Always looking for dope “local music”. Big Bad Boston (Boston George – AMG/CTE) has been busy forming a super alliance of some of Houston’s top street artist. Street Verified is a movement that is exactly reflective of the name. The streets will let you know they are legit. Check out the video “Intro” to […]


  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! […]


    New music from the homie Tim Ned is always an occasion! One of the most creative artist/ producers in Houston, check out his latest single “365” ft Chigo Moses. Looking like a scene from Power Starz. LOL! Follow Us On Instagram + Vine!!! 979TheBox / HardbodyKiotti Follow Us On Twitter!!! 979TheBox / HardbodyKiotti Like Us On Facebook!!! 979TheBox / Kiotti “Radio Boss” […]

H-Town’s own The Suffers stopped by the Madd Hatta Morning Show to talk about how they were discovered, performing on David Letterman, working with Lil Keke, Bun B and more! Watch the The Suffers perform live in-studio, including a freestyle with J Mac the Freestyle King! Listen to The Suffers & Lil Keke‘s collab “Southside 2K Live” HERE.

UPDATED: Wednesday closings due to winter weather listed below. Some school districts have announced that they will close or delay school Wednesday due to the winter storm warning. If your school isn’t on the list, contact your district or check their social media. A Winter Storm Warning is now in effect for Houston until midnight Wednesday. A Winter Weather […]

Bell Biv Devoe stopped by the Madd Hatta Morning Show and explained why they felt compiled to donated 20K to HISD Attucks Middle School in support of the Harvey Relief Fund. Bell Biv Devoe donates 20K to Attucks Middle School in support of the Harvey Relief Fund. Here’s the recap from our sister station Majic 102.1

97.9 The Box presents H-Town West Fest with performances by  Ice Cube, Scarface, Too Short, Bun B, E-40, Lil Keke, and DJ Quik!  H-Town West Fest is Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the Smart Financial Centre in Sugar Land, 18111 Lexington Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77479. Tickets for the show go on sale Friday, September 22nd at 10:00AM.  (Artists […]

  “Pajamas and Treats” for Newborns – Toddlers Suburban Sugar Land Women (SSLW) are proudly sponsoring  ” Pajamas and Treats” for newborns thru toddlers  moms in need on Saturday, October 28, 2017. This project is in support of National Make A Difference Day which has been the 4th Saturday in October since its inception in 1992.   Donation Requests: pre school […]

Here’s a list of important contact numbers to have. in your phone or written down during the storm.   Police, Firefighters, ambulance. 911- Or 713-884-3131 City Of Houston (Emergencies) 311 or 713-837-0311 FEMA [Federal Emergency Management Agency) 1-800-525-0321 Harris County 713-881-3100 Office Of Emergency Management 713-881-3100 Houston American Red Cross 713-526-8300 or 1-866-526-8300 Flood Control […]

Grab your shades and get ready for a rare and historic eclipse today! Sign Up For Our Newsletter: The solar eclipse is the first since 1979 and in Houston the sun will be 67% covered by the moon.   Good news, here’s 8 spots around Houston you can watch the eclipse! Remember to stay safe and […]

Houston’s own trill OG Bun B called in to the Madd Hatta Morning Show to discuss trending topics. Sign Up For Our Newsletter: Bun B responds to Lady Gaga’s black outreach, removing confederate statues, and the attempted Houston ‘sports ban’ against him. Listen to the exclusive interview here on 97.9 The Box. Click HERE to listen on […]

Slim Thug describes the perfect woman for him, Houston’s hottest ladies & more at the 2017 Dub Car Show! Sign Up For Our Newsletter: Backstage with J Mac, Slim Thug also endorses Bun B for President so we can “Make America Trill Again.” Watch the full interview below: The Latest Music, Celebrities and Interviews: Check […]