Ty Macklin

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    Dallas Rappers Pikahsso and Tahiti Bring You New Sitcom Trap House

    When I came across this potentially real Craigslist ad yesterday, I was, of course, intrigued. Turns out, the Dallas-shot Trap House is a real show, at least on the Internet, and it's two episodes in. Dallas emcee Pikahsso, who was mentioned here last week for his appearance in DFW Cypher's latest ... More >>

  • News

    October 16, 2003

    The Weird Girl

    Erykah Badu is serious about saving the soul of the city

  • News

    May 10, 2001


    Bigotry by Any Name, Kind of Wack, Straight Shot

  • Music

    February 8, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    Band-related paper cuts and other ironies.

  • Music

    August 5, 1999

    Singing in his sleep

    The many bands of John Dufilho

  • Music

    June 17, 1999
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    May 6, 1999

    Comes to mind

    Even on album, Sivad's just making it up as it goes

  • Music

    April 29, 1999
  • Music

    April 1, 1999

    Lady sings the Blues

    Chonita "N'Dambi" Gilbert is a back-up singer no more

  • 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.

  • Music

    May 7, 1998

    The Truth is out there

    Erykah Badu profits from her role as soul music's last, best prophet

  • Music

    May 7, 1998

    Vote the rock

    Just call these the Old 97's Observer Music Awards

  • Music

    May 1, 1997
  • Music

    February 29, 1996

    Rapper's delight

    Erykah Badu emerges from nowhere with a record deal and vast ambition

  • Music

    August 24, 1995

    Trio of one

    Shabazz 3 prepares to take Dallas' best hip-hop above ground