots of fan interactions. Norman Payne, a.k.a DJ Chose, grew […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Peso Pluma’s first visit to Sugarland remained unforgettable, with two outstanding performances at Smart Financial Center. He and opening rapper Aleman carried their proud Mexican roots to 6,000 fans Thursday, August 10, and Friday, August 11. It was a sunny day Thursday August 10, as I lined up for the show. Fans in lavish outfits […]

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 […]

Wednesday June 14th, the day Houston was transported back to the year 2011 thanks Logic and his entourage who brought the aesthetic of the early 2000s in 2023 with the release of his recent hip hop album “College Park”. When arriving at the show around eight, fans were greeted by opener Travis Stacey, whose set […]

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 […]


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