Last year, Travis Scott set himself apart from other rappers and sought to venture out during a time that was very difficult for artists in general. I put together a list of some of his biggest achievements outside of the music realm. 2020 has come to a close. The year was stressful, depressing, and […]
The forecast was perfect. 70 degrees, partly cloudy, and full of people wanting to rage. The eagerly awaited second installment of Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival kicked off at noon on Saturday, with massive crowds rushing the gates. Featuring a star-studded lineup, the day was sure to be a hit with the fans, and it was. […]
One of the festival’s most diverse crowds was packed in front of the Honda Stage as the Australian psychedelic sensation, Tame Impala, blew the minds of hard rockers and pop fans alike. With an expansive setlist that kicked off with the upbeat Currents hit “Let It Happen,” the Kevin Parker-led pop-rockers utilized an other-worldly lighting […]
On June 27th, Houstonians came from all over the city to celebrate the legacy of Robert Earl Davis, Jr., AKA DJ Screw at Screwfest. People came to honor the artistry, creativity, and ingenuity that our beloved DJ Screw left behind. Although it may not be obvious to untrained ears, DJ Screw’s unique style has influenced […]
Gone are the days of rap videos being confined to just big booties and chains. While many videos still portray a braggadocious lifestyle and are successful with that approach, thoughtfully original visuals with a noticeable purpose seem to be taking the main stage as of late. From political statements to paying homage to their home, […]
Travis Scott: THE FACE OF THE H. There is a reason many consider Scott to be a hip-hop prodigy, and it is not just because they see him as the heir to Kanye West’s throne. Scott is not just a rapper but is a major influencer on the hip-hop scene. Indeed, Ellen DeGeneres described him […]
Never heard of him? 22 year-old Jordan Carter, better known as “Playboi Carti,” is an Atlanta-based rapper currently signed with Interscope Records. Only just a few years ago, Carti began to acquire attention while working with established rappers Lil Yachty and Houston’s Maxo Kream. Collaborations with friend/mentor ASAP Rocky and even landing a feature on ASAP […]
Banish your case of the Mondays with Coog Radio contributors’ favorite new releases from Friday, Nov. 30th. With some fun holiday music and artists like Skrillex, The 1975, and Alice Merton, this playlist is the perfect remedy and motivation for a new week. The title of this sensational playlist is inspired by “YA WOO COUGAR FOOTBALL!” Stemming from a subreddit complaining […]
Coog Radio’s Julian Combong and Waylon O’Day closed out Weekend One of the Austin City Limits Music Festival on Sunday, Oct. 6th with bands like Sailor Poon, Parquet Courts, and Travis Scott. Sailor Poon Like Friday afternoon, Sunday brought more local talent into the spotlight with Sailor Poon headlining the Barton Springs stage around 11:45 […]
Weezy F Baby and the “F” is for… And the “F” is for – Fantastic, which describes how I’m feeling right now. And the “F” is for – Finally, as in, “Finally the wait is over.” And the “F” is for – Fabulous, which describes Wayne. And the “F” is for – Father, as in […]
http://gty.im/826770322 From the Houston Rockets game to celebrity parties, Houston was the place to be Tuesday night as SZA and fans shook Warehouse Live to the ground. The night started off with Ravyn Lenae, a curly, red headed jazzy R&B singer from Chicago with a big voice packed into a little body. Her charismatic […]
Back from her 3-year hiatus, SZA returns with her debut album Ctrl, an album filled with raw, honest-to-God story telling that speaks about tainted romance and modern day relationships with deeply personal lyrics. Pushing the boundaries of R&B by blending sounds with other genres, SZA’s album beautifully shows us what it’s like to be in love […]
It’s only been a couple of weeks and we’re still feeling the Buku hangover here at Coog Radio, relive that wild weekend with us through our photo gallery courtesy of Hunter Lewis. [carousel source=”media: 11165,11172,11171,11170,11169,11168,11167,11166,11159,11160,11161,11162,11163,11164,11158,11157,11156,11155,11154,11153,11152,11145,11138,11131,11132,11139,11146,11147,11140,11133,11134,11141,11148,11149,11142,11135,11136,11143,11150,11151,11144,11137,11096,11097,11098,11099,11100,11123,11122,11121,11103,11102,11101,11124,11125,11126,11127,11128,11129,11130″ limit=”60″ link=”image” scroll=”3″]
Travis Scott, the son of a drummer and grandson of a music scholar, has been producing beats since he was a teen. Born in Houston, this American musician has been excelling rapidly in his career, satisfying a rapidly growing fan base. When he was 17, Scott partnered up with his friend Chris Holloway and formed […]
After last year’s festival, which was the first, it seemed almost impossible to top the inaugural lineup which included names like New Order, who hadn’t performed in the city for twenty years, or Death Grips who are notorious flakes when it comes to highly anticipated appearances. However, the guys at Day for Night have managed […]
Taylor Gang rapper Wiz Khalifa and Houston native Travi$ Scott worked together to make a fire track over a sample of G-Eazy’s “Order More,” which dropped late Thursday night.
On New Year’s Eve, Travi$ Scott released two new songs on his Soundcloud titled “Wonderful” which features The Weeknd, and “A-Team.” Both tracks have La Flame’s temperamental and melodic sound.
As 2015 comes to a close, many media outlets are releasing their end-of-year lists for top songs, albums, and everything in between. Why should we be any different? The Coog Radio Blog Team has come together to bring your our top songs of 2015. The songs listed below are in no particular order. Each blogger has […]
Travis Scott collaborated with Yeezy on their new music video for the song “Piss On Your Grave” that first appeared on Travis Scott’s new album, Rodeo.