Courtesy of: Tammie August – Radio One Houston, Breakthrough Hip Hop artist Kirko Bangz is definitely on the rise. Watch out for the young star in a recent interview following his appearance at Houston’s Hip Hop for HIV live concert held this summer. For complete Hip Hop for HIV 2011 concert footage, interviews, videos […]

Soul singing legend Patti LaBelle is being sued over an alleged attack involving her security guards and a young man that occurred at Bush Intercontinental airport. The young man is claiming that he was viciously attacked by Labelle’s bodyguards for standing too close to her luggage. Houston’s local news station KTRK’s covers this story […]

Houston’s Majic 102.1 along with Gexa Energy, Budweiser and FunJet Vacations brought Live After 5’s Party on the Plaza with none other than ZAPP! J. Anthony Brown from the TJMS even came on stage to help them on the harmonica with “Do Wa Diddy!” They put on a spectacular show for a completely packed out […]

Our girl Lauryn Hill has got to do something about her tardiness on tour. We sent our camera crews and a few jocks form down south to one of Lauryn’s most recent performances at the House of Blues and you won’t believe it, but Ms. Lauryn showed up much later than expected with absolutely no […]

You may not know who Kirko Bangz is yet, but chances are you’ve heard his surprise hit song “What Yo Name Iz.” The Houston rapper and former Prairie View University student was in town recently and dropped by Hot 107.9’s Gangsta Grillz Radio to speak with DJ Drama. In the interview, Kirko explains the origins […]

Rapper Soulja Boy stopped by the Box studios to promote his new album ‘The DeAndre Way’. Soulja Boy covers everything from the Lupe diss, he and 50 Cent’s friendship and recent business venture, his new movie and book and also the Kat Stacks coke video, her pregnancy tweets and whether or not he had anything […]

Last night I hit up HOB for the Wiz Khalifa X Yelawolf “Waken Baken” tour. The SOLD OUT show has been traveling the country and on the Houston leg of the tour, Yelawolf brought out Slim Thug and Bun B. Also spotted backstage were Lil Flip & Marcus Manchild. If you haven’t had the chance […]

R&B singer, actress, business woman and new Luster Pink Brand Smooth Touch spokesperson LeToya Luckett held a Smooth Touch Homecoming Mall Takeover in Houston’s Galleria showcasing the best products of the Pink Smooth Touch brand, in conjunction with a Lady Elle fashion show, makeup consultations, hair makeovers and more! Online Editor Tami LaTrell and Go […]

Houston rapper Slim Thug interviews with Nnete performs his current single “Gangsta” at the 2010 Family Fun Day in the Park. More Family Fun Day: Twitvid: Dana Dane In The Building! @BeatKingKong On Stage Backstage Photos Fat Pimp Rocks The Stage TwitVid: @bunbtrillog Backstage!!! Feel free to join the discussions on FACEBOOK. As you know, […]

Mathew Knowles, Beyonce and Solange’s father, is heading back to school to teach undergraduate students about life in the entertainment industry. The mogul, who guided Destiny’s Child to chart success and his eldest daughter to solo superstardom, took on a lecturing role at the Texas Southern University School of Communication in Houston last year and […]

97.9 The Box’s Hip Hop 4 HIV Concert went down Saturday! Over 16,000 people got tested to get these tickets! The event was a huge success and we are happy to know so many teens and young adults now know their status! Performers were Plies, Bun B, Paul Wall, Z-Ro, Party Boyz, Just Brittany, Dallas […]

Remember this one? 40-year-old Houston charter school teacher Sheri Lynn Davis makes headlines again this month with new details of the case that’s had families up in arms since the spring quarter of the school year concluded recently. If you recall, this same teacher was caught on a cell phone video camera beating, slapping and […]