In September the senior students of Eisenhower High School reached out to Travis Scott to ask permission to use his album art for their senior shirts. Travis responded by promising the students instead that he would design the shirts himself. Well, Travis kept his promise and delivered on a super dope product inspired by his […]


  One of my favorite parts of my job , is the community service. I LOVE MY CITY!!! Especially the kiddos. This year has been a fun one so far. Let us know which school we should come to next. Hit us on IG @979TheBox! Big shout out to Kipp Northeast Campus for the love! […]

Houston’s own, Ramona Smith, was named the 2018 Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking. Smith, outlasted more than 30,000 speakers from around the world over the six-month competition. The annual Toastmaster International Convention is the largest competition of its’ kind. The speech was made in front of a crowd of 2,000 in Chicago. Smith is […]

After two weeks and more than 5,000 entrants, we finally have narrowed down the H-Town For Real Challenge to the final 8 contestants. Friday night (8/31), all 10 will be at 97.9 The Box for another round of Freestyle Friday, similar to how the Dawg Azz Challenge finals went. RELATED: See The Finalists To OTB […]

Z-Ro is having an Unplugged concert with Beanz N Kornbread as his live band! The concert takes place May 4 with special guests Slim Thug, Paul Wall, Lil Keke, Mike D and more to be announced!

Travis Scott already has a Nike deal but the partnership hasn’t produced a signature shoe for the rapper, yet. Now there’s talks of the “Butterfly Effect” rapper locking down a collaboration for his own Jordan sneaker. Get The Latest Music and Entertainment News On Your Phone A sneaker head Pinoe77 shared an image at an […]

We know the stigma of the black father but there’s a hashtag out there showing love and support to all the great dads out there in their kids lives. #BlackFathers more than likely is going to make you feel a type of way, even if you aren’t a parent. Hit the jump to see some […]

Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Deal is a go-to Naval officer aboard the USS George H.W. Bush. The mass communications specialist is responsible for providing media coverage for the ship — a vessel that is the length of three football fields and is a  true floating city. As a sailor with numerous responsibilities, Deal learns […]

Come join the #BoxPopUpShop and get yours kids involved and active at the 2018 Youth Bowl Experience.  Registration is free and it will include Football, Cheer, and Dance clinics.  Plus, this event will allow the kids to workout with NFL© players and cheerleaders.  So come on out and start your family’s new year off with […]

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, AVDA (Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse) created the AVDA Victim Relief Fund to provide emergency financial assistance to AVDA clients impacted by the storm. Victims of domestic violence are particularly vulnerable in times of crisis. AVDA has already begun aiding survivors in dire need through the special fund. […]

Houston’s own DeLijah McAlpin played Dr. Ben Carson last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live! The local 5th grader performed a birthday tribute in honor of his 66th birthday. Watch the full video below of McAlpin performing on Kimmel on ABC.