Artist Spotlight

Artists that are newly added into rotation and currently play on our station.

How do you measure the validity of an artist? Album sales? Followers on social media? Financial status? Today is the 20th Anniversary of Tupac’s death. Over 20 years later and people still regard him as “TBE”. I love how passionate he was when discussing real life issues. Honestly, that’s what probably makes him so powerful. […]

Despite proving they have just as much talent, if not more than a lot of men in the Hip-Hop industry, it’s still a tough road…

Bio Although you may not know Mike Jay by name yet, you may already be familiar with his work: he co-wrote Chris Brown’s 2012 smash global hit “Turn Up the Music.” Plus his unerring knack for penning insightful lyrics and engaging melodies/beats led to writing songs for Ciara, super-group TGT, “X Factor” finalist Marcus Canty […]

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Bio Born and raised in Los Angeles, R&B singer/songwriter Jhené Aiko first came to prominence during the early years of the 2000s when she was signed to Epic and contributed vocals to several tracks for labelmates B2K. Coming from a musical family, with two of her sisters (Miyoko and Jamila) members of the group Gyrl, […]

I spend an absurd amount of time searching for all things Fresh around H-town, anything from festivals to dope food truck sandwiches, I’m all over it. I bumped into a painting yesterday that stopped me dead in my tracks, from a lovely H-Town Native, Ms. Kendra Kyrie. After doing a little digging, I had the […]

Check out some awesome paintings by local artist, Kendra Kyrie!

The life story of Beyoncé Knowles-Carter is the narrative of a dream fulfilled. Parents Mathew Knowles and Tina Knowles rejoiced at the birth of baby Beyoncé Giselle Knowles on September 4, 1981 in Houston, Texas, their first child. Not surprisingly, the same girl who showed an acumen for the stage as both a dancer and […] – Remember Dawn Richard from Bad Boy’s girl group Danity Kane and Diddy Dirty Money? Well to some she may be missing in action but to her  1.3 million Twitter following of “Hearts” fans, Dawn is everything right now! Since  she parted ways with Bad Boy and Diddy, Dawn has released a mixtape called A […]

There was a time when hip hop was needed, was necessary, when it was utilized as the only form of expression, the only voice, for an all too under appreciated and almost unknown culture. As the strength of its voice grew so did its impact on the rest of the world. A rise in popularity […]

Nicki Minaj is definitely a game changer in the rap game, breaking several records for female emcees. She is the first female artist with number one single on rap charts since 2002. She is the first artists with seven songs on Billboard Hot 100. She is the first female rapper to have number one album […]