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Houston Debuts George Floyd ‘VOTE’ Mural On His 47th Birthday

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Murals of slain Houston native George Floyd have popped up all around the country, but a colorful painting of the 46-year-old who died in the hands of the Minneapolis Police has been revealed in Floyd’s hometown just days before his 47th birthday. Just three weeks before one of the most monumental elections of America’s history, Ange Hillz […]

[WATCH] Footage Shows Man Being Shot While Being Robbed in Houston

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In surveillance footage obtained by ABC World News Tonight, a man is seen being ambushed by two masked, armed men, one of whom shot the man in the leg before relieving him of his belongings. The victim is seen returning to his car in a Houston-area shopping center when one man exits a white BMW […]

Jhene Aiko and Megan Thee Stallion Prove Women Run It With New Albums

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Jhene Aiko and Meghan Thee Stallion dropped albums today setting the tone for a woman’s empowerment weekend. Amid all the drama between the Houstonian’s label 1501 Certified Entertainment, Megan Thee Stallion was still able to drop an album. Her debut album Suga is a nine-track project that includes her single “B.I.T.C.H.”. The single has an […]

At Least 2 Dead Following Houston Explosion

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At least two individuals were involved in a fatal explosion Friday morning at a Northwest Houston manufacturing facility. Authorities say that the explosion had a heavy impact on the city, damaging most of its buildings and nearby homes. Reports of the explosion began at around 4:15 AM. “This is, in essence, a disaster area right […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: UGK’s Pimp C Passes Away 12 Years Ago

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On this date in 2007, Chad Butler aka Pimp C of Houston’s legendary Underground Kingz along with Bun B, lost his life from an overdose of promethazine syrup, which is called “lean” on the streets, in West Hollywood, California. He was only 33 years old. Even though his physical presence is gone and sorely missed, […]

Houston Man Has Been Charged After Filing Fake Divorce Papers

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A Houston man, Paul Nixon, has been charged for filing fake divorce papers from his wife. According to KPRC, Nixon’s wife, Edna, told Harris County Precinct 4 deputies he filed for divorce without her knowledge or consent. She told Walker that her husband of four years is a con artist and she believed he forged her […]

Pimp C’s Widow Says She Has Unreleased Verses Reserved for Megan Thee Stallion

Pimp C's Widow Says She has Unreleased Verses Reserved for Megan Thee Stallion

A Megan Thee Stallion and Pimp C collaboration may be seeing the light of day soon. Following the announcement H-Town Hottie’s Roc Nation management deal, the late rapper’s widow, Chinara Butler, congratulated Meg and said she had unreleased verses with her name on it. “#Fbf best news I have heard all week in my #boosiebadazz […]

Scarface Announces He’s Running for Houston City Council

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Scarface is officially running for Houston City Council. He first teased his plans on social media last week. “Should I run for Houston City Council?” he wrote on Instagram. He made the official announcement over the weekend.   View this post on Instagram   ? A post shared by brothermob (@brothermob) on Jun 5, 2019 […]

Brother of Suspect in Maleah Davis Case Speaks Out

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The brother of the man suspected in the disappearance of 4-year-old Maleah Davis said: “he wants the world to know he’s innocent.” Joe Vence, who spoke to his brother Derion Vence for 20 minutes said he isn’t worried because God has his brother’s back. “Once God is with you, the whole world, the whole city, […]

Solange ‘When I Get Home’ Pays Homage to Houston’s Third Ward

Solange 'When I Get Home' Pays Homage to Houston's Third Ward

Solange hosted a special screening of her film When I Get Home, which accompanies her album of the same name. The artsy flick had several Houston screenings, and the singer appeared at the screening at SHAPE Community Center, where Destiny’s Child used to practice growing up. She discussed the project with Antwaun Sargent in front of an […]

The City of Houston Declares February 24th ‘Meek Mill Day’

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Ever since his highly publicized release from prison last year, Meek Mill has become one of Hip Hop’s favorite underdogs. Now, a Texas metropolis wants to give their city a day to celebrate the Dreamchasers general. When Mill was in Houston for his Championships Tour, he visited twenty young people at the Harris County Juvenile […]

Suspect Arrested and Charged in the Murder of 7-Year-Old Jazmine Barnes

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Police have made an arrest in the shooting death of a seven-year-old girl in Houston. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office said on Sunday 20-year-old Eric Black Jr. has been charged with capital murder. Black “admitted to taking part in the shooting,” the office wrote in a statement. Jazmine Barnes was shot and killed in the […]

White Man Opens Fire on Black Family and Kills 7-Year-Old Girl in Houston

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A 7-year-old Texas girl was killed Sunday morning in a drive-by shooting outside a Walmart near Houston, authorities said. According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Department, LaPorsha Washington, 30, was driving out of the Harris County store’s parking lot with her four children when a man inside a red truck started shooting into their car, […]