When Dallas native Tru Def opened for Bun B. at a show in San Antonio two weeks ago, it was another serendipitous moment in a career full of them. The rapper born as Desmond Williams and raised in Pleasant Grove has developed a talent for bei...
3 years ago | Arts & Culture News
Literary nonprofit WordSpace is set to open its 24th season this fall with poet, rapper, screenwriter and actor Saul Williams. He will headline the Dallas Poetry Slam at the Kessler Theater on Oct. 19. “It’s going to be a major event,” board presi...
During live tapings of Ja'Cory King's podcast, things can get a little tense. King, who goes by Hollywood Kas, recalls a particularly impassioned debate during a taping at Deep Ellum's Drugstore Cowboy. "I remembering thinking, 'This feels like a ...
When local rapper Nick Whitener was asked to open for three dates of a tour by internet sensation Cupcakke, he thought about declining. He reasoned that Cupcakke and Whitener, who performs under the name Raw Elementz, have styles that are too diff...
4 years ago | DFW Music News
Chilldren of Indigo's new album is a mélange of balmy, funky textures. On Indigo Soul, which comes out Thursday June 15, the hip-hop quartet fronted by rapper/singer Jo Indigo and guitarist/producer Jay Varela flirts with rather than commits to an...
4 years ago | Sports
R&R Boxing Club offers none of the respite its initials suggest. On a smoldering Tuesday afternoon, a dozen journalists are melting into their clothes, mouths agape at the sight of former Olympian Errol Spence (21-0, 18 KOs) on an assault...