Optimo Radio 5th Anniversary at SXSW Recap

Big thanks to everyone who performed and everyone who came out Saturday night. March 21st was one to remember, with so many amazing shows that night and despite the rain, we had a packed house full of people ready for a great show. And the people got what they wanted. It was a great night, full of energetic performances from DJ Paul of 3 6 Mafia and many of Texas’ best MCs Check out the recap here, thanks to @ThaRealChino and TX PowerHouse Media for the hard work in putting together this footage. Don’t forget to download the SXSW Mix we did featuring everyone who performed at our show! Download: Optimo Radio 5th Anniversary SXSW…

Transparent – Pyrexx

Books & Covers become “Transparent” for Pyrexx Review by @Noonston The spiritual transformation of the artist known as Pyrexx, is a well documented one. Last year it might have seemed that the embattled MC was heading for the worst. After posting some disturbing videos to his Instagram and Facebook pages late last year. Many fans began to wonder if Pyrexx was spiraling out of control.  Their speculations may have been confirmed when the tattoo’d MC found himself back in the Harris County jail. Instantly the “Free Pyrexx” movement had begun… again. Benefits for his release were organized, his TBZ Gang made sure his name wasn’t forgotten, yet some had grown tired of Pyrexx antics. Many…

Doughbeezy – SXSW Recap

By @Noonston Lesson’s in the art of Grind It never seems to surprise when the Southeast Beast releases new material. The guys kind of made a name for himself optimizing his own work ethic and hustle. So should we be surprised that even a month after SXSW the silver tongued mc still seems to make the most out his own experiences??? No we shouldn’t be surprised at all, after all this is what this guy does. Before Doughbeezy left Houston for his favorite city to perform in, Austin Tx. He took to twitter making the claim that this year he would prove he was the “hardest working artist in Texas”. Headwrecka director Lil Justin just…

U-Neek – Fuck Love

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The Hongree Mobstress U-Neek drops her first solo album on Valentine’s day, aptly named…. Fuck Love. The hard core femcee does not hold back who she is on the microphone. As a good friend I know she is one of the realest, sweetest people there is, but if you fuck her over…. you done fucked up!! The 14 track album released on Feb 14th, was mostly produced by the amazingly talented Spiktakula of Hongree Records, who is a musical genius in his own right. Be on the look out for his solo album coming soon as well. This year Hongree is focusing on their solo projects and I smell something cooking in the Hongree kitchen…

This One Time At Rap Camp…

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“This One Time At Rap Camp”  Hollywood Floss pitches a tent for Houston Hip-Hop By Noon Welcome to Rap Camp a place where Houston’s best rappers and producers sit around the camp fire, roast marshmallow s’mores, tell scary stories and take hits from the peace pipe. No really let’s stop playing… well that peace pipe part might be true. A day after releasing a music video that premiered exclusively with the Houston Chronicle. You’d think your typical rapper would spend the day gloating in his own success and vanity. Nope not this artist, because this artist just so happens to be Hollywood Floss. Local MC and Houston Hip-Hop thespian known for his blue collar demeanor…

Frankie G Da Mex “Beautiful” Review

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By Noon Wake up call!!! The time for sleep is over and it looks likes Houston is waking up to the sounds Frankie G Da Mex. Houston, a city that serves as a gateway to latin America has produced some of hip-hop’s finest latin talent i.e. SPM, Grimm, Rasheed, Low G, Baby Bash and more. The past few years have ushered in a new generation of latin rapper. Leading the way are artist like GT Garza, Screwed Up Essay and Young G. Well the time has come to add another name to that list and that name is Frankie G Da Mex. The Denver Harbor & I-10 Ent. representative has long been making his case,…