Pete Rock

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2014

    The Winners of the Second Voice Media Group Music Writing Awards

    The eleven alternative weeklies of Voice Media Group are responsible for a tremendous amount of music writing: This year, we produced thousands of pages of printed stories and tens of thousands of blog posts. We're proud to present the very best of that work in the second annual Voice Media Group Mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2012

    The DC9er Mixtape, Resurrected: DJ Sissy Ross

    OK, it's been a while, but the DC9er mixtape series is officially back in action. We're resurrecting the weekly DJ profile with a Q&A and mixtape from Dallas' '90s hip-hop enthusiast, DJ Sissy Ross. Check out her Q&A and original mix below.

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Saturday 3/17/2012

    So, we come to it: the end of all things. Four days of madness, Doritos, Skrillex and finally, St. Patrick's Day. Before we bid SXSW 2012 farewell, allow us to share our favorite moments from SXSW day four. Later, we'll let you know which shows weren't so hot. Find our favorites below, and if there ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 27: DJ Love

    ​DJ Love isn't a Dallas native, but the seasoned DJ has made quite the name for himself around these parts thanks to several weekly gigs, a monthly gig, his own record label and an album that's about to drop. A few other things distinguish him from the rest of the local cop: For one, he exclusivel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 22: DJ INDO

    ​DJ INDO, born Ricky Roe, grew up with music as an integral part of his life, and it was his love for music, alongside inspiration from his father and brother, that led him to DJ. When he first got started, nearly four years ago, DJ INDO explored a wide variety of sounds: "I would try spinning all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Show Announcements: The Gourds, Better Than Ezra, Cut Off Your Hands, Maiden Texxas

    This week's announcements are a pretty short list, but over the last few weeks we've seen the early summer slots fill up pretty quickly. Can't complain, though, when it includes an Iron Maiden tribute and the guys behind everyone's favorite Snoop Dogg cover. Jump for the details.

  • Music

    November 8, 2007
  • Music

    May 3, 2007


    Red Gone Wild (Def Jam)

  • Music

    April 19, 2007

    Got the Look

    Laptops change the way we view music. Duh.

  • Music

    March 22, 2007

    Pop's Kid

    DJ Rob Viktum's unlikely upbringing was in—get this—Amarillo

  • Music

    January 25, 2007
  • Music

    April 27, 2006

    Ghostface Killah

    Fishscale (Island)

  • Music

    August 25, 2005

    Little Brother

    Thursday, August 25, at the Gypsy Tea Room's Ballroom

  • Music

    June 2, 2005

    Symbolyc One & Illmind Present

    The Art of OneMind (BBE/Spilt Milk)

  • Music

    May 20, 2004

    In Their Groove

    Virtually unknown in their hometown of Dallas, The Strange Fruit Project is fixin' to blow

  • Music

    April 25, 2002


    All of the Above (Coup d'Etat)

  • Music

    April 12, 2001

    Jay Dee

    Welcome 2 Detroit (BBE)

  • Music

    March 8, 2001

    Way Out

    For Hydroponic Sound System, mixing hip-hop with everything else is just Routine Insanity

  • 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

  • News

    November 12, 1998

    Beat down

    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.