Biz Markie

  • Calendar

    March 21, 2013
  • Music

    January 3, 2013

    Taylor Thrash, SoMo

    Friday, January 4, at the Prophet Bar

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    The Five Best Concerts In Dallas This Weekend, January 3-6

    Night Game Cult, Shiny Around the Edges Saturday, January 5, at New Media Recordings House, $5 Shiny Around the Edges and Night Game Cult soundtrack this night dedicated to the legend of Bozo Texino. Texas filmmaker Bill Daniel's 2005 documentary on the rail-car graffiti, which has appeared on train ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    Good Friday: True Widow Album Release, Descender, Destroyer, DEVO, Arlo Guthrie, Salt-N-Pepa, Murs, Nervebreakers, REO Speedwagon, Dashboard Confessional & More!

    True Widow​This weekend is a pretty big one -- if anything because of the True Widow show at Double Wide on Saturday night. That's right, they'll be celebrating the release of their sophomore album As High As The Highest Heavens and From The Center To The Circumference Of The Earth. Get there earl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Listomania: The 30 Best One-Hit Wonders of '90s Hip-Hop

    Nobody beats the Biz.​As mentioned yesterday when we caught up with Everlast for a Q&A, House of Pain is in town tonight, playing a reunion show at South Side Music Hall. And the only thing more surprising than the fact the group has managed to hang around for two decades is the fact that thei ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 9, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 9, 2010

    ACL '10, Night Two: Muse, Matt & Kim and M.I.A. Muster Might, Magic and Meh.

    ​Night fell down on Austin Town and it figured it'd be a busy night. And with The xx and Temper Trap setting the table for LCD Soundsystem, Gogol Bordello, Monsters of Folk, Deadmau5, Matt & Kim, MIA and Muse, Saturday did indeed set it self up to be remembered as ACL 2010's strongest.Except f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    To Get Into All Those All-Star Game Parties, It'll Cost You a Thou. That's Ludacris!

    ​Here's the most up-to-date list of NBA All-Star Weekend parties I've seen to date -- though there are some notable no-shows, among them John Singleton's "Black Hollywood Red Carpet" throwdown with Vivica A. Fox at the Fashion Industry Gallery on February 14. That's because that particular event i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    Whitt's End: 5.22.09

    Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *You'll have to savor this offering like a cow with its cud, because this morning I'm headed out to the Byron Nelson to chug margaritas and chase girls in The Pavilion watch golf and conduct research ... More >>

  • Music

    September 18, 2008

    Seeing a Ghost

    Yeah, Grandmaster Flash graced the ones and twos at Ghostbar this weekend. But who cares? The people there didn't seem to.

  • Calendar

    July 3, 2008

    Ghost In The Machine

    Ghostbar celebrates its 2nd and the 4th on the 3rd

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2008
  • Music

    December 27, 2007
  • Music

    March 23, 2006

    Show Biz

    If minc's staff doesn't provide tofu dogs on the rapper's rider, Harvey will ring their bells

  • Music

    October 23, 2003

    The Yin and the Yang

    Is there a method to the madness of Atlanta's most bizarre rap duo?

  • Music

    May 22, 2003

    Support Group

    Music coalition members are there for each other

  • Music

    August 3, 2000

    De La Soul isn't dead

    Rumors of De La Soul's imminent demise are proved untrue with the Art Official Intelligence series

  • Music

    November 25, 1999

    Out There

    Beastie Boys

  • Music

    November 4, 1999
  • Film

    July 15, 1999

    Boring Wood

    Three young friends come of age by talkin' loud and sayin' nothing

  • Music

    June 24, 1999

    Rock on

    Chris Rock's Bigger and Blacker than anyone, and his new album may be the funniest hip-hop album ever made

  • Music

    April 8, 1999

    Royal trix

    Prince Paul used to be hip-hop's leading court jester. Now, he's dead serious.

  • Music

    July 9, 1998

    Got ill

    The Beastie Boys throw down Nasty, but what's the point?

  • Music

    May 28, 1998

    He got game

    The animal logic of Keyboard Money Mark's new Push the Buttons

  • Music

    April 30, 1998

    Risky business

    Seventeen years after its advent, sampling remains mired in legal and aesthetic controversy

  • Music

    October 3, 1996

    Arts and craftsmen

    After the Beasties and Beck, the Dust Brothers strike out on their own