Matt Deas' rapper name, Legendary Fritz, pays homage to his late cousin (and "Harlem gangster") Richard "Fritz" Simmons. The 'Legendary' part came later, when Deas' was freestyling at Club Exodus in Dallas. Hip-hop legend KRS-One happened to be there, promoting one of his new albums. During his batt ... More >>
Saturday, September 16, at Darkside Lounge
Final Friday's growing fan base sends showcase to a larger venue
Legendary Fritz, Headkrack square off
Ghetto Fame-Us lost three members but gained much more
Ghetto Fame-Us set to release new record
Upcoming summit aspires to make D-FW a player in the hip-hop world
South by Southwest comes to Austin, but why can't Dallas get in on the action?
Old 97's guitarist has a new solo project in The Scrap Hotel
Dallas duo creates an online record label
Local music was better than ever in 2001
Old 97's breaking up? Who told you that?
Wrapping up the North Texas New Music Festival; plus, The Beat turns one
Here's a crash course on local music
Even music journalists have ethics
With Greatest Hits, The Legendary Fritz proves he's more than "pretty good"
A year ago, all Bryce Avary wanted was a record contract...
The hiatus is over for The Legendary Fritz
Now Josh is six; To think that I heard it on Mulberry Street; Baboon: live from the monkey house
Conspiracy theories; Bella Union strikes; a Wreck of a Room; X marks the spot
Picking the best locally made records of 1998 was easy. Who knew?
Dallas' hip-hop scene is more vital than ever, but you'd never know it: no clubs, no radio, no major-label deals. But the musicians, some of this city's best, refuse to give up.