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Via TheBoxHouston.com Houston recording label Swishahouse is the first hip-hop label — and first label of any music genre — to have materials archived by Rice University’s Center for Engaged  Research and Collaborative Learning (CERCL), part of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research. These materials, which will be housed at the Woodson Research Center Special Collections and […]


via: cnn.com Atlantis’ journey to the International Space Station will be NASA’s 135th and final mission in the space shuttle program, which began 30 years ago. Tune in to CNN’s live coverage of the launch Friday, starting at 10 a.m. ET on CNN, CNN.com/Live and the CNN mobile apps. Then check out “CNN Presents: Beyond […]

Swishahouse Records is the next independent label we are honoring in Houston for Black Music Month! Swishahouse was founded in North Houston in the late 1990s by legendary DJ Michael ‘5000’ Watts and OG Ron C as a response to the popularity of chopped and screwed music from Houston’s south side. The label began by […]

Wreckshop Records is the first independent label we are honoring in Houston for Black Music Month! Founded in 1997 by Derrick “D-Reck” Dixon,  Wreckshop had a thriving roster of artists which included The Late and Great Fat Pat and Big Moe, Pymp Tyte, Big Pokey, D Gotti, WS Family, ESG, A3 and more. Since 1997, […]

Black Music Month Celebrates Houston's Own, The Geto Boys.

eLZhi, no explanation needed. One of hip hop’s greatest emcee’s took the time out to speak with me.

In honor of Black Music Month, we celebrate The Red Cat Jazz Cafe in downtown Houston. Take a look inside at their upcoming events.

Black Music Month Celebrates Music Producer Bryan-Michael Cox.

Black Music Month celebrates R&B group H-Town.

Check out our local spotlight artist for Black Music Month celebrating superstar Beyonce Knowles-Carter!