The man who told me personally, “Ram, I’m done. I don’t have much else to rap about.” is back. And I couldn’t be happier about it. Truly one of the dopest lyricists to come out of Houston, Kyle Hubbard, has skated through the underground scene these last few years with many accolades and hat tips from every blog and newspaper in Houston. He’s performed at almost all of our Optimo Radio showcases and has worked with some amazing folks. But his lyrics are what set him apart from the pack. There is a very short list of artists who have spoken words that helped me get through life, Kyle is one of them. Alongside the…
The homie Worldwide reppin San Antonio is one of our favorite artists out of Texas. His beat selection and melodic flow gets him a pass in any neighborhood stereo across the planet, consistenly comin’ with it when it comes to the bars, you can’t help but say, Gimme All That when ya hit his soundcloud. Gimme All That is his latest single, produced by Murk Russell is a sure fire banga to close out the end of the summer with. The slow syrupy sounds reminds you of riding around in the car in South Texas tryin to score some shit. Oh lawd knows, I been there many a times. Shits timeless son. Timeless crew. Goin…
New mix by DJ Red and Optimo Radio featuring a lot of new tracks from across the nation and all the best latest stuff out of Texas. Red chops it up live from Screwed Up Records & Tapes representin for DJ Screw.
One of our favorite Optimo Radio artists, Kidricc James has dropped another solid EP… And I Mean This… Vol. 2 Is a 7 track EP, showcasing his talents, from dope lyrics to one of the best singers in Houston. Kidricc James has it all. From the first track, Tryin 2 Fit In, Kidricc tells his story, (and it’s a great one) through this word play and you begin to understand his journey. Houstonians will proudly bang H-Town Anthem in their rides as the summer moves along, and support from our city grows by the day. Dreams and My Side Of Town really showcase his skills and his development that we have watched here at Optimo…
Yeah HAW2 was last weekend but we appreciate Houston every minute of every day and weekend around here so we didn’t want to let yall miss this amazing mix. With over 250,000 views as we post this, Eric Dingus working with Drakes OVO put this out with some great songs from Z-ro, K-Rino up and comers like Dowrong and so much more. Dingus’ distinct style defines the future of Texas Hip hop. Believe that. Muthafuckaz. Hit play and feel this. Eric Dingus #HAW2 Mixtape
One of our very favorite artists we have the pleasure of playing has dropped a new mix featuring nothin but his very best flows. The self titled, Gullatte, by our 2 time #SXSW performer Rob Gullatte feature only two people, Show and Bigg Fatts. Just off his recent performance at our Optimo Radio 5th Anniversary Showcase at #SXSW we are proud to present yall with this dope mix of some of the very best from one of the very best. Check it out. Right here http://soundcloud.com/robgullattemusic/sets/gullatte
My boy T2 The Ghetto Hippie came thru on some H-Town shit and was like yo man, Ima go get tha King of da Ghetto for this one! Hustletown the new single is the ultimate H-Town banger for 2015. Slow melodic flow, dope beat produced by JonZ & Dusty Rodez, and then ya got Rother Vandross kickin it off. Its a win win. This is the first single off of T2’s upcoming South West Side Story album which you’ll be able to get here on #OptimoRadio soon as it drops!! Support Local Artists, #IfItAintLocalItAintLive
Tha Real Chino came all the way down from the ATX to get live in the Optimo Radio studio with us and we brought in the Sunnyside native Yung Redd to chop it up. Top Flight Radio every Monday night 9-10pm Tha Real Chino gets in the mix and reps for the whole state of Texas. Make sure to tune in.
#LiveFromTheUnderground every Tuesday night interviews Houston’s elite MC’s and last night we had the best of the best. Z-Ro the Mo City Don, stopped by to chop it up with Ram and Athena about the music industry, his respect for K-Rino, how his music has influenced people across the globe. Check out the exclusive interview on our Soundcloud and stay tuned in to Optimo Radio to hear Z-Ro’s latest and his classics in the mix almost hourly. #IfItAintLocalItAintLive
Houston Rap Tapes Radio Starts Wednesday 6-25-14 w/ Your Host Lance Scott Walker Brand New show we’re bringing to the table here at Optimo Radio. Our good friend, Lance Scott Walker, author of #HoustonRapTapes and writer of #HoustonRap has joined forces with us to bring a real H-Town history lesson to the people. Lance takes us wayyyyy back to the early beginnings of Houston hip-hop in our first episode with hits from Willie D, L.A. Rapper, The Ghetto Boys (Yes when it was spelled that way), Royal Flush and much more. Also look out for a cool interview with Rick Royal, one of the first to put it down in H-Town. Optimo Radio is very…
Optimo Radio and the homie D-Frost of Throwed Fella Ent have teamed up to bring you, Fiesta Weekend – H-Town 2 SA-Town 2K14. This dope mix features some of Texas’ dopest artists. D-Frost kicks it off, and is followed strongly by Dirty & Nasty, Doughbeezy, Big Gerb, U-Neek, Worldwide, Sniper, K-Rino, Z-Ro, Al-D, Ronnie Spencer, Rasheed and much more!! Get the free download of our interview and full mixtape, mixed by DJ Andy this mix’ll give ya something to swang to up an down I-10, make sure to check it out. Shoutout to all our SA people who rock with us. #IfItAintLocalItAintLive