Editor's Note: Shea Serrano is an award-winning music writer and goofball whose recent exploits include Bun B's Rapper Coloring and Activity Book. In his new column, he writes about his life and times. When I was 15 years old, I punched a boy named Justin Zapata in the mouth (it was an impish punch ... More >>
We recently noted some of the best clean versions of hip-hop songs, which got us thinking - what songs are so disturbing that they couldn't possibly exist as a clean version? Well, here you go. Artists choose to write shockingly upsetting music for a number of reasons: To express extreme emotions o ... More >>
By Rebecca Haithcoat You may have heard the term "trap music." You may even realize that what people are calling "trap music" today, which sounds a whole lot like dubstep, is not necessarily what people were calling "trap music" a few years ago. So, what the hell is trap music? Not too long ago, ... More >>
Wednesday, July 11, at Trees
Dallas rapper Miss TB's ladies anthem is what's up. The video was shot in Kiest Park a few months ago, and you can catch her live at Club Copa on July 4, with former Three 6 Mafia affiliate Gangsta Boo.
2011 remake has the moves to bridge generations and capture two demos.
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 >>
Steve VisneauPlay-N-SkillzWe've seen this coming for quite some time now -- that the Dallas-based, Grammy-winning hip-hop production dup of Play-N-Skillz was going to be taking things in a more electronic direction at some point.We saw it in the videos they've released, in their (highly successfu ... More >>
Saturday, September 13, at House of Blues
Anti-intellectual appeal and red-state focus are just the tip of what these two have in common.
Three's really a crowd with these old bandmates
What do Justin Timberlake and Thom Yorke have in common?
The Academy--y-a-w-n--Awards desperately need a shot of sports
The People's Champ (Swishahouse)