State Property member and former Roc-A-Fella rapper Freeway lost his 21-year-old daughter Harmony this week after she succumbed to cancer. The heart broken father has been sharing memories of his child over the past few days on Instagram and has received condolences from his fellow MCs including Big Boi, Rapsody and Bun B. President Joe […]
Southern hip-hop hall of famer and UGK rapper Bun B is getting into the culinary arena with his latest business endeavor, Trill Burgers. Bun B, whose birth name is Bernard Freeman, partnered with California-based restaurateur Andy Nguyen and Sticky’s Chicken owners Patsy and Benson Vivares for the new venture, as they prepare to bring their […]
With millions of views on YouTube and an official co-sign from the legendary emcee, Bun B, 14-year-old rapper, That Girl Lay Lay’s career is moving in the fast lane and she can’t even drive yet. The Houston-bred youngster recently released new song-video for the upbeat single, “Rich,” which features the aforementioned UGK icon, Bun B. […]
Houston lyrical tactician Bun B has confirmed that there will be a Verzuz showdown between his group UGK, and fellow Southern statesmen, 8 Ball & MJG. Bun had been petitioning for the past year for him and the late Pimp C to have their catalog do battle against one of their peers. “The Real Swizz […]
Underground King Bun B is calling for people to take COVID-19 more seriously and to “stop playing” with the deadly virus. Specifically targeting the African American community, the Houston rapper partnered with The Power of Us initiative to promote tips on social distancing, personal hygiene and wearing face coverings. Launched by the Ad Council, Centers […]
Bun B took aim at Tory Lanez for allegedly shooting Megan Thee Stallion. The rap legend made it a point to defend his fellow Houstonian during a video that was streamed on Instagram Live. “F— Tory Lanez, and I don’t care if this go viral or none of this s—,” Bun B said. “I’m from […]
Joe Exotic has become a trending topic on social media following the release of the Netflix documentary, Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness. The documentary follows the story of Exotic who was a former zookeeper that kept lions, tigers, and lemurs. On Jan. 22, the former zookeeper was sentenced to 22 years in federal prison […]
While in the midst of surviving a global pandemic, Bun B’s wife, Angela “Queenie” Walls, allegedly encountered a racist. Details and video of the incident, which took place in the parking lot of a restaurant, was posted on social media by legendary Texas-based rapper, Bun B. The White woman, who was in her car at […]
Los Angeles-based rapper Y2 is one of Sony Music’s newest artists. Y2 stopped by rolling out studios to discuss his college tour, his authentic sound and how his latest project Y led to a deal with Sony.
Houston-based rapper Bun B shot an unarmed gunman during a recent home invasion. According to the Houston Chronicle, the incident occurred on the evening of April 23 at Bun B’s home in Houston. Shortly after 5 p.m., Bun B’s wife, Queenie Freeman, heard the doorbell ring and initially believed it was an Amazon delivery. But when […]
Port Arthur, Texas, OG Bun B, is back after a five-year hiatus with his new album Return of the Trill. Bun B’s last album Trill OG: The Epilogue was released in 2013. The musical career of most rap artists does not exceed a three-year period and, in fact, most peak at year five. So to step […]
Can you believe that it’s been 11 years since UGK and Outkast teamed up for easily one of the most quotable songs in hip-hop history? Neither can we. To celebrate the anniversary of this historical milestone, we had to dedicate this week’s Thursday Throwback Video to “Int’l Players Anthem.” Remember, keep your heart 3 stacks.
Mississippi’s proud son Big K.R.I.T. is one of the most talented musicians-producers in the game today. With genre-pushing mixtapes (2013’s King Remembered In Time, 2015’s It’s Better This Way), albums (2012’s, Live from the Underground, 2014’s Cadillactica), and a new album, 4Eva Is A Mighty Long Time, on everyone’s playlist, this newly independent artist is […]
Bun B remains a leading voice when it comes to politics in hip-hop. A video of the legendary rapper using his voice to confront a racist has gone viral. In the video, cameras follow Bun B as he approaches a White man wearing a pro-Trump shirt. Bun B yelled at the man, “I’ll f— you […]
Many people forget that former Roc-A-Fella CEO Dame Dash and increasingly bizarre actress turned Fox News correspondent Stacey Dash are first cousins. Since her recent outlandish comments that people of color have no right to be upset at being excluded from Oscar nominations because whites are excluded from BET and other black focused entities, many in the […]
When legendary UGK founder Chad “Pimp C” Butler died suddenly in 2007, Julia Beverly felt like the rapper-producer who’d help shape the South’s sound and spirit deserved much more adulation than he ultimately received. And she decided to do something about it.
On Monday July 23rd at 6 pm we will bring the wow factor! This year we have taken our production, staging and lights to a new level that pays homage to Houston’s larger than life reputation.
Houston Community College opened its doors to the African American National Spelling Bee Championships in the historical Heinen Theater.
Today, A3C aka All 3 Coasts Festival is one of the largest hip-hop events in the world with performances from more than 500 artists, including: legends, rising stars, trendsetters, up-and-comers and aspiring talent from across the world. The five-day festival encompasses all aspects of hip-hop culture: music, art, film, style, academic and more. During the day, […]
The first A3C was three nights on one stage at an Atlanta venue, the Loft. There were 27 regional acts performing in a midsize venue in midtown Atlanta. Today, A3C is a hip-hop institution and annual gathering of like-minded individuals. They’ve grown organically through word-of-mouth and the love of the hip-hop community. Organizers are looking […]