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AJ McQueen Tells Us To Move On with The Gr8 Progression

Many recognize AJ McQueen for his smooth poetry and continuous activism on behalf of the black community. Now on his ever-evolving journey of life, McQueen is ready to show the world he has BARS with the debut of his new EP, The G8 Progression. Continue reading

Album Drop Tuesday: Young Dolph, Syd, Big Sean, Migos, Kehlani, and Missy Elliott

It’s been a nice week of new music to vibe out to. Young Dolph drops his beefy mixtape, and Big Sean gets us thinking with I Decided. Trap rap trio Migos finally gives us Culture, while Kehlani and Syd mellows us out with their respective takes on R&B. Also, Missy Elliott surprises us with a new single that’s too good to pass up. Listen to all of this new music available this week!

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Your Guide to Super Bowl LI in Houston

After many months of anticipation, Super Bowl LI has finally made it to H-Town! The big game will bring many events, celebrities and excitement to the city, so why not get in on all the action taking place? Here are a few activities you can get into during Super Bowl 2017 week here in Houston.

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BET Awards 2016 Recap

Did you miss the world’s largest black family reunion last night? No worries, I’ll catch you up! The 2016 BET Awards was nothing short of amazing and one of the most memorable award shows in recent years. Legends were honored, audiences were entertained, and outright “proud of my blackness” was at an all time high. I’m sure EVERY person of color is at their job this morning sporting luscious afros and colorful dashikis while staring down their melanin-less counterparts.

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Celeb Talks: Tank

Tank has been in the music industry for 17 years, writing, producing, and singing. Starting out in the late 90s, Tank wrote many hits for some of your favorite artists before launching his own career and taking the R&B world by storm. He released his latest album earlier this year and it is a follow-up to his earlier hit album Sex, Love & Pain. I had the pleasure of speaking to R&B crooner Tank about his new album Sex, Love, & Pain 2, his tour, family and wearing the many hats of being in the industry.

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I’m Starting to think Macklemore Gets It…I Think

White rappers have long stood out in the realm of black music and oftentimes becoming more successful than the black artists in the genre who deserve more recognition. Macklemore, a highly successful white rapper, released a new song where he blatantly expresses white guilt and spreads the word of cultural appropriation.

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Big K.R.I.T. ‘Pay Attention’ Tour

Young Krizzle’s ‘Pay Attention’ tour made its Houston stop late Sunday evening at Warehouse Live located on the outskirts of downtown. Many  supporters of Big K.R.I.T. packed and smoked out the venue, making the whole night one to remember. The homie KRIT surely did not disappoint and provided a wonderful, star-studded show. Continue reading