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    October 24, 2014

    The Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend, 10/24-10/26

    There's a ton of great shows to check out this weekend. If you love Lynyrd Skynyrd enough to head north to Oklahoma that's an option. If Oklahoma is way too much for you to handle right now Red Bull Sound Select is bringing Chevy Woods, Fat Tony, Sam Lao and Goldyard to The Prophet Bar for an extrem ... More >>

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    October 20, 2014

    The Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, 10/20-10/26

    Sorry that the beautiful, beautiful weekend left you. It's sad, but the weekend will be back in a few days, so chill. You've got some serious clinginess issues. To tide you over, we've got a few shows to keep you company: Ne-Yo is stopping by the House of Blues, Gardens & Villa headlines a show at C ... More >>

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    August 2, 2012
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    August 2, 2012

    The 100 Best Texas Songs: The Complete List

    100. Tripping Daisy, "Sonic Bloom" Before this album, the band had a grunge-pop affectation, but this song, from 1998's Jesus Hits Like the Atom Bomb, was more heartfelt than anything they'd done before. - Daniel Hopkins 99. Pleasant Grove, "The Plaque at 16ft" Bret Egner wrote "The Plaque at 16ft, ... More >>

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    July 27, 2012

    The Best Texas Songs of All Time: #59-40

    Best Texas songs, #100-80 Best Texas songs, #79-60 The Spotify playlist for songs #59-40 59. Tum Tum, "Caprice Music" For years, the Dallas hip-hop community's had a love affair with the Chevy Caprice Classic. Tum Tum's "Caprice Music" was an ode to that car culture, illustrating the unique trend ... More >>

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    June 21, 2012

    12 of This Weekend's Top Concerts: Coldplay, Fungi Girls, Chamillionaire & More

    Coldplay, Robyn, Wolf GangJune 22, June 23 at American Airlines CenterIs Coldplay the biggest band in the world? That's what they were always shooting for. Their latest album, Mylo Xyloto, has only continued their ascent. Its syrupy melodies and sincere lyrics pull in fans by the truckload and make ... More >>

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    April 6, 2012

    Remembering Coach Joe Avezzano: Cowboy and Music Fan

    So many got to know former Dallas Cowboys assistant coach Joe Avezzano as a hard-nosed, foul-mouthed, award-winning special-teams coach during his days roaming football sidelines, which began in 1968 and ended yesterday, after Avezzano died of an apparent heart attack while in Italy coaching the Sea ... More >>

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    August 18, 2011
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    August 18, 2011

    Symbolyc One Explains How He Came Up With Kanye West and Jay-Z's "Excellence" Joint

    Symbolyc One's on fire.​In this week's paper, you'll find a heads up of sorts about what's really going on in Dallas hip-hop these days -- essentially it's no longer the rappers making waves so much as it's the producers. And that's not just fluff. As noted in the article, in the past couple of ye ... More >>

  • Music

    July 28, 2011

    Chingo Bling

    Sunday, July 31,at the House of Blues' Cambridge Room

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    July 26, 2011

    Meet Wiz Khalifa, Big Sean and Curren$y's Secret Weapon: Fort Worth Producer Cardo

    Cardo's a dude worth knowing.​Ronald La Tour very clearly remembers the first time he met Wiz Khalifa. It was a few years back at this point, when Khalifa was just starting to make a name for himself, releasing mixtapes at an impressive clip and earning endless praise for each. After some fruitful ... More >>

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    July 20, 2011

    Listomania: Top Ten Songs About Ingesting Cough Syrup for Leisure

    ​Ahh, codeine cough syrup. It started off innocently enough, as a remedy for a sore throat. However, if it can get you high, people will use it to get high. And, if it gets you high, someone will at some point write a song about it. Purple drank, sizzurp, lean -- whatever you choose to call ... More >>

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    April 29, 2011

    Play-N-Skillz Goes Electro: Grammy-Winning Duo Remixes Kanye, Collabs With David Guetta

    Seems Play-N-Skillz is on a new tip these days. A couple weeks back, the Grammy-winning, Dallas-based production duo behind such hits as Chamillionaire's "Ridin'" and Lil Wayne and T-Pain's "Got Money" released an electronic remix of Kanye West's "All of the Lights" (see the video for their remix a ... More >>

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    February 24, 2011
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    June 2, 2010

    The 15 Worst ...and Friends! Albums Of All-Time

    ​It's hard not to remember Santana's 1999 album Supernatural. Besides just the Rob Thomas collab "Smooth," which we've spent the past decade trying to erase from our memories, the album received a lot of attention at the time for being one of those records that featured a different collaboration w ... More >>

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    February 12, 2010

    Ballers and Shotcallers: Zo & Magic's 8-Ball Challenge

    Mattie StaffordAlonzo Mourning lines up a shot. For a whole slideshow from this event, click here.​Zo & Magic's 8-Ball ChallengeCentennial Building in Fair ParkThe red carpet walks kicked off at 7.30 p.m., with Mourning's appearance leading the way. Early attendees were held in a "reception ar ... More >>

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    February 11, 2010
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    January 14, 2010

    Rhymefest Leaks Two Tracks Featuring Production By S1

    S1 counts the number of songs he produced on Rhymefest's upcoming album.​El Che, the forthcoming LP by Kanye co-writer Rhymefest, features four songs with beats by Strange Fruit Project producer/MC S1 (Symbolyc One), two of which Fest leaked today on Ruby Hornet to build momentum for the official ... More >>

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    May 21, 2009

    Play-N-Skillz's Next Target: Nintendo?

