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Hey guys this is a  great charity event coming soon with cocktails and dancing! The raised monies will help to fund the outstanding service of 100 Black Men to the community by way of mentorship, health and wellness, education, and economic development. A good time that will contribute to a good cause! See the details […]

No, that wasn’t a typo, Diddy gets his grown woman on, in his Instagram video he dances with his girl’s to Beyonce’s song Grown Woman at their birthday party. That’s not all though, there was more girlie themed stuff at the party besides Beyoncé tunes including Disney princesses (real life ones), pretty princess gowns, sparkly cakes and […]

You know her, you love her and you read her hot stories online for the latest and juiciest information!  Necole Kane of is set to receive the “Blogger Of The Year” award and it is to be presented by our Box staff @jjonthemic,@ayanamack, and @jmac979! If  you want to take part in this festive, celebratory […]

The Yolanda E. Williams Foundation is having their annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk For Hope tomorrow morning at Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church’s center for hope. Registration Starts at 7am. The walk starts at 8:20. You can register online at


97.9 The Box welcomes the 19th Annual African American Business Achievement Pinnacle Awards, recognizing Houston’s top Black Businesses. KHOU 11’s Len Cannon is your host, and our very own Cathy Hughes, Founder and Chairperson of Radio One (One of America’s Top Business Leaders) is the keynote speaker. The Greater Houston Black Chamber will recognize the […]

On Saturday, September 21, 2013, from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., the Houston Area Urban League Young Professionals (HAULYP) will host its second annual fundraiser entitled Harlem Nights…A Night at the Casino. Harlem Nights…A Night at the Casino, benefiting the Houston Area Urban League (HAUL), will take place at Advantage BMW in Midtown, located at […]


Here’s your chance to buy your Jay Z Magna Carter tour tickets before they go on sale tomorrow. Here’s how: 1. Click here 2. Scroll down to “Radio Presale”, click the link. 3. Enter promotion code “THEBOX” 4. Select and buy your tickets This special offer is only good on Wednesday, 9/11/13 between 10a-10p CST.


To celebrate the opening of the new movie BATTLE OF THE YEAR, Sony Pictures and DanceOn are looking for the best dance crews in the H-town! If you are 13 or older and think you have what it takes, come out and show us your stuff Saturday, August 17th at noon at Greenspoint Mall. The […]

The Mayor’s Back to School Fest presented by Shell will be held in August. This year’s event will help 25,000 pre-registered students in need prepare for the new school year. Students will receive backpacks, limited apparel, immunizations and hair cut vouchers. Health screenings by local agencies, City of Houston services, University of Houston programs, and […]


      I’m some what of a sneaker head. And I’ve found that HTSS (H Town Sneaker Summit) is the “HOLY GRAIL” for sneaker heads in Texas. All your favorite stores, brands, and blog sites all in one place!!! Kids save lunch money all year for this bi annual event!!! Come Instagram flex with […]

“I rep my city everywhere I go”- Beyoncé Beyoncé aka Mrs. Carter brought her Mrs.Carter Show World Tour to her hometown of Houston, Texas yesterday, July 15th. It took place at the Toyota Center, where she will bring a second show on December 10th. The Toyota Center was immersed in droves of fans who all came to see […]