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K-Pop Stars Choi Jong-hoon & Jung Joon-young Are Going to Prison

K-Pop Stars Choi Jong-hoon &  Jung Joon-young Are Going to Prison

November 29, 2019

K-Pop is without a doubt the highest-earning genre out right now and in recent developments, two of the genre's biggest stars will be going to prison for gang-raping drunk unconscious women. The two stars reportedly will have to do 5-6 years in prison and must take 80 hours of sexual violence treatment...

Kanye West will appear at Houston’s Lakewood Church after Jesus Is King Album success

Kanye West will appear at Houston’s Lakewood Church after Jesus Is King Album success

Geovany Palacios, Staff writer

November 12, 2019

Kanye West will appear at the Lakewood Church on Sunday at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Lakewood's celebrity televangelist host Joel Osteen will have a conversation with Kanye West during the service. Kanye's trending album Jesus is King, praises Christianity and affirms Jesus as his savior. The album has stirred...

Review: No sophomore slump for country singer Luke Combs

Review: No sophomore slump for country singer Luke Combs

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press

November 8, 2019

Luke Combs, "What You See Is What You Get" (River House Artists/Columbia Nashville) Not many artists break out on their first record, but Luke Combs did it without much fanfare, dropping an album two years ago that has spent 50 weeks on top of Billboard's country chart and tied the all-time record...

Ben DeSoto: For Art’s Sake

Ben DeSoto: For Art’s Sake

George Vasquez, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

Ben Desoto, a photo journalist for the Houston Post and Houston Chronicle for over 30 years, had the opportunity to capture Houston’s music history through the lens of his camera. Co-Presented by the Houston Latino Film Festival, a film-screening and gallery was held at the Matchbox Theater in downtown...

Jesus is King is finally here!

Jesus is King is finally here!

George Vasquez, Staff Writer

October 27, 2019

It would not be a Kanye album if it didn’t come with a wave of reediting, release delays, and controversy. Jesus is King aligns with a Christian theme, West described the new album as an “expression of the gospel”, breaking the rules of what a traditional gospel Christian album would sound l...

Review: Simpson breaks from country with ‘Sound & Fury’

Scott Bauer, Associated Press

October 22, 2019

Sturgill Simpson, "Sound & Fury" (Elektra) Forget country, outlaw country or whatever Sturgill Simpson's genre-pushing music has been categorized as. "Sound & Fury" is melt-your-face-off fuzz rock. Simpson describes it as "sleazy, steamy rock 'n' roll" and he's right. "Sound & Fur...

Review: The strong stuff suits Jon Pardi’s new album

Ron Harris, Associated Press

October 9, 2019

Jon Pardi "Heartache Medication" (Capitol Nashville) Jon Pardi's third studio album, "Heartache Medication," is surely positioned to be a bartender's best friend. The traditional country release offers up a strong sampling of drinking songs about love lost. Pardi is a California native, but he's...

Travis Scott & Kylie Jenner Break Up

Travis Scott & Kylie Jenner Break Up

October 9, 2019

  This week had been a real shell shock for Houstonians and Travis Scott fans as the renowned rapper's name surfaced across mainstream media yesterday when an ex-girlfriend, Kylie Jenner announced their break up. Scott has one of the strongest and loyal fan bases rap music has seen in its history...

“Crash Team Racing” – a reboot we all wanted and more!

“Crash Team Racing” – a reboot we all wanted and more!

Ana Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief

June 27, 2019

From a timeless classic in 2000s gaming, “Crash Team Racing (CTR)” wowed many “Bandicoot” fans on the first PlayStation. With the past success of “Crash Bandicoot: The N’Sane Trilogy”, developer Activision saw the positive outcry from the prized reboot, and they listened to fans wanting...

The art of “Into the Spiderverse”

The art of “Into the Spiderverse”

Milton Johnson, Staff Writer

June 27, 2019

Art, when you think of art you think of a picture or something you will see at an exhibit, but art expands in TV, film, music, museum exhibits, logos and much more. Lots of movies won awards for visual and cinematography which are two key examples. With Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse won an Academy...

Nipsey Hussle: The art of being self-made

Nipsey Hussle: The art of being self-made

Jamal Brice, Staff Writer

June 27, 2019

Ermias Asghedom who everyone knew as Nipsey Hussle was an artist who changed the world through his music. In 2008, Nipsey dropped two mixtapes, volumes one and two of “Bullets Don’t Have a Name” which speaks about his life and growing up in a gang culture through his music. Being original and...

Bushwick Bill’s legacy looms large

Bushwick Bill’s legacy looms large

DeRhonda Bankston and Jamal Brice

June 27, 2019

Owning his dance performance, as “Little Billy”. Quickly he gained his reputation, as one of “down-south” greatest Hip Hop storytellers. Capturing rapper fans by storm with his aspects of stature of 3'8 in height, born Richard Stephen Shaw, he was sent to America to attend a Bible school,...

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