One of the great things about Comicpalooza is the opportunity for fans to meet and mingle with their favorite celebrities (from TV, Movies, Comics, Sports, and More) and professionals.


Sergeant Ramon Gutierrez, 45, has been identified by Sheriff Ed Gonzalez as the officer struck in the fatal accident. According to reports, Gutierrez was on an extra job doing traffic control for a convoy of oversized machinery when he was hit by a female driver, later identified as 40-year-old Lavillia Spry, 40.

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The tragic story that gripped the entire state has entered a new phase, wherein those responsible for the death of 2-year-old Maliyah Bass will now face their fate.


Every child deserves to feel that special warmth that arrives each year around the holiday season. And what better way to build on that feeling of togetherness than with a few words of positivity to take into 2022 and beyond.

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 […]