R&B

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 […]

If you know of Omar Apollo, you see this man never has a bad song. His albums have taken a liking to more and more people as his fame grows. His last album Ivory was the cause of his sudden rise in popularity back in 2022. Mostly, known for his song “Evergreen (You Didn’t Deserve […]

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 […]

Mac Ayres and opener Micah Edwards swayed House of Blues with their soulful vocals and instrumentals. The air smelled of spring as we got our tickets at the box office. With tickets in our hands, we entered the venue to see walls full of décor, upstairs seating, a stocked merchandise table and a well-lit stage. […]

Houston is filled with so much promising talent from all backgrounds and genres. Many amazing musicians go unnoticed and only a select few make it to the top. Dyllyn is definitely one of those rising artists to keep an eye on in the Houston music scene. Dyllyn is a multifaceted artist, writer and producer based […]

Steve Lacy and Fousheé get ready to bring the heat to Warehouse Live! Steve Lacy and Fousheé are coming to Houston to play at Warehouse Live on October 25th, 2022! With his new hit album, Gemini Rights, people are eager for this eventful night. Although tickets have sold out at the venue, tickets are still […]

Did you know Mariah Carey recorded a secret rock album in the 90’s, but it was scrapped by her label? According to a new interview, Mariah plans to release the album in full, almost thirty years after it was recorded. Not many people know this, but during the sessions of Mariah Carey’s critically acclaimed and […]

To be completely honest, this article has been a long time coming. Apollo XXI has been one of my favorite albums for quite awhile now–although it did take me several months to fully appreciate it. It’s an uncommon blend of funk, neo-soul, R&B, jazz, and indie rock elements, and it often takes first-time listeners a […]

I’ve always loved the rap and hip-hop style of the 90’s and 2000’s. Sadly, I’m too young to have gotten to party to these classic song , but I have more than a few home videos of me and my sister as kids dancing to some of the songs featured on this list. I decided […]

Let’s dive into “your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper“, MF DOOM‘s album, track by track. Daniel Dumile, aka MF DOOM, remains one of the greatest figures of 90’s-2000’s hip hop. With his creative lyrics, dedication to small labels, and collaborations with producers such as Madlib, it’s no surprise his influence extends even to artists such as […]

Ella Mai is back with some new material!   Ella Mai brings back those feels again that she once gave us, when she first came on to the scene back in 2018. The English artist recently dropped a new single titled, “Not Another Love Song” and it’s one that can easily be relatable considering the […]

Houston, I hope you are prepared to indulge yourself, because Moonchild is coming to H-town for a concert at Warehouse Live on the 27th of October in support of their newest album, Little Ghost.   If you’ve never heard of Moonchild before, allow me to introduce you to one of the most refreshing faces in […]

Hello everyone, this is a segment called “Currently Tuned in to” where I post the songs and pieces that I’m really feeling and vibing with at a certain time. Just a fair warning my tastes have been described as a bit eclectic but I hope that you resonate with at least one song and that […]

Heize will be making a stop in Houston next week! Here’s everything you need to know about the artist before copping tickets.

If you don’t know Jorja Smith or Kali Uchis, then please invite me to the rock you’ve been living under. I’m kidding! Well, only partly.

Eccentricity: It’s one of the most interesting characteristics in the musical world. Notably, some genres are expected to make it work better than others. For example, rap has artists like Tierra Whack, Ugly God, and Kanye to represent its eccentricity. Rock, Alternative, Pop, and Hip-Hop are all considered genres where being eccentric can be embraced […]

FKJ will be in Houston on April 27th The French musician will be making a pit stop in Houston at Warehouse Live. He’ll be playing tracks from his self-titled debut album French Kiwi Juice. The album is filled to the brim with dream-like songs to put you in an R&B/Soul trance. One of the most […]

The SXSW festivities were in full effect when I sat down with Australian singer-songwriter Jarryd James for an interview. For some artists, it takes an entire career to make it to the top of the country’s music charts; however, for James, that success came a bit quicker in his home country of Australia. Peaking at […]

Houstonian Dev Hynes other known as Blood Orange brought a theatrical performance to White Oak Music Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 20th. A huge crowd showed up for Blood Orange ready to vibe out to his soothing voice and talented background singers. White Oak Music Hall did a wonderful job organizing the crowd as they had another […]

This is a new segment called Artists in Key Minor, where I highlight minority artists with major talent and talk about why you should be adding them to your next playlists. The first person up for introduction is, Moses Sumney. 


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