Robert Davis Jr. a/k/a DJ Screw passed away over 16 years ago and his impact is still felt daily. He is the creator of the Chopped and Screwed DJ technique and recognized as one the most important figures in Southern Hip-Hop history. He would have turned 46 today. Sadly, he was only 29 when we […]

Pimp C’s legacy will forever be remembered by the way he changed the music game. Chad Butler aka The Pimp influenced the foundation of hip-hop in the South and was a creator of a whole new genre of music. In the documentary, Bun B, Nas, DJ Paul, and more reveals what it was like to have […]

  Waddup! It’s Amir Diamond (@WhosYourDiamond). If you think you have a good ear for music, then jam this new track by Houston’s own Chay$e (@ChaseHer) and let us know what you think! PS: FOLLOW @979THEBOX ON TWITTER & INSTAGRAM


Houston is recognized for a lot of reasons, and now we can celebrate our designation as one of the top 15 U.S. cities for rap fans. The Bayou City was the only town in Texas to be awarded that title by Complex Magazine. See Also: Houston vs. Dallas: 10 Reasons We’re Better Than Your City […]