    While they're at it--you know, demanding unpaid royalties and compensation and all--Dallas production duo Play-N-Skillz might wanna take to task a certain plumber by the name of Mario, too. Hopefully not, though, because this five minute and 25 second medley of contemporary hip-hop hits converted to ... More >>

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    April 6, 2009

    Weekend Roundup: Britney Spears, the Pussycat Dolls, Leonard Cohen, Hello Lover and Chamillionaire

    Britney Spears @ the American Airlines Center, Tuesday, Mar. 31 This is the first edition of roundup since B. Spears graced the stage in Dallas last Tuesday. Bald and umbrella-wielding last year, the (un)disputed Princess of Pop has reclaimed her throne. Britney showed off her musicianship showma ... More >>

  • Music

    November 27, 2008

    Dallas Hip-Hop: Swagger Like Us

    Local artists make waves with D-Town Boogie, but the real test comes in 14 months

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    October 31, 2008
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    October 6, 2008

    Symbolyc One Gets The Baller Status Treatment

    BallerStatus.com, which bills itself as an urban lifestyle network, just posted a lengthy Q&A feature on producer, MC, Strange Fruit Project member, Cannabinoid member and all-around hip-hop man about town Symbolyc One , talking to the Waco native about his work with Erykah Badu, his collaborations ... More >>

  • Music

    August 28, 2008

    Symbolyc One

    Strange Fruit Project Presents: S1 Music Box (Spilt Milk)

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    August 6, 2008

    "Weird Al" Yankovic Refuses To Kill Retarded Women, And Other Revelations

    From his "My Sharona" parody "My Bologna" to his latest hit, the Chamillionare-spoofing "White and Nerdy," "Weird Al" Yankovic has served as pop culture's funhouse mirror for nearly 30 years. The Grammy-winning music, video and movie star performs in North Texas tonight. He spoke with DC9 about his ... More >>

  • Music

    July 17, 2008

    Money Talks

    With Lil Wayne's latest single, Play-N-Skillz cements its reputation as a production team—and maybe Dallas' reputation as a source of hip-hop?

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    July 9, 2008

    Play-N-Skillz Are Gonna Be On BET's "Rap City" Momentarily...

    BET's "Rap City" comes on at 4 in the afternoon in this here time zone, which means that in, oh, about five minutes or so, you can flip on your cable box and see Dallas' own Play-N-Skillz appearing on the show. (Sorry for the late notice, but we just heard.) Anyway, this is just step one in another ... More >>

  • Music

    July 3, 2008

    Rock On

    Centro-matic's balls-out show at the Granada topped off a big week for the local scene

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    June 27, 2008

    Play-N-Skillz Get Some Love From The Source

    Dallas' Play-N-Skillz, a duo of half-Venezuelan, half-Argentinian brothers who both rap on their own songs and produce tracks for others, aren't exactly newcomers to the national hip-hop game--they produced and co-wrote Chamillionaire's huge hit "Ridin'", and they're the beatsmiths behind "Got Money ... More >>

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    May 12, 2008

    Big Tuck Heading To Waco Sunday To Dip In Da Lac

    Though he claims not to be as materialistic as most mainstream rappers, South Dallas rapper Big Tuck manages to rap about Escalades and rims on a few tracks. So he should feel right at home checking out the lowriders, custom cars and models when he isn’t performing and signing autographs at the Fu ... More >>

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    December 27, 2007
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    October 4, 2007

    Chamillionaire

    Ultimate Victory (Chamillitary/Universal Motown)

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    April 19, 2007

    To The Wall

    H-Town's favorite Dirty rapper lives the diamond life

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    February 15, 2007

    Charity Cases

    Good ways to spend some money. Just get a receipt for your taxes.

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    January 25, 2007
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    December 14, 2006

    Represent, Y'all

    The holler's not that far from the 'hood

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    November 1, 2006

    Tuck It Like You Mean It

    We wish Big Tuck luck with, what else, a capital "T." Big Tuck, Dallas's answer to the much-hyped Houston hip-hop juggernaut, just might be single-handedly spearheading the surge in Big D's rap rep. Tuck's the lead artist on T-Town, which inked a deal earlier this year with Universal for a fat $7 m ... More >>

  • Music

    September 14, 2006

    Committing Arson

    Thorn vs. Side's sizzling mix of metal and punk should help them escape those local band blues

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    December 15, 2005

    Jingle Jam 2005

    Saturday, December 17, at the Dallas Convention Center

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